Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Ravensbury, Merton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ravensbury, Merton, Greater London

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Ravensbury, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Merton. 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 6 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 Ravensbury 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 Ravensbury. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Ravensbury

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ravensbury. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Merton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Merton 023C 27.369 9363/32,844 3
Merton 024A 26.908 9642/32,844 3
Merton 023B 25.62 10411/32,844 4
Merton 022D 23.077 11998/32,844 4
Merton 022E 22.89 12131/32,844 4
Merton 022C 16.002 17944/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Ravensbury

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Ravensbury. 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
Merton 022D 0.186 7604/32,844 3
Merton 024A 0.182 7876/32,844 3
Merton 023B 0.165 9159/32,844 3
Merton 022E 0.161 9522/32,844 3
Merton 023C 0.157 9829/32,844 3
Merton 022C 0.104 15761/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Ravensbury

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ravensbury 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
Merton 024A 0.132 8247/32,844 3
Merton 022D 0.118 9966/32,844 4
Merton 023B 0.111 10892/32,844 4
Merton 022E 0.11 10984/32,844 4
Merton 023C 0.092 14010/32,844 5
Merton 022C 0.067 19453/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ravensbury

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ravensbury population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21580/32,844) in Ravensbury is more than the adult average rank (11736/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Merton 024A 22.354 12317/32,844 4
Merton 023B 20.718 13322/32,844 5
Merton 022E 17.348 15572/32,844 5
Merton 023C 17.132 15717/32,844 5
Merton 022D 14.729 17564/32,844 6
Merton 022C 8.95 22919/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ravensbury

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 Ravensbury. 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
Merton 022E 0.194 13145/32,844 5
Merton 023C -0.031 16471/32,844 6
Merton 024A -0.07 17095/32,844 6
Merton 023B -0.073 17140/32,844 6
Merton 022D -0.357 21549/32,844 7
Merton 022C -0.414 22305/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Ravensbury

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 Ravensbury. 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
Merton 023C 0.857 4825/32,844 2
Merton 023B 0.387 10650/32,844 4
Merton 022C 0.338 11352/32,844 4
Merton 024A 0.275 12317/32,844 4
Merton 022D 0.162 14127/32,844 5
Merton 022E 0.129 14667/32,844 5

There were 2 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ravensbury in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ravensbury

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ravensbury. 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
Merton 023B 31.206 6154/32,844 2
Merton 023C 27.74 8657/32,844 3
Merton 022E 27.188 9088/32,844 3
Merton 022D 25.501 10660/32,844 4
Merton 022C 24.133 12008/32,844 4
Merton 024A 23.103 13093/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ravensbury

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ravensbury. 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
Merton 023C 0.938 4370/32,844 2
Merton 024A 0.594 8006/32,844 3
Merton 022C 0.425 10189/32,844 4
Merton 023B 0.4 10536/32,844 4
Merton 022D 0.049 15672/32,844 5
Merton 022E -0.289 20971/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ravensbury

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ravensbury. 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
Merton 023C 1.52 1553/32,844 1
Merton 024A 1.111 3433/32,844 2
Merton 022D 1.062 3714/32,844 2
Merton 023B 1.009 4062/32,844 2
Merton 022C 0.933 4641/32,844 2
Merton 022E 0.885 4951/32,844 2

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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