Charles Booth Online Archive Booth Poverty Map & Modern map

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Poverty Classification
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BLACK: Lowest class. Vicious, semi-criminal.
DARK BLUE: Very poor, casual. Chronic want.
LIGHT BLUE: Poor. 18s. to 21s. a week for a moderate family
PURPLE: Mixed. Some comfortable others poor
PINK: Fairly comfortable. Good ordinary earnings.
RED: Middle class. Well-to-do.
YELLOW: Upper-middle and Upper classes. Wealthy.

Colours on the Booth map vary from those shown here, mainly due to differences in the background on the original Maps Descriptive of London Poverty 1898-99

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