Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Melbourn, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Cambridgeshire. 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 Melbourn 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 Melbourn. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Melbourn

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Melbourn. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Cambridgeshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Cambridgeshire 019A 28.351 8852/32,844 3
South Cambridgeshire 018F 13.843 20107/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 018D 13.235 20802/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 018C 11.258 23047/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018E 11.164 23141/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018B 2.962 32254/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Melbourn

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Melbourn. 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
South Cambridgeshire 018D 0.108 15267/32,844 5
South Cambridgeshire 018F 0.097 16835/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 019A 0.09 17897/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 018E 0.063 23120/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018C 0.049 26296/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 018B 0.039 28781/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Melbourn

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Melbourn 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
South Cambridgeshire 019A 0.146 6939/32,844 3
South Cambridgeshire 018F 0.09 14386/32,844 5
South Cambridgeshire 018D 0.078 16750/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 018E 0.041 27535/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 018C 0.039 28158/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 018B 0.035 29444/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Melbourn

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Melbourn population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18233/32,844) in Melbourn is less than the adult average rank (22960/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Cambridgeshire 018D 21.809 12669/32,844 4
South Cambridgeshire 019A 15.676 16840/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 018C 10.832 21055/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 018F 9.791 22055/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 018E 5.852 26322/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 018B 4.974 27327/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Melbourn

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 Melbourn. 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
South Cambridgeshire 019A 0.047 15282/32,844 5
South Cambridgeshire 018F -0.116 17831/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 018D -0.147 18343/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 018E -0.703 25955/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018B -1.157 29994/32,844 10
South Cambridgeshire 018C -1.598 31979/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Melbourn

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 Melbourn. 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
South Cambridgeshire 018C -0.086 17926/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 019A -0.353 21795/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 018E -0.36 21894/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 018D -0.778 27085/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 018F -0.845 27745/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 018B -0.9 28240/32,844 9

There were 1 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Melbourn in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Melbourn

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Melbourn. 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
South Cambridgeshire 019A 48.77 478/32,844 1
South Cambridgeshire 018C 37.706 2935/32,844 1
South Cambridgeshire 018E 36.167 3551/32,844 2
South Cambridgeshire 018F 19.227 17589/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 018D 13.858 24402/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018B 10.877 27765/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Melbourn

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Melbourn. 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
South Cambridgeshire 019A 1.137 2848/32,844 1
South Cambridgeshire 018C 0.513 9005/32,844 3
South Cambridgeshire 018F 0.388 10690/32,844 4
South Cambridgeshire 018E 0.348 11228/32,844 4
South Cambridgeshire 018B -0.564 24713/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018D -0.816 27485/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Melbourn

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Melbourn. 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
South Cambridgeshire 019A 0.122 13285/32,844 5
South Cambridgeshire 018E -0.14 17662/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 018F -0.558 24307/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018D -0.608 25020/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018C -0.667 25768/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 018B -1.266 31263/32,844 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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