Deprivation Statistics for Hitchin Priory, North Hertfordshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Hitchin Priory, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Hitchin Priory, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of North Hertfordshire. 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 3 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 Hitchin Priory 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 Hitchin Priory. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Hitchin Priory

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Hitchin Priory. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of North Hertfordshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
North Hertfordshire 012F 7.295 27942/32,844 9
North Hertfordshire 012E 6.173 29245/32,844 9
North Hertfordshire 012D 2.868 32301/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Hitchin Priory

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Hitchin Priory. 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
North Hertfordshire 012F 0.06 23713/32,844 8
North Hertfordshire 012E 0.025 31581/32,844 10
North Hertfordshire 012D 0.02 32259/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Hitchin Priory

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Hitchin Priory 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
North Hertfordshire 012E 0.056 22640/32,844 7
North Hertfordshire 012F 0.044 26623/32,844 9
North Hertfordshire 012D 0.022 32032/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Hitchin Priory

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Hitchin Priory population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (32256/32,844) in Hitchin Priory is more than the adult average rank (30789/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Hertfordshire 012E 1.543 31401/32,844 10
North Hertfordshire 012F 0.903 32127/32,844 10
North Hertfordshire 012D 0.391 32617/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Hitchin Priory

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 Hitchin Priory. 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
North Hertfordshire 012E -0.79 26902/32,844 9
North Hertfordshire 012F -1.135 29845/32,844 10
North Hertfordshire 012D -2 32603/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Hitchin Priory

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Hitchin Priory. 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
North Hertfordshire 012F 0.29 12084/32,844 4
North Hertfordshire 012E -0.336 21547/32,844 7
North Hertfordshire 012D -1.319 31070/32,844 10

There were 81 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Hitchin Priory in November 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Hitchin Priory

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Hitchin Priory. 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
North Hertfordshire 012D 24.793 11330/32,844 4
North Hertfordshire 012E 23.275 12898/32,844 4
North Hertfordshire 012F 14.737 23362/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Hitchin Priory

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Hitchin Priory. 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
North Hertfordshire 012F 0.177 13695/32,844 5
North Hertfordshire 012E -0.757 26906/32,844 9
North Hertfordshire 012D -1.205 30307/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Hitchin Priory

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Hitchin Priory. 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
North Hertfordshire 012E -0.09 16801/32,844 6
North Hertfordshire 012F -0.13 17505/32,844 6
North Hertfordshire 012D -0.228 19123/32,844 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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