Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Castle, Hastings

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Castle, Hastings, East Sussex

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Castle, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Hastings. 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 Castle 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 Castle. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Castle

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Castle. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Hastings.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Hastings 009B 68.356 333/32,844 1
Hastings 009C 45.51 2966/32,844 1
Hastings 009A 43.1 3452/32,844 2
Hastings 009D 26.525 9871/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Castle

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Castle. 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
Hastings 009B 0.359 877/32,844 1
Hastings 009C 0.294 2416/32,844 1
Hastings 009A 0.223 5369/32,844 2
Hastings 009D 0.152 10305/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Castle

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Castle 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
Hastings 009B 0.294 516/32,844 1
Hastings 009C 0.197 3299/32,844 2
Hastings 009A 0.181 4205/32,844 2
Hastings 009D 0.12 9634/32,844 3

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Castle

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Castle population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (4933/32,844) in Castle is less than the adult average rank (12572/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Hastings 009B 51.948 2894/32,844 1
Hastings 009A 38.663 5719/32,844 2
Hastings 009C 30.939 8206/32,844 3
Hastings 009D 18.615 14689/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Castle

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 Castle. 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
Hastings 009B 1.875 512/32,844 1
Hastings 009C 0.828 5649/32,844 2
Hastings 009A 0.659 7304/32,844 3
Hastings 009D 0.118 14235/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Castle

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Castle. 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
Hastings 009B 1.789 422/32,844 1
Hastings 009A 1.242 2018/32,844 1
Hastings 009C 0.724 6239/32,844 2
Hastings 009D 0.539 8554/32,844 3

There were 617 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Castle in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Castle

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Castle. 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
Hastings 009C 30.715 6463/32,844 2
Hastings 009A 29.128 7552/32,844 3
Hastings 009B 27.212 9064/32,844 3
Hastings 009D 21.398 15018/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Castle

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Castle. 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
Hastings 009D 1.314 1825/32,844 1
Hastings 009A 1.31 1837/32,844 1
Hastings 009C 1.289 1944/32,844 1
Hastings 009B 1.131 2893/32,844 1

Outside Environment Deprivation in Castle

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Castle. 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
Hastings 009A 0.177 12461/32,844 4
Hastings 009B 0.063 14281/32,844 5
Hastings 009C 0.051 14457/32,844 5
Hastings 009D -0.163 18033/32,844 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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