Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sedlescombe & Westfield, Rother

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sedlescombe & Westfield, Rother, East Sussex

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

Overall Deprivation in Sedlescombe & Westfield

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sedlescombe & Westfield. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Rother.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Rother 005D 19.913 14420/32,844 5
Rother 005C 19.488 14834/32,844 5
Rother 005A 18.567 15617/32,844 5
Rother 003D 16.067 17882/32,844 6
Rother 003E 13.911 20034/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in Sedlescombe & Westfield

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sedlescombe & Westfield. 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
Rother 005C 0.155 10017/32,844 4
Rother 005D 0.096 16965/32,844 6
Rother 003E 0.095 17036/32,844 6
Rother 005A 0.068 21831/32,844 7
Rother 003D 0.067 22159/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Sedlescombe & Westfield

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sedlescombe & Westfield 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
Rother 005C 0.116 10249/32,844 4
Rother 003E 0.091 14016/32,844 5
Rother 005D 0.071 18617/32,844 6
Rother 005A 0.066 19850/32,844 7
Rother 003D 0.05 24624/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sedlescombe & Westfield

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sedlescombe & Westfield population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17195/32,844) in Sedlescombe & Westfield is less than the adult average rank (19498/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Rother 005D 23.671 11520/32,844 4
Rother 005C 21.284 12977/32,844 4
Rother 003E 13.375 18702/32,844 6
Rother 003D 9.306 22564/32,844 7
Rother 005A 5.38 26865/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sedlescombe & Westfield

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Sedlescombe & Westfield. 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
Rother 005C 0.085 14738/32,844 5
Rother 005A -0.027 16420/32,844 5
Rother 003D -0.166 18621/32,844 6
Rother 005D -0.309 20789/32,844 7
Rother 003E -0.337 21230/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Sedlescombe & Westfield

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 Sedlescombe & Westfield. 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
Rother 005A 0.009 16533/32,844 6
Rother 005D -0.043 17333/32,844 6
Rother 005C -0.12 18446/32,844 6
Rother 003E -0.251 20359/32,844 7
Rother 003D -0.581 24858/32,844 8

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sedlescombe & Westfield in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sedlescombe & Westfield

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sedlescombe & Westfield. 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
Rother 005A 42.905 1447/32,844 1
Rother 005D 38.667 2596/32,844 1
Rother 003D 34.339 4404/32,844 2
Rother 003E 13.257 25105/32,844 8
Rother 005C 11.253 27356/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sedlescombe & Westfield

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sedlescombe & Westfield. 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
Rother 003D 1.294 1926/32,844 1
Rother 005A 0.89 4808/32,844 2
Rother 005D 0.726 6516/32,844 2
Rother 003E 0.404 10481/32,844 4
Rother 005C -0.114 18256/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sedlescombe & Westfield

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sedlescombe & Westfield. 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
Rother 005A 0.239 11571/32,844 4
Rother 005D -0.09 16811/32,844 6
Rother 003D -0.106 17087/32,844 6
Rother 003E -0.372 21554/32,844 7
Rother 005C -0.584 24674/32,844 8

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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