Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Southminster, Maldon

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Southminster, Maldon, Essex

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

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Overall Deprivation in Southminster

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Southminster. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Maldon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Maldon 006C 22.21 12614/32,844 4
Maldon 006D 16.215 17740/32,844 6
Maldon 006B 13.729 20232/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Southminster

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Southminster. 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
Maldon 006C 0.143 11165/32,844 4
Maldon 006D 0.111 14797/32,844 5
Maldon 006B 0.083 19056/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Southminster

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Southminster 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
Maldon 006C 0.116 10252/32,844 4
Maldon 006D 0.082 15947/32,844 5
Maldon 006B 0.072 18346/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Southminster

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Southminster population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (6950/32,844) in Southminster is less than the adult average rank (7854/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Maldon 006C 42.12 4843/32,844 2
Maldon 006B 34.66 6878/32,844 3
Maldon 006D 27.024 9813/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Southminster

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 Southminster. 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
Maldon 006C -0.198 19098/32,844 6
Maldon 006D -0.253 19912/32,844 7
Maldon 006B -0.402 22141/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Southminster

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 Southminster. 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
Maldon 006B -0.098 18101/32,844 6
Maldon 006C -0.252 20376/32,844 7
Maldon 006D -0.392 22355/32,844 7

There were 29 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Southminster in January 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Southminster

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Southminster. 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
Maldon 006D 15.704 22070/32,844 7
Maldon 006B 13.512 24805/32,844 8
Maldon 006C 8.814 29673/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Southminster

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Southminster. 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
Maldon 006C 0.694 6858/32,844 3
Maldon 006D 0.506 9118/32,844 3
Maldon 006B -0.48 23643/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Southminster

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Southminster. 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
Maldon 006C -0.414 22250/32,844 7
Maldon 006D -0.779 27168/32,844 9
Maldon 006B -1.612 32464/32,844 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.