Barking and Dagenham Overview

64/100
Total Score
131/329
Ranking

The Big Picture

Barking and Dagenham is an urban local authority located in East London, with a population of approximately 215,000 people. The borough has a mix of housing, including high-rise apartment buildings and traditional terraced houses. Barking and Dagenham has a strong community focus, with programs aimed at improving social cohesion and supporting vulnerable residents. The borough is home to several community centers and libraries, including the award-winning Dagenham Library. In terms of entertainment, Barking and Dagenham has several popular venues, including the Broadway Theatre and the Barking Sporthouse and Gym. The local economy is diverse, with a mix of retail, industrial, and service-based businesses. Major employers in the area include the Ford Motor Company and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

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Barking and Dagenham Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Barking and Dagenham’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Barking and Dagenham Diversity

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