Deprivation Statistics for Northaw and Cuffley, Welwyn Hatfield

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Northaw and Cuffley, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Northaw and Cuffley, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Welwyn Hatfield. 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 4 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 Northaw and Cuffley 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 Northaw and Cuffley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Northaw and Cuffley

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Northaw and Cuffley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Welwyn Hatfield.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Welwyn Hatfield 016A 12.826 21236/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 015C 10.309 24126/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 016C 4.894 30605/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 016B 4.274 31243/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Northaw and Cuffley

1
Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Northaw and Cuffley. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 016A 0.064 22848/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 016B 0.032 30384/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 015C 0.027 31281/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 016C 0.017 32435/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Northaw and Cuffley

1
Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Northaw and Cuffley 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
Welwyn Hatfield 016A 0.035 29259/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 015C 0.03 30640/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 016B 0.024 31722/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 016C 0.018 32413/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Northaw and Cuffley

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Northaw and Cuffley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (26187/32,844) in Northaw and Cuffley is more than the adult average rank (22865/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Welwyn Hatfield 016A 10.616 21253/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 015C 7.107 24938/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 016B 7.002 25039/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 016C 3.125 29588/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Northaw and Cuffley

1
Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Northaw and Cuffley. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 015C -0.892 27911/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 016A -1.106 29637/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 016B -1.509 31725/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 016C -2.163 32713/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Northaw and Cuffley

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Northaw and Cuffley. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 016A -0.068 17658/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 015C -0.414 22622/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 016B -0.631 25429/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 016C -1.058 29534/32,844 9

There were 33 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Northaw and Cuffley in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Northaw and Cuffley

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Northaw and Cuffley. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 016A 42.658 1501/32,844 1
Welwyn Hatfield 015C 38.741 2574/32,844 1
Welwyn Hatfield 016C 32.11 5571/32,844 2
Welwyn Hatfield 016B 18.384 18630/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Northaw and Cuffley

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Northaw and Cuffley. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 015C 0.402 10510/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 016A -0.207 19711/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 016B -1.066 29502/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 016C -1.207 30323/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Northaw and Cuffley

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Northaw and Cuffley. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 016B 0.733 6201/32,844 2
Welwyn Hatfield 015C 0.535 8038/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 016A 0.447 8946/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 016C 0.205 12071/32,844 4

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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