Deprivation Statistics for Bentley Heath & The Royds, Hertsmere

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bentley Heath & The Royds, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bentley Heath & The Royds, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Hertsmere. 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 Bentley Heath & The Royds 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 Bentley Heath & The Royds. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Bentley Heath & The Royds

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bentley Heath & The Royds. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Hertsmere.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Hertsmere 003C 30.576 7755/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003E 19.177 15097/32,844 5
Hertsmere 001A 11.871 22314/32,844 7
Hertsmere 002C 10.988 23356/32,844 8
Hertsmere 001B 6.691 28672/32,844 9
Hertsmere 002B 5.649 29858/32,844 10

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Income Deprivation in Bentley Heath & The Royds

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bentley Heath & The Royds. 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
Hertsmere 003C 0.185 7674/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003E 0.098 16572/32,844 6
Hertsmere 002C 0.074 20724/32,844 7
Hertsmere 001A 0.073 20963/32,844 7
Hertsmere 001B 0.048 26590/32,844 9
Hertsmere 002B 0.033 30176/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Bentley Heath & The Royds

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bentley Heath & The Royds 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
Hertsmere 003C 0.118 9902/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003E 0.096 13288/32,844 5
Hertsmere 002C 0.054 23336/32,844 8
Hertsmere 001A 0.05 24862/32,844 8
Hertsmere 002B 0.046 26111/32,844 8
Hertsmere 001B 0.044 26647/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bentley Heath & The Royds

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bentley Heath & The Royds population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22572/32,844) in Bentley Heath & The Royds is more than the adult average rank (16689/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Hertsmere 003C 37.718 5987/32,844 2
Hertsmere 003E 17.21 15662/32,844 5
Hertsmere 002C 10.894 20990/32,844 7
Hertsmere 001A 8.24 23697/32,844 8
Hertsmere 001B 6.554 25536/32,844 8
Hertsmere 002B 4.609 27777/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bentley Heath & The Royds

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Bentley Heath & The Royds. 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
Hertsmere 003C 0.243 12448/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003E -0.232 19614/32,844 6
Hertsmere 001A -0.943 28341/32,844 9
Hertsmere 002C -1.065 29331/32,844 9
Hertsmere 002B -1.2 30287/32,844 10
Hertsmere 001B -1.382 31273/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Bentley Heath & The Royds

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 Bentley Heath & The Royds. 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
Hertsmere 003C 0.908 4321/32,844 2
Hertsmere 003E 0.692 6592/32,844 3
Hertsmere 001B -0.026 17089/32,844 6
Hertsmere 002C -0.492 23661/32,844 8
Hertsmere 001A -0.633 25452/32,844 8
Hertsmere 002B -0.73 26581/32,844 9

There were 10 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bentley Heath & The Royds in February 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bentley Heath & The Royds

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bentley Heath & The Royds. 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
Hertsmere 001A 37.133 3159/32,844 1
Hertsmere 003C 33.126 5011/32,844 2
Hertsmere 002C 31.857 5746/32,844 2
Hertsmere 003E 28.82 7789/32,844 3
Hertsmere 002B 24.585 11548/32,844 4
Hertsmere 001B 20.396 16182/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bentley Heath & The Royds

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bentley Heath & The Royds. 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
Hertsmere 003C -0.212 19804/32,844 7
Hertsmere 002C -0.546 24469/32,844 8
Hertsmere 001B -0.699 26322/32,844 9
Hertsmere 001A -0.719 26504/32,844 9
Hertsmere 002B -0.841 27696/32,844 9
Hertsmere 003E -0.918 28348/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bentley Heath & The Royds

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bentley Heath & The Royds. 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
Hertsmere 001A 0.968 4369/32,844 2
Hertsmere 003E 0.605 7387/32,844 3
Hertsmere 002C 0.269 11152/32,844 4
Hertsmere 001B 0.24 11561/32,844 4
Hertsmere 002B 0.192 12253/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003C 0.177 12459/32,844 4

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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