Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St James’s, Westminster

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

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in St James's, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Westminster. 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 8 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 James'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 James's. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in St James's

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St James's. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Westminster.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Westminster 020B 43.66 3324/32,844 2
Westminster 018B 35.28 5794/32,844 2
Westminster 018A 30.2 7933/32,844 3
Camden 028C 20.684 13788/32,844 5
Westminster 020C 18.171 15991/32,844 5
City of London 001G 15.841 18089/32,844 6
Westminster 020A 10.008 24520/32,844 8
Westminster 018C 9.719 24862/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in St James's

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in St James'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
Westminster 020B 0.283 2786/32,844 1
Westminster 018B 0.216 5737/32,844 2
Westminster 018A 0.172 8667/32,844 3
Camden 028C 0.131 12436/32,844 4
Westminster 020C 0.1 16250/32,844 5
Westminster 020A 0.054 25174/32,844 8
City of London 001G 0.024 31774/32,844 10
Westminster 018C 0.006 32833/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in St James's

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St James'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
Westminster 020B 0.28 688/32,844 1
Westminster 018B 0.226 2025/32,844 1
Westminster 018A 0.14 7449/32,844 3
Westminster 020C 0.105 11793/32,844 4
Camden 028C 0.086 15092/32,844 5
City of London 001G 0.035 29443/32,844 9
Westminster 020A 0.026 31415/32,844 10
Westminster 018C 0.012 32702/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St James's

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St James's population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21927/32,844) in St James's is less than the adult average rank (28077/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Westminster 020B 20.313 13590/32,844 5
Camden 028C 9.457 22413/32,844 7
Westminster 020C 7.629 24341/32,844 8
Westminster 020A 6.307 25832/32,844 8
Westminster 018C 4.252 28230/32,844 9
Westminster 018B 3.812 28753/32,844 9
Westminster 018A 3.345 29321/32,844 9
City of London 001G 2.259 30578/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in St James's

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 James'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
Westminster 020B 1.161 3099/32,844 1
Westminster 018B 0.647 7414/32,844 3
Westminster 018A -0.136 18163/32,844 6
City of London 001G -0.355 21520/32,844 7
Camden 028C -0.981 28679/32,844 9
Westminster 020C -1.141 29886/32,844 10
Westminster 020A -1.985 32589/32,844 10
Westminster 018C -2.151 32709/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in St James's

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 St James'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
Westminster 018A 1.262 1920/32,844 1
Camden 028C 0.323 11597/32,844 4
Westminster 018C 0.01 16515/32,844 6
Westminster 018B -0.334 21514/32,844 7
Westminster 020C -0.702 26244/32,844 8
Westminster 020B -0.833 27625/32,844 9
Westminster 020A -1.359 31269/32,844 10
City of London 001G -1.701 32292/32,844 10

There were 660 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St James's in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in St James's

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St James'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
City of London 001G 37.427 3054/32,844 1
Westminster 018A 26.387 9824/32,844 3
Westminster 018B 24.915 11212/32,844 4
Camden 028C 23.461 12711/32,844 4
Westminster 020B 21.907 14434/32,844 5
Westminster 018C 19.643 17078/32,844 6
Westminster 020A 18.589 18377/32,844 6
Westminster 020C 18.2 18865/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in St James's

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St James'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
City of London 001G 1.224 2306/32,844 1
Westminster 020A 1.216 2345/32,844 1
Westminster 020C 0.707 6717/32,844 3
Westminster 018C 0.654 7273/32,844 3
Camden 028C 0.507 9103/32,844 3
Westminster 018A 0.389 10687/32,844 4
Westminster 018B 0.327 11512/32,844 4
Westminster 020B -0.137 18603/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in St James's

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St James'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
Westminster 018A 2.718 3/32,844 1
Camden 028C 2.687 7/32,844 1
Westminster 018C 2.331 76/32,844 1
Westminster 020C 2.318 85/32,844 1
City of London 001G 2.151 212/32,844 1
Westminster 018B 2.137 234/32,844 1
Westminster 020B 1.2 2950/32,844 1
Westminster 020A 1.072 3651/32,844 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.