Deprivation Statistics for Old Heath and The Hythe, Colchester

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Old Heath and The Hythe, Colchester, Essex

We have used the 10 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Old Heath and The Hythe, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Colchester. 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 10 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 Heath and The Hythe 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 Heath and The Hythe. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Old Heath and The Hythe. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Colchester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Colchester 016D 37.139 5168/32,844 2
Colchester 016F 36.379 5405/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 33.507 6467/32,844 2
Colchester 016B 22.351 12501/32,844 4
Colchester 011E 21.548 13143/32,844 5
Colchester 016C 20.022 14329/32,844 5
Colchester 016E 18.996 15245/32,844 5
Colchester 011F 15.649 18294/32,844 6
Colchester 016A 12.724 21358/32,844 7
Colchester 011B 11.265 23032/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Average
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 Heath and The Hythe. 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
Colchester 016D 0.244 4305/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 0.208 6205/32,844 2
Colchester 016F 0.203 6488/32,844 2
Colchester 016B 0.143 11135/32,844 4
Colchester 016E 0.116 14148/32,844 5
Colchester 011E 0.111 14769/32,844 5
Colchester 016C 0.1 16323/32,844 5
Colchester 011B 0.093 17507/32,844 6
Colchester 016A 0.085 18702/32,844 6
Colchester 011F 0.066 22341/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Old Heath and The Hythe 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
Colchester 016F 0.172 4808/32,844 2
Colchester 016D 0.171 4896/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 0.108 11331/32,844 4
Colchester 016B 0.102 12197/32,844 4
Colchester 016E 0.091 14152/32,844 5
Colchester 016C 0.082 15897/32,844 5
Colchester 011E 0.081 16057/32,844 5
Colchester 016A 0.07 18764/32,844 6
Colchester 011F 0.056 22795/32,844 7
Colchester 011B 0.056 22837/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Old Heath and The Hythe population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12718/32,844) in Old Heath and The Hythe is less than the adult average rank (14784/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Colchester 016F 45.468 4068/32,844 2
Colchester 016D 41.755 4943/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 29.408 8820/32,844 3
Colchester 016B 26.998 9823/32,844 3
Colchester 016C 21.153 13043/32,844 4
Colchester 016E 17.337 15579/32,844 5
Colchester 011F 16.509 16191/32,844 5
Colchester 016A 12.283 19681/32,844 6
Colchester 011E 9.483 22378/32,844 7
Colchester 011B 9.159 22699/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Average
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 Heath and The Hythe. 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
Colchester 016F 0.778 6101/32,844 2
Colchester 011C 0.747 6404/32,844 2
Colchester 016D 0.64 7501/32,844 3
Colchester 016E 0.243 12452/32,844 4
Colchester 011E 0.088 14689/32,844 5
Colchester 016B 0.042 15365/32,844 5
Colchester 016C -0.021 16310/32,844 5
Colchester 016A -0.202 19172/32,844 6
Colchester 011B -0.289 20487/32,844 7
Colchester 011F -0.348 21432/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Old Heath and The Hythe. 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
Colchester 011C 1.083 2921/32,844 1
Colchester 016F 0.921 4217/32,844 2
Colchester 011E 0.872 4664/32,844 2
Colchester 016D 0.742 6039/32,844 2
Colchester 016B 0.58 7993/32,844 3
Colchester 011F 0.432 10018/32,844 4
Colchester 016C 0.117 14863/32,844 5
Colchester 011B -0.028 17107/32,844 6
Colchester 016E -0.14 18735/32,844 6
Colchester 016A -0.292 20922/32,844 7

There were 392 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Old Heath and The Hythe in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Old Heath and The Hythe. 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
Colchester 016C 37.959 2844/32,844 1
Colchester 011C 36.558 3392/32,844 2
Colchester 016D 32.054 5622/32,844 2
Colchester 016E 31.928 5702/32,844 2
Colchester 016F 27.914 8514/32,844 3
Colchester 016B 27.224 9058/32,844 3
Colchester 011E 17.207 20168/32,844 7
Colchester 011F 15.622 22202/32,844 7
Colchester 011B 14.952 23091/32,844 8
Colchester 016A 13.053 25330/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Old Heath and The Hythe. 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
Colchester 011E 1.369 1594/32,844 1
Colchester 011F 1.317 1809/32,844 1
Colchester 016A 0.792 5766/32,844 2
Colchester 011B 0.363 11030/32,844 4
Colchester 011C 0.228 12909/32,844 4
Colchester 016C 0.184 13558/32,844 5
Colchester 016F -0.463 23406/32,844 8
Colchester 016E -0.52 24159/32,844 8
Colchester 016B -0.537 24365/32,844 8
Colchester 016D -0.69 26222/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Old Heath and The Hythe

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Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Old Heath and The Hythe. 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
Colchester 011F -0.16 17980/32,844 6
Colchester 011E -0.271 19828/32,844 7
Colchester 011C -0.333 20907/32,844 7
Colchester 011B -0.417 22308/32,844 7
Colchester 016E -0.419 22328/32,844 7
Colchester 016C -0.445 22704/32,844 7
Colchester 016D -0.521 23787/32,844 8
Colchester 016F -0.659 25666/32,844 8
Colchester 016B -0.937 28892/32,844 9
Colchester 016A -1.054 29883/32,844 10

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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