Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Esk Valley, Scarborough

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Esk Valley, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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

How grim is your Postcode?

Overall Deprivation in Esk Valley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Esk Valley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Scarborough.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Scarborough 002D 22.075 12722/32,844 4
Scarborough 002B 19.999 14349/32,844 5
Scarborough 004B 19.915 14419/32,844 5
Scarborough 004A 14.259 19680/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Esk Valley

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 Esk Valley. 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
Scarborough 004B 0.137 11748/32,844 4
Scarborough 002B 0.078 19848/32,844 7
Scarborough 002D 0.055 25043/32,844 8
Scarborough 004A 0.048 26572/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Esk Valley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Esk Valley 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
Scarborough 004B 0.127 8858/32,844 3
Scarborough 002B 0.067 19614/32,844 6
Scarborough 002D 0.064 20300/32,844 7
Scarborough 004A 0.052 24213/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Esk Valley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Esk Valley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10147/32,844) in Esk Valley is less than the adult average rank (21068/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Scarborough 004B 22.779 12044/32,844 4
Scarborough 002D 20.014 13755/32,844 5
Scarborough 002B 18.187 15012/32,844 5
Scarborough 004A 13.327 18748/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Esk Valley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Esk Valley. 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
Scarborough 004B 0.466 9514/32,844 3
Scarborough 002B -0.038 16579/32,844 6
Scarborough 002D -0.04 16629/32,844 6
Scarborough 004A -0.294 20558/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Esk Valley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Esk Valley. 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
Scarborough 002D -0.924 28465/32,844 9
Scarborough 004A -1.616 32099/32,844 10
Scarborough 002B -1.896 32564/32,844 10
Scarborough 004B -2.044 32681/32,844 10

There were 18 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Esk Valley in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Esk Valley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Esk Valley. 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
Scarborough 002D 43.566 1308/32,844 1
Scarborough 004A 34.757 4192/32,844 2
Scarborough 002B 31.722 5830/32,844 2
Scarborough 004B 8.475 29958/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Esk Valley

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Esk Valley. 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
Scarborough 002B 1.832 405/32,844 1
Scarborough 002D 1.813 435/32,844 1
Scarborough 004A 1.262 2079/32,844 1
Scarborough 004B 0.247 12638/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Esk Valley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Esk Valley. 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
Scarborough 002D -0.688 26014/32,844 8
Scarborough 004A -1.169 30719/32,844 10
Scarborough 004B -1.196 30884/32,844 10
Scarborough 002B -1.373 31743/32,844 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.

Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021
Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021