Deprivation Statistics for Highfields & Western Downs, Stafford

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Highfields & Western Downs, Stafford, Staffordshire

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

Overall Deprivation in Highfields & Western Downs

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Highfields & Western Downs. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Stafford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Stafford 013C 39.314 4480/32,844 2
Stafford 013D 34.288 6151/32,844 2
Stafford 013B 32.227 6996/32,844 3
Stafford 013A 24.457 11091/32,844 4
Stafford 012C 15.505 18438/32,844 6
Stafford 012A 6.22 29178/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Highfields & Western Downs

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Highfields & Western Downs. 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
Stafford 013C 0.268 3277/32,844 1
Stafford 013D 0.227 5161/32,844 2
Stafford 013B 0.221 5475/32,844 2
Stafford 013A 0.174 8513/32,844 3
Stafford 012C 0.105 15692/32,844 5
Stafford 012A 0.031 30644/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Highfields & Western Downs

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Highfields & Western Downs 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
Stafford 013C 0.199 3207/32,844 1
Stafford 013D 0.182 4151/32,844 2
Stafford 013B 0.159 5752/32,844 2
Stafford 013A 0.125 9092/32,844 3
Stafford 012C 0.101 12308/32,844 4
Stafford 012A 0.053 23830/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Highfields & Western Downs

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Highfields & Western Downs population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10529/32,844) in Highfields & Western Downs is less than the adult average rank (11708/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Stafford 013C 63.225 1370/32,844 1
Stafford 013D 49.664 3305/32,844 2
Stafford 013B 47.372 3685/32,844 2
Stafford 013A 27.332 9680/32,844 3
Stafford 012C 7.996 23947/32,844 8
Stafford 012A 6.609 25475/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Highfields & Western Downs

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Highfields & Western Downs. 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
Stafford 013B 0.714 6744/32,844 3
Stafford 013C 0.634 7565/32,844 3
Stafford 013D 0.576 8219/32,844 3
Stafford 013A 0.562 8373/32,844 3
Stafford 012C 0.187 13235/32,844 5
Stafford 012A -0.64 25204/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Highfields & Western Downs

6
Average
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 Highfields & Western Downs. 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
Stafford 013B 0.55 8403/32,844 3
Stafford 013D 0.488 9233/32,844 3
Stafford 012C 0.344 11253/32,844 4
Stafford 013A 0.314 11730/32,844 4
Stafford 013C 0.259 12575/32,844 4
Stafford 012A -0.718 26429/32,844 9

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Highfields & Western Downs in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Highfields & Western Downs

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Highfields & Western Downs. 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
Stafford 012A 23.703 12435/32,844 4
Stafford 013A 17.982 19161/32,844 6
Stafford 013C 14.692 23410/32,844 8
Stafford 012C 10.956 27684/32,844 9
Stafford 013D 10.499 28125/32,844 9
Stafford 013B 5.889 31601/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Highfields & Western Downs

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Highfields & Western Downs. 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
Stafford 013D -0.127 18475/32,844 6
Stafford 013B -0.311 21308/32,844 7
Stafford 012C -0.349 21840/32,844 7
Stafford 013C -0.465 23442/32,844 8
Stafford 012A -0.958 28714/32,844 9
Stafford 013A -1.828 32303/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Highfields & Western Downs

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Highfields & Western Downs. 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
Stafford 013D -0.341 21039/32,844 7
Stafford 013A -0.617 25124/32,844 8
Stafford 012A -0.711 26322/32,844 9
Stafford 012C -0.731 26589/32,844 9
Stafford 013C -1.098 30247/32,844 10
Stafford 013B -1.18 30772/32,844 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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