The Amesbury Community Area covers 314.22 km2 of mainly rural countryside in the south-east of Wiltshire. There are a number of settlements, the largest and oldest being Amesbury itself situated on a hill overlooking the valley of the Salisbury Avon.
The villages of Bulford and Larkhill have a strong army presence, and the community area is dotted with military sites. The army plays a key role in the area’s economy and prosperity.
There are 22 parishes across the community area. Amesbury is the main market town, with Durrington, Larkhill, Bulford and Shrewton being the larger of the villages.
Wiltshire as a whole is a fairly affluent local authority, however there are pockets of deprivation. A map of deprivation in Amesbury Community Area is provided below.
The Index of Multiple Deprivation uses a collection of indicators grouped into seven Deprivation Domains to provide a relative estimate of deprivation within England. These domains are weighted to indicate their impact on deprivation and are collated to provide a single Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD).
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The information pack highlights key data across 9 different themes for Amesbury Community Area. You can download a PDF version of the information pack by clicking below.