Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Leigh, Southend-on-Sea

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Leigh, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

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

Overall Deprivation in Leigh

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Leigh. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Southend-on-Sea.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Southend-on-Sea 011E 12.635 21450/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011D 11.911 22268/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011C 10.605 23770/32,844 8
Southend-on-Sea 011A 7.126 28162/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011B 5.433 30087/32,844 10
Southend-on-Sea 011F 5.165 30358/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Leigh

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Leigh. 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
Southend-on-Sea 011E 0.089 18105/32,844 6
Southend-on-Sea 011C 0.079 19789/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011D 0.075 20376/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011B 0.052 25636/32,844 8
Southend-on-Sea 011A 0.051 25895/32,844 8
Southend-on-Sea 011F 0.043 27975/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Leigh

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Leigh 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
Southend-on-Sea 011C 0.063 20554/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011E 0.056 22856/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011A 0.046 26082/32,844 8
Southend-on-Sea 011D 0.042 27316/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011B 0.04 27931/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011F 0.038 28485/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Leigh

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Leigh population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22337/32,844) in Leigh is less than the adult average rank (24157/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Southend-on-Sea 011E 15.288 17133/32,844 6
Southend-on-Sea 011C 10.571 21293/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011D 8.803 23078/32,844 8
Southend-on-Sea 011B 5.548 26669/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011A 4.983 27319/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011F 4.565 27830/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Leigh

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Leigh. 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
Southend-on-Sea 011E -0.416 22342/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011D -0.589 24578/32,844 8
Southend-on-Sea 011C -0.603 24753/32,844 8
Southend-on-Sea 011A -0.76 26571/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011F -0.847 27478/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011B -1.054 29251/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Leigh

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 Leigh. 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
Southend-on-Sea 011D 0.87 4690/32,844 2
Southend-on-Sea 011E 0.08 15422/32,844 5
Southend-on-Sea 011C -0.025 17068/32,844 6
Southend-on-Sea 011F -0.122 18485/32,844 6
Southend-on-Sea 011B -0.168 19177/32,844 6
Southend-on-Sea 011A -0.353 21788/32,844 7

There were 12 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Leigh in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Leigh

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Leigh. 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
Southend-on-Sea 011E 13.884 24371/32,844 8
Southend-on-Sea 011C 11.988 26577/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011D 10.361 28263/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011A 9.756 28830/32,844 9
Southend-on-Sea 011F 7.507 30673/32,844 10
Southend-on-Sea 011B 6.914 31025/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Leigh

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Leigh. 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
Southend-on-Sea 011A 0.69 6895/32,844 3
Southend-on-Sea 011D 0.66 7199/32,844 3
Southend-on-Sea 011E 0.618 7727/32,844 3
Southend-on-Sea 011C 0.38 10804/32,844 4
Southend-on-Sea 011B 0.154 14069/32,844 5
Southend-on-Sea 011F 0.126 14505/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Leigh

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Leigh. 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
Southend-on-Sea 011E -0.029 15770/32,844 5
Southend-on-Sea 011A -0.257 19599/32,844 6
Southend-on-Sea 011F -0.286 20116/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011C -0.303 20396/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011D -0.336 20949/32,844 7
Southend-on-Sea 011B -0.633 25341/32,844 8

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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