Deprivation Statistics for Haughton & Springfield, Darlington

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Haughton & Springfield, Darlington, County Durham

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

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Overall Deprivation in Haughton & Springfield

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Haughton & Springfield. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Darlington.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Darlington 005C 38.499 4727/32,844 2
Darlington 005B 32.352 6941/32,844 3
Darlington 005D 24.341 11163/32,844 4
Darlington 005A 20.538 13907/32,844 5
Darlington 003D 15.842 18088/32,844 6
Darlington 003C 6.905 28448/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Haughton & Springfield

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Haughton & Springfield. 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
Darlington 005C 0.244 4301/32,844 2
Darlington 005B 0.181 7983/32,844 3
Darlington 005D 0.136 11871/32,844 4
Darlington 005A 0.104 15712/32,844 5
Darlington 003D 0.088 18240/32,844 6
Darlington 003C 0.041 28328/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Haughton & Springfield

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Haughton & Springfield 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
Darlington 005C 0.186 3953/32,844 2
Darlington 005B 0.152 6358/32,844 2
Darlington 005D 0.123 9265/32,844 3
Darlington 005A 0.11 11044/32,844 4
Darlington 003D 0.095 13465/32,844 5
Darlington 003C 0.048 25277/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Haughton & Springfield

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Haughton & Springfield population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10713/32,844) in Haughton & Springfield is less than the adult average rank (11870/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Darlington 005C 51.209 3019/32,844 1
Darlington 005B 38.881 5665/32,844 2
Darlington 005D 29.638 8721/32,844 3
Darlington 005A 25.17 10744/32,844 4
Darlington 003D 14.935 17402/32,844 6
Darlington 003C 10.063 21768/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Haughton & Springfield

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Haughton & Springfield. 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
Darlington 005C 1.354 2071/32,844 1
Darlington 005B 1.136 3264/32,844 1
Darlington 005D 0.831 5620/32,844 2
Darlington 005A 0.667 7210/32,844 3
Darlington 003D 0.437 9856/32,844 4
Darlington 003C 0.043 15343/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Haughton & Springfield

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Haughton & Springfield. 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
Darlington 005B 0.95 3927/32,844 2
Darlington 005D 0.627 7355/32,844 3
Darlington 005C 0.424 10112/32,844 4
Darlington 005A 0.289 12098/32,844 4
Darlington 003D -0.004 16747/32,844 6
Darlington 003C -0.375 22092/32,844 7

There were 169 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Haughton & Springfield in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Haughton & Springfield

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Haughton & Springfield. 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
Darlington 003D 15.474 22390/32,844 7
Darlington 005A 14.043 24179/32,844 8
Darlington 003C 11.425 27195/32,844 9
Darlington 005D 11.148 27466/32,844 9
Darlington 005B 10.821 27828/32,844 9
Darlington 005C 8.974 29526/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Haughton & Springfield

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Haughton & Springfield. 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
Darlington 005A -0.16 19008/32,844 6
Darlington 003D -0.29 20985/32,844 7
Darlington 005B -0.915 28320/32,844 9
Darlington 005C -1.07 29538/32,844 9
Darlington 005D -1.907 32438/32,844 10
Darlington 003C -2.22 32708/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Haughton & Springfield

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Haughton & Springfield. 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
Darlington 005B -0.526 23848/32,844 8
Darlington 005C -0.589 24745/32,844 8
Darlington 003D -0.675 25847/32,844 8
Darlington 005A -0.91 28627/32,844 9
Darlington 005D -0.918 28698/32,844 9
Darlington 003C -1.135 30504/32,844 10

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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