Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sacriston, County Durham

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sacriston, County Durham, County Durham

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sacriston, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of County Durham. 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 5 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 Sacriston 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 Sacriston. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Sacriston

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sacriston. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of County Durham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
County Durham 019E 29.714 8160/32,844 3
County Durham 019B 26.401 9934/32,844 4
County Durham 019D 25.764 10328/32,844 4
County Durham 019A 21.425 13225/32,844 5
County Durham 019C 21.309 13313/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Sacriston

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 Sacriston. 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
County Durham 019E 0.186 7592/32,844 3
County Durham 019D 0.154 10086/32,844 4
County Durham 019B 0.151 10433/32,844 4
County Durham 019A 0.129 12583/32,844 4
County Durham 019C 0.117 14100/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Sacriston

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sacriston 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
County Durham 019E 0.178 4446/32,844 2
County Durham 019B 0.148 6731/32,844 3
County Durham 019D 0.148 6736/32,844 3
County Durham 019A 0.118 9891/32,844 4
County Durham 019C 0.105 11699/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sacriston

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sacriston population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11727/32,844) in Sacriston is less than the adult average rank (12390/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
County Durham 019E 29.844 8649/32,844 3
County Durham 019B 26.791 9922/32,844 4
County Durham 019D 26.244 10188/32,844 4
County Durham 019C 23.492 11616/32,844 4
County Durham 019A 13.016 19026/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sacriston

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 Sacriston. 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
County Durham 019E 0.869 5304/32,844 2
County Durham 019B 0.86 5365/32,844 2
County Durham 019D 0.85 5443/32,844 2
County Durham 019C 0.591 8048/32,844 3
County Durham 019A 0.508 9005/32,844 3

Crime Deprivation in Sacriston

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 Sacriston. 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
County Durham 019C 0.925 4170/32,844 2
County Durham 019B 0.642 7186/32,844 3
County Durham 019E 0.493 9165/32,844 3
County Durham 019D 0.452 9731/32,844 3
County Durham 019A 0.145 14384/32,844 5

There were 36 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sacriston in December 2023

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sacriston

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sacriston. 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
County Durham 019A 29.038 7622/32,844 3
County Durham 019B 10.357 28266/32,844 9
County Durham 019E 9.498 29077/32,844 9
County Durham 019D 8.704 29769/32,844 10
County Durham 019C 5.279 31906/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sacriston

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sacriston. 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
County Durham 019B -0.857 27838/32,844 9
County Durham 019A -0.964 28775/32,844 9
County Durham 019C -1.075 29573/32,844 10
County Durham 019D -1.121 29857/32,844 10
County Durham 019E -2.474 32793/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sacriston

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sacriston. 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
County Durham 019D -0.466 23022/32,844 8
County Durham 019A -0.656 25622/32,844 8
County Durham 019C -0.812 27540/32,844 9
County Durham 019B -0.958 29066/32,844 9
County Durham 019E -1.248 31163/32,844 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.