Overall, the level of deprivation experienced by respondents and their children was extremely high (Chart 15a and 15b). Over 70 per cent of respondents are doing without move than five essential items simultaneously, of which nearly a quarter (22%) were severely deprived, doing without more than eleven items at any one time (Chart 15a).
The children of the respondents are also experiencing multiple deprivations (Chart 15b). Although a quarter of children experience no deprivation, 75 per cent were doing without items deemed essential. Over a third of children were doing without 3-6 essential items simultaneously.