Deprivation Statistics for Fordham & Isleham, East Cambridgeshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Fordham & Isleham, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Fordham & Isleham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Fordham & Isleham. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of East Cambridgeshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
East Cambridgeshire 007D 18.488 15704/32,844 5
East Cambridgeshire 007B 15.904 18031/32,844 6
East Cambridgeshire 007A 6.931 28414/32,844 9
East Cambridgeshire 007C 2.417 32526/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Fordham & Isleham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Fordham & Isleham. 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
East Cambridgeshire 007D 0.139 11616/32,844 4
East Cambridgeshire 007B 0.077 20187/32,844 7
East Cambridgeshire 007A 0.046 27169/32,844 9
East Cambridgeshire 007C 0.028 31204/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Fordham & Isleham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Fordham & Isleham 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
East Cambridgeshire 007D 0.079 16608/32,844 6
East Cambridgeshire 007B 0.059 21721/32,844 7
East Cambridgeshire 007A 0.05 24640/32,844 8
East Cambridgeshire 007C 0.027 31358/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Fordham & Isleham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Fordham & Isleham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18843/32,844) in Fordham & Isleham is less than the adult average rank (19809/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
East Cambridgeshire 007D 25.291 10678/32,844 4
East Cambridgeshire 007B 16.541 16164/32,844 5
East Cambridgeshire 007A 8.46 23445/32,844 8
East Cambridgeshire 007C 4.03 28498/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Fordham & Isleham

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Fordham & Isleham. 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
East Cambridgeshire 007D 0.025 15618/32,844 5
East Cambridgeshire 007B -0.738 26337/32,844 9
East Cambridgeshire 007A -1.23 30482/32,844 10
East Cambridgeshire 007C -1.509 31724/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Fordham & Isleham

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 Fordham & Isleham. 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
East Cambridgeshire 007D -0.946 28664/32,844 9
East Cambridgeshire 007A -0.954 28732/32,844 9
East Cambridgeshire 007B -1.226 30594/32,844 10
East Cambridgeshire 007C -2.504 32814/32,844 10

There were 9 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Fordham & Isleham in June 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Fordham & Isleham

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Fordham & Isleham. 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
East Cambridgeshire 007B 42.129 1631/32,844 1
East Cambridgeshire 007D 26.161 10033/32,844 4
East Cambridgeshire 007A 21.995 14335/32,844 5
East Cambridgeshire 007C 18.652 18293/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Fordham & Isleham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Fordham & Isleham. 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
East Cambridgeshire 007B 0.522 8889/32,844 3
East Cambridgeshire 007D 0.322 11592/32,844 4
East Cambridgeshire 007A 0.128 14471/32,844 5
East Cambridgeshire 007C -0.825 27566/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Fordham & Isleham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Fordham & Isleham. 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
East Cambridgeshire 007B 0.212 11963/32,844 4
East Cambridgeshire 007A -0.284 20061/32,844 7
East Cambridgeshire 007D -0.726 26518/32,844 9
East Cambridgeshire 007C -0.934 28864/32,844 9

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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