Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sawston, South Cambridgeshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sawston, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Sawston

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sawston. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Cambridgeshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Cambridgeshire 015C 17.284 16742/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 015A 12.291 21841/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 015B 7.822 27290/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 015E 4.758 30746/32,844 10
South Cambridgeshire 015D 3.548 31869/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Sawston

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sawston. 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
South Cambridgeshire 015C 0.115 14334/32,844 5
South Cambridgeshire 015A 0.09 17920/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 015B 0.061 23563/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 015D 0.042 28145/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 015E 0.021 32128/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Sawston

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sawston 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
South Cambridgeshire 015C 0.107 11461/32,844 4
South Cambridgeshire 015A 0.081 16037/32,844 5
South Cambridgeshire 015B 0.064 20267/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 015D 0.035 29234/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 015E 0.033 29924/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sawston

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sawston population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19946/32,844) in Sawston is more than the adult average rank (19671/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Cambridgeshire 015C 23.403 11671/32,844 4
South Cambridgeshire 015A 14.682 17603/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 015E 11.07 20831/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 015B 9.894 21936/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 015D 3.023 29703/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sawston

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 Sawston. 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
South Cambridgeshire 015C 0.036 15452/32,844 5
South Cambridgeshire 015A -0.226 19514/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 015B -0.513 23594/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 015D -1.145 29913/32,844 10
South Cambridgeshire 015E -1.358 31155/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Sawston

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Sawston. 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
South Cambridgeshire 015A -0.558 24554/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 015C -0.803 27333/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 015B -0.95 28700/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 015E -1.43 31547/32,844 10
South Cambridgeshire 015D -1.772 32406/32,844 10

There were 13 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sawston in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sawston

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sawston. 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
South Cambridgeshire 015E 23.515 12651/32,844 4
South Cambridgeshire 015C 22.069 14241/32,844 5
South Cambridgeshire 015A 18.878 18016/32,844 6
South Cambridgeshire 015D 17.274 20084/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 015B 13.459 24869/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sawston

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sawston. 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
South Cambridgeshire 015B -0.242 20269/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 015D -0.283 20863/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 015E -0.323 21492/32,844 7
South Cambridgeshire 015C -0.798 27322/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 015A -0.836 27651/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sawston

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sawston. 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
South Cambridgeshire 015E -0.565 24396/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 015A -0.647 25518/32,844 8
South Cambridgeshire 015B -0.726 26525/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 015D -0.76 26937/32,844 9
South Cambridgeshire 015C -0.817 27602/32,844 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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