Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Downham, Lewisham

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Downham, Lewisham, Greater London

We have used the 10 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Downham, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Lewisham. 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 10 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 Downham 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 Downham. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Downham

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Downham. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lewisham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lewisham 037E 40.061 4245/32,844 2
Lewisham 038D 37.508 5046/32,844 2
Lewisham 038E 37.246 5131/32,844 2
Lewisham 037A 36.793 5272/32,844 2
Lewisham 037C 36.619 5339/32,844 2
Lewisham 037D 34.432 6092/32,844 2
Lewisham 038C 33.099 6627/32,844 3
Lewisham 038B 32.442 6899/32,844 3
Lewisham 037B 30.552 7764/32,844 3
Lewisham 038A 28.429 8806/32,844 3

Income Deprivation in Downham

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Downham. 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
Lewisham 037E 0.275 3048/32,844 1
Lewisham 037D 0.241 4453/32,844 2
Lewisham 037C 0.24 4488/32,844 2
Lewisham 038E 0.222 5399/32,844 2
Lewisham 037A 0.221 5445/32,844 2
Lewisham 038D 0.22 5521/32,844 2
Lewisham 038B 0.205 6377/32,844 2
Lewisham 037B 0.198 6767/32,844 3
Lewisham 038C 0.196 6920/32,844 3
Lewisham 038A 0.186 7612/32,844 3

Employment Deprivation in Downham

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Downham 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
Lewisham 037E 0.18 4310/32,844 2
Lewisham 037C 0.165 5326/32,844 2
Lewisham 037A 0.156 6060/32,844 2
Lewisham 038E 0.151 6458/32,844 2
Lewisham 038C 0.14 7507/32,844 3
Lewisham 038D 0.136 7901/32,844 3
Lewisham 037D 0.132 8220/32,844 3
Lewisham 038B 0.132 8302/32,844 3
Lewisham 038A 0.124 9188/32,844 3
Lewisham 037B 0.122 9487/32,844 3

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Downham

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Downham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14441/32,844) in Downham is more than the adult average rank (8182/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lewisham 037A 32.172 7751/32,844 3
Lewisham 037C 30.309 8432/32,844 3
Lewisham 038D 29.244 8882/32,844 3
Lewisham 037B 28.481 9195/32,844 3
Lewisham 037D 28.436 9216/32,844 3
Lewisham 038E 27.841 9462/32,844 3
Lewisham 037E 25.77 10431/32,844 4
Lewisham 038B 21.849 12642/32,844 4
Lewisham 038C 18.206 14986/32,844 5
Lewisham 038A 16.531 16175/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Downham

6
Average
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 Downham. 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
Lewisham 037E 0.501 9078/32,844 3
Lewisham 037C 0.465 9526/32,844 3
Lewisham 038E 0.442 9811/32,844 3
Lewisham 038D 0.363 10816/32,844 4
Lewisham 038C 0.294 11708/32,844 4
Lewisham 037A 0.258 12209/32,844 4
Lewisham 037D 0.205 13003/32,844 4
Lewisham 038A 0.166 13530/32,844 5
Lewisham 038B 0.149 13744/32,844 5
Lewisham 037B -0.135 18145/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Downham

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Downham. 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
Lewisham 038B 0.807 5333/32,844 2
Lewisham 038C 0.752 5917/32,844 2
Lewisham 038D 0.729 6189/32,844 2
Lewisham 038A 0.555 8318/32,844 3
Lewisham 037C 0.51 8942/32,844 3
Lewisham 037B 0.479 9365/32,844 3
Lewisham 037E 0.478 9369/32,844 3
Lewisham 037A 0.417 10208/32,844 4
Lewisham 038E 0.361 11002/32,844 4
Lewisham 037D 0.183 13789/32,844 5

There were 431 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Downham in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Downham

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Downham. 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
Lewisham 038E 46.655 786/32,844 1
Lewisham 038C 45.114 1038/32,844 1
Lewisham 038D 44.132 1219/32,844 1
Lewisham 037E 39.189 2428/32,844 1
Lewisham 037D 37.984 2840/32,844 1
Lewisham 037A 37.806 2900/32,844 1
Lewisham 038B 37.803 2903/32,844 1
Lewisham 037B 37.53 3007/32,844 1
Lewisham 038A 36.097 3585/32,844 2
Lewisham 037C 35.093 4048/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Downham

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Downham. 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
Lewisham 037A 0.799 5697/32,844 2
Lewisham 037D 0.707 6711/32,844 3
Lewisham 038D 0.649 7346/32,844 3
Lewisham 038E 0.462 9700/32,844 3
Lewisham 037B 0.408 10421/32,844 4
Lewisham 037E 0.361 11049/32,844 4
Lewisham 038B 0.309 11754/32,844 4
Lewisham 037C 0.178 13668/32,844 5
Lewisham 038A 0.159 14000/32,844 5
Lewisham 038C -0.523 24188/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Downham

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Downham. 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
Lewisham 038C 1.406 1953/32,844 1
Lewisham 038D 1.231 2767/32,844 1
Lewisham 037C 1.167 3113/32,844 1
Lewisham 037A 1.165 3127/32,844 1
Lewisham 038B 1.164 3132/32,844 1
Lewisham 037B 1.099 3502/32,844 2
Lewisham 037E 1.067 3680/32,844 2
Lewisham 037D 1.043 3853/32,844 2
Lewisham 038E 1.042 3858/32,844 2
Lewisham 038A 0.946 4532/32,844 2

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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