Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Cambridge, Sefton

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Cambridge, Sefton, Merseyside

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Cambridge, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Sefton. 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 8 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 Cambridge 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 Cambridge. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Cambridge

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Cambridge. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Sefton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Sefton 004B 51.794 1901/32,844 1
Sefton 003B 40.465 4125/32,844 2
Sefton 004A 40.356 4163/32,844 2
Sefton 003A 33.529 6457/32,844 2
Sefton 001A 18.617 15562/32,844 5
Sefton 003D 18.584 15600/32,844 5
Sefton 003C 16.563 17414/32,844 6
Sefton 002A 12.53 21574/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Cambridge

7
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 Cambridge. 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
Sefton 003B 0.28 2884/32,844 1
Sefton 004B 0.271 3196/32,844 1
Sefton 004A 0.188 7483/32,844 3
Sefton 003A 0.177 8282/32,844 3
Sefton 003C 0.131 12432/32,844 4
Sefton 003D 0.119 13786/32,844 5
Sefton 001A 0.117 14030/32,844 5
Sefton 002A 0.078 19984/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Cambridge

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Cambridge 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
Sefton 004B 0.259 1094/32,844 1
Sefton 003B 0.231 1887/32,844 1
Sefton 004A 0.198 3245/32,844 1
Sefton 003A 0.189 3741/32,844 2
Sefton 003D 0.128 8743/32,844 3
Sefton 001A 0.121 9562/32,844 3
Sefton 002A 0.094 13589/32,844 5
Sefton 003C 0.091 14140/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Cambridge

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Cambridge population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16204/32,844) in Cambridge is less than the adult average rank (16959/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Sefton 004A 25.366 10638/32,844 4
Sefton 004B 23.073 11856/32,844 4
Sefton 001A 22.703 12098/32,844 4
Sefton 003B 22.291 12351/32,844 4
Sefton 003A 15.711 16821/32,844 6
Sefton 003C 10.157 21669/32,844 7
Sefton 003D 8.515 23391/32,844 8
Sefton 002A 6.215 25941/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Cambridge

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Cambridge. 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
Sefton 004B 1.836 581/32,844 1
Sefton 003A 1.825 607/32,844 1
Sefton 003B 1.692 889/32,844 1
Sefton 004A 1.434 1726/32,844 1
Sefton 003D 0.755 6330/32,844 2
Sefton 003C 0.604 7883/32,844 3
Sefton 001A 0.486 9255/32,844 3
Sefton 002A 0.125 14109/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Cambridge

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Cambridge. 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
Sefton 004B 0.889 4492/32,844 2
Sefton 004A 0.442 9881/32,844 4
Sefton 002A -0.309 21167/32,844 7
Sefton 003A -0.329 21452/32,844 7
Sefton 003D -0.612 25215/32,844 8
Sefton 003B -0.838 27669/32,844 9
Sefton 001A -1.195 30431/32,844 10
Sefton 003C -1.476 31708/32,844 10

There were 606 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Cambridge in August 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Cambridge

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Cambridge. 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
Sefton 004B 23.949 12198/32,844 4
Sefton 003A 20.123 16502/32,844 6
Sefton 003C 18.476 18523/32,844 6
Sefton 003B 16.633 20884/32,844 7
Sefton 004A 15.397 22484/32,844 7
Sefton 003D 13.448 24881/32,844 8
Sefton 001A 8.957 29544/32,844 9
Sefton 002A 6.27 31389/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Cambridge

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Cambridge. 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
Sefton 004A 1.661 690/32,844 1
Sefton 004B 1.255 2115/32,844 1
Sefton 002A 0.302 11844/32,844 4
Sefton 001A 0.067 15410/32,844 5
Sefton 003A -0.029 16909/32,844 6
Sefton 003C -0.218 19893/32,844 7
Sefton 003B -0.295 21061/32,844 7
Sefton 003D -0.454 23292/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Cambridge

1
Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Cambridge. 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
Sefton 004A -0.656 25624/32,844 8
Sefton 003D -0.696 26118/32,844 8
Sefton 004B -0.907 28588/32,844 9
Sefton 003C -0.992 29365/32,844 9
Sefton 002A -1.057 29906/32,844 10
Sefton 003B -1.057 29907/32,844 10
Sefton 001A -1.223 31036/32,844 10
Sefton 003A -1.233 31092/32,844 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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