Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Hockley and Ashingdon, Rochford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Hockley and Ashingdon, Rochford, Essex

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

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Overall Deprivation in Hockley and Ashingdon

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Hockley and Ashingdon. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Rochford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Rochford 002A 10.726 23628/32,844 8
Rochford 003H 5.786 29690/32,844 10
Rochford 003F 5.74 29758/32,844 10
Rochford 003G 5.2 30320/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Hockley and Ashingdon

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Hockley and Ashingdon. 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
Rochford 002A 0.061 23366/32,844 8
Rochford 003H 0.05 26240/32,844 8
Rochford 003G 0.049 26335/32,844 9
Rochford 003F 0.047 26823/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Hockley and Ashingdon

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Hockley and Ashingdon 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
Rochford 003H 0.05 24845/32,844 8
Rochford 003F 0.048 25458/32,844 8
Rochford 002A 0.047 25786/32,844 8
Rochford 003G 0.039 28264/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Hockley and Ashingdon

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Hockley and Ashingdon population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22786/32,844) in Hockley and Ashingdon is more than the adult average rank (12133/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Rochford 002A 17.629 15374/32,844 5
Rochford 003G 15.935 16638/32,844 6
Rochford 003F 15.731 16807/32,844 6
Rochford 003H 12.578 19423/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Hockley and Ashingdon

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 Hockley and Ashingdon. 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
Rochford 003F -0.917 28127/32,844 9
Rochford 002A -1.155 29983/32,844 10
Rochford 003H -1.36 31164/32,844 10
Rochford 003G -1.43 31455/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Hockley and Ashingdon

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 Hockley and Ashingdon. 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
Rochford 002A -0.265 20542/32,844 7
Rochford 003G -0.842 27710/32,844 9
Rochford 003H -0.907 28316/32,844 9
Rochford 003F -1.27 30838/32,844 10

There were 49 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Hockley and Ashingdon in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Hockley and Ashingdon

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Hockley and Ashingdon. 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
Rochford 002A 27.726 8664/32,844 3
Rochford 003H 17.436 19873/32,844 7
Rochford 003F 13.502 24818/32,844 8
Rochford 003G 13.219 25153/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Hockley and Ashingdon

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Hockley and Ashingdon. 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
Rochford 002A 0.399 10561/32,844 4
Rochford 003F -0.732 26651/32,844 9
Rochford 003G -0.882 28057/32,844 9
Rochford 003H -1.202 30282/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Hockley and Ashingdon

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Hockley and Ashingdon. 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
Rochford 003G -0.687 26002/32,844 8
Rochford 003H -0.806 27449/32,844 9
Rochford 002A -0.933 28840/32,844 9
Rochford 003F -1.02 29605/32,844 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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