Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Hedingham, Braintree

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Hedingham, Braintree, Essex

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

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Overall Deprivation in Hedingham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Hedingham. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Braintree.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Braintree 002A 16.373 17581/32,844 6
Braintree 003C 15.632 18317/32,844 6
Braintree 003D 10.115 24365/32,844 8
Braintree 003B 8.698 26174/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Hedingham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Hedingham. 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
Braintree 003C 0.11 14936/32,844 5
Braintree 003B 0.07 21572/32,844 7
Braintree 003D 0.069 21658/32,844 7
Braintree 002A 0.055 24900/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Hedingham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Hedingham 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
Braintree 003C 0.089 14530/32,844 5
Braintree 003D 0.061 21328/32,844 7
Braintree 003B 0.047 25681/32,844 8
Braintree 002A 0.035 29305/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Hedingham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Hedingham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16879/32,844) in Hedingham is more than the adult average rank (15429/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Braintree 003C 32.759 7534/32,844 3
Braintree 003D 19.598 14017/32,844 5
Braintree 003B 13.616 18490/32,844 6
Braintree 002A 6.233 25913/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Hedingham

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 Hedingham. 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
Braintree 003C -0.275 20286/32,844 7
Braintree 003B -0.876 27771/32,844 9
Braintree 003D -0.901 27982/32,844 9
Braintree 002A -0.955 28458/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Hedingham

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 Hedingham. 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
Braintree 003C -0.428 22817/32,844 7
Braintree 003B -0.486 23579/32,844 8
Braintree 003D -0.838 27672/32,844 9
Braintree 002A -1.578 32005/32,844 10

There were 29 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Hedingham in May 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Hedingham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Hedingham. 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
Braintree 002A 43.992 1241/32,844 1
Braintree 003D 17.226 20143/32,844 7
Braintree 003C 14.108 24097/32,844 8
Braintree 003B 8.82 29663/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Hedingham

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Hedingham. 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
Braintree 002A 1.661 691/32,844 1
Braintree 003B 0.699 6789/32,844 3
Braintree 003D 0.318 11644/32,844 4
Braintree 003C -0.734 26668/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Hedingham

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Hedingham. 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
Braintree 002A -0.119 17336/32,844 6
Braintree 003D -0.737 26659/32,844 9
Braintree 003B -0.802 27407/32,844 9
Braintree 003C -1.023 29639/32,844 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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