Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Fordingbridge, New Forest

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Fordingbridge, New Forest, Hampshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Fordingbridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Fordingbridge. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of New Forest.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
New Forest 001D 16.551 17425/32,844 6
New Forest 001E 14.883 19027/32,844 6
New Forest 001C 5.691 29818/32,844 10
New Forest 001F 5.573 29937/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Fordingbridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Fordingbridge. 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
New Forest 001E 0.105 15568/32,844 5
New Forest 001D 0.097 16726/32,844 6
New Forest 001C 0.046 27053/32,844 9
New Forest 001F 0.035 29660/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Fordingbridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Fordingbridge 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
New Forest 001E 0.101 12444/32,844 4
New Forest 001D 0.072 18212/32,844 6
New Forest 001C 0.035 29316/32,844 9
New Forest 001F 0.027 31328/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Fordingbridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Fordingbridge population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20077/32,844) in Fordingbridge is less than the adult average rank (23500/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
New Forest 001D 18.521 14760/32,844 5
New Forest 001E 11.824 20118/32,844 7
New Forest 001C 5.396 26847/32,844 9
New Forest 001F 5.107 27172/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Fordingbridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Fordingbridge. 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
New Forest 001D 0.05 15229/32,844 5
New Forest 001E -0.209 19258/32,844 6
New Forest 001F -0.691 25835/32,844 8
New Forest 001C -1.342 31074/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Fordingbridge

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Fordingbridge. 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
New Forest 001D 0.295 11997/32,844 4
New Forest 001E -0.068 17661/32,844 6
New Forest 001F -0.074 17756/32,844 6
New Forest 001C -0.95 28697/32,844 9

There were 68 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Fordingbridge in May 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Fordingbridge

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Fordingbridge. 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
New Forest 001C 27.198 9080/32,844 3
New Forest 001D 22.258 14016/32,844 5
New Forest 001F 21.402 15012/32,844 5
New Forest 001E 17.507 19780/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Fordingbridge

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Fordingbridge. 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
New Forest 001D 0.261 12415/32,844 4
New Forest 001F -0.19 19486/32,844 6
New Forest 001E -0.243 20280/32,844 7
New Forest 001C -0.386 22361/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Fordingbridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Fordingbridge. 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
New Forest 001D -0.249 19463/32,844 6
New Forest 001E -0.399 22011/32,844 7
New Forest 001F -0.903 28527/32,844 9
New Forest 001C -0.959 29077/32,844 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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