Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Ashley, St Albans

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ashley, St Albans, Hertfordshire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Ashley, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of St Albans. 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 5 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 Ashley 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 Ashley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Ashley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ashley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of St Albans.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
St Albans 011A 11.655 22583/32,844 7
St Albans 013B 6.143 29291/32,844 9
St Albans 013A 5.458 30060/32,844 10
St Albans 013C 4.871 30628/32,844 10
St Albans 013D 2.737 32371/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Ashley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Ashley. 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 Albans 011A 0.103 15842/32,844 5
St Albans 013C 0.05 26110/32,844 8
St Albans 013B 0.046 27204/32,844 9
St Albans 013A 0.037 29412/32,844 9
St Albans 013D 0.035 29801/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Ashley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ashley 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 Albans 011A 0.056 22625/32,844 7
St Albans 013B 0.048 25469/32,844 8
St Albans 013A 0.041 27593/32,844 9
St Albans 013D 0.038 28541/32,844 9
St Albans 013C 0.033 29898/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ashley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ashley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (29164/32,844) in Ashley is less than the adult average rank (30032/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
St Albans 011A 7.787 24163/32,844 8
St Albans 013C 2.197 30669/32,844 10
St Albans 013B 1.108 31891/32,844 10
St Albans 013A 0.97 32049/32,844 10
St Albans 013D 0.636 32403/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ashley

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 Ashley. 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 Albans 011A -0.205 19206/32,844 6
St Albans 013D -0.867 27672/32,844 9
St Albans 013B -1.204 30305/32,844 10
St Albans 013A -1.601 31986/32,844 10
St Albans 013C -1.872 32485/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Ashley

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 Ashley. 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 Albans 013B -0.003 16727/32,844 6
St Albans 011A -0.377 22124/32,844 7
St Albans 013A -0.428 22818/32,844 7
St Albans 013C -0.601 25090/32,844 8
St Albans 013D -1.196 30437/32,844 10

There were 190 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ashley in September 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ashley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ashley. 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 Albans 011A 24.068 12067/32,844 4
St Albans 013A 23.011 13195/32,844 5
St Albans 013B 18.89 18003/32,844 6
St Albans 013C 15.003 23013/32,844 8
St Albans 013D 11.232 27381/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ashley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ashley. 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 Albans 013C 0.386 10731/32,844 4
St Albans 013A 0.044 15750/32,844 5
St Albans 013B -0.144 18740/32,844 6
St Albans 011A -0.402 22575/32,844 7
St Albans 013D -0.871 27967/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ashley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ashley. 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 Albans 013D -0.119 17338/32,844 6
St Albans 013A -0.174 18212/32,844 6
St Albans 013B -0.272 19835/32,844 7
St Albans 013C -0.275 19893/32,844 7
St Albans 011A -0.374 21618/32,844 7

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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