Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Lower Willingdon, Wealden

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Lower Willingdon, Wealden, East Sussex

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

Overall Deprivation in Lower Willingdon

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Lower Willingdon. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Wealden.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Wealden 021E 16.878 17104/32,844 6
Wealden 021B 10.796 23547/32,844 8
Wealden 021A 9.04 25741/32,844 8
Wealden 021C 3.967 31534/32,844 10

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Income Deprivation in Lower Willingdon

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Lower Willingdon. 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
Wealden 021E 0.117 14033/32,844 5
Wealden 021A 0.065 22546/32,844 7
Wealden 021B 0.059 23858/32,844 8
Wealden 021C 0.044 27646/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Lower Willingdon

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Lower Willingdon 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
Wealden 021E 0.121 9514/32,844 3
Wealden 021B 0.079 16635/32,844 6
Wealden 021A 0.067 19556/32,844 6
Wealden 021C 0.03 30623/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Lower Willingdon

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Lower Willingdon population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18000/32,844) in Lower Willingdon is less than the adult average rank (19717/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Wealden 021E 20.502 13466/32,844 5
Wealden 021A 12.995 19045/32,844 6
Wealden 021B 12.49 19507/32,844 6
Wealden 021C 7.116 24925/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Lower Willingdon

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 Lower Willingdon. 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
Wealden 021E -0.315 20880/32,844 7
Wealden 021A -0.457 22870/32,844 7
Wealden 021B -0.544 23984/32,844 8
Wealden 021C -1.035 29097/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Lower Willingdon

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 Lower Willingdon. 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
Wealden 021E -0.174 19277/32,844 6
Wealden 021B -0.235 20140/32,844 7
Wealden 021A -0.986 28965/32,844 9
Wealden 021C -1.438 31578/32,844 10

There were 30 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Lower Willingdon in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Lower Willingdon

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Lower Willingdon. 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
Wealden 021B 21.316 15113/32,844 5
Wealden 021C 17.126 20279/32,844 7
Wealden 021E 15.329 22587/32,844 7
Wealden 021A 10.784 27859/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Lower Willingdon

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Lower Willingdon. 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
Wealden 021C -0.489 23771/32,844 8
Wealden 021A -0.74 26738/32,844 9
Wealden 021B -0.775 27096/32,844 9
Wealden 021E -1.009 29130/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Lower Willingdon

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Lower Willingdon. 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
Wealden 021A 0.66 6857/32,844 3
Wealden 021B -0.05 16115/32,844 5
Wealden 021E -0.213 18873/32,844 6
Wealden 021C -0.524 23830/32,844 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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