Deprivation Statistics for Benwell & Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne

DeprivationStatistics
English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Benwell & Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Benwell & Scotswood, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Newcastle upon Tyne. 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 8 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 Benwell & Scotswood 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 Benwell & Scotswood. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Benwell & Scotswood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Benwell & Scotswood. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Newcastle upon Tyne.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E 63.175 649/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C 54.146 1567/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B 53.954 1602/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B 51.314 1985/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D 39.91 4286/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A 27.91 9092/32,844 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C 19.993 14353/32,844 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E 8.218 26799/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Benwell & Scotswood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Benwell & Scotswood. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E 0.376 633/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B 0.347 1077/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C 0.344 1123/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B 0.34 1208/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D 0.287 2612/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A 0.213 5960/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C 0.12 13712/32,844 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E 0.061 23543/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Benwell & Scotswood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Benwell & Scotswood 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E 0.274 797/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C 0.249 1316/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B 0.248 1331/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B 0.242 1537/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D 0.163 5491/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A 0.13 8558/32,844 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C 0.101 12346/32,844 4
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E 0.053 23732/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Benwell & Scotswood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Benwell & Scotswood population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9759/32,844) in Benwell & Scotswood is more than the adult average rank (5659/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E 82.415 206/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C 62.598 1436/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B 55.762 2289/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B 50.869 3097/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D 39.034 5627/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A 27.081 9786/32,844 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C 17.335 15580/32,844 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E 11.934 20001/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Benwell & Scotswood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Benwell & Scotswood. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E 1.511 1428/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B 1.354 2075/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C 1.313 2270/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B 1.202 2853/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D 0.86 5368/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A 0.556 8436/32,844 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C 0.193 13161/32,844 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E -0.135 18149/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Benwell & Scotswood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Benwell & Scotswood. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B 1.489 1101/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D 1.303 1739/32,844 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E 0.959 3855/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C 0.904 4344/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B 0.832 5093/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C 0.825 5169/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A 0.788 5551/32,844 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E -0.381 22196/32,844 7

There were 509 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Benwell & Scotswood in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Benwell & Scotswood

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Benwell & Scotswood. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E 22.055 14262/32,844 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B 19.123 17717/32,844 6
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D 17.353 19982/32,844 7
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A 13.999 24236/32,844 8
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C 13.227 25143/32,844 8
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B 11.194 27418/32,844 9
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E 5.925 31579/32,844 10
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C 4.255 32299/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Benwell & Scotswood

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Benwell & Scotswood. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C 0.452 9846/32,844 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C -0.145 18759/32,844 6
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D -0.151 18865/32,844 6
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E -0.244 20311/32,844 7
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B -0.385 22339/32,844 7
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A -0.593 25082/32,844 8
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E -0.852 27787/32,844 9
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B -0.88 28044/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Benwell & Scotswood

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Benwell & Scotswood. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 025B 0.634 7099/32,844 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 025E 0.472 8688/32,844 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 025C 0.394 9591/32,844 3
Newcastle upon Tyne 029D -0.063 16338/32,844 5
Newcastle upon Tyne 027C -0.11 17165/32,844 6
Newcastle upon Tyne 027B -0.118 17307/32,844 6
Newcastle upon Tyne 027A -0.193 18518/32,844 6
Newcastle upon Tyne 027E -0.509 23613/32,844 8

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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