Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St George’s, Southwark

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St George's, Southwark, Greater London

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

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Overall Deprivation in St George's

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St George's. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Southwark.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Southwark 034B 38.967 4581/32,844 2
Southwark 034C 33.607 6417/32,844 2
Southwark 034D 30.177 7940/32,844 3
Southwark 034A 28.921 8533/32,844 3
Southwark 034E 28.127 8963/32,844 3
Southwark 002A 16.421 17545/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in St George's

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 St George's. 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
Southwark 034B 0.248 4117/32,844 2
Southwark 034D 0.195 6972/32,844 3
Southwark 034E 0.163 9403/32,844 3
Southwark 034C 0.155 10051/32,844 4
Southwark 034A 0.116 14139/32,844 5
Southwark 002A 0.087 18437/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in St George's

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St George's 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
Southwark 034B 0.182 4195/32,844 2
Southwark 034D 0.137 7787/32,844 3
Southwark 034E 0.129 8618/32,844 3
Southwark 034A 0.103 12024/32,844 4
Southwark 034C 0.089 14520/32,844 5
Southwark 002A 0.047 25684/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St George's

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St George's population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19710/32,844) in St George's is less than the adult average rank (24947/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Southwark 034A 19.835 13869/32,844 5
Southwark 034C 12.752 19265/32,844 6
Southwark 034B 11.597 20327/32,844 7
Southwark 034E 5.71 26485/32,844 9
Southwark 034D 5.543 26674/32,844 9
Southwark 002A 3.94 28607/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in St George's

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 St George's. 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
Southwark 034B 0.828 5654/32,844 2
Southwark 034C 0.647 7417/32,844 3
Southwark 034D 0.528 8763/32,844 3
Southwark 034E 0.493 9182/32,844 3
Southwark 034A 0.277 11944/32,844 4
Southwark 002A -0.05 16787/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in St George's

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in St George's. 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
Southwark 034C 1.56 898/32,844 1
Southwark 034A 0.874 4646/32,844 2
Southwark 034B 0.356 11084/32,844 4
Southwark 034E 0.305 11872/32,844 4
Southwark 034D -0.183 19387/32,844 6
Southwark 002A -0.475 23429/32,844 8

There were 2063 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St George's in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in St George's

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St George's. 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
Southwark 034D 36.758 3295/32,844 2
Southwark 034B 36.607 3364/32,844 2
Southwark 002A 35.145 4027/32,844 2
Southwark 034E 34.938 4109/32,844 2
Southwark 034A 30.886 6360/32,844 2
Southwark 034C 30.849 6390/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in St George's

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St George's. 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
Southwark 034C 0.793 5756/32,844 2
Southwark 002A 0.755 6186/32,844 2
Southwark 034A 0.664 7165/32,844 3
Southwark 034D 0.434 10058/32,844 4
Southwark 034B 0.183 13571/32,844 5
Southwark 034E -0.228 20038/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in St George's

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St George's. 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
Southwark 034C 2.639 12/32,844 1
Southwark 034E 2.368 54/32,844 1
Southwark 034A 2.346 71/32,844 1
Southwark 034B 2.208 161/32,844 1
Southwark 034D 1.839 676/32,844 1
Southwark 002A 1.325 2318/32,844 1

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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