Deprivation Statistics for New Town and Christ Church, Colchester

DeprivationStatistics
English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in New Town and Christ Church, Colchester, Essex

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in New Town and Christ Church, 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 9 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 Town and Christ Church 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 Town and Christ Church. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in New Town and Christ Church

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for New Town and Christ Church. 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 011D 37.209 5142/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 33.507 6467/32,844 2
Colchester 011E 21.548 13143/32,844 5
Colchester 013A 20.135 14226/32,844 5
Colchester 011A 16.6 17372/32,844 6
Colchester 011F 15.649 18294/32,844 6
Colchester 011B 11.265 23032/32,844 8
Colchester 013B 7.695 27427/32,844 9
Colchester 013C 3.082 32188/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in New Town and Christ Church

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in New Town and Christ Church. 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 011D 0.247 4162/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 0.208 6205/32,844 2
Colchester 013A 0.117 14034/32,844 5
Colchester 011E 0.111 14769/32,844 5
Colchester 011A 0.1 16265/32,844 5
Colchester 011B 0.093 17507/32,844 6
Colchester 011F 0.066 22341/32,844 7
Colchester 013B 0.042 28007/32,844 9
Colchester 013C 0.027 31314/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in New Town and Christ Church

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in New Town and Christ Church 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 011D 0.15 6526/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 0.108 11331/32,844 4
Colchester 011E 0.081 16057/32,844 5
Colchester 013A 0.074 17638/32,844 6
Colchester 011F 0.056 22795/32,844 7
Colchester 011B 0.056 22837/32,844 7
Colchester 011A 0.044 26547/32,844 9
Colchester 013B 0.042 27169/32,844 9
Colchester 013C 0.03 30533/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in New Town and Christ Church

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 Town and Christ Church population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19005/32,844) in New Town and Christ Church is less than the adult average rank (23260/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Colchester 011C 29.408 8820/32,844 3
Colchester 011D 26.368 10119/32,844 4
Colchester 011F 16.509 16191/32,844 5
Colchester 011A 10.331 21519/32,844 7
Colchester 011E 9.483 22378/32,844 7
Colchester 011B 9.159 22699/32,844 7
Colchester 013A 7.171 24854/32,844 8
Colchester 013C 0.965 32057/32,844 10
Colchester 013B 0.902 32128/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in New Town and Christ Church

5
Average
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 New Town and Christ Church. 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 011D 0.84 5536/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 0.747 6404/32,844 2
Colchester 011E 0.088 14689/32,844 5
Colchester 013A 0.057 15125/32,844 5
Colchester 011A -0.279 20331/32,844 7
Colchester 011B -0.289 20487/32,844 7
Colchester 011F -0.348 21432/32,844 7
Colchester 013B -0.582 24472/32,844 8
Colchester 013C -0.891 27899/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in New Town and Christ Church

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in New Town and Christ Church. 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 011C 1.083 2921/32,844 1
Colchester 011E 0.872 4664/32,844 2
Colchester 011A 0.823 5190/32,844 2
Colchester 013A 0.805 5365/32,844 2
Colchester 011D 0.786 5571/32,844 2
Colchester 011F 0.432 10018/32,844 4
Colchester 011B -0.028 17107/32,844 6
Colchester 013B -0.482 23515/32,844 8
Colchester 013C -1.164 30257/32,844 10

There were 625 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers New Town and Christ Church in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in New Town and Christ Church

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in New Town and Christ Church. 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 011C 36.558 3392/32,844 2
Colchester 013A 27.196 9083/32,844 3
Colchester 013B 25.611 10554/32,844 4
Colchester 011D 23.663 12472/32,844 4
Colchester 011E 17.207 20168/32,844 7
Colchester 011F 15.622 22202/32,844 7
Colchester 011B 14.952 23091/32,844 8
Colchester 011A 12.044 26518/32,844 9
Colchester 013C 11.191 27421/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in New Town and Christ Church

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in New Town and Christ Church. 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 011E 1.369 1594/32,844 1
Colchester 011A 1.328 1749/32,844 1
Colchester 011F 1.317 1809/32,844 1
Colchester 011D 1.123 2954/32,844 1
Colchester 013A 0.798 5707/32,844 2
Colchester 013B 0.458 9755/32,844 3
Colchester 011B 0.363 11030/32,844 4
Colchester 013C 0.28 12148/32,844 4
Colchester 011C 0.228 12909/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in New Town and Christ Church

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in New Town and Christ Church. 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 013A 0.06 14322/32,844 5
Colchester 011D -0.037 15900/32,844 5
Colchester 011F -0.16 17980/32,844 6
Colchester 013B -0.178 18286/32,844 6
Colchester 011E -0.271 19828/32,844 7
Colchester 011C -0.333 20907/32,844 7
Colchester 011A -0.359 21340/32,844 7
Colchester 011B -0.417 22308/32,844 7
Colchester 013C -0.539 24022/32,844 8

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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