Deprivation Statistics for Bishop’s Stortford Central, East Hertfordshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bishop's Stortford Central, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire

We have used the 11 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bishop's Stortford Central, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of East Hertfordshire. 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 11 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 Bishop's Stortford Central 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 Bishop's Stortford Central. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Central

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bishop's Stortford Central. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of East Hertfordshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
East Hertfordshire 007E 25.495 10474/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 007C 12.777 21297/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 004B 12.604 21494/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 007D 9.39 25270/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 005E 7.182 28089/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007A 5.829 29642/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F 5.327 30187/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007B 4.688 30820/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008C 4.16 31342/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 003D 3.511 31903/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004A 2.501 32492/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bishop's Stortford Central. 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
East Hertfordshire 007E 0.183 7827/32,844 3
East Hertfordshire 007C 0.119 13770/32,844 5
East Hertfordshire 004B 0.096 16978/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 007D 0.07 21412/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 005E 0.067 22178/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 007A 0.063 23081/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 003D 0.058 24228/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008C 0.05 26066/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007B 0.04 28510/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 004A 0.024 31782/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F 0.022 31956/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bishop's Stortford Central 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
East Hertfordshire 007E 0.132 8286/32,844 3
East Hertfordshire 007C 0.076 17340/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 004B 0.065 20158/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 005E 0.059 21848/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 007D 0.051 24459/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007A 0.044 26537/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008C 0.042 27361/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007B 0.038 28596/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 003D 0.03 30608/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F 0.023 31916/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004A 0.022 32049/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bishop's Stortford Central population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (24866/32,844) in Bishop's Stortford Central is more than the adult average rank (22563/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
East Hertfordshire 007E 41.034 5112/32,844 2
East Hertfordshire 007C 20.866 13223/32,844 5
East Hertfordshire 008C 7.549 24427/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007A 6.395 25726/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007F 6.166 25995/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007D 5.763 26425/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 005E 5.011 27284/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 004B 4.277 28198/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007B 3.288 29394/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 003D 2.69 30109/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004A 0.948 32077/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bishop's Stortford Central

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Bishop's Stortford Central. 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
East Hertfordshire 007E -0.311 20812/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 007D -0.586 24533/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007C -0.836 27352/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 004B -1 28819/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007A -1.211 30358/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007B -1.245 30572/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 003D -1.265 30673/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 005E -1.326 30994/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008C -1.587 31953/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F -1.835 32445/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004A -2.215 32731/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Central

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bishop's Stortford Central. 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
East Hertfordshire 007E 0.488 9231/32,844 3
East Hertfordshire 007D 0.4 10441/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 004B 0.267 12439/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 007B -0.03 17141/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 007C -0.162 19069/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 004A -0.171 19221/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 007A -0.545 24384/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008C -0.718 26421/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 005E -0.832 27609/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 003D -1.007 29146/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007F -1.384 31373/32,844 10

There were 240 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bishop's Stortford Central in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bishop's Stortford Central

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bishop's Stortford Central. 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
East Hertfordshire 007F 34.411 4360/32,844 2
East Hertfordshire 004B 26.388 9822/32,844 3
East Hertfordshire 005E 22.815 13398/32,844 5
East Hertfordshire 007E 21.578 14807/32,844 5
East Hertfordshire 007A 19.154 17673/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 003D 15.332 22582/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 004A 14.266 23920/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007D 13.2 25170/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007C 12.025 26543/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008C 10.042 28570/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007B 7.54 30655/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bishop's Stortford Central. 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
East Hertfordshire 007D 0.288 12025/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 007B 0.287 12038/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 004B 0.278 12178/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 004A -0.477 23611/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008C -0.481 23662/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007C -0.715 26456/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 005E -0.981 28906/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 003D -0.999 29056/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007F -1.235 30469/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007E -1.442 31337/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007A -1.806 32267/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Central

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bishop's Stortford Central. 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
East Hertfordshire 004B -0.501 23495/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007E -0.715 26383/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007C -0.835 27812/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 004A -0.841 27887/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 005E -0.853 28020/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007A -0.915 28674/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008C -0.941 28925/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 003D -1.046 29823/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007D -1.052 29867/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F -1.085 30135/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007B -1.095 30218/32,844 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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