Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Ouse Valley & Ringmer, Lewes

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ouse Valley & Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex

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

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Overall Deprivation in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ouse Valley & Ringmer. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lewes.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lewes 004D 30.62 7729/32,844 3
Lewes 004A 16.805 17173/32,844 6
Lewes 004B 9.73 24846/32,844 8
Lewes 004C 6.701 28658/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

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 Ouse Valley & Ringmer. 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
Lewes 004D 0.169 8900/32,844 3
Lewes 004B 0.084 18879/32,844 6
Lewes 004A 0.075 20578/32,844 7
Lewes 004C 0.044 27731/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ouse Valley & Ringmer 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
Lewes 004D 0.111 10850/32,844 4
Lewes 004A 0.074 17713/32,844 6
Lewes 004B 0.068 19207/32,844 6
Lewes 004C 0.05 24717/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ouse Valley & Ringmer population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (13191/32,844) in Ouse Valley & Ringmer is less than the adult average rank (20356/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lewes 004D 36.493 6309/32,844 2
Lewes 004B 18.934 14445/32,844 5
Lewes 004A 13.374 18704/32,844 6
Lewes 004C 5.481 26737/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

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 Ouse Valley & Ringmer. 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
Lewes 004D 0.056 15145/32,844 5
Lewes 004A -0.485 23206/32,844 8
Lewes 004B -0.614 24883/32,844 8
Lewes 004C -1.077 29421/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Ouse Valley & Ringmer. 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
Lewes 004D -0.227 20004/32,844 7
Lewes 004A -0.679 25994/32,844 8
Lewes 004C -0.759 26884/32,844 9
Lewes 004B -0.821 27515/32,844 9

There were 9 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ouse Valley & Ringmer in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ouse Valley & Ringmer. 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
Lewes 004D 38.659 2602/32,844 1
Lewes 004A 35.408 3891/32,844 2
Lewes 004C 25.127 10984/32,844 4
Lewes 004B 10.324 28307/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ouse Valley & Ringmer. 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
Lewes 004D 1.14 2831/32,844 1
Lewes 004A 1.08 3268/32,844 1
Lewes 004C -0.128 18483/32,844 6
Lewes 004B -0.751 26830/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ouse Valley & Ringmer

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ouse Valley & Ringmer. 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
Lewes 004D 0.433 9102/32,844 3
Lewes 004A -0.46 22928/32,844 7
Lewes 004C -0.641 25436/32,844 8
Lewes 004B -1.111 30348/32,844 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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