Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Greyfriars, Preston

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Greyfriars, Preston, Lancashire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Greyfriars

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Greyfriars. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Preston.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Preston 006A 19.83 14500/32,844 5
Preston 006B 9.985 24550/32,844 8
Preston 003A 6.86 28493/32,844 9
Preston 002A 6.207 29203/32,844 9
Preston 003C 5.903 29569/32,844 10
Preston 003B 5.348 30171/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Greyfriars

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Greyfriars. 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
Preston 006A 0.12 13683/32,844 5
Preston 003A 0.06 23765/32,844 8
Preston 006B 0.059 23909/32,844 8
Preston 003C 0.042 28115/32,844 9
Preston 003B 0.033 30169/32,844 10
Preston 002A 0.024 31727/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Greyfriars

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Greyfriars 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
Preston 006A 0.112 10798/32,844 4
Preston 006B 0.053 23623/32,844 8
Preston 003C 0.046 26109/32,844 8
Preston 002A 0.042 27347/32,844 9
Preston 003A 0.041 27645/32,844 9
Preston 003B 0.038 28578/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Greyfriars

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Greyfriars population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (31195/32,844) in Greyfriars is more than the adult average rank (25389/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Preston 006A 6.688 25391/32,844 8
Preston 003B 4.821 27520/32,844 9
Preston 006B 3.477 29157/32,844 9
Preston 003C 3.452 29190/32,844 9
Preston 003A 2.444 30369/32,844 10
Preston 002A 0.767 32277/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Greyfriars

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 Greyfriars. 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
Preston 006A 0.672 7156/32,844 3
Preston 003B -0.05 16783/32,844 6
Preston 006B -0.185 18914/32,844 6
Preston 003A -0.221 19447/32,844 6
Preston 003C -0.253 19918/32,844 7
Preston 002A -0.448 22739/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Greyfriars

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 Greyfriars. 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
Preston 006B 0.272 12356/32,844 4
Preston 006A 0.226 13098/32,844 4
Preston 002A 0.132 14630/32,844 5
Preston 003B -0.542 24357/32,844 8
Preston 003A -0.715 26382/32,844 9
Preston 003C -0.823 27532/32,844 9

There were 475 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Greyfriars in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Greyfriars

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Greyfriars. 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
Preston 002A 22.609 13627/32,844 5
Preston 006B 8.991 29514/32,844 9
Preston 003B 8.585 29882/32,844 10
Preston 003A 7.995 30326/32,844 10
Preston 006A 7.964 30343/32,844 10
Preston 003C 0.94 32837/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Greyfriars

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Greyfriars. 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
Preston 006B 0.386 10728/32,844 4
Preston 006A 0.358 11088/32,844 4
Preston 003A 0.302 11853/32,844 4
Preston 003C 0.134 14378/32,844 5
Preston 003B -0.371 22149/32,844 7
Preston 002A -1.175 30150/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Greyfriars

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Greyfriars. 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
Preston 006B 0.504 8369/32,844 3
Preston 006A 0.495 8463/32,844 3
Preston 003C 0.292 10857/32,844 4
Preston 003A 0.168 12605/32,844 4
Preston 002A -0.027 15737/32,844 5
Preston 003B -0.042 15984/32,844 5

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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