Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bushey North, Hertsmere

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bushey North, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Bushey North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bushey North. 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 008D 27.01 9585/32,844 3
Hertsmere 008C 17.204 16816/32,844 6
Hertsmere 008A 10.639 23729/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012B 8.311 26681/32,844 9
Hertsmere 008B 5.907 29563/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Bushey North

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 Bushey North. 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 008D 0.172 8618/32,844 3
Hertsmere 008C 0.103 15904/32,844 5
Hertsmere 008A 0.075 20414/32,844 7
Hertsmere 012B 0.043 27936/32,844 9
Hertsmere 008B 0.038 29149/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Bushey North

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bushey North 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 008D 0.122 9421/32,844 3
Hertsmere 008C 0.081 16078/32,844 5
Hertsmere 008A 0.052 23950/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012B 0.051 24427/32,844 8
Hertsmere 008B 0.045 26217/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bushey North

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bushey North population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20168/32,844) in Bushey North is less than the adult average rank (20569/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Hertsmere 008D 24.977 10845/32,844 4
Hertsmere 008C 14.652 17632/32,844 6
Hertsmere 008A 12.537 19466/32,844 6
Hertsmere 008B 4.811 27534/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012B 3.729 28842/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bushey North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Bushey North. 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 008D 0.126 14100/32,844 5
Hertsmere 008C -0.334 21195/32,844 7
Hertsmere 008A -0.505 23494/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012B -0.879 27798/32,844 9
Hertsmere 008B -1.498 31693/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Bushey North

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bushey North. 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 012B 0.511 8921/32,844 3
Hertsmere 008C 0.363 10977/32,844 4
Hertsmere 008A 0.27 12390/32,844 4
Hertsmere 008D 0.269 12402/32,844 4
Hertsmere 008B -0.255 20415/32,844 7

There were 103 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bushey North in June 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bushey North

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bushey North. 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 008D 35.518 3846/32,844 2
Hertsmere 008C 27.142 9132/32,844 3
Hertsmere 008B 20.499 16069/32,844 5
Hertsmere 008A 17.401 19923/32,844 7
Hertsmere 012B 12.565 25929/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bushey North

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bushey North. 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 012B 0.154 14071/32,844 5
Hertsmere 008C 0.101 14878/32,844 5
Hertsmere 008B -0.136 18599/32,844 6
Hertsmere 008D -0.458 23344/32,844 8
Hertsmere 008A -0.952 28670/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bushey North

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bushey North. 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 008D 0.973 4333/32,844 2
Hertsmere 008A 0.535 8037/32,844 3
Hertsmere 012B 0.442 8995/32,844 3
Hertsmere 008C 0.377 9792/32,844 3
Hertsmere 008B -0.085 16706/32,844 6

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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