Service Area Statistics and Facts

 

Incidents and calls

This section of the website provides information into the types and numbers of incidents County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service attends. The interactive report shows an overvew of the number of fires, false alarms, special service incidents and the number of calls we receive.  For information on what these categories consist of please visit our page 'Incident Types We Attend'. 

Response Standards

General area statistics

Information Value Source
Population 640,551 ONS Mid 2020
Domestic properties 303,690 VOA 2022
Non-domestic properties 19,900   VOA 2021
Service area size 939 m² / 2.432 km² ONS Administrative Areas
Number of fire appliances 26 CDDFRS
Number of aerial ladder platforms CDDFRS

Deprivation

A Lower Layer Super Output Area (LSOA) is a GEOGRAPHIC AREA. Lower Layer Super Output Areas are a geographic hierarchy designed to improve the reporting of small area statistics in England and Wales. County Durham has 39 LSOAs (11.1%) ranked in the top 10% most deprived areas in England. These 39 LSOAs cover an area representing 10.2% of the county’s population with 42.2% of the county’s population living in areas in the top 30% most deprived nationally. Darlington has 12 LSOAs (15.4%) ranked in the top 10% most deprived areas in England. These 10 LSOAs cover an area representing 13.6% of the county’s population with 37.1% of the county’s population living in areas in the top 30% most deprived nationally. Nationally, 10% of LSOAs are ranked in the top 10% most deprived areas in England.  This equates to 10% of the population.