Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Potters Bar Oakmere, Hertsmere

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Potters Bar Oakmere, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Potters Bar Oakmere, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Hertsmere. 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 5 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 Potters Bar Oakmere 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 Potters Bar Oakmere. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Potters Bar Oakmere

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Potters Bar Oakmere. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Hertsmere.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Hertsmere 003C 30.576 7755/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003D 25.562 10443/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003E 19.177 15097/32,844 5
Hertsmere 003B 12.677 21406/32,844 7
Hertsmere 003A 9.939 24610/32,844 8

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Income Deprivation in Potters Bar Oakmere

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Potters Bar Oakmere. 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
Hertsmere 003C 0.185 7674/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003D 0.175 8368/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003E 0.098 16572/32,844 6
Hertsmere 003B 0.079 19690/32,844 6
Hertsmere 003A 0.051 25906/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Potters Bar Oakmere

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Potters Bar Oakmere 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
Hertsmere 003D 0.138 7684/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003C 0.118 9902/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003E 0.096 13288/32,844 5
Hertsmere 003B 0.075 17607/32,844 6
Hertsmere 003A 0.073 18030/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Potters Bar Oakmere

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Potters Bar Oakmere population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16854/32,844) in Potters Bar Oakmere is more than the adult average rank (12979/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Hertsmere 003C 37.718 5987/32,844 2
Hertsmere 003D 32.488 7620/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003E 17.21 15662/32,844 5
Hertsmere 003B 9.584 22282/32,844 7
Hertsmere 003A 8.209 23728/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Potters Bar Oakmere

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Potters Bar Oakmere. 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
Hertsmere 003C 0.243 12448/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003E -0.232 19614/32,844 6
Hertsmere 003D -0.24 19718/32,844 7
Hertsmere 003A -0.986 28709/32,844 9
Hertsmere 003B -0.991 28743/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Potters Bar Oakmere

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 Potters Bar Oakmere. 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
Hertsmere 003C 0.908 4321/32,844 2
Hertsmere 003E 0.692 6592/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003D 0.427 10064/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003B 0.394 10543/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003A -0.361 21918/32,844 7

There were 95 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Potters Bar Oakmere in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Potters Bar Oakmere

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Potters Bar Oakmere. 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
Hertsmere 003C 33.126 5011/32,844 2
Hertsmere 003E 28.82 7789/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003A 28.399 8112/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003D 24.061 12079/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003B 21.827 14527/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Potters Bar Oakmere

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Potters Bar Oakmere. 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
Hertsmere 003B -0.126 18443/32,844 6
Hertsmere 003C -0.212 19804/32,844 7
Hertsmere 003A -0.868 27943/32,844 9
Hertsmere 003E -0.918 28348/32,844 9
Hertsmere 003D -0.98 28894/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Potters Bar Oakmere

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Potters Bar Oakmere. 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
Hertsmere 003E 0.605 7387/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003D 0.492 8496/32,844 3
Hertsmere 003B 0.194 12231/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003C 0.177 12459/32,844 4
Hertsmere 003A 0.026 14864/32,844 5

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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