Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Belmont, County Durham

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Belmont, County Durham, County Durham

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

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Overall Deprivation in Belmont

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Belmont. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of County Durham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
County Durham 029D 53.191 1695/32,844 1
County Durham 029B 33.136 6617/32,844 3
County Durham 029A 22.73 12232/32,844 4
County Durham 029C 19.542 14773/32,844 5
County Durham 028D 19.363 14948/32,844 5
County Durham 028C 12.168 21974/32,844 7
County Durham 028E 8.454 26479/32,844 9
County Durham 028A 4.327 31183/32,844 10
County Durham 028B 3.98 31529/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Belmont

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Belmont. 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
County Durham 029D 0.361 849/32,844 1
County Durham 029B 0.208 6181/32,844 2
County Durham 029A 0.152 10313/32,844 4
County Durham 028D 0.112 14665/32,844 5
County Durham 029C 0.108 15198/32,844 5
County Durham 028C 0.075 20486/32,844 7
County Durham 028E 0.054 25182/32,844 8
County Durham 028B 0.036 29522/32,844 9
County Durham 028A 0.03 30716/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Belmont

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Belmont 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
County Durham 029D 0.237 1682/32,844 1
County Durham 029B 0.162 5567/32,844 2
County Durham 029A 0.117 9987/32,844 4
County Durham 028D 0.116 10262/32,844 4
County Durham 029C 0.091 14047/32,844 5
County Durham 028C 0.074 17865/32,844 6
County Durham 028E 0.061 21139/32,844 7
County Durham 028A 0.05 24705/32,844 8
County Durham 028B 0.047 25819/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Belmont

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Belmont population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15155/32,844) in Belmont is less than the adult average rank (18534/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
County Durham 029D 69.119 843/32,844 1
County Durham 029B 37.606 6022/32,844 2
County Durham 029A 23.756 11458/32,844 4
County Durham 028D 23.743 11467/32,844 4
County Durham 029C 21.617 12792/32,844 4
County Durham 028C 8.272 23670/32,844 8
County Durham 028E 4.787 27564/32,844 9
County Durham 028A 4.236 28246/32,844 9
County Durham 028B 2.112 30772/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Belmont

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Belmont. 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
County Durham 029D 1.213 2792/32,844 1
County Durham 029B 1.067 3753/32,844 2
County Durham 029C 0.747 6402/32,844 2
County Durham 029A 0.722 6662/32,844 3
County Durham 028D 0.714 6747/32,844 3
County Durham 028C 0.444 9784/32,844 3
County Durham 028E -0.028 16430/32,844 6
County Durham 028A -0.183 18880/32,844 6
County Durham 028B -0.237 19668/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Belmont

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Belmont. 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
County Durham 029D 0.843 4965/32,844 2
County Durham 029B 0.796 5470/32,844 2
County Durham 029C 0.659 6986/32,844 3
County Durham 029A 0.482 9310/32,844 3
County Durham 028C -0.326 21414/32,844 7
County Durham 028D -0.361 21912/32,844 7
County Durham 028E -0.537 24287/32,844 8
County Durham 028B -0.977 28900/32,844 9
County Durham 028A -0.998 29077/32,844 9

There were 174 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Belmont in October 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Belmont

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Belmont. 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
County Durham 028E 20.553 16002/32,844 5
County Durham 028C 16.33 21258/32,844 7
County Durham 029D 15.091 22881/32,844 7
County Durham 029B 14.113 24090/32,844 8
County Durham 029C 8.484 29951/32,844 10
County Durham 028D 7.896 30409/32,844 10
County Durham 029A 7.377 30757/32,844 10
County Durham 028B 4.821 32095/32,844 10
County Durham 028A 3.943 32390/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Belmont

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Belmont. 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
County Durham 028D -0.487 23748/32,844 8
County Durham 029C -0.918 28353/32,844 9
County Durham 029A -1.192 30250/32,844 10
County Durham 028B -1.24 30494/32,844 10
County Durham 028E -1.254 30566/32,844 10
County Durham 029D -1.659 31983/32,844 10
County Durham 029B -1.811 32276/32,844 10
County Durham 028C -1.894 32414/32,844 10
County Durham 028A -1.998 32547/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Belmont

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Belmont. 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
County Durham 028C -0.236 19262/32,844 6
County Durham 028A -0.477 23159/32,844 8
County Durham 028D -0.507 23577/32,844 8
County Durham 028B -0.589 24735/32,844 8
County Durham 029A -0.696 26114/32,844 8
County Durham 029C -0.839 27855/32,844 9
County Durham 028E -0.894 28447/32,844 9
County Durham 029B -1.001 29442/32,844 9
County Durham 029D -1.069 30002/32,844 10

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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