Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St John, Worcester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St John, Worcester, Worcestershire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in St John, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Worcester. 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 5 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 John 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 John. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in St John

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St John. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Worcester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Worcester 009A 48.526 2406/32,844 1
Worcester 009D 28.72 8638/32,844 3
Worcester 009E 23.724 11560/32,844 4
Worcester 009B 12.301 21829/32,844 7
Worcester 009C 10.682 23674/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in St John

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 John. 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
Worcester 009A 0.314 1825/32,844 1
Worcester 009D 0.19 7284/32,844 3
Worcester 009E 0.139 11574/32,844 4
Worcester 009B 0.065 22570/32,844 7
Worcester 009C 0.051 25945/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in St John

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St John 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
Worcester 009A 0.226 2044/32,844 1
Worcester 009D 0.136 7824/32,844 3
Worcester 009E 0.082 15888/32,844 5
Worcester 009B 0.061 21255/32,844 7
Worcester 009C 0.042 27356/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St John

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St John population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15555/32,844) in St John is more than the adult average rank (11668/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Worcester 009A 60.39 1696/32,844 1
Worcester 009D 40.363 5278/32,844 2
Worcester 009B 16.109 16485/32,844 6
Worcester 009E 12.535 19468/32,844 6
Worcester 009C 6.413 25705/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in St John

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 John. 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
Worcester 009A 0.884 5186/32,844 2
Worcester 009E 0.501 9071/32,844 3
Worcester 009D 0.32 11351/32,844 4
Worcester 009C -0.492 23317/32,844 8
Worcester 009B -0.706 25982/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in St John

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 John. 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
Worcester 009A 0.617 7494/32,844 3
Worcester 009E 0.411 10281/32,844 4
Worcester 009D 0.208 13361/32,844 5
Worcester 009C 0.094 15219/32,844 5
Worcester 009B -0.015 16917/32,844 6

There were 97 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St John in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in St John

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St John. 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
Worcester 009A 30.982 6286/32,844 2
Worcester 009B 27.959 8478/32,844 3
Worcester 009E 21.071 15416/32,844 5
Worcester 009C 19.02 17842/32,844 6
Worcester 009D 18.704 18230/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in St John

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St John. 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
Worcester 009E 1.22 2324/32,844 1
Worcester 009C 1.071 3329/32,844 2
Worcester 009D 0.625 7642/32,844 3
Worcester 009B -0.016 16721/32,844 6
Worcester 009A -0.369 22136/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in St John

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St John. 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
Worcester 009E 0.372 9869/32,844 4
Worcester 009B -0.098 16940/32,844 6
Worcester 009C -0.183 18358/32,844 6
Worcester 009A -0.357 21319/32,844 7
Worcester 009D -0.389 21856/32,844 7

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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