Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Mersea and Pyefleet, Colchester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Mersea and Pyefleet, Colchester, Essex

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

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Overall Deprivation in Mersea and Pyefleet

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Mersea and Pyefleet. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Colchester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Colchester 021B 20.631 13820/32,844 5
Colchester 019D 19.043 15200/32,844 5
Colchester 021C 15.043 18882/32,844 6
Colchester 019E 12.69 21391/32,844 7
Colchester 021A 8.068 26994/32,844 9
Colchester 021E 7.788 27322/32,844 9
Colchester 021D 6.277 29121/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Mersea and Pyefleet

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Mersea and Pyefleet. 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
Colchester 021B 0.134 12116/32,844 4
Colchester 021C 0.072 21115/32,844 7
Colchester 019E 0.063 22962/32,844 7
Colchester 019D 0.062 23254/32,844 8
Colchester 021E 0.061 23450/32,844 8
Colchester 021A 0.056 24608/32,844 8
Colchester 021D 0.046 27207/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Mersea and Pyefleet

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Mersea and Pyefleet 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
Colchester 021B 0.114 10400/32,844 4
Colchester 019D 0.077 16915/32,844 6
Colchester 021C 0.076 17259/32,844 6
Colchester 019E 0.07 18734/32,844 6
Colchester 021A 0.056 22683/32,844 7
Colchester 021E 0.049 25083/32,844 8
Colchester 021D 0.042 27296/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Mersea and Pyefleet

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Mersea and Pyefleet population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17323/32,844) in Mersea and Pyefleet is less than the adult average rank (19078/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Colchester 021B 30.382 8401/32,844 3
Colchester 021C 22.219 12402/32,844 4
Colchester 021E 13.115 18936/32,844 6
Colchester 021A 12.47 19524/32,844 6
Colchester 019D 11.43 20485/32,844 7
Colchester 021D 9.124 22735/32,844 7
Colchester 019E 7.041 25008/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Mersea and Pyefleet

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Mersea and Pyefleet. 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
Colchester 021B 0.512 8963/32,844 3
Colchester 019E -0.137 18185/32,844 6
Colchester 021E -0.202 19169/32,844 6
Colchester 021D -0.219 19421/32,844 6
Colchester 021C -0.268 20162/32,844 7
Colchester 021A -0.269 20186/32,844 7
Colchester 019D -0.426 22454/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Mersea and Pyefleet

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Mersea and Pyefleet. 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
Colchester 021C 0.065 15667/32,844 5
Colchester 019D -0.026 17077/32,844 6
Colchester 021E -0.793 27235/32,844 9
Colchester 021B -0.8 27305/32,844 9
Colchester 019E -1.167 30278/32,844 10
Colchester 021A -1.205 30493/32,844 10
Colchester 021D -1.301 30988/32,844 10

There were 12 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Mersea and Pyefleet in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Mersea and Pyefleet

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Mersea and Pyefleet. 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
Colchester 019D 50.728 240/32,844 1
Colchester 019E 37.326 3088/32,844 1
Colchester 021C 28.112 8335/32,844 3
Colchester 021A 19.002 17857/32,844 6
Colchester 021B 18.621 18334/32,844 6
Colchester 021D 14.595 23539/32,844 8
Colchester 021E 11.607 27011/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Mersea and Pyefleet

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Mersea and Pyefleet. 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
Colchester 019D 0.374 10888/32,844 4
Colchester 021D 0.063 15476/32,844 5
Colchester 021C -0.127 18473/32,844 6
Colchester 021E -0.152 18871/32,844 6
Colchester 019E -0.395 22492/32,844 7
Colchester 021A -0.59 25045/32,844 8
Colchester 021B -0.838 27670/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Mersea and Pyefleet

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Mersea and Pyefleet. 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
Colchester 019D -0.364 21434/32,844 7
Colchester 021C -0.771 27075/32,844 9
Colchester 019E -0.813 27554/32,844 9
Colchester 021E -1.101 30262/32,844 10
Colchester 021B -1.179 30769/32,844 10
Colchester 021D -1.25 31173/32,844 10
Colchester 021A -1.3 31419/32,844 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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