Deprivation Statistics for Bishop’s Stortford Meads, East Hertfordshire

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

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bishop's Stortford Meads, 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 4 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 Meads 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 Meads. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Meads

2
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 Meads. 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 004B 12.604 21494/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 007D 9.39 25270/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 004A 2.501 32492/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004C 2.186 32610/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Meads

2
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 Bishop's Stortford Meads. 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 004B 0.096 16978/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 007D 0.07 21412/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 004C 0.031 30577/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004A 0.024 31782/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Meads

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bishop's Stortford Meads 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 004B 0.065 20158/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 007D 0.051 24459/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 004C 0.025 31559/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004A 0.022 32049/32,844 10

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

1
Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bishop's Stortford Meads population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (28473/32,844) in Bishop's Stortford Meads is less than the adult average rank (28555/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
East Hertfordshire 007D 5.763 26425/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 004B 4.277 28198/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 004C 2.444 30368/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004A 0.948 32077/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bishop's Stortford Meads

1
Excellent
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 Meads. 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 007D -0.586 24533/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 004B -1 28819/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 004A -2.215 32731/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004C -2.245 32743/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Meads

5
Average
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 Bishop's Stortford Meads. 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 007D 0.4 10441/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 004B 0.267 12439/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 004A -0.171 19221/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 004C -0.84 27696/32,844 9

There were 200 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bishop's Stortford Meads in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bishop's Stortford Meads

4
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 Meads. 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 004B 26.388 9822/32,844 3
East Hertfordshire 004C 16.066 21577/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 004A 14.266 23920/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007D 13.2 25170/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Meads

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bishop's Stortford Meads. 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 004B 0.278 12178/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 004A -0.477 23611/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 004C -0.809 27409/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford Meads

1
Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bishop's Stortford Meads. 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 004A -0.841 27887/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007D -1.052 29867/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 004C -1.166 30699/32,844 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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