Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Ferryhill, County Durham

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ferryhill, County Durham, County Durham

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Ferryhill, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of County Durham. 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 7 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 Ferryhill 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 Ferryhill. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Ferryhill

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ferryhill. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of County Durham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
County Durham 049B 65.527 496/32,844 1
County Durham 050B 41.826 3773/32,844 2
County Durham 049A 38.16 4821/32,844 2
County Durham 053E 34.903 5925/32,844 2
County Durham 050D 28.764 8619/32,844 3
County Durham 050C 28.531 8754/32,844 3
County Durham 052B 14.52 19428/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Ferryhill

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Ferryhill. 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
County Durham 049B 0.403 373/32,844 1
County Durham 050B 0.258 3688/32,844 2
County Durham 049A 0.238 4618/32,844 2
County Durham 053E 0.227 5137/32,844 2
County Durham 050C 0.219 5611/32,844 2
County Durham 050D 0.169 8840/32,844 3
County Durham 052B 0.085 18677/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Ferryhill

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ferryhill 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
County Durham 049B 0.353 127/32,844 1
County Durham 050B 0.239 1635/32,844 1
County Durham 053E 0.191 3604/32,844 2
County Durham 049A 0.184 4091/32,844 2
County Durham 050D 0.166 5251/32,844 2
County Durham 050C 0.14 7536/32,844 3
County Durham 052B 0.087 14871/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ferryhill

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ferryhill population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10687/32,844) in Ferryhill is more than the adult average rank (9035/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
County Durham 049B 54.629 2459/32,844 1
County Durham 049A 44.184 4359/32,844 2
County Durham 053E 35.919 6463/32,844 2
County Durham 050B 35.323 6659/32,844 3
County Durham 050C 26.705 9970/32,844 4
County Durham 050D 22.893 11975/32,844 4
County Durham 052B 9.027 22832/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ferryhill

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 Ferryhill. 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
County Durham 049B 1.66 955/32,844 1
County Durham 050B 1.384 1946/32,844 1
County Durham 050D 1.017 4113/32,844 2
County Durham 050C 0.854 5419/32,844 2
County Durham 049A 0.826 5671/32,844 2
County Durham 053E 0.67 7174/32,844 3
County Durham 052B 0.074 14897/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Ferryhill

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 Ferryhill. 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
County Durham 049B 1.576 858/32,844 1
County Durham 049A 1.461 1174/32,844 1
County Durham 053E 0.901 4378/32,844 2
County Durham 050D 0.777 5666/32,844 2
County Durham 050C 0.661 6959/32,844 3
County Durham 050B 0.421 10165/32,844 4
County Durham 052B -0.015 16910/32,844 6

There were 6 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ferryhill in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ferryhill

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ferryhill. 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
County Durham 052B 27.201 9076/32,844 3
County Durham 050B 18.262 18781/32,844 6
County Durham 053E 15.387 22495/32,844 7
County Durham 049A 9.757 28828/32,844 9
County Durham 049B 7.055 30940/32,844 10
County Durham 050D 6.191 31441/32,844 10
County Durham 050C 5.164 31968/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ferryhill

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ferryhill. 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
County Durham 049B -0.182 19345/32,844 6
County Durham 053E -0.372 22168/32,844 7
County Durham 052B -1.228 30434/32,844 10
County Durham 050D -1.403 31202/32,844 10
County Durham 049A -1.44 31332/32,844 10
County Durham 050C -1.797 32247/32,844 10
County Durham 050B -2.567 32805/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ferryhill

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ferryhill. 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
County Durham 050C -1.033 29726/32,844 10
County Durham 050D -1.067 29987/32,844 10
County Durham 049B -1.078 30078/32,844 10
County Durham 050B -1.129 30469/32,844 10
County Durham 049A -1.197 30891/32,844 10
County Durham 052B -1.252 31185/32,844 10
County Durham 053E -1.424 31960/32,844 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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