Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Heathfield North, Wealden

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

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Heathfield North, 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 Heathfield North 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 Heathfield North. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Heathfield North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Heathfield North. 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 010D 15.326 18618/32,844 6
Wealden 011C 10.244 24211/32,844 8
Wealden 010A 9.103 25648/32,844 8
Wealden 010B 6.91 28441/32,844 9

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Income Deprivation in Heathfield North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Heathfield North. 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 010D 0.12 13725/32,844 5
Wealden 010B 0.061 23429/32,844 8
Wealden 011C 0.054 25162/32,844 8
Wealden 010A 0.047 26973/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Heathfield North

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Heathfield North 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 010D 0.084 15486/32,844 5
Wealden 011C 0.066 19928/32,844 7
Wealden 010A 0.057 22272/32,844 7
Wealden 010B 0.054 23458/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Heathfield North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Heathfield North population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17213/32,844) in Heathfield North is less than the adult average rank (18954/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Wealden 010D 28.486 9192/32,844 3
Wealden 010B 11.075 20828/32,844 7
Wealden 011C 10.665 21206/32,844 7
Wealden 010A 9.727 22124/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Heathfield North

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 Heathfield North. 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 010A -0.446 22716/32,844 7
Wealden 010D -1.018 28974/32,844 9
Wealden 010B -1.055 29259/32,844 9
Wealden 011C -1.218 30408/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Heathfield North

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Heathfield North. 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 010A -0.246 20286/32,844 7
Wealden 010D -0.743 26719/32,844 9
Wealden 010B -1.021 29272/32,844 9
Wealden 011C -1.068 29599/32,844 10

There were 27 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Heathfield North in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Heathfield North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Heathfield North. 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 011C 27.285 9007/32,844 3
Wealden 010D 23.526 12637/32,844 4
Wealden 010A 17.057 20374/32,844 7
Wealden 010B 16.159 21466/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Heathfield North

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Heathfield North. 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 011C 0.327 11517/32,844 4
Wealden 010A 0.177 13693/32,844 5
Wealden 010B -0.466 23458/32,844 8
Wealden 010D -0.817 27494/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Heathfield North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Heathfield North. 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 010A 0.305 10667/32,844 4
Wealden 011C 0.113 13440/32,844 5
Wealden 010D -0.155 17895/32,844 6
Wealden 010B -0.213 18872/32,844 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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