Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Old Hastings, Hastings

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Old Hastings, Hastings, East Sussex

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

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Overall Deprivation in Old Hastings

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Old Hastings. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Hastings.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Hastings 007D 32.63 6825/32,844 3
Hastings 007C 24.661 10972/32,844 4
Hastings 007B 18.557 15626/32,844 5
Hastings 007A 17.917 16199/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Old Hastings

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Old Hastings. 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
Hastings 007D 0.177 8250/32,844 3
Hastings 007C 0.139 11597/32,844 4
Hastings 007B 0.115 14347/32,844 5
Hastings 007A 0.099 16387/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Old Hastings

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Old Hastings 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
Hastings 007D 0.129 8679/32,844 3
Hastings 007C 0.094 13502/32,844 5
Hastings 007A 0.087 14951/32,844 5
Hastings 007B 0.071 18611/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Old Hastings

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Old Hastings population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10953/32,844) in Old Hastings is less than the adult average rank (16666/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Hastings 007B 24.238 11213/32,844 4
Hastings 007D 20.763 13296/32,844 5
Hastings 007C 20.474 13491/32,844 5
Hastings 007A 15.873 16686/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Old Hastings

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Old Hastings. 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
Hastings 007D 0.512 8962/32,844 3
Hastings 007B 0.204 13009/32,844 4
Hastings 007A 0.048 15277/32,844 5
Hastings 007C -0.214 19343/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Old Hastings

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Old Hastings. 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
Hastings 007C 1.31 1710/32,844 1
Hastings 007D 1.075 2966/32,844 1
Hastings 007B 0.387 10651/32,844 4
Hastings 007A 0.04 16037/32,844 5

There were 493 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Old Hastings in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Old Hastings

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Old Hastings. 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
Hastings 007D 26.744 9523/32,844 3
Hastings 007C 21.889 14449/32,844 5
Hastings 007A 18.189 18882/32,844 6
Hastings 007B 17.774 19443/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Old Hastings

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Old Hastings. 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
Hastings 007D 1.215 2349/32,844 1
Hastings 007A 0.972 4080/32,844 2
Hastings 007C 0.833 5346/32,844 2
Hastings 007B 0.493 9289/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Old Hastings

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Old Hastings. 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
Hastings 007D 0.07 14165/32,844 5
Hastings 007C -0.106 17092/32,844 6
Hastings 007B -0.199 18629/32,844 6
Hastings 007A -0.308 20490/32,844 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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