Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Southgate, West Suffolk

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Southgate, West Suffolk, Suffolk

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Southgate, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of West Suffolk. 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 3 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 Southgate 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 Southgate. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Southgate

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Southgate. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Suffolk.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
St Edmundsbury 009C 13.68 20287/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 009D 10.64 23726/32,844 8
St Edmundsbury 009B 6.508 28868/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Southgate

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Southgate. 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
St Edmundsbury 009C 0.082 19168/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 009D 0.052 25744/32,844 8
St Edmundsbury 009B 0.039 28775/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Southgate

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Southgate 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
St Edmundsbury 009C 0.074 17724/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 009D 0.06 21483/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 009B 0.048 25358/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Southgate

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Southgate population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17512/32,844) in Southgate is less than the adult average rank (21417/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
St Edmundsbury 009C 18.89 14476/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 009D 12.276 19692/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 009B 6.478 25629/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Southgate

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Southgate. 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
St Edmundsbury 009C 0.056 15130/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 009D -0.239 19697/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 009B -0.751 26476/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Southgate

2
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 Southgate. 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
St Edmundsbury 009D -0.355 21815/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 009C -0.726 26528/32,844 9
St Edmundsbury 009B -0.729 26561/32,844 9

There were 287 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Southgate in October 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Southgate

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Southgate. 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
St Edmundsbury 009D 29.983 6984/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 009B 26.214 9972/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 009C 25.443 10704/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Southgate

1
Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Southgate. 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
St Edmundsbury 009C -0.744 26775/32,844 9
St Edmundsbury 009D -1.213 30350/32,844 10
St Edmundsbury 009B -1.536 31653/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Southgate

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Southgate. 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
St Edmundsbury 009B -0.356 21286/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 009C -1.044 29807/32,844 10
St Edmundsbury 009D -1.193 30870/32,844 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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