Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Longthornton, Merton

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

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Longthornton, 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 Longthornton 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 Longthornton. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Longthornton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Longthornton. 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 014D 22.716 12249/32,844 4
Merton 017C 19.747 14583/32,844 5
Merton 014C 16.046 17900/32,844 6
Merton 017A 15.38 18563/32,844 6
Merton 017D 14.135 19804/32,844 7
Merton 017B 13.702 20261/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Longthornton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Longthornton. 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 014D 0.149 10559/32,844 4
Merton 017C 0.143 11204/32,844 4
Merton 014C 0.103 15921/32,844 5
Merton 017D 0.095 17105/32,844 6
Merton 017A 0.092 17659/32,844 6
Merton 017B 0.091 17779/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Longthornton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Longthornton 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 014D 0.1 12597/32,844 4
Merton 017C 0.088 14604/32,844 5
Merton 014C 0.073 18119/32,844 6
Merton 017A 0.071 18427/32,844 6
Merton 017D 0.07 18654/32,844 6
Merton 017B 0.065 20135/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Longthornton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Longthornton population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21556/32,844) in Longthornton is more than the adult average rank (14364/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Merton 014D 19.617 14007/32,844 5
Merton 014C 15.533 16954/32,844 6
Merton 017A 13.533 18564/32,844 6
Merton 017C 12.914 19113/32,844 6
Merton 017B 12.914 19114/32,844 6
Merton 017D 12.534 19472/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Longthornton

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 Longthornton. 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 017C 0.234 12596/32,844 4
Merton 014D -0.114 17802/32,844 6
Merton 014C -0.421 22397/32,844 7
Merton 017D -0.454 22819/32,844 7
Merton 017A -0.549 24037/32,844 8
Merton 017B -0.898 27963/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Longthornton

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Longthornton. 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 014D 0.637 7240/32,844 3
Merton 017B 0.446 9825/32,844 3
Merton 017D 0.318 11670/32,844 4
Merton 017A 0.273 12349/32,844 4
Merton 014C 0.245 12787/32,844 4
Merton 017C 0.028 16254/32,844 5

There were 597 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Longthornton in November 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Longthornton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Longthornton. 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 014D 27.602 8761/32,844 3
Merton 014C 23.13 13072/32,844 4
Merton 017A 22.137 14167/32,844 5
Merton 017D 19.338 17473/32,844 6
Merton 017B 18.736 18189/32,844 6
Merton 017C 17.205 20170/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Longthornton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Longthornton. 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 017A 0.34 11353/32,844 4
Merton 017C 0.305 11817/32,844 4
Merton 017B 0.05 15658/32,844 5
Merton 014C -0.039 17053/32,844 6
Merton 017D -0.196 19573/32,844 6
Merton 014D -0.25 20391/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Longthornton

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Longthornton. 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 017C 1.197 2961/32,844 1
Merton 014C 1.074 3638/32,844 2
Merton 014D 0.938 4605/32,844 2
Merton 017A 0.923 4679/32,844 2
Merton 017B 0.91 4773/32,844 2
Merton 017D 0.847 5258/32,844 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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