Deprivation Statistics for Houghton Hall, Central Bedfordshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Houghton Hall, Central Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Houghton Hall, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Central Bedfordshire. 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 5 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 Houghton Hall 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 Houghton Hall. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Houghton Hall

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Houghton Hall. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Central Bedfordshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Central Bedfordshire 025D 33.245 6572/32,844 3
Central Bedfordshire 026C 27.277 9424/32,844 3
Central Bedfordshire 026D 22.445 12425/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 026B 21.456 13203/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 026A 13.266 20772/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in Houghton Hall

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Houghton Hall. 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
Central Bedfordshire 025D 0.227 5160/32,844 2
Central Bedfordshire 026C 0.17 8780/32,844 3
Central Bedfordshire 026B 0.133 12207/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 026D 0.129 12646/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 026A 0.059 23875/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Houghton Hall

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Houghton Hall 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
Central Bedfordshire 025D 0.166 5278/32,844 2
Central Bedfordshire 026D 0.1 12600/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 026B 0.095 13477/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 026C 0.094 13630/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 026A 0.051 24262/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Houghton Hall

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Houghton Hall population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7124/32,844) in Houghton Hall is less than the adult average rank (8466/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Central Bedfordshire 025D 52.514 2804/32,844 1
Central Bedfordshire 026D 43.848 4437/32,844 2
Central Bedfordshire 026C 43.749 4469/32,844 2
Central Bedfordshire 026B 26.556 10036/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 026A 16.74 16012/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Houghton Hall

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Houghton Hall. 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
Central Bedfordshire 025D 0.41 10183/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 026D 0.239 12528/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 026C -0.018 16273/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 026B -0.222 19460/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 026A -0.383 21903/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Houghton Hall

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Houghton Hall. 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
Central Bedfordshire 026B 1.086 2897/32,844 1
Central Bedfordshire 026A 0.851 4871/32,844 2
Central Bedfordshire 026C 0.681 6707/32,844 3
Central Bedfordshire 025D 0.637 7239/32,844 3
Central Bedfordshire 026D -0.059 17538/32,844 6

There were 172 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Houghton Hall in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Houghton Hall

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Houghton Hall. 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
Central Bedfordshire 026C 34.793 4175/32,844 2
Central Bedfordshire 026A 23.186 13004/32,844 4
Central Bedfordshire 026D 22.559 13685/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 026B 18.345 18679/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 025D 14.236 23945/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Houghton Hall

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Houghton Hall. 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
Central Bedfordshire 026A -0.353 21897/32,844 7
Central Bedfordshire 026C -0.578 24889/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 026D -0.589 25023/32,844 8
Central Bedfordshire 026B -0.717 26476/32,844 9
Central Bedfordshire 025D -1.009 29131/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Houghton Hall

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Houghton Hall. 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
Central Bedfordshire 026D 0.087 13878/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 026B 0.083 13950/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 026A -0.046 16057/32,844 5
Central Bedfordshire 026C -0.132 17548/32,844 6
Central Bedfordshire 025D -0.244 19387/32,844 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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