Deprivation Statistics Comparison for New Cross, Lewisham

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in New Cross, Lewisham, Greater London

We have used the 10 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in New Cross, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Lewisham. 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 10 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 New Cross 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 New Cross. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in New Cross

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for New Cross. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lewisham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lewisham 003E 43.327 3393/32,844 2
Lewisham 039C 40.126 4228/32,844 2
Lewisham 039E 36.046 5514/32,844 2
Lewisham 039D 35.961 5552/32,844 2
Lewisham 039B 33.853 6321/32,844 2
Lewisham 003B 32.981 6679/32,844 3
Lewisham 039A 32.141 7030/32,844 3
Lewisham 003D 31.65 7226/32,844 3
Lewisham 003A 29.363 8320/32,844 3
Lewisham 003C 25.746 10338/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in New Cross

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in New Cross. 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
Lewisham 003E 0.271 3176/32,844 1
Lewisham 039C 0.252 3945/32,844 2
Lewisham 039B 0.25 3998/32,844 2
Lewisham 039A 0.222 5378/32,844 2
Lewisham 039E 0.218 5654/32,844 2
Lewisham 003D 0.209 6154/32,844 2
Lewisham 039D 0.203 6480/32,844 2
Lewisham 003B 0.185 7702/32,844 3
Lewisham 003C 0.131 12390/32,844 4
Lewisham 003A 0.122 13435/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in New Cross

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in New Cross 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
Lewisham 003E 0.171 4932/32,844 2
Lewisham 039B 0.155 6135/32,844 2
Lewisham 039E 0.144 7117/32,844 3
Lewisham 039C 0.138 7676/32,844 3
Lewisham 003B 0.132 8249/32,844 3
Lewisham 039A 0.13 8493/32,844 3
Lewisham 039D 0.117 10093/32,844 4
Lewisham 003D 0.103 12075/32,844 4
Lewisham 003A 0.065 20065/32,844 7
Lewisham 003C 0.063 20754/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in New Cross

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the New Cross population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18494/32,844) in New Cross is more than the adult average rank (18355/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lewisham 039D 18.737 14602/32,844 5
Lewisham 039B 17.636 15368/32,844 5
Lewisham 039E 15.895 16663/32,844 6
Lewisham 003E 14.988 17365/32,844 6
Lewisham 003D 14.254 17947/32,844 6
Lewisham 039C 14.031 18139/32,844 6
Lewisham 003A 12.425 19552/32,844 6
Lewisham 003B 10.925 20968/32,844 7
Lewisham 003C 9.544 22327/32,844 7
Lewisham 039A 9.544 22329/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in New Cross

7
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 New Cross. 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
Lewisham 003A 0.884 5187/32,844 2
Lewisham 003E 0.849 5454/32,844 2
Lewisham 039E 0.546 8555/32,844 3
Lewisham 039C 0.506 9015/32,844 3
Lewisham 039B 0.426 9997/32,844 4
Lewisham 003B 0.312 11455/32,844 4
Lewisham 003D 0.196 13114/32,844 4
Lewisham 039A 0.135 13950/32,844 5
Lewisham 039D 0.03 15544/32,844 5
Lewisham 003C 0.002 15973/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in New Cross

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in New Cross. 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
Lewisham 039C 1.718 541/32,844 1
Lewisham 039D 1.216 2157/32,844 1
Lewisham 039E 1.195 2262/32,844 1
Lewisham 003B 1.03 3298/32,844 2
Lewisham 003E 0.988 3620/32,844 2
Lewisham 003D 0.87 4689/32,844 2
Lewisham 003C 0.786 5576/32,844 2
Lewisham 003A 0.357 11063/32,844 4
Lewisham 039A 0.322 11621/32,844 4
Lewisham 039B 0.209 13334/32,844 5

There were 945 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers New Cross in August 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in New Cross

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in New Cross. 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
Lewisham 003A 60.537 12/32,844 1
Lewisham 039A 50.14 301/32,844 1
Lewisham 003D 46.779 754/32,844 1
Lewisham 003C 46.726 767/32,844 1
Lewisham 003E 44.294 1188/32,844 1
Lewisham 039D 42.367 1573/32,844 1
Lewisham 039E 40.467 2058/32,844 1
Lewisham 039C 38.944 2499/32,844 1
Lewisham 039B 38.462 2672/32,844 1
Lewisham 003B 35.178 4004/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in New Cross

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in New Cross. 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
Lewisham 039D 0.878 4922/32,844 2
Lewisham 003B 0.72 6568/32,844 2
Lewisham 003C 0.501 9172/32,844 3
Lewisham 003E 0.492 9302/32,844 3
Lewisham 003A 0.376 10867/32,844 4
Lewisham 039C 0.025 16053/32,844 5
Lewisham 039B -0.291 21008/32,844 7
Lewisham 039A -0.307 21248/32,844 7
Lewisham 003D -0.613 25335/32,844 8
Lewisham 039E -0.713 26441/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in New Cross

10
Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in New Cross. 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
Lewisham 039C 1.905 568/32,844 1
Lewisham 039E 1.765 861/32,844 1
Lewisham 003D 1.662 1114/32,844 1
Lewisham 003B 1.601 1305/32,844 1
Lewisham 003C 1.535 1500/32,844 1
Lewisham 039D 1.531 1515/32,844 1
Lewisham 003E 1.422 1884/32,844 1
Lewisham 003A 1.404 1961/32,844 1
Lewisham 039A 1.289 2492/32,844 1
Lewisham 039B 1.252 2676/32,844 1

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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