Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Lexden and Braiswick, Colchester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Lexden and Braiswick, Colchester, Essex

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Lexden and Braiswick, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Colchester. 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 9 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 Lexden and Braiswick 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 Lexden and Braiswick. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Lexden and Braiswick

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Lexden and Braiswick. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Colchester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Colchester 009B 25.366 10537/32,844 4
Colchester 003D 17.421 16615/32,844 6
Colchester 010C 16.962 17022/32,844 6
Colchester 009D 14.395 19546/32,844 6
Colchester 003C 10.031 24483/32,844 8
Colchester 009C 8.213 26808/32,844 9
Colchester 004C 7.77 27337/32,844 9
Colchester 009A 4.159 31343/32,844 10
Colchester 003B 1.249 32817/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Lexden and Braiswick

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Lexden and Braiswick. 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
Colchester 009B 0.188 7451/32,844 3
Colchester 003D 0.098 16613/32,844 6
Colchester 003C 0.08 19484/32,844 6
Colchester 010C 0.075 20434/32,844 7
Colchester 009D 0.064 22739/32,844 7
Colchester 009C 0.054 25114/32,844 8
Colchester 009A 0.045 27494/32,844 9
Colchester 004C 0.043 27791/32,844 9
Colchester 003B 0.018 32425/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Lexden and Braiswick

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Lexden and Braiswick 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
Colchester 009B 0.115 10325/32,844 4
Colchester 003D 0.095 13433/32,844 5
Colchester 003C 0.083 15744/32,844 5
Colchester 009D 0.081 16135/32,844 5
Colchester 009C 0.056 22799/32,844 7
Colchester 010C 0.053 23750/32,844 8
Colchester 009A 0.032 30048/32,844 10
Colchester 004C 0.03 30665/32,844 10
Colchester 003B 0.016 32523/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Lexden and Braiswick

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Lexden and Braiswick population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25038/32,844) in Lexden and Braiswick is more than the adult average rank (23443/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Colchester 009B 27.836 9463/32,844 3
Colchester 010C 13.807 18322/32,844 6
Colchester 003D 13.004 19036/32,844 6
Colchester 003C 8.162 23768/32,844 8
Colchester 009C 4.331 28128/32,844 9
Colchester 009D 2.454 30355/32,844 10
Colchester 009A 2.191 30678/32,844 10
Colchester 004C 1.768 31138/32,844 10
Colchester 003B 1.45 31516/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Lexden and Braiswick

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 Lexden and Braiswick. 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
Colchester 009B 0.4 10324/32,844 4
Colchester 003D -0.091 17434/32,844 6
Colchester 010C -0.123 17949/32,844 6
Colchester 009D -0.226 19516/32,844 6
Colchester 003C -0.25 19873/32,844 7
Colchester 009C -0.394 22044/32,844 7
Colchester 009A -0.665 25525/32,844 8
Colchester 004C -1.034 29084/32,844 9
Colchester 003B -1.213 30372/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Lexden and Braiswick

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Lexden and Braiswick. 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
Colchester 009B 0.422 10139/32,844 4
Colchester 009D 0.133 14600/32,844 5
Colchester 009C -0.17 19208/32,844 6
Colchester 003D -0.403 22476/32,844 7
Colchester 004C -0.642 25563/32,844 8
Colchester 010C -0.855 27841/32,844 9
Colchester 009A -0.944 28643/32,844 9
Colchester 003B -0.997 29065/32,844 9
Colchester 003C -1.095 29791/32,844 10

There were 123 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Lexden and Braiswick in April 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Lexden and Braiswick

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Lexden and Braiswick. 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
Colchester 010C 42.067 1646/32,844 1
Colchester 004C 39.084 2457/32,844 1
Colchester 009D 38.327 2730/32,844 1
Colchester 003D 34.084 4532/32,844 2
Colchester 009C 21.161 15314/32,844 5
Colchester 009B 19.891 16782/32,844 6
Colchester 009A 19.157 17669/32,844 6
Colchester 003C 14.759 23341/32,844 8
Colchester 003B 8.837 29648/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Lexden and Braiswick

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Lexden and Braiswick. 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
Colchester 010C 0.951 4241/32,844 2
Colchester 009B -0.054 17317/32,844 6
Colchester 003D -0.077 17677/32,844 6
Colchester 004C -0.494 23843/32,844 8
Colchester 003B -0.509 24010/32,844 8
Colchester 009C -0.716 26461/32,844 9
Colchester 003C -0.752 26851/32,844 9
Colchester 009A -0.928 28451/32,844 9
Colchester 009D -1.074 29559/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Lexden and Braiswick

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Lexden and Braiswick. 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
Colchester 009C -0.008 15426/32,844 5
Colchester 009D -0.119 17323/32,844 6
Colchester 003D -0.247 19426/32,844 6
Colchester 009B -0.353 21245/32,844 7
Colchester 009A -0.471 23089/32,844 8
Colchester 010C -0.696 26117/32,844 8
Colchester 003C -0.823 27683/32,844 9
Colchester 003B -0.926 28788/32,844 9
Colchester 004C -1.102 30275/32,844 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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