Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Buntingford, East Hertfordshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire

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

Overall Deprivation in Buntingford

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Buntingford. 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 002B 17.151 16862/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 001C 8.675 26198/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 001D 8.256 26750/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 001B 4.806 30699/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Buntingford

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Buntingford. 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 001D 0.083 18989/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 002B 0.056 24610/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 001C 0.044 27626/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 001B 0.043 27951/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Buntingford

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Buntingford 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 001D 0.048 25369/32,844 8
East Hertfordshire 001C 0.042 27141/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 002B 0.037 28654/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 001B 0.03 30725/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Buntingford

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Buntingford population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21289/32,844) in Buntingford is more than the adult average rank (17775/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
East Hertfordshire 001D 15.466 17011/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 001C 11.425 20492/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 001B 11.061 20840/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 002B 10.199 21634/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Buntingford

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 Buntingford. 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 001D -1.066 29338/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 001C -1.684 32180/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 002B -1.863 32480/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 001B -2.111 32678/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Buntingford

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 Buntingford. 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 001D -0.197 19574/32,844 6
East Hertfordshire 001C -0.229 20033/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 002B -0.238 20170/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 001B -0.254 20401/32,844 7

There were 54 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Buntingford in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Buntingford

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Buntingford. 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 002B 45.425 979/32,844 1
East Hertfordshire 001C 30.384 6692/32,844 3
East Hertfordshire 001B 15.828 21902/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 001D 9.138 29396/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Buntingford

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Buntingford. 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 002B 1.601 816/32,844 1
East Hertfordshire 001C 0.162 13941/32,844 5
East Hertfordshire 001D -0.212 19793/32,844 7
East Hertfordshire 001B -0.288 20962/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Buntingford

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Buntingford. 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 002B -0.963 29113/32,844 9
East Hertfordshire 001C -1.132 30493/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 001D -1.286 31351/32,844 10
East Hertfordshire 001B -1.598 32438/32,844 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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