Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Crawley, Luton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Crawley, Luton, Bedfordshire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Crawley, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Luton. 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 Crawley 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 Crawley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Crawley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Crawley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Luton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Luton 016B 39.962 4270/32,844 2
Luton 014B 22.308 12528/32,844 4
Luton 016C 19.831 14498/32,844 5
Luton 014A 16.996 16995/32,844 6
Luton 016A 14.15 19786/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in Crawley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Crawley. 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
Luton 016B 0.247 4177/32,844 2
Luton 014B 0.109 15107/32,844 5
Luton 016C 0.094 17307/32,844 6
Luton 014A 0.09 17937/32,844 6
Luton 016A 0.062 23295/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Crawley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Crawley 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
Luton 016B 0.166 5255/32,844 2
Luton 016C 0.076 17206/32,844 6
Luton 014B 0.064 20321/32,844 7
Luton 014A 0.063 20655/32,844 7
Luton 016A 0.045 26223/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Crawley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Crawley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11993/32,844) in Crawley is more than the adult average rank (10084/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Luton 016B 38.634 5726/32,844 2
Luton 014B 25.529 10556/32,844 4
Luton 016A 23.434 11654/32,844 4
Luton 016C 21.588 12808/32,844 4
Luton 014A 19.627 14000/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Crawley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Crawley. 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
Luton 016B 0.795 5954/32,844 2
Luton 014B 0.292 11741/32,844 4
Luton 014A 0.127 14080/32,844 5
Luton 016C -0.087 17369/32,844 6
Luton 016A -0.158 18507/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Crawley

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Crawley. 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
Luton 014B 0.931 4115/32,844 2
Luton 016B 0.914 4264/32,844 2
Luton 016A 0.598 7777/32,844 3
Luton 014A 0.597 7793/32,844 3
Luton 016C 0.509 8963/32,844 3

There were 636 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Crawley in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Crawley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Crawley. 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
Luton 016B 36.589 3374/32,844 2
Luton 016C 33.413 4869/32,844 2
Luton 014B 29.832 7081/32,844 3
Luton 016A 22.715 13512/32,844 5
Luton 014A 20.352 16236/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Crawley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Crawley. 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
Luton 014A 0.157 14024/32,844 5
Luton 014B 0.021 16122/32,844 5
Luton 016C -0.04 17082/32,844 6
Luton 016A -0.157 18958/32,844 6
Luton 016B -0.234 20150/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Crawley

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Crawley. 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
Luton 016C 0.75 6049/32,844 2
Luton 014B 0.722 6302/32,844 2
Luton 016A 0.555 7838/32,844 3
Luton 016B 0.533 8053/32,844 3
Luton 014A 0.504 8367/32,844 3

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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