Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Ampthill, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Central Bedfordshire. 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 9 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 Ampthill 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 Ampthill. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Ampthill

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ampthill. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Central Bedfordshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Central Bedfordshire 008B 13.4 20621/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 008D 13.395 20627/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 012B 8.371 26594/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 008E 8.367 26600/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012E 6.525 28860/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012D 6.444 28931/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 008C 5.419 30097/32,844 10
Central Bedfordshire 012C 5.236 30281/32,844 10
Central Bedfordshire 012A 2.812 32329/32,844 10

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Income Deprivation in Ampthill

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Ampthill. 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
Central Bedfordshire 008D 0.088 18193/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 012B 0.084 18897/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 008B 0.065 22551/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 012E 0.062 23229/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 008E 0.054 25278/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012A 0.04 28543/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012D 0.037 29348/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012C 0.036 29528/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 008C 0.031 30620/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Ampthill

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ampthill 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
Central Bedfordshire 008D 0.091 14118/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 008B 0.058 22234/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 012D 0.05 24771/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012B 0.047 25670/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012E 0.043 26976/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012C 0.034 29487/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 008E 0.027 31225/32,844 10
Central Bedfordshire 012A 0.026 31440/32,844 10
Central Bedfordshire 008C 0.019 32303/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ampthill

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ampthill population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21134/32,844) in Ampthill is less than the adult average rank (26267/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Central Bedfordshire 008B 13.772 18351/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 012B 13.499 18588/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 008D 13.296 18783/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 008E 12.184 19778/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 012C 5.065 27214/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012A 4.411 28023/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 008C 3.979 28566/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012E 3.787 28778/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012D 2.929 29815/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ampthill

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Ampthill. 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
Central Bedfordshire 008D -0.623 24998/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012E -0.644 25265/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 008B -0.697 25883/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012D -0.717 26103/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012B -0.875 27751/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 008E -0.96 28506/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012A -1.178 30161/32,844 10
Central Bedfordshire 012C -1.312 30913/32,844 10
Central Bedfordshire 008C -1.789 32362/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Ampthill

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Ampthill. 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
Central Bedfordshire 008B -0.184 19393/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 012D -0.23 20054/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 008D -0.286 20841/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 012B -0.442 23017/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 008E -0.517 24019/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012A -0.527 24146/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 008C -0.533 24229/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012E -0.564 24626/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 012C -0.904 28282/32,844 9

There were 24 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ampthill in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ampthill

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ampthill. 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
Central Bedfordshire 008E 29.492 7311/32,844 3
Central Bedfordshire 008C 25.078 11030/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 012C 24.933 11188/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 008B 21.633 14741/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 008D 21.173 15303/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 012D 16.284 21307/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 012B 10.673 27983/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012E 9.292 29257/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 012A 6.408 31314/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ampthill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ampthill. 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
Central Bedfordshire 008B 1.094 3155/32,844 1
Central Bedfordshire 012E 0.312 11717/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 012D 0.172 13784/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 008C -0.005 16541/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 008D -0.119 18331/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 008E -0.167 19100/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 012B -0.202 19649/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 012C -0.308 21262/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 012A -1.09 29676/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ampthill

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ampthill. 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
Central Bedfordshire 008C 0.42 9258/32,844 3
Central Bedfordshire 008B 0.024 14900/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 012D -0.001 15310/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 008E -0.012 15515/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 012B -0.024 15694/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 012E -0.037 15896/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 012A -0.064 16344/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 012C -0.083 16676/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 008D -0.097 16928/32,844 6

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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