Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Old Town, Eastbourne

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

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

Overall Deprivation in Old Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Old Town. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Eastbourne.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Eastbourne 006B 28.593 8716/32,844 3
Eastbourne 009A 15.103 18824/32,844 6
Eastbourne 009C 14.636 19302/32,844 6
Eastbourne 009B 7.621 27519/32,844 9
Eastbourne 006C 6.594 28795/32,844 9
Eastbourne 012E 6.504 28872/32,844 9
Eastbourne 006A 3.82 31653/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Old Town

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 Old Town. 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
Eastbourne 006B 0.195 6977/32,844 3
Eastbourne 009A 0.109 15025/32,844 5
Eastbourne 009C 0.108 15142/32,844 5
Eastbourne 012E 0.058 24132/32,844 8
Eastbourne 009B 0.056 24635/32,844 8
Eastbourne 006C 0.056 24692/32,844 8
Eastbourne 006A 0.041 28443/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Old Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Old Town 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
Eastbourne 006B 0.165 5303/32,844 2
Eastbourne 009A 0.108 11260/32,844 4
Eastbourne 009C 0.085 15196/32,844 5
Eastbourne 012E 0.053 23810/32,844 8
Eastbourne 006C 0.053 23842/32,844 8
Eastbourne 009B 0.048 25478/32,844 8
Eastbourne 006A 0.035 29408/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Old Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Old Town population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21107/32,844) in Old Town is less than the adult average rank (24802/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Eastbourne 006B 31.38 8043/32,844 3
Eastbourne 009A 13.809 18321/32,844 6
Eastbourne 009C 9.238 22633/32,844 7
Eastbourne 006C 5.3 26962/32,844 9
Eastbourne 012E 4.319 28139/32,844 9
Eastbourne 006A 3.573 29041/32,844 9
Eastbourne 009B 1.95 30950/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Old Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Town. 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
Eastbourne 006B 0.395 10402/32,844 4
Eastbourne 009C -0.221 19452/32,844 6
Eastbourne 009A -0.273 20250/32,844 7
Eastbourne 009B -0.58 24450/32,844 8
Eastbourne 012E -0.644 25270/32,844 8
Eastbourne 006C -0.697 25897/32,844 8
Eastbourne 006A -0.927 28209/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Old Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Old Town. 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
Eastbourne 006B 0.222 13156/32,844 5
Eastbourne 009B 0.124 14750/32,844 5
Eastbourne 009A -0.01 16837/32,844 6
Eastbourne 009C -0.177 19315/32,844 6
Eastbourne 006C -0.192 19515/32,844 6
Eastbourne 006A -0.3 21046/32,844 7
Eastbourne 012E -0.608 25165/32,844 8

There were 118 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Old Town in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Old Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Old Town. 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
Eastbourne 006B 18.688 18249/32,844 6
Eastbourne 012E 18.567 18402/32,844 6
Eastbourne 006C 16.803 20686/32,844 7
Eastbourne 009C 16.06 21587/32,844 7
Eastbourne 006A 12.388 26137/32,844 8
Eastbourne 009A 11.846 26722/32,844 9
Eastbourne 009B 9.723 28870/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Old Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Old Town. 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
Eastbourne 009C 0.526 8835/32,844 3
Eastbourne 009B 0.474 9555/32,844 3
Eastbourne 006B -0.033 16972/32,844 6
Eastbourne 009A -0.265 20586/32,844 7
Eastbourne 012E -0.751 26841/32,844 9
Eastbourne 006C -0.935 28513/32,844 9
Eastbourne 006A -1.028 29253/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Old Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Old Town. 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
Eastbourne 009C -0.149 17813/32,844 6
Eastbourne 009B -0.288 20148/32,844 7
Eastbourne 006A -0.312 20559/32,844 7
Eastbourne 009A -0.483 23249/32,844 8
Eastbourne 012E -0.64 25420/32,844 8
Eastbourne 006B -0.645 25476/32,844 8
Eastbourne 006C -0.988 29340/32,844 9

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.