Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Park East, Darlington

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Park East, Darlington, County Durham

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

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Overall Deprivation in Park East

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Park East. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Darlington.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Darlington 008E 73.994 126/32,844 1
Darlington 014D 65.918 470/32,844 1
Darlington 008F 54.069 1586/32,844 1
Darlington 014B 37.366 5090/32,844 2
Darlington 014C 28.404 8821/32,844 3
Darlington 014A 28.089 8984/32,844 3
Darlington 015A 17.368 16670/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Park East

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Park East. 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
Darlington 014D 0.422 238/32,844 1
Darlington 008E 0.41 320/32,844 1
Darlington 008F 0.296 2318/32,844 1
Darlington 014B 0.218 5646/32,844 2
Darlington 014C 0.163 9340/32,844 3
Darlington 014A 0.135 11978/32,844 4
Darlington 015A 0.097 16775/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Park East

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Park East 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
Darlington 008E 0.349 143/32,844 1
Darlington 014D 0.285 634/32,844 1
Darlington 008F 0.282 669/32,844 1
Darlington 014B 0.15 6549/32,844 2
Darlington 014C 0.138 7670/32,844 3
Darlington 014A 0.122 9472/32,844 3
Darlington 015A 0.096 13295/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Park East

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Park East population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (6648/32,844) in Park East is less than the adult average rank (10566/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Darlington 014D 86.757 120/32,844 1
Darlington 008E 72.432 633/32,844 1
Darlington 014B 46.463 3865/32,844 2
Darlington 014C 37.619 6021/32,844 2
Darlington 008F 23.241 11766/32,844 4
Darlington 014A 21.125 13061/32,844 4
Darlington 015A 10.146 21677/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Park East

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Park East. 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
Darlington 008E 2.068 284/32,844 1
Darlington 014D 1.741 776/32,844 1
Darlington 008F 1.72 822/32,844 1
Darlington 014B 0.94 4689/32,844 2
Darlington 014A 0.661 7283/32,844 3
Darlington 014C 0.5 9089/32,844 3
Darlington 015A -0.041 16638/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Park East

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Park East. 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
Darlington 008E 1.8 412/32,844 1
Darlington 008F 1.75 480/32,844 1
Darlington 014A 1.5 1063/32,844 1
Darlington 014B 1.212 2172/32,844 1
Darlington 014C 1.164 2441/32,844 1
Darlington 014D 0.988 3625/32,844 2
Darlington 015A 0.657 6999/32,844 3

There were 336 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Park East in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Park East

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Park East. 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
Darlington 015A 24.173 11962/32,844 4
Darlington 008E 14.614 23512/32,844 8
Darlington 014D 9.81 28782/32,844 9
Darlington 014C 8.624 29847/32,844 10
Darlington 008F 7.19 30857/32,844 10
Darlington 014A 5.763 31664/32,844 10
Darlington 014B 3.249 32553/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Park East

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Park East. 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
Darlington 014B 0.929 4429/32,844 2
Darlington 014A 0.868 5003/32,844 2
Darlington 008F 0.64 7463/32,844 3
Darlington 008E 0.468 9639/32,844 3
Darlington 015A -0.035 17001/32,844 6
Darlington 014C -0.481 23659/32,844 8
Darlington 014D -1.139 29945/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Park East

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Park East. 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
Darlington 008E 0.108 13518/32,844 5
Darlington 008F -0.101 16996/32,844 6
Darlington 014A -0.753 26847/32,844 9
Darlington 014B -0.837 27834/32,844 9
Darlington 014C -0.845 27931/32,844 9
Darlington 015A -1.082 30112/32,844 10
Darlington 014D -1.273 31297/32,844 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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