Deprivation Statistics for Saffron Walden Castle, Uttlesford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Saffron Walden Castle, Uttlesford, Essex

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

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Overall Deprivation in Saffron Walden Castle

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Saffron Walden Castle. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Uttlesford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Uttlesford 002C 18.177 15984/32,844 5
Uttlesford 002D 9.189 25552/32,844 8
Uttlesford 001C 8.081 26974/32,844 9
Uttlesford 002B 6.174 29240/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Saffron Walden Castle

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Saffron Walden Castle. 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
Uttlesford 002C 0.128 12693/32,844 4
Uttlesford 002B 0.068 21857/32,844 7
Uttlesford 002D 0.068 21904/32,844 7
Uttlesford 001C 0.028 31106/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Saffron Walden Castle

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Saffron Walden Castle 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
Uttlesford 002C 0.105 11803/32,844 4
Uttlesford 002D 0.055 23115/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002B 0.051 24351/32,844 8
Uttlesford 001C 0.038 28575/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Saffron Walden Castle

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Saffron Walden Castle population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23409/32,844) in Saffron Walden Castle is more than the adult average rank (21477/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Uttlesford 002C 21.018 13131/32,844 4
Uttlesford 002D 8.83 23044/32,844 8
Uttlesford 001C 6.582 25509/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002B 2.224 30626/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Saffron Walden Castle

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Saffron Walden Castle. 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
Uttlesford 002C -0.208 19250/32,844 6
Uttlesford 002B -1.083 29462/32,844 9
Uttlesford 002D -1.15 29948/32,844 10
Uttlesford 001C -1.424 31432/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Saffron Walden Castle

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Saffron Walden Castle. 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
Uttlesford 001C -0.119 18423/32,844 6
Uttlesford 002B -0.412 22587/32,844 7
Uttlesford 002C -0.413 22609/32,844 7
Uttlesford 002D -0.501 23823/32,844 8

There were 92 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Saffron Walden Castle in June 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Saffron Walden Castle

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Saffron Walden Castle. 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
Uttlesford 001C 36.5 3415/32,844 2
Uttlesford 002C 28.399 8111/32,844 3
Uttlesford 002D 26.424 9784/32,844 3
Uttlesford 002B 12.463 26051/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Saffron Walden Castle

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Saffron Walden Castle. 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
Uttlesford 002B 0.02 16131/32,844 5
Uttlesford 002D -0.044 17145/32,844 6
Uttlesford 001C -0.392 22446/32,844 7
Uttlesford 002C -0.955 28692/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Saffron Walden Castle

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Saffron Walden Castle. 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
Uttlesford 002D -0.803 27417/32,844 9
Uttlesford 001C -1.032 29710/32,844 10
Uttlesford 002B -1.32 31511/32,844 10
Uttlesford 002C -1.356 31670/32,844 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.

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