Deprivation Statistics for Broomfield and The Walthams, Chelmsford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Broomfield and The Walthams, Chelmsford, Essex

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Broomfield and The Walthams, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Chelmsford. 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 Broomfield and The Walthams 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 Broomfield and The Walthams. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Broomfield and The Walthams

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Broomfield and The Walthams. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Chelmsford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Chelmsford 001D 18.73 15470/32,844 5
Chelmsford 001B 17.256 16762/32,844 6
Chelmsford 002A 14.178 19764/32,844 7
Chelmsford 001C 13.663 20306/32,844 7
Chelmsford 002B 5.279 30243/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Broomfield and The Walthams

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Broomfield and The Walthams. 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
Chelmsford 001D 0.089 18053/32,844 6
Chelmsford 001B 0.087 18427/32,844 6
Chelmsford 002A 0.069 21782/32,844 7
Chelmsford 001C 0.067 22059/32,844 7
Chelmsford 002B 0.049 26417/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Broomfield and The Walthams

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Broomfield and The Walthams 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
Chelmsford 001D 0.085 15179/32,844 5
Chelmsford 001B 0.07 18811/32,844 6
Chelmsford 002A 0.066 19919/32,844 7
Chelmsford 001C 0.045 26419/32,844 9
Chelmsford 002B 0.03 30560/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Broomfield and The Walthams

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Broomfield and The Walthams population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22663/32,844) in Broomfield and The Walthams is more than the adult average rank (20799/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Chelmsford 001D 15.461 17014/32,844 6
Chelmsford 001B 9.735 22113/32,844 7
Chelmsford 002A 9.223 22649/32,844 7
Chelmsford 001C 6.882 25163/32,844 8
Chelmsford 002B 6.794 25260/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Broomfield and The Walthams

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Broomfield and The Walthams. 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
Chelmsford 002A -0.306 20738/32,844 7
Chelmsford 001D -0.575 24378/32,844 8
Chelmsford 001B -0.951 28410/32,844 9
Chelmsford 002B -1.094 29560/32,844 10
Chelmsford 001C -1.229 30479/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Broomfield and The Walthams

4
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 Broomfield and The Walthams. 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
Chelmsford 001D 0.286 12163/32,844 4
Chelmsford 001C -0.149 18873/32,844 6
Chelmsford 002A -0.202 19654/32,844 6
Chelmsford 001B -0.415 22631/32,844 7
Chelmsford 002B -0.474 23412/32,844 8

There were 125 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Broomfield and The Walthams in March 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Broomfield and The Walthams

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Broomfield and The Walthams. 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
Chelmsford 001B 42.577 1524/32,844 1
Chelmsford 001D 41.606 1752/32,844 1
Chelmsford 002A 41.232 1861/32,844 1
Chelmsford 001C 33.422 4865/32,844 2
Chelmsford 002B 21.939 14397/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Broomfield and The Walthams

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Broomfield and The Walthams. 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
Chelmsford 001C 1.293 1935/32,844 1
Chelmsford 001B 0.889 4824/32,844 2
Chelmsford 001D 0.054 15605/32,844 5
Chelmsford 002A -0.559 24652/32,844 8
Chelmsford 002B -0.707 26378/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Broomfield and The Walthams

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Broomfield and The Walthams. 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
Chelmsford 001B -0.318 20658/32,844 7
Chelmsford 001D -0.649 25540/32,844 8
Chelmsford 002B -0.732 26593/32,844 9
Chelmsford 001C -1.032 29712/32,844 10
Chelmsford 002A -1.627 32489/32,844 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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