Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Handside, Welwyn Hatfield

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Handside, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Handside

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Handside. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Welwyn Hatfield.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Welwyn Hatfield 006C 14.682 19249/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 006A 10.575 23804/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 006B 9.275 25419/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 006D 2.213 32599/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Handside

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Handside. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 006A 0.091 17677/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 006C 0.086 18497/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 006B 0.061 23356/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 006D 0.035 29807/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Handside

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Handside 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
Welwyn Hatfield 006C 0.07 18761/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 006B 0.069 19008/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 006A 0.068 19367/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 006D 0.029 30911/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Handside

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Handside population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (27943/32,844) in Handside is more than the adult average rank (27872/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Welwyn Hatfield 006A 8.727 23160/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 006C 5.128 27149/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 006B 1.439 31535/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 006D 0.661 32384/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Handside

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 Handside. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 006C -0.405 22188/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 006B -0.506 23505/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 006A -0.618 24940/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 006D -1.288 30801/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Handside

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 Handside. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 006C 0.323 11607/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 006B 0.26 12559/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 006A -0.415 22638/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 006D -1.324 31098/32,844 10

There were 13 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Handside in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Handside

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Handside. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 006C 20.912 15602/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 006A 20.084 16544/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 006B 15.938 21758/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 006D 11.076 27563/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Handside

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Handside. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 006C 0.765 6056/32,844 2
Welwyn Hatfield 006A -0.886 28079/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 006D -1.016 29172/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 006B -1.266 30626/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Handside

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Handside. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 006B 0.448 8939/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 006C 0.438 9048/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 006D 0.315 10541/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 006A 0.153 12825/32,844 4

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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