Deprivation Statistics for St Katharine’s & Wapping, Tower Hamlets

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St Katharine's & Wapping, Tower Hamlets, Greater London

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

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Overall Deprivation in St Katharine's & Wapping

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St Katharine's & Wapping. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Tower Hamlets.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Tower Hamlets 026D 26.077 10142/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 025D 23.954 11397/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 026B 18.648 15535/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 025F 17.995 16124/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 027A 9.872 24676/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 027C 9.299 25393/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 027B 8.793 26059/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 026A 7.73 27385/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in St Katharine's & Wapping

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 Katharine's & Wapping. 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
Tower Hamlets 026D 0.205 6389/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 025D 0.194 7019/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 026B 0.146 10874/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 025F 0.108 15268/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 027C 0.071 21277/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 027A 0.066 22315/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 027B 0.06 23841/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 026A 0.045 27476/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in St Katharine's & Wapping

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St Katharine's & Wapping 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
Tower Hamlets 026D 0.113 10657/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 025D 0.095 13440/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 026B 0.084 15509/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 025F 0.044 26766/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 027C 0.041 27597/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 027A 0.04 27781/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 027B 0.039 28151/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 026A 0.024 31829/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St Katharine's & Wapping

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 Katharine's & Wapping population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23180/32,844) in St Katharine's & Wapping is less than the adult average rank (27785/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Tower Hamlets 026D 14.003 18162/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 025D 8.672 23222/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 026B 6.7 25369/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 027A 5.502 26714/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 025F 5.062 27217/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 027C 3.518 29108/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 026A 3.334 29342/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 027B 2.813 29964/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in St Katharine's & Wapping

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 Katharine's & Wapping. 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
Tower Hamlets 026D -0.008 16141/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 026B -0.169 18665/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 025D -0.177 18785/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 025F -0.246 19811/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 027A -0.435 22578/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 026A -0.49 23286/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 027C -0.717 26099/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 027B -0.936 28275/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in St Katharine's & Wapping

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 Katharine's & Wapping. 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
Tower Hamlets 025F 1.053 3127/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 025D 0.571 8128/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 026D 0.534 8620/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 026A 0.033 16173/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 027C -0.11 18281/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 027A -0.354 21806/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 027B -0.411 22581/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 026B -0.666 25829/32,844 8

There were 1793 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St Katharine's & Wapping in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in St Katharine's & Wapping

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St Katharine's & Wapping. 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
Tower Hamlets 026D 31.42 6014/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 025D 30.574 6551/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 026B 29.949 7003/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 025F 26.218 9968/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 027A 23.963 12186/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 026A 22.351 13903/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 027B 21.991 14340/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 027C 21.026 15473/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in St Katharine's & Wapping

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St Katharine's & Wapping. 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
Tower Hamlets 027C 0.064 15455/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 027A 0.025 16056/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 026B -0.055 17342/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 027B -0.36 22006/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 025F -0.428 22947/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 026D -0.658 25859/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 026A -0.734 26674/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 025D -0.89 28110/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in St Katharine's & Wapping

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St Katharine's & Wapping. 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
Tower Hamlets 025F 2.228 141/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 025D 1.917 541/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 027B 1.883 599/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 026B 1.59 1344/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 026A 1.416 1916/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 026D 1.344 2238/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 027A 1.059 3735/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 027C 0.998 4148/32,844 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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