Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Greenstead, Colchester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Greenstead, Colchester, Essex

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Greenstead, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Colchester. 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 9 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 Greenstead 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 Greenstead. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Greenstead

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Greenstead. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Colchester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Colchester 008A 51.665 1927/32,844 1
Colchester 008D 43.094 3456/32,844 2
Colchester 008E 42.416 3616/32,844 2
Colchester 008B 34.387 6106/32,844 2
Colchester 008H 34.358 6120/32,844 2
Colchester 022H 25.407 10508/32,844 4
Colchester 008C 23.822 11486/32,844 4
Colchester 008G 15.237 18696/32,844 6
Colchester 022G 14.848 19072/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Greenstead

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Greenstead. 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
Colchester 008A 0.305 2056/32,844 1
Colchester 008E 0.268 3297/32,844 2
Colchester 008D 0.231 4954/32,844 2
Colchester 008B 0.207 6233/32,844 2
Colchester 008H 0.16 9656/32,844 3
Colchester 022H 0.132 12324/32,844 4
Colchester 008C 0.128 12777/32,844 4
Colchester 022G 0.089 18085/32,844 6
Colchester 008G 0.041 28309/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Greenstead

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Greenstead 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
Colchester 008A 0.223 2144/32,844 1
Colchester 008D 0.167 5193/32,844 2
Colchester 008E 0.163 5529/32,844 2
Colchester 008B 0.129 8588/32,844 3
Colchester 008H 0.101 12356/32,844 4
Colchester 022H 0.082 15838/32,844 5
Colchester 008C 0.075 17555/32,844 6
Colchester 022G 0.067 19629/32,844 6
Colchester 008G 0.021 32111/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Greenstead

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Greenstead population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (8467/32,844) in Greenstead is less than the adult average rank (8584/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Colchester 008H 62.747 1425/32,844 1
Colchester 008E 62.308 1473/32,844 1
Colchester 008A 59.688 1768/32,844 1
Colchester 008D 54.67 2451/32,844 1
Colchester 008B 50.063 3243/32,844 1
Colchester 008C 43.975 4417/32,844 2
Colchester 022H 16.102 16491/32,844 6
Colchester 022G 13.92 18234/32,844 6
Colchester 008G 6.158 26004/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Greenstead

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Greenstead. 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
Colchester 008A 1.483 1550/32,844 1
Colchester 008D 1.443 1688/32,844 1
Colchester 008E 0.843 5510/32,844 2
Colchester 022H 0.767 6204/32,844 2
Colchester 008B 0.733 6559/32,844 2
Colchester 008H 0.607 7854/32,844 3
Colchester 008C -0.259 20018/32,844 7
Colchester 022G -0.261 20054/32,844 7
Colchester 008G -0.716 26092/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Greenstead

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Greenstead. 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
Colchester 008D 1.044 3195/32,844 1
Colchester 008E 0.996 3553/32,844 2
Colchester 008B 0.98 3677/32,844 2
Colchester 008H 0.938 4055/32,844 2
Colchester 008A 0.871 4681/32,844 2
Colchester 022H 0.553 8349/32,844 3
Colchester 008C 0.331 11478/32,844 4
Colchester 022G -0.01 16839/32,844 6
Colchester 008G -0.326 21411/32,844 7

There were 470 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Greenstead in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Greenstead

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Greenstead. 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
Colchester 008G 55.132 64/32,844 1
Colchester 008C 42.298 1584/32,844 1
Colchester 008H 37.349 3077/32,844 1
Colchester 022H 37.156 3147/32,844 1
Colchester 022G 35.388 3902/32,844 2
Colchester 008A 32.285 5476/32,844 2
Colchester 008E 30.346 6723/32,844 3
Colchester 008D 29.096 7576/32,844 3
Colchester 008B 27.362 8942/32,844 3

Inside Environment Deprivation in Greenstead

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Greenstead. 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
Colchester 008G 0.938 4364/32,844 2
Colchester 022H 0.367 10983/32,844 4
Colchester 008H -0.505 23970/32,844 8
Colchester 008D -0.519 24144/32,844 8
Colchester 008B -0.69 26224/32,844 8
Colchester 008C -0.895 28158/32,844 9
Colchester 008E -1.148 29995/32,844 10
Colchester 008A -1.185 30217/32,844 10
Colchester 022G -1.343 30980/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Greenstead

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Greenstead. 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
Colchester 022H 0.192 12248/32,844 4
Colchester 008H 0.177 12463/32,844 4
Colchester 008B -0.228 19132/32,844 6
Colchester 008D -0.256 19585/32,844 6
Colchester 008G -0.513 23673/32,844 8
Colchester 022G -0.517 23725/32,844 8
Colchester 008E -0.666 25757/32,844 8
Colchester 008C -0.738 26671/32,844 9
Colchester 008A -0.791 27301/32,844 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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