Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Royston, Barnsley

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Royston, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Barnsley. 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 8 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 Royston 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 Royston. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Royston

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Royston. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Barnsley.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Barnsley 002D 46.494 2754/32,844 1
Barnsley 001B 42.591 3569/32,844 2
Barnsley 002C 34.046 6248/32,844 2
Barnsley 002A 29.948 8045/32,844 3
Barnsley 002B 27.015 9582/32,844 3
Barnsley 001A 24.016 11378/32,844 4
Barnsley 001C 19.306 15005/32,844 5
Barnsley 001D 13.475 20520/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Royston

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 Royston. 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
Barnsley 001B 0.27 3234/32,844 1
Barnsley 002D 0.265 3399/32,844 2
Barnsley 002C 0.224 5307/32,844 2
Barnsley 002A 0.177 8264/32,844 3
Barnsley 001A 0.142 11306/32,844 4
Barnsley 001C 0.137 11782/32,844 4
Barnsley 002B 0.137 11816/32,844 4
Barnsley 001D 0.068 21928/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Royston

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Royston 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
Barnsley 002D 0.22 2267/32,844 1
Barnsley 001B 0.206 2854/32,844 1
Barnsley 002C 0.173 4746/32,844 2
Barnsley 002B 0.141 7361/32,844 3
Barnsley 002A 0.14 7460/32,844 3
Barnsley 001A 0.13 8552/32,844 3
Barnsley 001C 0.105 11767/32,844 4
Barnsley 001D 0.084 15440/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Royston

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Royston population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10505/32,844) in Royston is more than the adult average rank (7323/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Barnsley 001B 55.998 2254/32,844 1
Barnsley 002D 55.28 2357/32,844 1
Barnsley 002C 37.513 6051/32,844 2
Barnsley 002A 34.457 6961/32,844 3
Barnsley 001A 27.475 9613/32,844 3
Barnsley 002B 26.662 9993/32,844 4
Barnsley 001C 18.199 14995/32,844 5
Barnsley 001D 14.935 17401/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Royston

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 Royston. 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
Barnsley 002D 1.339 2156/32,844 1
Barnsley 001B 1.31 2290/32,844 1
Barnsley 002C 0.823 5693/32,844 2
Barnsley 002B 0.76 6277/32,844 2
Barnsley 002A 0.697 6917/32,844 3
Barnsley 001C 0.625 7654/32,844 3
Barnsley 001A 0.586 8109/32,844 3
Barnsley 001D -0.1 17567/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Royston

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 Royston. 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
Barnsley 002D 1.154 2501/32,844 1
Barnsley 002A 1.042 3213/32,844 1
Barnsley 002B 1.035 3264/32,844 1
Barnsley 001A 0.785 5578/32,844 2
Barnsley 001D 0.721 6266/32,844 2
Barnsley 001B 0.708 6424/32,844 2
Barnsley 002C 0.574 8072/32,844 3
Barnsley 001C 0.256 12627/32,844 4

There were 183 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Royston in March 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Royston

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Royston. 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
Barnsley 002C 22.877 13341/32,844 5
Barnsley 002A 16.733 20777/32,844 7
Barnsley 002B 14.188 24003/32,844 8
Barnsley 001D 6.422 31308/32,844 10
Barnsley 002D 6.224 31415/32,844 10
Barnsley 001C 6.121 31470/32,844 10
Barnsley 001B 5.91 31591/32,844 10
Barnsley 001A 2.454 32691/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Royston

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Royston. 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
Barnsley 002D 0.336 11406/32,844 4
Barnsley 002A -0.39 22415/32,844 7
Barnsley 002B -0.927 28435/32,844 9
Barnsley 002C -0.931 28482/32,844 9
Barnsley 001B -1.039 29324/32,844 9
Barnsley 001D -1.069 29533/32,844 9
Barnsley 001A -1.078 29596/32,844 10
Barnsley 001C -1.338 30958/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Royston

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Royston. 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
Barnsley 002B -0.126 17445/32,844 6
Barnsley 001A -0.348 21151/32,844 7
Barnsley 001D -0.407 22133/32,844 7
Barnsley 002A -0.521 23779/32,844 8
Barnsley 002C -0.638 25394/32,844 8
Barnsley 002D -0.666 25756/32,844 8
Barnsley 001B -0.705 26241/32,844 8
Barnsley 001C -0.905 28552/32,844 9

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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