Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Long Melford, Babergh

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Long Melford, Babergh, Suffolk

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Long Melford, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Babergh. 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 4 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 Long Melford 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 Long Melford. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Long Melford

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Long Melford. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Babergh.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Babergh 003A 21.356 13266/32,844 5
Babergh 006C 19.977 14364/32,844 5
Babergh 006D 9.78 24790/32,844 8
Babergh 003B 9.303 25386/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Long Melford

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Long Melford. 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
Babergh 003A 0.124 13235/32,844 5
Babergh 006C 0.12 13724/32,844 5
Babergh 006D 0.055 24977/32,844 8
Babergh 003B 0.051 25912/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Long Melford

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Long Melford 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
Babergh 003A 0.104 11847/32,844 4
Babergh 006C 0.085 15257/32,844 5
Babergh 003B 0.049 24957/32,844 8
Babergh 006D 0.048 25386/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Long Melford

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Long Melford population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15455/32,844) in Long Melford is more than the adult average rank (13269/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Babergh 003A 26.042 10303/32,844 4
Babergh 006C 22.066 12502/32,844 4
Babergh 006D 20.263 13624/32,844 5
Babergh 003B 10.466 21392/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Long Melford

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Long Melford. 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
Babergh 003A -0.223 19466/32,844 6
Babergh 006C -0.566 24262/32,844 8
Babergh 006D -0.685 25773/32,844 8
Babergh 003B -0.696 25880/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Long Melford

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 Long Melford. 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
Babergh 003A 0.07 15585/32,844 5
Babergh 003B -0.224 19970/32,844 7
Babergh 006C -0.272 20650/32,844 7
Babergh 006D -0.895 28191/32,844 9

There were 12 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Long Melford in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Long Melford

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Long Melford. 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
Babergh 006C 37.475 3030/32,844 1
Babergh 003A 37.022 3191/32,844 1
Babergh 003B 24.476 11651/32,844 4
Babergh 006D 23.228 12955/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Long Melford

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Long Melford. 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
Babergh 006C 0.698 6809/32,844 3
Babergh 006D 0.417 10285/32,844 4
Babergh 003B 0.402 10518/32,844 4
Babergh 003A -0.626 25485/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Long Melford

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Long Melford. 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
Babergh 003B -0.815 27578/32,844 9
Babergh 006D -1.271 31285/32,844 10
Babergh 003A -1.465 32084/32,844 10
Babergh 006C -1.478 32133/32,844 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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