Deprivation Statistics for Borehamwood Cowley Hill, Hertsmere

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Borehamwood Cowley Hill, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Borehamwood Cowley Hill, 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 5 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 Borehamwood Cowley Hill 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 Borehamwood Cowley Hill. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Borehamwood Cowley Hill. 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 006C 47.87 2503/32,844 1
Hertsmere 006E 27.189 9478/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006A 25.857 10277/32,844 4
Hertsmere 006D 20.137 14224/32,844 5
Hertsmere 006B 19.067 15175/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Borehamwood Cowley Hill. 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 006C 0.323 1576/32,844 1
Hertsmere 006E 0.173 8552/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006A 0.155 10020/32,844 4
Hertsmere 006D 0.12 13705/32,844 5
Hertsmere 006B 0.118 13898/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Borehamwood Cowley Hill 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 006C 0.231 1885/32,844 1
Hertsmere 006E 0.112 10706/32,844 4
Hertsmere 006A 0.112 10792/32,844 4
Hertsmere 006B 0.091 14100/32,844 5
Hertsmere 006D 0.083 15768/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Borehamwood Cowley Hill population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9956/32,844) in Borehamwood Cowley Hill is more than the adult average rank (7206/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Hertsmere 006C 39.722 5430/32,844 2
Hertsmere 006A 38.614 5733/32,844 2
Hertsmere 006D 27.616 9558/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006B 25.743 10443/32,844 4
Hertsmere 006E 24.681 10996/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Borehamwood Cowley Hill. 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 006C 0.859 5374/32,844 2
Hertsmere 006E 0.634 7562/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006B -0.031 16463/32,844 6
Hertsmere 006D -0.127 18016/32,844 6
Hertsmere 006A -0.133 18117/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

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 Borehamwood Cowley Hill. 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 006C 1.19 2295/32,844 1
Hertsmere 006E 0.674 6807/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006B 0.539 8553/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006D 0.519 8796/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006A 0.095 15198/32,844 5

There were 245 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Borehamwood Cowley Hill in February 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Borehamwood Cowley Hill. 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 006A 39.078 2459/32,844 1
Hertsmere 006C 29.449 7340/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006E 28.13 8314/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006D 26.71 9551/32,844 3
Hertsmere 006B 21.666 14700/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Borehamwood Cowley Hill. 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 006D -0.21 19762/32,844 7
Hertsmere 006E -0.476 23601/32,844 8
Hertsmere 006B -0.771 27053/32,844 9
Hertsmere 006A -0.995 29025/32,844 9
Hertsmere 006C -1.372 31083/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Borehamwood Cowley Hill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Borehamwood Cowley Hill. 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 006E 0.187 12314/32,844 4
Hertsmere 006D 0.143 12978/32,844 4
Hertsmere 006A -0.163 18040/32,844 6
Hertsmere 006C -0.173 18195/32,844 6
Hertsmere 006B -0.306 20446/32,844 7

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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