Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Fishtoft, Boston

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Fishtoft, Boston, Lincolnshire

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Fishtoft, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Boston. 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 6 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 Fishtoft 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 Fishtoft. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Fishtoft

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Fishtoft. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Boston.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Boston 004A 31.213 7447/32,844 3
Boston 003B 15.622 18327/32,844 6
Boston 008B 13.48 20513/32,844 7
Boston 008A 11.735 22481/32,844 7
Boston 004B 11.162 23146/32,844 8
Boston 008C 7.491 27702/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Fishtoft

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 Fishtoft. 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
Boston 004A 0.204 6428/32,844 2
Boston 003B 0.09 17852/32,844 6
Boston 008B 0.085 18772/32,844 6
Boston 004B 0.067 22150/32,844 7
Boston 008A 0.065 22686/32,844 7
Boston 008C 0.045 27314/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Fishtoft

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Fishtoft 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
Boston 004A 0.177 4471/32,844 2
Boston 008A 0.066 19829/32,844 7
Boston 008B 0.062 21008/32,844 7
Boston 003B 0.057 22287/32,844 7
Boston 008C 0.056 22890/32,844 7
Boston 004B 0.051 24247/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Fishtoft

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Fishtoft population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15336/32,844) in Fishtoft is more than the adult average rank (9388/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Boston 004A 56.056 2239/32,844 1
Boston 004B 33.889 7139/32,844 3
Boston 008A 20.308 13593/32,844 5
Boston 008B 19.472 14105/32,844 5
Boston 003B 19 14405/32,844 5
Boston 008C 10.918 20972/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Fishtoft

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 Fishtoft. 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
Boston 004A 0.397 10363/32,844 4
Boston 003B 0.085 14735/32,844 5
Boston 008A -0.103 17615/32,844 6
Boston 004B -0.186 18927/32,844 6
Boston 008B -0.297 20601/32,844 7
Boston 008C -0.674 25630/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Fishtoft

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 Fishtoft. 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
Boston 004A -0.454 23164/32,844 8
Boston 008C -0.71 26324/32,844 9
Boston 003B -0.807 27369/32,844 9
Boston 004B -1.19 30413/32,844 10
Boston 008B -1.244 30701/32,844 10
Boston 008A -1.719 32325/32,844 10

There were 2 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Fishtoft in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Fishtoft

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Fishtoft. 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
Boston 008B 33.102 5022/32,844 2
Boston 003B 23.62 12526/32,844 4
Boston 008A 21.617 14763/32,844 5
Boston 008C 21.241 15215/32,844 5
Boston 004B 17.854 19331/32,844 6
Boston 004A 13.602 24692/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Fishtoft

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Fishtoft. 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
Boston 003B 1.039 3568/32,844 2
Boston 008A 0.049 15677/32,844 5
Boston 004A -0.296 21081/32,844 7
Boston 008B -0.352 21876/32,844 7
Boston 008C -0.379 22270/32,844 7
Boston 004B -1.53 31630/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Fishtoft

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Fishtoft. 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
Boston 008A -0.524 23823/32,844 8
Boston 008C -0.534 23951/32,844 8
Boston 004B -0.801 27396/32,844 9
Boston 004A -0.887 28368/32,844 9
Boston 003B -0.993 29379/32,844 9
Boston 008B -1.282 31337/32,844 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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