Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Low Fell, Gateshead

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Low Fell, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Gateshead. 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 7 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 Low Fell 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 Low Fell. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Low Fell

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Low Fell. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Gateshead.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Gateshead 010E 25.862 10275/32,844 4
Gateshead 016C 20.824 13681/32,844 5
Gateshead 016B 10.494 23884/32,844 8
Gateshead 020D 9.899 24650/32,844 8
Gateshead 020C 9.305 25380/32,844 8
Gateshead 016E 7.586 27581/32,844 9
Gateshead 016D 5.216 30305/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Low Fell

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 Low Fell. 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
Gateshead 016C 0.158 9821/32,844 3
Gateshead 010E 0.137 11758/32,844 4
Gateshead 020C 0.073 20932/32,844 7
Gateshead 016B 0.065 22662/32,844 7
Gateshead 020D 0.053 25364/32,844 8
Gateshead 016E 0.047 27011/32,844 9
Gateshead 016D 0.027 31400/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Low Fell

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Low Fell 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
Gateshead 010E 0.135 8016/32,844 3
Gateshead 016C 0.109 11223/32,844 4
Gateshead 020D 0.065 20085/32,844 7
Gateshead 016B 0.064 20348/32,844 7
Gateshead 020C 0.063 20831/32,844 7
Gateshead 016E 0.049 25129/32,844 8
Gateshead 016D 0.044 26733/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Low Fell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Low Fell population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (28477/32,844) in Low Fell is more than the adult average rank (23977/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Gateshead 010E 19.565 14039/32,844 5
Gateshead 016B 6.855 25198/32,844 8
Gateshead 016C 5.845 26331/32,844 9
Gateshead 020C 3.568 29045/32,844 9
Gateshead 020D 2.433 30385/32,844 10
Gateshead 016D 1.781 31122/32,844 10
Gateshead 016E 1.596 31335/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Low Fell

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Low Fell. 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
Gateshead 016C 0.702 6855/32,844 3
Gateshead 010E 0.475 9402/32,844 3
Gateshead 016B 0.306 11549/32,844 4
Gateshead 020D 0.26 12188/32,844 4
Gateshead 016D -0.144 18290/32,844 6
Gateshead 020C -0.265 20115/32,844 7
Gateshead 016E -0.336 21223/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Low Fell

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Low Fell. 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
Gateshead 010E 1.013 3417/32,844 2
Gateshead 016C 0.569 8142/32,844 3
Gateshead 020D 0.064 15675/32,844 5
Gateshead 016E 0.028 16246/32,844 5
Gateshead 016B -0.058 17525/32,844 6
Gateshead 016D -0.086 17930/32,844 6
Gateshead 020C -0.087 17943/32,844 6

There were 290 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Low Fell in July 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Low Fell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Low Fell. 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
Gateshead 010E 19.342 17464/32,844 6
Gateshead 020C 15.683 22099/32,844 7
Gateshead 016C 10.423 28200/32,844 9
Gateshead 016B 8.282 30103/32,844 10
Gateshead 016D 4.048 32353/32,844 10
Gateshead 016E 3.7 32457/32,844 10
Gateshead 020D 2.521 32672/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Low Fell

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Low Fell. 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
Gateshead 016E 0.438 10016/32,844 4
Gateshead 020C -0.245 20322/32,844 7
Gateshead 020D -0.272 20702/32,844 7
Gateshead 010E -0.417 22769/32,844 7
Gateshead 016C -0.559 24660/32,844 8
Gateshead 016D -0.58 24912/32,844 8
Gateshead 016B -0.799 27326/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Low Fell

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Low Fell. 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
Gateshead 010E 0.574 7657/32,844 3
Gateshead 020D 0.426 9173/32,844 3
Gateshead 016E 0.272 11112/32,844 4
Gateshead 016B 0.203 12102/32,844 4
Gateshead 016D 0.044 14568/32,844 5
Gateshead 016C 0.031 14784/32,844 5
Gateshead 020C -0.334 20922/32,844 7

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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