Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Skirbeck, Boston

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Skirbeck, Boston, Lincolnshire

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Skirbeck, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Boston. 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 6 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 Skirbeck 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 Skirbeck. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Skirbeck

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Skirbeck. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Boston.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Boston 004C 37.301 5115/32,844 2
Boston 002C 34.131 6212/32,844 2
Boston 003A 31.273 7407/32,844 3
Boston 003C 26.027 10182/32,844 4
Boston 004E 25.065 10722/32,844 4
Boston 004D 17.802 16311/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Skirbeck

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Skirbeck. 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
Boston 004C 0.231 4933/32,844 2
Boston 002C 0.222 5420/32,844 2
Boston 004E 0.145 10909/32,844 4
Boston 003A 0.138 11722/32,844 4
Boston 003C 0.132 12267/32,844 4
Boston 004D 0.122 13498/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Skirbeck

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Skirbeck 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
Boston 004C 0.17 5013/32,844 2
Boston 002C 0.144 7103/32,844 3
Boston 004E 0.123 9273/32,844 3
Boston 003C 0.097 13045/32,844 4
Boston 003A 0.094 13658/32,844 5
Boston 004D 0.077 17016/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Skirbeck

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Skirbeck population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (3026/32,844) in Skirbeck is more than the adult average rank (2217/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Boston 004C 78.452 350/32,844 1
Boston 002C 67.675 950/32,844 1
Boston 003A 63.407 1350/32,844 1
Boston 003C 52.409 2821/32,844 1
Boston 004D 46.039 3936/32,844 2
Boston 004E 43.056 4627/32,844 2

Health Deprivation and Disability in Skirbeck

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Skirbeck. 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
Boston 004C 0.669 7189/32,844 3
Boston 002C 0.655 7340/32,844 3
Boston 003A 0.504 9042/32,844 3
Boston 004E 0.391 10469/32,844 4
Boston 003C 0.192 13175/32,844 5
Boston 004D -0.141 18249/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Skirbeck

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 Skirbeck. 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
Boston 003A 0.641 7190/32,844 3
Boston 003C 0.364 10958/32,844 4
Boston 002C -0.016 16919/32,844 6
Boston 004E -0.108 18246/32,844 6
Boston 004C -0.315 21247/32,844 7
Boston 004D -0.617 25278/32,844 8

There were 396 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Skirbeck in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Skirbeck

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Skirbeck. 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
Boston 003C 12.067 26487/32,844 9
Boston 002C 11.355 27270/32,844 9
Boston 004D 10.918 27713/32,844 9
Boston 003A 10.28 28341/32,844 9
Boston 004E 10.243 28372/32,844 9
Boston 004C 6.68 31158/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Skirbeck

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Skirbeck. 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
Boston 003A 1.404 1447/32,844 1
Boston 003C 0.966 4127/32,844 2
Boston 004E 0.701 6767/32,844 3
Boston 004C 0.283 12100/32,844 4
Boston 002C 0.22 13016/32,844 4
Boston 004D 0.083 15156/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Skirbeck

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Skirbeck. 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
Boston 003C 0.003 15260/32,844 5
Boston 002C -0.495 23403/32,844 8
Boston 004E -0.504 23539/32,844 8
Boston 003A -0.534 23954/32,844 8
Boston 004D -0.777 27136/32,844 9
Boston 004C -0.889 28390/32,844 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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