Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Shirley South, Croydon

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Shirley South, Croydon, Greater London

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Shirley South, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Croydon. 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 9 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 Shirley South 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 Shirley South. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Shirley South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Shirley South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Croydon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Croydon 025C 37.162 5163/32,844 2
Croydon 025B 34.857 5944/32,844 2
Croydon 026C 12.837 21223/32,844 7
Croydon 026E 11.327 22956/32,844 7
Croydon 026A 9.874 24671/32,844 8
Croydon 025A 9.41 25246/32,844 8
Croydon 025D 8.602 26298/32,844 9
Croydon 026B 6.864 28486/32,844 9
Croydon 026D 4.626 30882/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Shirley South

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 Shirley South. 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
Croydon 025C 0.296 2333/32,844 1
Croydon 025B 0.257 3716/32,844 2
Croydon 026E 0.083 18980/32,844 6
Croydon 026A 0.078 19900/32,844 7
Croydon 025D 0.067 22196/32,844 7
Croydon 025A 0.066 22432/32,844 7
Croydon 026B 0.058 24231/32,844 8
Croydon 026C 0.05 26104/32,844 8
Croydon 026D 0.029 31018/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Shirley South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Shirley South 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
Croydon 025C 0.153 6284/32,844 2
Croydon 025B 0.151 6508/32,844 2
Croydon 026E 0.06 21627/32,844 7
Croydon 026A 0.058 22037/32,844 7
Croydon 025A 0.057 22434/32,844 7
Croydon 026C 0.048 25305/32,844 8
Croydon 026B 0.043 26892/32,844 9
Croydon 025D 0.041 27558/32,844 9
Croydon 026D 0.039 28046/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Shirley South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Shirley South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22578/32,844) in Shirley South is more than the adult average rank (17172/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Croydon 025B 34.464 6957/32,844 3
Croydon 025C 30.15 8498/32,844 3
Croydon 026E 12.655 19348/32,844 6
Croydon 025D 10.582 21278/32,844 7
Croydon 025A 8.752 23138/32,844 8
Croydon 026D 7.029 25020/32,844 8
Croydon 026B 6.54 25552/32,844 8
Croydon 026A 6.199 25968/32,844 8
Croydon 026C 5.758 26431/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Shirley South

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 Shirley South. 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
Croydon 025B 0.14 13883/32,844 5
Croydon 025C 0 16012/32,844 5
Croydon 026E -0.584 24514/32,844 8
Croydon 026A -0.624 25010/32,844 8
Croydon 025A -0.882 27820/32,844 9
Croydon 026C -0.908 28047/32,844 9
Croydon 026B -0.927 28206/32,844 9
Croydon 026D -1.096 29574/32,844 10
Croydon 025D -1.25 30596/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Shirley South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Shirley South. 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
Croydon 026C 0.934 4086/32,844 2
Croydon 025B 0.558 8287/32,844 3
Croydon 025C 0.325 11554/32,844 4
Croydon 025A 0.121 14792/32,844 5
Croydon 025D -0.091 17995/32,844 6
Croydon 026A -0.172 19236/32,844 6
Croydon 026B -0.303 21089/32,844 7
Croydon 026E -0.468 23339/32,844 8
Croydon 026D -0.529 24178/32,844 8

There were 124 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Shirley South in April 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Shirley South

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Shirley South. 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
Croydon 025C 44.271 1192/32,844 1
Croydon 025B 36.353 3481/32,844 2
Croydon 026C 33.514 4810/32,844 2
Croydon 026E 22.017 14309/32,844 5
Croydon 025D 21.729 14629/32,844 5
Croydon 026A 20.804 15711/32,844 5
Croydon 025A 17.698 19524/32,844 6
Croydon 026D 16.741 20765/32,844 7
Croydon 026B 16.422 21140/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Shirley South

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Shirley South. 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
Croydon 025B -0.156 18940/32,844 6
Croydon 025C -0.193 19528/32,844 6
Croydon 025A -0.288 20961/32,844 7
Croydon 025D -0.404 22610/32,844 7
Croydon 026E -0.453 23260/32,844 8
Croydon 026B -0.454 23289/32,844 8
Croydon 026D -0.866 27919/32,844 9
Croydon 026A -0.942 28576/32,844 9
Croydon 026C -1.067 29512/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Shirley South

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Shirley South. 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
Croydon 026E 0.809 5576/32,844 2
Croydon 026A 0.725 6273/32,844 2
Croydon 026C 0.661 6844/32,844 3
Croydon 026B 0.551 7879/32,844 3
Croydon 025D 0.513 8281/32,844 3
Croydon 025A 0.35 10102/32,844 4
Croydon 026D 0.334 10310/32,844 4
Croydon 025B 0.238 11589/32,844 4
Croydon 025C 0.106 13560/32,844 5

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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