Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St Mark’s, Cheltenham

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St Mark's, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in St Mark's, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Cheltenham. 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 4 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 Mark'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 Mark's. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in St Mark'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 Mark's. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Cheltenham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Cheltenham 005C 49.978 2178/32,844 1
Cheltenham 007B 25.547 10448/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007C 19.628 14693/32,844 5
Cheltenham 007A 19.088 15158/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in St Mark'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 Mark'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
Cheltenham 005C 0.278 2929/32,844 1
Cheltenham 007B 0.151 10434/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007C 0.132 12260/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007A 0.108 15152/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in St Mark's

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St Mark'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
Cheltenham 005C 0.258 1112/32,844 1
Cheltenham 007B 0.109 11126/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007C 0.099 12805/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007A 0.094 13619/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St Mark's

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St Mark's population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (6882/32,844) in St Mark's is less than the adult average rank (12374/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Cheltenham 005C 51.374 2982/32,844 1
Cheltenham 007B 38.994 5640/32,844 2
Cheltenham 007C 27.045 9803/32,844 3
Cheltenham 007A 13.767 18359/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in St Mark'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 Mark'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
Cheltenham 005C 1.5 1476/32,844 1
Cheltenham 007B 0.432 9921/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007A 0.293 11731/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007C -0.201 19149/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in St Mark's

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in St Mark'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
Cheltenham 007B 0.816 5252/32,844 2
Cheltenham 005C 0.735 6119/32,844 2
Cheltenham 007A 0.59 7869/32,844 3
Cheltenham 007C 0.356 11080/32,844 4

There were 100 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St Mark's in December 2023

Barriers to Housing and Services in St Mark's

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St Mark'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
Cheltenham 005C 23.314 12865/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007C 19.253 17566/32,844 6
Cheltenham 007A 18.72 18208/32,844 6
Cheltenham 007B 12.453 26062/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in St Mark's

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St Mark'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
Cheltenham 007A 0.49 9344/32,844 3
Cheltenham 007B 0.225 12964/32,844 4
Cheltenham 007C 0.127 14494/32,844 5
Cheltenham 005C 0.055 15581/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in St Mark's

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St Mark'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
Cheltenham 007C -0.889 28395/32,844 9
Cheltenham 007A -0.9 28502/32,844 9
Cheltenham 007B -1.011 29545/32,844 9
Cheltenham 005C -1.172 30737/32,844 10

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.