Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Rural North, Colchester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Rural North, Colchester, Essex

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Rural North, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Colchester. 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 7 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 Rural North 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 Rural North. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Rural North

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Rural North. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Colchester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Colchester 010C 16.962 17022/32,844 6
Colchester 001C 14.547 19398/32,844 6
Colchester 010B 13.362 20670/32,844 7
Colchester 003A 12.715 21365/32,844 7
Colchester 001B 12.238 21899/32,844 7
Colchester 001A 11.33 22948/32,844 7
Colchester 001D 8.028 27037/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Rural North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Rural North. 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
Colchester 010C 0.075 20434/32,844 7
Colchester 001B 0.073 20953/32,844 7
Colchester 010B 0.066 22343/32,844 7
Colchester 003A 0.064 22861/32,844 7
Colchester 001C 0.054 25188/32,844 8
Colchester 001D 0.053 25318/32,844 8
Colchester 001A 0.037 29300/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Rural North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Rural North 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
Colchester 010B 0.072 18360/32,844 6
Colchester 003A 0.067 19608/32,844 6
Colchester 001B 0.06 21581/32,844 7
Colchester 010C 0.053 23750/32,844 8
Colchester 001C 0.05 24585/32,844 8
Colchester 001D 0.05 24741/32,844 8
Colchester 001A 0.038 28533/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Rural North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Rural North population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23383/32,844) in Rural North is more than the adult average rank (22198/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Colchester 010C 13.807 18322/32,844 6
Colchester 010B 10.025 21794/32,844 7
Colchester 001D 10.001 21821/32,844 7
Colchester 001B 7.854 24087/32,844 8
Colchester 003A 6.956 25089/32,844 8
Colchester 001C 6.415 25700/32,844 8
Colchester 001A 5.294 26971/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Rural North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Rural North. 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
Colchester 010C -0.123 17949/32,844 6
Colchester 003A -0.385 21929/32,844 7
Colchester 001C -0.485 23209/32,844 8
Colchester 010B -0.576 24396/32,844 8
Colchester 001D -0.701 25939/32,844 8
Colchester 001A -0.854 27523/32,844 9
Colchester 001B -1.139 29877/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Rural North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Rural North. 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
Colchester 001A -0.078 17821/32,844 6
Colchester 001C -0.166 19143/32,844 6
Colchester 001B -0.417 22662/32,844 7
Colchester 001D -0.542 24353/32,844 8
Colchester 010C -0.855 27841/32,844 9
Colchester 010B -1.118 29971/32,844 10
Colchester 003A -1.235 30651/32,844 10

There were 3 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Rural North in February 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Rural North

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Rural North. 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
Colchester 010C 42.067 1646/32,844 1
Colchester 001C 39.98 2194/32,844 1
Colchester 003A 36.407 3454/32,844 2
Colchester 001A 34.74 4200/32,844 2
Colchester 001B 32.247 5500/32,844 2
Colchester 010B 30.316 6744/32,844 3
Colchester 001D 21.773 14589/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Rural North

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Rural North. 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
Colchester 001C 1.041 3561/32,844 2
Colchester 001A 1.012 3787/32,844 2
Colchester 010C 0.951 4241/32,844 2
Colchester 010B 0.927 4451/32,844 2
Colchester 001B 0.712 6654/32,844 3
Colchester 003A 0.368 10963/32,844 4
Colchester 001D 0.143 14239/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Rural North

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Rural North. 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
Colchester 001A -0.413 22233/32,844 7
Colchester 003A -0.63 25307/32,844 8
Colchester 001C -0.691 26049/32,844 8
Colchester 010C -0.696 26117/32,844 8
Colchester 010B -0.915 28679/32,844 9
Colchester 001B -0.983 29301/32,844 9
Colchester 001D -1.102 30269/32,844 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.