Deprivation Statistics for Bishop’s Stortford South, East Hertfordshire

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

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bishop's Stortford South, 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 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 Bishop's Stortford South 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 South. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bishop's Stortford South. 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 008F 6.838 28523/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008E 5.483 30040/32,844 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 008B 3.027 32221/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008D 1.97 32675/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008A 1.501 32786/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bishop's Stortford South. 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 008C 0.05 26066/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007B 0.04 28510/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008E 0.033 30114/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008B 0.033 30200/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008D 0.033 30289/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008A 0.03 30722/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008F 0.029 30916/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F 0.022 31956/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bishop's Stortford South 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 008C 0.042 27361/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007B 0.038 28596/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008F 0.036 29032/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008B 0.035 29391/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008A 0.027 31191/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F 0.023 31916/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008D 0.02 32273/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008E 0.017 32449/32,844 10

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

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bishop's Stortford South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (29052/32,844) in Bishop's Stortford South is more than the adult average rank (24493/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
East Hertfordshire 008C 7.549 24427/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008B 6.668 25413/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 007F 6.166 25995/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008D 5.636 26572/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008A 4.151 28343/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008E 3.769 28798/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007B 3.288 29394/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008F 1.344 31634/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bishop's Stortford South

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 South. 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 007B -1.245 30572/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008E -1.44 31502/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008D -1.504 31717/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008F -1.513 31737/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008A -1.543 31822/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008C -1.587 31953/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008B -1.687 32190/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F -1.835 32445/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bishop's Stortford South. 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 007B -0.03 17141/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 008E -0.71 26332/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008B -0.717 26412/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008C -0.718 26421/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008F -1.124 30018/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F -1.384 31373/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008A -1.408 31463/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008D -1.431 31552/32,844 10

There were 192 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bishop's Stortford South in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bishop's Stortford South

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 South. 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 008F 40.198 2138/32,844 1
East Hertfordshire 007F 34.411 4360/32,844 2
East Hertfordshire 008E 32.191 5534/32,844 2
East Hertfordshire 008B 14.331 23844/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008D 13.368 24974/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008C 10.042 28570/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008A 9.135 29399/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 007B 7.54 30655/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford South

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bishop's Stortford South. 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 007B 0.287 12038/32,844 4
East Hertfordshire 008C -0.481 23662/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008E -0.49 23779/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 008D -1.151 30001/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008B -1.217 30377/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F -1.235 30469/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008A -1.415 31256/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008F -1.836 32319/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bishop's Stortford South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bishop's Stortford South. 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 008E -0.926 28781/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008C -0.941 28925/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 008B -1.046 29818/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007F -1.085 30135/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 007B -1.095 30218/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008D -1.169 30721/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008F -1.183 30802/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 008A -1.195 30882/32,844 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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