Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Hailsham West, Wealden

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Hailsham West, Wealden, East Sussex

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

Overall Deprivation in Hailsham West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Hailsham West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Wealden.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Wealden 016D 35.084 5856/32,844 2
Wealden 016C 14.209 19737/32,844 7
Wealden 015C 12.794 21269/32,844 7
Wealden 016B 10.123 24356/32,844 8

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Income Deprivation in Hailsham West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Hailsham West. 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
Wealden 016D 0.233 4868/32,844 2
Wealden 016C 0.089 18035/32,844 6
Wealden 015C 0.089 18110/32,844 6
Wealden 016B 0.068 22036/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Hailsham West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Hailsham West 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
Wealden 016D 0.179 4340/32,844 2
Wealden 015C 0.079 16652/32,844 6
Wealden 016C 0.073 18035/32,844 6
Wealden 016B 0.06 21493/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Hailsham West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Hailsham West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10449/32,844) in Hailsham West is less than the adult average rank (11967/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Wealden 016D 51.002 3068/32,844 1
Wealden 016C 27.086 9782/32,844 3
Wealden 016B 17.308 15601/32,844 5
Wealden 015C 17.097 15741/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Hailsham West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Hailsham West. 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
Wealden 016D 0.559 8395/32,844 3
Wealden 015C -0.238 19683/32,844 6
Wealden 016C -0.548 24024/32,844 8
Wealden 016B -1.003 28841/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Hailsham West

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 Hailsham West. 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
Wealden 016B 0.029 16238/32,844 5
Wealden 016C -0.029 17133/32,844 6
Wealden 016D -0.366 21977/32,844 7
Wealden 015C -0.378 22143/32,844 7

There were 69 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Hailsham West in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Hailsham West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Hailsham West. 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
Wealden 016D 28.926 7720/32,844 3
Wealden 016B 20.577 15967/32,844 5
Wealden 015C 17.537 19742/32,844 7
Wealden 016C 14.829 23265/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Hailsham West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Hailsham West. 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
Wealden 016C -0.07 17572/32,844 6
Wealden 016D -0.67 25988/32,844 8
Wealden 015C -0.854 27810/32,844 9
Wealden 016B -1.541 31670/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Hailsham West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Hailsham West. 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
Wealden 016C 0.313 10572/32,844 4
Wealden 015C 0.147 12905/32,844 4
Wealden 016D -0.059 16271/32,844 5
Wealden 016B -0.108 17126/32,844 6

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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