Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Lavender Fields, Merton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Lavender Fields, Merton, Greater London

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

Overall Deprivation in Lavender Fields

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Lavender Fields. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Merton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Merton 018E 25.671 10386/32,844 4
Merton 013E 24.464 11085/32,844 4
Merton 008D 22.95 12088/32,844 4
Merton 012E 21.572 13118/32,844 4
Merton 012D 11.874 22311/32,844 7
Merton 008E 11.858 22329/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Lavender Fields

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Lavender Fields. 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
Merton 018E 0.197 6854/32,844 3
Merton 012E 0.175 8433/32,844 3
Merton 008D 0.175 8447/32,844 3
Merton 013E 0.17 8761/32,844 3
Merton 008E 0.096 16871/32,844 6
Merton 012D 0.079 19733/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Lavender Fields

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Lavender Fields 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
Merton 018E 0.117 10043/32,844 4
Merton 012E 0.106 11571/32,844 4
Merton 013E 0.104 11931/32,844 4
Merton 008D 0.089 14447/32,844 5
Merton 012D 0.05 24649/32,844 8
Merton 008E 0.04 27736/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Lavender Fields

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Lavender Fields population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17650/32,844) in Lavender Fields is more than the adult average rank (16584/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Merton 013E 22.647 12141/32,844 4
Merton 018E 21.453 12886/32,844 4
Merton 008D 20.795 13274/32,844 5
Merton 012E 18.279 14939/32,844 5
Merton 008E 8.557 23347/32,844 8
Merton 012D 4.945 27364/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Lavender Fields

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 Lavender Fields. 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
Merton 008D -0.049 16755/32,844 6
Merton 013E -0.054 16846/32,844 6
Merton 012E -0.13 18052/32,844 6
Merton 018E -0.218 19408/32,844 6
Merton 012D -0.372 21767/32,844 7
Merton 008E -0.716 26090/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Lavender Fields

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Lavender Fields. 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
Merton 018E 0.651 7062/32,844 3
Merton 013E 0.199 13510/32,844 5
Merton 008D 0.09 15274/32,844 5
Merton 012D 0.076 15477/32,844 5
Merton 008E -0.304 21110/32,844 7
Merton 012E -0.479 23482/32,844 8

There were 22 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Lavender Fields in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Lavender Fields

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Lavender Fields. 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
Merton 008D 32.79 5202/32,844 2
Merton 008E 26.757 9502/32,844 3
Merton 012E 26.578 9646/32,844 3
Merton 013E 24.771 11343/32,844 4
Merton 018E 24.207 11929/32,844 4
Merton 012D 22.918 13300/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Lavender Fields

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Lavender Fields. 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
Merton 013E 0.477 9504/32,844 3
Merton 012D 0.024 16085/32,844 5
Merton 008E -0.013 16671/32,844 6
Merton 018E -0.312 21331/32,844 7
Merton 012E -0.358 21967/32,844 7
Merton 008D -0.462 23393/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Lavender Fields

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Lavender Fields. 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
Merton 018E 1.22 2836/32,844 1
Merton 012D 1.204 2924/32,844 1
Merton 012E 1.179 3057/32,844 1
Merton 013E 1.168 3105/32,844 1
Merton 008E 1.118 3391/32,844 2
Merton 008D 1.075 3632/32,844 2

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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