Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Prestbury, Cheltenham

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Prestbury

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Prestbury. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Cheltenham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Cheltenham 002B 9.437 25214/32,844 8
Cheltenham 002C 6.058 29383/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002A 4.821 30681/32,844 10
Cheltenham 002D 3.158 32138/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Prestbury

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Prestbury. 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
Cheltenham 002B 0.068 21841/32,844 7
Cheltenham 002C 0.038 29177/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002D 0.024 31766/32,844 10
Cheltenham 002A 0.022 32031/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Prestbury

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Prestbury 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
Cheltenham 002B 0.076 17148/32,844 6
Cheltenham 002C 0.045 26312/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002A 0.035 29218/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002D 0.029 30946/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Prestbury

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Prestbury population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25331/32,844) in Prestbury is less than the adult average rank (28471/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Cheltenham 002B 7.056 24995/32,844 8
Cheltenham 002C 5.7 26498/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002A 4.245 28233/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002D 1.639 31277/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Prestbury

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Prestbury. 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
Cheltenham 002B -0.499 23412/32,844 8
Cheltenham 002C -0.505 23485/32,844 8
Cheltenham 002D -0.769 26667/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002A -0.978 28642/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Prestbury

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 Prestbury. 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
Cheltenham 002C -0.361 21914/32,844 7
Cheltenham 002A -0.372 22051/32,844 7
Cheltenham 002B -0.734 26624/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002D -1.862 32521/32,844 10

There were 588 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Prestbury in December 2023

Barriers to Housing and Services in Prestbury

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Prestbury. 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
Cheltenham 002A 25.541 10627/32,844 4
Cheltenham 002D 22.134 14176/32,844 5
Cheltenham 002C 21.724 14640/32,844 5
Cheltenham 002B 20.901 15612/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Prestbury

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Prestbury. 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
Cheltenham 002B -0.676 26065/32,844 8
Cheltenham 002D -0.779 27132/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002C -0.848 27763/32,844 9
Cheltenham 002A -1.386 31138/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Prestbury

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Prestbury. 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
Cheltenham 002B -1.071 30019/32,844 10
Cheltenham 002A -1.361 31688/32,844 10
Cheltenham 002C -1.409 31891/32,844 10
Cheltenham 002D -1.426 31968/32,844 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.