Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Lumley, County Durham

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Lumley, County Durham, County Durham

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Lumley, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of County Durham. 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 5 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 Lumley 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 Lumley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Lumley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Lumley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of County Durham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
County Durham 015B 29.562 8226/32,844 3
County Durham 015A 19.888 14442/32,844 5
County Durham 015D 19.875 14453/32,844 5
County Durham 015C 15.99 17960/32,844 6
County Durham 015E 7.531 27655/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Lumley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Lumley. 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
County Durham 015B 0.195 6978/32,844 3
County Durham 015D 0.147 10722/32,844 4
County Durham 015A 0.125 13049/32,844 4
County Durham 015C 0.109 15096/32,844 5
County Durham 015E 0.056 24653/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Lumley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Lumley 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
County Durham 015B 0.154 6238/32,844 2
County Durham 015D 0.138 7677/32,844 3
County Durham 015A 0.116 10205/32,844 4
County Durham 015C 0.095 13484/32,844 5
County Durham 015E 0.065 20196/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Lumley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Lumley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21829/32,844) in Lumley is more than the adult average rank (15402/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
County Durham 015B 31.479 8000/32,844 3
County Durham 015D 19.937 13798/32,844 5
County Durham 015A 10.865 21019/32,844 7
County Durham 015C 8.619 23293/32,844 8
County Durham 015E 4.479 27944/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Lumley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Lumley. 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
County Durham 015B 0.957 4563/32,844 2
County Durham 015A 0.786 6041/32,844 2
County Durham 015C 0.536 8677/32,844 3
County Durham 015D 0.398 10350/32,844 4
County Durham 015E 0.095 14588/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Lumley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Lumley. 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
County Durham 015A 0.429 10048/32,844 4
County Durham 015B 0.237 12911/32,844 4
County Durham 015C 0.219 13203/32,844 5
County Durham 015D -0.512 23957/32,844 8
County Durham 015E -0.622 25334/32,844 8

There were 93 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Lumley in August 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Lumley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Lumley. 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
County Durham 015B 18.636 18318/32,844 6
County Durham 015C 12.898 25525/32,844 8
County Durham 015A 8.101 30249/32,844 10
County Durham 015E 5.488 31818/32,844 10
County Durham 015D 5.191 31951/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Lumley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Lumley. 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
County Durham 015A -1.291 30733/32,844 10
County Durham 015D -1.381 31113/32,844 10
County Durham 015B -1.647 31962/32,844 10
County Durham 015E -1.731 32125/32,844 10
County Durham 015C -2.6 32806/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Lumley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Lumley. 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
County Durham 015A -0.293 20232/32,844 7
County Durham 015B -0.402 22057/32,844 7
County Durham 015C -0.896 28466/32,844 9
County Durham 015D -0.903 28529/32,844 9
County Durham 015E -1.101 30263/32,844 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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