Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bushey St James, Hertsmere

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

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bushey St James, 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 7 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 St James 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 St James. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Bushey St James

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bushey St James. 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 012C 22.753 12213/32,844 4
Hertsmere 012D 11.49 22753/32,844 7
Hertsmere 012B 8.311 26681/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012E 6.917 28436/32,844 9
Hertsmere 008B 5.907 29563/32,844 10
Hertsmere 012F 5.579 29930/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Bushey St James

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 St James. 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 012C 0.16 9608/32,844 3
Hertsmere 012D 0.091 17684/32,844 6
Hertsmere 012E 0.053 25443/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012F 0.047 26852/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012B 0.043 27936/32,844 9
Hertsmere 008B 0.038 29149/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Bushey St James

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bushey St James 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 012C 0.114 10453/32,844 4
Hertsmere 012D 0.055 23086/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012B 0.051 24427/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012E 0.047 25599/32,844 8
Hertsmere 008B 0.045 26217/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012F 0.034 29520/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bushey St James

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bushey St James population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23003/32,844) in Bushey St James is more than the adult average rank (20137/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Hertsmere 008D 24.977 10845/32,844 4
Hertsmere 012C 18.071 15092/32,844 5
Hertsmere 012D 13.794 18336/32,844 6
Hertsmere 012E 6.287 25857/32,844 8
Hertsmere 008B 4.811 27534/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012F 3.984 28563/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012B 3.729 28842/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bushey St James

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 St James. 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 012C 0.288 11793/32,844 4
Hertsmere 008D 0.126 14100/32,844 5
Hertsmere 012D -0.785 26846/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012B -0.879 27798/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012E -0.912 28073/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012F -1.236 30520/32,844 10
Hertsmere 008B -1.498 31693/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Bushey St James

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bushey St James. 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 012D 0.277 12287/32,844 4
Hertsmere 008D 0.269 12402/32,844 4
Hertsmere 012E 0.004 16620/32,844 6
Hertsmere 012F -0.014 16899/32,844 6
Hertsmere 012C -0.133 18641/32,844 6
Hertsmere 008B -0.255 20415/32,844 7

There were 115 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bushey St James in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bushey St James

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bushey St James. 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 012C 29.997 6975/32,844 3
Hertsmere 012D 20.779 15738/32,844 5
Hertsmere 008B 20.499 16069/32,844 5
Hertsmere 012E 18.75 18171/32,844 6
Hertsmere 012F 12.613 25874/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012B 12.565 25929/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bushey St James

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bushey St James. 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 012F 0.077 15248/32,844 5
Hertsmere 008B -0.136 18599/32,844 6
Hertsmere 012C -0.241 20266/32,844 7
Hertsmere 008D -0.458 23344/32,844 8
Hertsmere 012D -0.924 28408/32,844 9
Hertsmere 012E -0.934 28509/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bushey St James

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bushey St James. 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 012B 0.442 8995/32,844 3
Hertsmere 012F 0.143 12969/32,844 4
Hertsmere 012D 0.101 13637/32,844 5
Hertsmere 012E -0.015 15562/32,844 5
Hertsmere 012C -0.076 16559/32,844 6
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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