Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Newland & Sling, Forest of Dean

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Newland & Sling, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Newland & Sling, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Forest of Dean. 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 3 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 Newland & Sling 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 Newland & Sling. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Newland & Sling

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Newland & Sling. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Forest of Dean.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Forest of Dean 008C 16.826 17156/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 006C 15.345 18596/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 006A 12.1 22048/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Newland & Sling

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Newland & Sling. 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
Forest of Dean 008C 0.105 15591/32,844 5
Forest of Dean 006C 0.074 20683/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 006A 0.064 22697/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Newland & Sling

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Newland & Sling 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
Forest of Dean 008C 0.078 16774/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 006C 0.058 22067/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 006A 0.049 25123/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Newland & Sling

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Newland & Sling population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16338/32,844) in Newland & Sling is less than the adult average rank (19326/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Forest of Dean 008C 22.638 12148/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 006A 10.879 21005/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 006C 10.33 21523/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Newland & Sling

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Newland & Sling. 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
Forest of Dean 008C -0.54 23920/32,844 8
Forest of Dean 006A -0.756 26529/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 006C -1.336 31043/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Newland & Sling

1
Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Newland & Sling. 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
Forest of Dean 006A -0.722 26463/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 008C -1.13 30048/32,844 10
Forest of Dean 006C -1.332 31144/32,844 10

There were 2 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Newland & Sling in August 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Newland & Sling

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Newland & Sling. 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
Forest of Dean 006C 42.554 1528/32,844 1
Forest of Dean 006A 32.846 5169/32,844 2
Forest of Dean 008C 31.229 6139/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Newland & Sling

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Newland & Sling. 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
Forest of Dean 006C 1.053 3460/32,844 2
Forest of Dean 006A 0.786 5832/32,844 2
Forest of Dean 008C 0.636 7502/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Newland & Sling

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Newland & Sling. 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
Forest of Dean 006A -0.405 22095/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 008C -0.745 26748/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 006C -0.825 27711/32,844 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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