Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Roebuck, Stevenage

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Roebuck, Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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

Overall Deprivation in Roebuck

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Roebuck. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Stevenage.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Stevenage 011C 26.311 9986/32,844 4
Stevenage 011A 22.446 12422/32,844 4
Stevenage 011B 19.34 14971/32,844 5
Stevenage 011D 18.531 15656/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Roebuck

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Roebuck. 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
Stevenage 011C 0.182 7854/32,844 3
Stevenage 011D 0.141 11352/32,844 4
Stevenage 011A 0.125 13140/32,844 5
Stevenage 011B 0.115 14309/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Roebuck

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Roebuck 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
Stevenage 011A 0.133 8180/32,844 3
Stevenage 011C 0.131 8425/32,844 3
Stevenage 011B 0.079 16585/32,844 6
Stevenage 011D 0.073 18024/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Roebuck

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Roebuck population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (6172/32,844) in Roebuck is less than the adult average rank (12576/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Stevenage 011C 35.036 6749/32,844 3
Stevenage 011B 28.714 9098/32,844 3
Stevenage 011A 28.493 9188/32,844 3
Stevenage 011D 26.534 10043/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Roebuck

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Roebuck. 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
Stevenage 011A 0.369 10725/32,844 4
Stevenage 011C 0.202 13035/32,844 4
Stevenage 011D -0.247 19827/32,844 7
Stevenage 011B -0.325 21049/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Roebuck

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Roebuck. 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
Stevenage 011B 1.056 3106/32,844 1
Stevenage 011C 0.072 15547/32,844 5
Stevenage 011A -0.039 17282/32,844 6
Stevenage 011D -0.503 23849/32,844 8

There were 361 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Roebuck in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Roebuck

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Roebuck. 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
Stevenage 011C 27.657 8715/32,844 3
Stevenage 011A 20.022 16624/32,844 6
Stevenage 011B 17.656 19583/32,844 6
Stevenage 011D 16.833 20642/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Roebuck

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Roebuck. 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
Stevenage 011D 0.103 14847/32,844 5
Stevenage 011A -0.519 24141/32,844 8
Stevenage 011B -0.975 28858/32,844 9
Stevenage 011C -1.257 30581/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Roebuck

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Roebuck. 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
Stevenage 011D 1.569 1402/32,844 1
Stevenage 011A 0.109 13513/32,844 5
Stevenage 011B 0.103 13599/32,844 5
Stevenage 011C -0.031 15797/32,844 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.