Deprivation Statistics for Leek South, Staffordshire Moorlands

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Leek South, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Leek South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Leek South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Staffordshire Moorlands.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D 24.98 10780/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C 22.596 12326/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D 8.411 26546/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Leek South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Leek South. 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
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D 0.145 11000/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C 0.141 11346/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D 0.043 27771/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Leek South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Leek South 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
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D 0.113 10622/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C 0.11 11041/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D 0.046 26158/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Leek South

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Leek South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10255/32,844) in Leek South is less than the adult average rank (14957/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C 32.555 7599/32,844 3
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D 26.282 10163/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D 12.247 19724/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Leek South

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 Leek South. 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
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C 0.397 10365/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D 0.377 10625/32,844 4
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D -0.831 27297/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Leek South

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 Leek South. 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
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D 0.145 14389/32,844 5
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C -0.135 18663/32,844 6
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D -0.954 28734/32,844 9

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Leek South in May 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Leek South

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Leek South. 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
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D 27.451 8871/32,844 3
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C 9.265 29284/32,844 9
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D 4.082 32345/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Leek South

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Leek South. 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
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D 1.431 1341/32,844 1
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C 0.799 5699/32,844 2
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D 0.326 11529/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Leek South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Leek South. 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
Staffordshire Moorlands 005C -0.918 28700/32,844 9
Staffordshire Moorlands 006D -1.027 29675/32,844 10
Staffordshire Moorlands 005D -1.114 30373/32,844 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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