Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Newmarket West, West Suffolk

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Newmarket West, West Suffolk, Suffolk

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Newmarket West, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of West Suffolk. 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 5 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 Newmarket West 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 Newmarket West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Newmarket West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Newmarket West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Suffolk.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Forest Heath 008C 23.359 11802/32,844 4
Forest Heath 008B 18.091 16061/32,844 5
Forest Heath 008E 11.228 23074/32,844 8
Forest Heath 008D 9.523 25089/32,844 8
Forest Heath 008A 9.36 25310/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Newmarket West

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 Newmarket West. 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 Heath 008C 0.133 12162/32,844 4
Forest Heath 008B 0.101 16215/32,844 5
Forest Heath 008E 0.064 22704/32,844 7
Forest Heath 008D 0.051 25805/32,844 8
Forest Heath 008A 0.05 26179/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Newmarket West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Newmarket West 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 Heath 008C 0.097 13146/32,844 5
Forest Heath 008B 0.08 16353/32,844 5
Forest Heath 008D 0.042 27259/32,844 9
Forest Heath 008E 0.038 28560/32,844 9
Forest Heath 008A 0.035 29407/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Newmarket West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Newmarket West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9867/32,844) in Newmarket West is less than the adult average rank (13854/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Forest Heath 008C 35.474 6613/32,844 3
Forest Heath 008B 32.319 7699/32,844 3
Forest Heath 008E 27.246 9716/32,844 3
Forest Heath 008D 19.854 13854/32,844 5
Forest Heath 008A 10.828 21059/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Newmarket West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Newmarket West. 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 Heath 008C 0.298 11662/32,844 4
Forest Heath 008B -0.073 17143/32,844 6
Forest Heath 008E -0.252 19901/32,844 7
Forest Heath 008D -0.565 24260/32,844 8
Forest Heath 008A -0.949 28397/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Newmarket West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Newmarket West. 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 Heath 008C 0.332 11464/32,844 4
Forest Heath 008A 0.307 11827/32,844 4
Forest Heath 008B -0.047 17381/32,844 6
Forest Heath 008D -0.1 18137/32,844 6
Forest Heath 008E -0.525 24123/32,844 8

There were 107 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Newmarket West in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Newmarket West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Newmarket West. 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 Heath 008C 28.113 8329/32,844 3
Forest Heath 008D 25.335 10806/32,844 4
Forest Heath 008B 23.634 12511/32,844 4
Forest Heath 008E 22.456 13794/32,844 5
Forest Heath 008A 20.811 15704/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Newmarket West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Newmarket West. 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 Heath 008A 0.563 8397/32,844 3
Forest Heath 008B 0.164 13914/32,844 5
Forest Heath 008E -0.093 17923/32,844 6
Forest Heath 008C -0.301 21154/32,844 7
Forest Heath 008D -1.452 31370/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Newmarket West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Newmarket West. 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 Heath 008A -0.135 17592/32,844 6
Forest Heath 008D -0.235 19248/32,844 6
Forest Heath 008E -0.24 19320/32,844 6
Forest Heath 008C -0.315 20604/32,844 7
Forest Heath 008B -0.332 20896/32,844 7

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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