Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St Helier, Merton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St Helier, Merton, Greater London

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

Overall Deprivation in St Helier

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St Helier. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Merton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Merton 024C 28.091 8982/32,844 3
Merton 024E 27.017 9580/32,844 3
Merton 023D 24.584 11020/32,844 4
Merton 023E 24.369 11146/32,844 4
Merton 024B 18.476 15717/32,844 5
Merton 024D 12.612 21481/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in St Helier

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in St Helier. 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
Merton 024E 0.194 7039/32,844 3
Merton 024C 0.182 7859/32,844 3
Merton 023E 0.155 10018/32,844 4
Merton 023D 0.144 11086/32,844 4
Merton 024B 0.136 11844/32,844 4
Merton 024D 0.07 21480/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in St Helier

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St Helier 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
Merton 024E 0.14 7455/32,844 3
Merton 024C 0.136 7887/32,844 3
Merton 023E 0.113 10703/32,844 4
Merton 023D 0.1 12496/32,844 4
Merton 024B 0.071 18503/32,844 6
Merton 024D 0.05 24617/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St Helier

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St Helier population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20099/32,844) in St Helier is more than the adult average rank (11655/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Merton 024C 23.711 11489/32,844 4
Merton 024E 19.584 14032/32,844 5
Merton 023D 19.195 14263/32,844 5
Merton 023E 16.65 16078/32,844 5
Merton 024D 13.976 18184/32,844 6
Merton 024B 12.365 19601/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in St Helier

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 St Helier. 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
Merton 024C 0.023 15645/32,844 5
Merton 023D -0.055 16860/32,844 6
Merton 024E -0.115 17818/32,844 6
Merton 024B -0.177 18784/32,844 6
Merton 023E -0.308 20779/32,844 7
Merton 024D -0.715 26070/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in St Helier

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 Helier. 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
Merton 023E 0.662 6951/32,844 3
Merton 024D 0.388 10637/32,844 4
Merton 024C 0.345 11232/32,844 4
Merton 024B 0.228 13072/32,844 4
Merton 023D 0.111 14960/32,844 5
Merton 024E -0.106 18224/32,844 6

There were 7 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St Helier in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in St Helier

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St Helier. 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
Merton 024E 31.347 6051/32,844 2
Merton 023D 24.407 11714/32,844 4
Merton 024C 22.992 13222/32,844 5
Merton 024B 21.958 14381/32,844 5
Merton 023E 21 15501/32,844 5
Merton 024D 18.642 18311/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in St Helier

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St Helier. 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
Merton 023D 1.128 2917/32,844 1
Merton 024C 0.754 6199/32,844 2
Merton 023E 0.605 7882/32,844 3
Merton 024B 0.562 8408/32,844 3
Merton 024E 0.347 11237/32,844 4
Merton 024D 0.307 11777/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in St Helier

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St Helier. 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
Merton 023E 1.373 2117/32,844 1
Merton 024D 1.043 3852/32,844 2
Merton 023D 1.041 3863/32,844 2
Merton 024C 0.968 4375/32,844 2
Merton 024B 0.963 4404/32,844 2
Merton 024E 0.816 5519/32,844 2

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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