Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Newnham, Bedford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Newnham, Bedford, Bedfordshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Newnham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Newnham. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bedford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bedford 011B 23.442 11732/32,844 4
Bedford 011A 17.996 16122/32,844 5
Bedford 011D 16.049 17897/32,844 6
Bedford 012C 11.25 23056/32,844 8
Bedford 012B 10.494 23885/32,844 8
Bedford 011C 10.074 24422/32,844 8
Bedford 012E 7.323 27912/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Newnham

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 Newnham. 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
Bedford 011B 0.147 10798/32,844 4
Bedford 011A 0.094 17312/32,844 6
Bedford 011D 0.079 19706/32,844 6
Bedford 012E 0.064 22725/32,844 7
Bedford 011C 0.056 24699/32,844 8
Bedford 012B 0.055 24955/32,844 8
Bedford 012C 0.053 25337/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Newnham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Newnham 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
Bedford 011B 0.136 7890/32,844 3
Bedford 011A 0.084 15523/32,844 5
Bedford 011D 0.061 21380/32,844 7
Bedford 012C 0.046 25862/32,844 8
Bedford 012B 0.041 27696/32,844 9
Bedford 011C 0.039 28226/32,844 9
Bedford 012E 0.029 30942/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Newnham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Newnham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21633/32,844) in Newnham is less than the adult average rank (23946/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bedford 011B 27.835 9464/32,844 3
Bedford 011D 10.832 21054/32,844 7
Bedford 011A 10.796 21082/32,844 7
Bedford 011C 7.683 24274/32,844 8
Bedford 012C 4.691 27668/32,844 9
Bedford 012E 2.949 29790/32,844 10
Bedford 012B 2.642 30171/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Newnham

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 Newnham. 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
Bedford 011B 0.068 14972/32,844 5
Bedford 011A -0.015 16233/32,844 5
Bedford 011D -0.079 17247/32,844 6
Bedford 012B -0.18 18836/32,844 6
Bedford 012C -0.28 20352/32,844 7
Bedford 012E -0.719 26112/32,844 8
Bedford 011C -0.761 26580/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Newnham

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 Newnham. 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
Bedford 011D 0.498 9099/32,844 3
Bedford 011A 0.489 9220/32,844 3
Bedford 012C 0.229 13049/32,844 4
Bedford 012B 0.183 13790/32,844 5
Bedford 012E 0.071 15574/32,844 5
Bedford 011B -0.167 19156/32,844 6
Bedford 011C -0.966 28822/32,844 9

There were 510 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Newnham in November 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Newnham

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Newnham. 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
Bedford 011C 41.2 1872/32,844 1
Bedford 011D 36.599 3371/32,844 2
Bedford 011A 30.551 6570/32,844 3
Bedford 011B 25.691 10467/32,844 4
Bedford 012C 17.268 20088/32,844 7
Bedford 012B 15.871 21837/32,844 7
Bedford 012E 11.678 26920/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Newnham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Newnham. 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
Bedford 012C 0.963 4143/32,844 2
Bedford 012B 0.857 5103/32,844 2
Bedford 012E 0.471 9593/32,844 3
Bedford 011A 0.04 15811/32,844 5
Bedford 011B -0.266 20616/32,844 7
Bedford 011D -0.649 25751/32,844 8
Bedford 011C -1.481 31478/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Newnham

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Newnham. 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
Bedford 012B 0.318 10502/32,844 4
Bedford 011A 0.202 12104/32,844 4
Bedford 012C 0.114 13423/32,844 5
Bedford 012E 0.113 13438/32,844 5
Bedford 011B 0.069 14194/32,844 5
Bedford 011D 0.029 14820/32,844 5
Bedford 011C -0.098 16943/32,844 6

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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