Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Hassocks, Mid Sussex

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Hassocks, Mid Sussex, West Sussex

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Hassocks, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Mid Sussex. 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 5 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 Hassocks 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 Hassocks. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Hassocks

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Hassocks. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Mid Sussex.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Mid Sussex 017C 12.849 21209/32,844 7
Mid Sussex 017A 4.456 31050/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017B 4.405 31098/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017E 3.936 31564/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017D 2.554 32475/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Hassocks

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 Hassocks. 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
Mid Sussex 017C 0.091 17709/32,844 6
Mid Sussex 017B 0.046 27090/32,844 9
Mid Sussex 017D 0.033 30116/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017A 0.025 31606/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017E 0.024 31755/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Hassocks

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Hassocks 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
Mid Sussex 017C 0.08 16330/32,844 5
Mid Sussex 017D 0.035 29335/32,844 9
Mid Sussex 017B 0.035 29429/32,844 9
Mid Sussex 017A 0.032 30114/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017E 0.032 30131/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Hassocks

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Hassocks population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23377/32,844) in Hassocks is less than the adult average rank (27534/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Mid Sussex 017C 20.225 13640/32,844 5
Mid Sussex 017B 5.114 27166/32,844 9
Mid Sussex 017A 4.177 28314/32,844 9
Mid Sussex 017D 2.665 30145/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017E 1.934 30967/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Hassocks

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Hassocks. 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
Mid Sussex 017C -0.305 20728/32,844 7
Mid Sussex 017E -1.339 31060/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017D -1.428 31447/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017A -1.567 31908/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017B -1.702 32220/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Hassocks

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Hassocks. 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
Mid Sussex 017A -0.184 19403/32,844 6
Mid Sussex 017C -0.34 21590/32,844 7
Mid Sussex 017E -0.589 24961/32,844 8
Mid Sussex 017D -0.685 26055/32,844 8
Mid Sussex 017B -1.19 30411/32,844 10

There were 23 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Hassocks in November 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Hassocks

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Hassocks. 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
Mid Sussex 017B 23.436 12730/32,844 4
Mid Sussex 017A 19.913 16754/32,844 6
Mid Sussex 017E 18.538 18447/32,844 6
Mid Sussex 017C 16.249 21353/32,844 7
Mid Sussex 017D 11.754 26827/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Hassocks

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Hassocks. 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
Mid Sussex 017E -0.097 17979/32,844 6
Mid Sussex 017A -0.325 21529/32,844 7
Mid Sussex 017C -0.844 27719/32,844 9
Mid Sussex 017B -1.16 30067/32,844 10
Mid Sussex 017D -1.443 31343/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Hassocks

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Hassocks. 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
Mid Sussex 017E 0.095 13754/32,844 5
Mid Sussex 017A -0.142 17686/32,844 6
Mid Sussex 017D -0.227 19107/32,844 6
Mid Sussex 017C -0.374 21619/32,844 7
Mid Sussex 017B -0.905 28564/32,844 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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