Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Abbeygate, West Suffolk

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Abbeygate, West Suffolk, Suffolk

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Abbeygate, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of West Suffolk. We have combined these statitics into an English ward level, as most people are familiar with this geospacial area in their town or city. Here are those 6 marked on a map:

Each area has its own decile score. This is where each LSOA in England is ranked according to the level of deprivation and split into 10 equal groups. A decile score of 1 means the area is in the top 10% of deprived areas, 2 is equal to the top 20% and so forth. To simply these scores and apply them to a ward, we have created the iLiveHere rating. This takes the average decile score of all the LSOAs in a ward and converts that into a rating out of 10, where 1 is the best and 10 is the worst. We have then used to traffic light colour system as an at-a-glance reference. As you scroll down this page, the more red ratings you see, the more deprived Abbeygate is. Indices of Deprivation statistics and are broken down into domains of deprivation or more simply, categories. These category scores are combined using a percentage weighting to give a an LSOA its final indices of deprivation score, decile and rank:

  • Income Deprivation (22.5%)
  • Employment Deprivation (22.5%)
  • Education, Skills and Training Deprivation (13.5%)
  • Health Deprivation and Disability (13.5%)
  • Crime (9.3%)
  • Barriers to Housing and Services (9.3%)
  • Living Environment Deprivation (9.3%)
Below we have split the Living Environment Deprivation category into its sub-categories. We think having individual iLiveHere ratings for Inside Environment and Outside Environment provides a better insight to the housing quality and outside space in Abbeygate. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Abbeygate

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Abbeygate. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Suffolk.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
St Edmundsbury 006F 32.857 6729/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 007A 20.895 13637/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 006A 15.845 18085/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006E 15.137 18782/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006B 14.699 19231/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006D 13.011 21045/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in Abbeygate

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Abbeygate. The definition of low income the government uses to compile these statistics includes those who are out-of-work (for any reason, not just unemployment) and those that are in work but satisfy the IMD means tests. In the real world, this means they may qualify for means tested benefits such as Universal Credit or legacy benefits such as Working Tax Credits. You should not to assume that this rating is an indicator of overall poverty in this ward.
LSOA Name Income Score Income Rank (England) Income Decile
St Edmundsbury 006F 0.169 8883/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 006E 0.123 13295/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 007A 0.11 14949/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 006B 0.086 18479/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006A 0.084 18944/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006D 0.058 24163/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Abbeygate

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Abbeygate who are excluded from the jobs market. These are people who are involuntarily deprived of work. The IMD domains include people who are unemployment, those who are sick or disabled, and carers. Since the government no longer publishes percentage figures for unemployment after the introduction of Universal Credit, his is now the only reliable indictor of joblessness in this ward. The higher the iLiveHere rating, the harder it could be to get work.
LSOA Name Employment Score Employment Rank (England) Employment Decile
St Edmundsbury 006F 0.166 5280/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 007A 0.127 8851/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 006E 0.08 16427/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006B 0.078 16840/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006A 0.073 17897/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006D 0.052 24162/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Abbeygate

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Abbeygate population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16749/32,844) in Abbeygate is less than the adult average rank (22150/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
St Edmundsbury 006D 16.888 15895/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 007A 14.624 17663/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006A 13.953 18201/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006F 12.612 19384/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006E 9.15 22712/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 006B 8.873 23000/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Abbeygate

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is indictor of the risk of dying prematurely or having your quality of life impaired through poor physical or mental health in Abbeygate. The IMD domain measures morbidity, disability and premature mortality. However, it does not take into consideration but personal behaviour or environmental factors that may be predictive of future health problems. See Outdoor Deprivation for depivation that includes environmental factors such as local pullution levels.
LSOA Name Health Score Health Rank (England) Health Decile
St Edmundsbury 006F 1.063 3782/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 007A 0.321 11333/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 006E -0.075 17184/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006B -0.133 18111/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006A -0.304 20716/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 006D -0.733 26287/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Abbeygate

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Abbeygate. In policing statistics, this is known as 'street level crime' and includes offences such as robbery, burglary and other personal violent crime.
LSOA Name Crime Score Crime Rank (England) Crime Decile
St Edmundsbury 006F 0.472 9441/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 006A 0.344 11256/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 007A 0.3 11925/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 006D 0.253 12692/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 006E 0.093 15228/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 006B 0.089 15296/32,844 5

There were 260 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Abbeygate in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Abbeygate

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Abbeygate. I bad rating in an urban area indicates how unaffordable the housing could be. A bad rating in a rural area is an indicator of the absense of local services.
LSOA Name Barriers Score Barriers Rank (England) Barriers Decile
St Edmundsbury 006F 34.24 4459/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 006D 31.993 5659/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 006B 27.104 9166/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 007A 22.698 13533/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 006E 20.954 15560/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 006A 20.254 16356/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Abbeygate

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Abbeygate. A bad rating in an equally income deprived ward, could be because of poorly maintained rented accomodation. A bad rating in a non income deprived area, could be because the small size of housing in relation to costs.
LSOA Name Inside Score Inside Rank (England) Inside Decile
St Edmundsbury 006A 0.849 5170/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 006F 0.737 6413/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 006D 0.355 11137/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 007A 0.166 13884/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 006B 0.094 14983/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 006E -0.125 18438/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Abbeygate

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Abbeygate. The IMD domains measure the air quality and the rate of road traffic accidents in each LSOA.
LSOA Name Outside Score Outside (England) Outside Decile
St Edmundsbury 006A -0.102 17010/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006B -0.214 18874/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 006F -0.38 21703/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 007A -0.433 22532/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 006E -0.547 24142/32,844 8
St Edmundsbury 006D -0.796 27340/32,844 9

Disclaimer: Although every care has been taken to make sure there are no mistakes in the data presented on this page, you should verify these figures with the official data source.

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