Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Saffron Walden Shire, Uttlesford

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

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Saffron Walden Shire, 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 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 Saffron Walden Shire 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 Shire. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Saffron Walden Shire

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Saffron Walden Shire. 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 002D 9.189 25552/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002F 8.288 26709/32,844 9
Uttlesford 002G 6.318 29080/32,844 9
Uttlesford 002E 6.088 29351/32,844 9
Uttlesford 001B 1.29 32811/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Saffron Walden Shire

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Saffron Walden Shire. 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 002F 0.08 19620/32,844 6
Uttlesford 002D 0.068 21904/32,844 7
Uttlesford 002E 0.05 26186/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002G 0.039 28895/32,844 9
Uttlesford 001B 0.015 32586/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Saffron Walden Shire

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Saffron Walden Shire 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 002F 0.057 22264/32,844 7
Uttlesford 002D 0.055 23115/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002G 0.041 27518/32,844 9
Uttlesford 002E 0.035 29248/32,844 9
Uttlesford 001B 0.011 32740/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Saffron Walden Shire

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Saffron Walden Shire population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (26717/32,844) in Saffron Walden Shire is more than the adult average rank (21575/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Uttlesford 002E 17.046 15779/32,844 5
Uttlesford 002D 8.83 23044/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002G 7.923 24035/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002F 4.53 27868/32,844 9
Uttlesford 001B 0.539 32488/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Saffron Walden Shire

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Shire. 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 002E -0.937 28290/32,844 9
Uttlesford 002F -1.013 28931/32,844 9
Uttlesford 002D -1.15 29948/32,844 10
Uttlesford 002G -1.252 30614/32,844 10
Uttlesford 001B -1.562 31890/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Saffron Walden Shire

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Saffron Walden Shire. 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 002F -0.496 23721/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002D -0.501 23823/32,844 8
Uttlesford 002G -0.736 26648/32,844 9
Uttlesford 001B -1.125 30019/32,844 10
Uttlesford 002E -1.39 31396/32,844 10

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

Barriers to Housing and Services in Saffron Walden Shire

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Saffron Walden Shire. 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 002D 26.424 9784/32,844 3
Uttlesford 002G 25.504 10658/32,844 4
Uttlesford 002F 22.502 13747/32,844 5
Uttlesford 002E 12.783 25657/32,844 8
Uttlesford 001B 12.71 25747/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Saffron Walden Shire

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Saffron Walden Shire. 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 002E 0.197 13337/32,844 5
Uttlesford 002G 0.049 15678/32,844 5
Uttlesford 002D -0.044 17145/32,844 6
Uttlesford 001B -0.274 20738/32,844 7
Uttlesford 002F -0.498 23889/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Saffron Walden Shire

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Saffron Walden Shire. 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 002F -1.013 29556/32,844 9
Uttlesford 002E -1.178 30767/32,844 10
Uttlesford 002G -1.267 31267/32,844 10
Uttlesford 001B -1.395 31829/32,844 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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