Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Howlands, Welwyn Hatfield

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Howlands, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Howlands, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Welwyn Hatfield. 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 7 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 Howlands 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 Howlands. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Howlands

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Howlands. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Welwyn Hatfield.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Welwyn Hatfield 007D 26.79 9709/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 007B 24.459 11090/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 009A 18.74 15456/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 008A 16.192 17758/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008C 14.415 19526/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008B 13.586 20388/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 008D 8.519 26396/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Howlands

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Howlands. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 007D 0.165 9185/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 007B 0.161 9532/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 009A 0.135 11982/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 008A 0.106 15426/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 008C 0.105 15654/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 008B 0.09 17908/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008D 0.075 20563/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Howlands

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Howlands 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
Welwyn Hatfield 007B 0.114 10404/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 007D 0.111 10972/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 008A 0.094 13623/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 009A 0.086 15015/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 008C 0.079 16552/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008B 0.069 19075/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008D 0.05 24759/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Howlands

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Howlands population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9796/32,844) in Howlands is less than the adult average rank (15737/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Welwyn Hatfield 007D 45.691 4016/32,844 2
Welwyn Hatfield 007B 36.892 6218/32,844 2
Welwyn Hatfield 008A 23.514 11607/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 008C 21.928 12580/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 009A 20.464 13498/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 008B 15.484 16996/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008D 9.448 22423/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Howlands

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Howlands. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 007D 0.189 13207/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 007B 0.062 15047/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 009A -0.087 17367/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008C -0.198 19101/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008A -0.372 21758/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 008B -0.385 21940/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 008D -0.902 27996/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Howlands

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 Howlands. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 007D 0.838 5026/32,844 2
Welwyn Hatfield 009A 0.678 6759/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 007B 0.504 9021/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 008B 0.234 12961/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 008C 0.034 16150/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 008A -0.176 19298/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008D -0.763 26928/32,844 9

There were 260 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Howlands in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Howlands

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Howlands. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 008B 24.293 11829/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 008A 23.302 12874/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 008D 22.137 14169/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 007B 21.563 14827/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 007D 19.895 16777/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 009A 18.047 19066/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008C 15.479 22385/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Howlands

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Howlands. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 008D -0.139 18636/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 007B -0.927 28436/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 008A -0.947 28615/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 009A -0.959 28726/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 008C -1.199 30272/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 008B -1.413 31241/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 007D -1.415 31250/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Howlands

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Howlands. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 007B 0.259 11294/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 007D 0.233 11661/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 009A 0.181 12413/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 008B 0.091 13833/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 008A -0.093 16863/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008C -0.144 17733/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 008D -0.302 20369/32,844 7

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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