Hinckley and Bosworth has 23,700 children and young people between zero and 19 years which is 23% of the overall population of the borough.
Although a relatively prosperous borough, there are significant pockets of deprivation. The Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index (IDACI) indicates that Ratby, Bagworth and Thornton, Earl Shilton, Hinckley Trinity and Hinckley Clarendon are the areas where children who are in greatest need are most likely to live.
The key objectives of Hinckley & Bosworth Borough council are as follows:
A good quality of life for all children
To improve access to services and outcomes for disadvantaged, targeted groups of children and young people, known to have high levels of need