Deprivation Statistics Comparison for March West, Fenland

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in March West, Fenland, Cambridgeshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in March West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for March West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Fenland.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Fenland 009C 28.583 8719/32,844 3
Fenland 009B 24.762 10908/32,844 4
Fenland 009D 18.431 15753/32,844 5
Fenland 009A 11.503 22738/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in March West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in March West. 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
Fenland 009C 0.16 9626/32,844 3
Fenland 009B 0.158 9811/32,844 3
Fenland 009D 0.106 15468/32,844 5
Fenland 009A 0.074 20726/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in March West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in March West 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
Fenland 009C 0.156 6047/32,844 2
Fenland 009B 0.108 11280/32,844 4
Fenland 009D 0.091 14090/32,844 5
Fenland 009A 0.058 22104/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in March West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the March West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12511/32,844) in March West is more than the adult average rank (9767/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Fenland 009C 33.754 7187/32,844 3
Fenland 009B 33.357 7325/32,844 3
Fenland 009D 22.945 11942/32,844 4
Fenland 009A 14.531 17741/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in March West

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 March West. 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
Fenland 009C 0.693 6954/32,844 3
Fenland 009D 0.44 9826/32,844 3
Fenland 009A 0.347 11008/32,844 4
Fenland 009B 0.331 11199/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in March West

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 March West. 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
Fenland 009C 0.265 12469/32,844 4
Fenland 009B 0.185 13758/32,844 5
Fenland 009D -0.55 24465/32,844 8
Fenland 009A -1.225 30591/32,844 10

There were 58 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers March West in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in March West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in March West. 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
Fenland 009D 28.63 7950/32,844 3
Fenland 009B 28.609 7959/32,844 3
Fenland 009A 21.431 14978/32,844 5
Fenland 009C 18.035 19083/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in March West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in March West. 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
Fenland 009C 0.386 10730/32,844 4
Fenland 009B -0.377 22244/32,844 7
Fenland 009A -0.92 28362/32,844 9
Fenland 009D -1.835 32316/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in March West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in March West. 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
Fenland 009B -0.149 17811/32,844 6
Fenland 009C -0.577 24567/32,844 8
Fenland 009A -0.765 27002/32,844 9
Fenland 009D -0.976 29224/32,844 9

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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