Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sovereign, Eastbourne

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sovereign, Eastbourne, East Sussex

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sovereign, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Eastbourne. 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 7 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 Sovereign 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 Sovereign. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sovereign. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Eastbourne.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Eastbourne 014C 36.342 5418/32,844 2
Eastbourne 013C 16.841 17143/32,844 6
Eastbourne 013D 16.088 17860/32,844 6
Eastbourne 014A 14.864 19051/32,844 6
Eastbourne 013E 14.726 19201/32,844 6
Eastbourne 014D 14.592 19348/32,844 6
Eastbourne 014B 11.676 22553/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sovereign. 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
Eastbourne 014C 0.206 6280/32,844 2
Eastbourne 013C 0.109 15118/32,844 5
Eastbourne 014A 0.108 15165/32,844 5
Eastbourne 013E 0.089 18066/32,844 6
Eastbourne 013D 0.087 18329/32,844 6
Eastbourne 014D 0.069 21805/32,844 7
Eastbourne 014B 0.062 23268/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sovereign 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
Eastbourne 014C 0.181 4237/32,844 2
Eastbourne 013D 0.093 13741/32,844 5
Eastbourne 013E 0.084 15484/32,844 5
Eastbourne 013C 0.08 16401/32,844 5
Eastbourne 014A 0.07 18833/32,844 6
Eastbourne 014B 0.065 20169/32,844 7
Eastbourne 014D 0.054 23434/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sovereign population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11255/32,844) in Sovereign is less than the adult average rank (17203/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Eastbourne 014C 49.869 3273/32,844 1
Eastbourne 013C 24.393 11138/32,844 4
Eastbourne 013D 24.184 11244/32,844 4
Eastbourne 013E 17.222 15651/32,844 5
Eastbourne 014D 17.127 15719/32,844 5
Eastbourne 014B 14.812 17499/32,844 6
Eastbourne 014A 10.217 21616/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Sovereign. 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
Eastbourne 014C 0.131 14013/32,844 5
Eastbourne 013C -0.265 20112/32,844 7
Eastbourne 013E -0.298 20628/32,844 7
Eastbourne 013D -0.372 21762/32,844 7
Eastbourne 014B -0.551 24066/32,844 8
Eastbourne 014D -0.686 25778/32,844 8
Eastbourne 014A -0.804 27040/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Sovereign. 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
Eastbourne 013D 0.121 14810/32,844 5
Eastbourne 014C -0.09 17978/32,844 6
Eastbourne 013C -0.233 20106/32,844 7
Eastbourne 014A -0.395 22386/32,844 7
Eastbourne 013E -0.77 27004/32,844 9
Eastbourne 014D -1.339 31180/32,844 10
Eastbourne 014B -1.674 32248/32,844 10

There were 191 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sovereign in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sovereign. 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
Eastbourne 014D 47.331 653/32,844 1
Eastbourne 014C 43.86 1258/32,844 1
Eastbourne 014A 37.702 2936/32,844 1
Eastbourne 014B 35.034 4077/32,844 2
Eastbourne 013E 32.193 5532/32,844 2
Eastbourne 013D 23.858 12290/32,844 4
Eastbourne 013C 19.034 17824/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sovereign. 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
Eastbourne 013C 0.498 9217/32,844 3
Eastbourne 014C -0.053 17309/32,844 6
Eastbourne 014A -0.323 21499/32,844 7
Eastbourne 014D -0.421 22832/32,844 7
Eastbourne 014B -0.723 26555/32,844 9
Eastbourne 013D -1.059 29463/32,844 9
Eastbourne 013E -1.376 31097/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sovereign

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sovereign. 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
Eastbourne 013C 0.176 12478/32,844 4
Eastbourne 013D 0.06 14317/32,844 5
Eastbourne 014C -0.561 24347/32,844 8
Eastbourne 014A -0.571 24494/32,844 8
Eastbourne 013E -0.616 25109/32,844 8
Eastbourne 014B -0.639 25413/32,844 8
Eastbourne 014D -0.878 28288/32,844 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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