Some areas had improved and areas in London such as Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Haringey are no longer included in the 'deprivation' lists.
But 9 of the 10 cities listed in the image are in the north of England: Birmingham is not although it is not part of the traditional and wealthy south of England.
Kingston-Upon-Hull will be the country's City of Culture in 2017 and the hope is that will vastly improve the city; it should bring investment into the city and for once put the place in the headlines for all the right reasons.
The city has battled since WWII and probably even before war broke out.
Its Blitz' record was given a government blanket ban for years and even today few people outside of the city realise the tremendous price locals paid during Herr Hitler's bombing campaigns.
The famous Cod wars in the North Atlantic ultimately ended the city's prime industry of fishing and its associated trades.
During the 2008 global economic crisis the caravan trade that had begun to help turn the city's economy around was devastated.
A huge number of people are employed in the public sector in Hull; current Tory government plans could therefore slash jobs and increase the city's jobless totals yet again.
But the city and its people continue to bounce back time and time again. But should there really be any surprise that Hull is third place in the "Proportion of 'most deprived' areas (%)" of the country?
English indices of deprivation 2015