Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St Mary’s & St James, Bexley

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

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

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Overall Deprivation in St Mary's & St James

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St Mary's & St James. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bexley.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bexley 028C 32.32 6958/32,844 3
Bexley 028A 27.812 9141/32,844 3
Bexley 028B 21.082 13501/32,844 5
Bexley 023C 10.353 24076/32,844 8
Bexley 023B 6.832 28530/32,844 9
Bexley 024C 5.791 29687/32,844 10
Bexley 023E 5.445 30072/32,844 10
Bexley 023D 3.171 32132/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in St Mary's & St James

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in St Mary's & St James. 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
Bexley 028C 0.22 5550/32,844 2
Bexley 028A 0.149 10591/32,844 4
Bexley 028B 0.101 16241/32,844 5
Bexley 023C 0.071 21392/32,844 7
Bexley 024C 0.032 30446/32,844 10
Bexley 023B 0.029 30995/32,844 10
Bexley 023E 0.028 31130/32,844 10
Bexley 023D 0.026 31421/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in St Mary's & St James

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St Mary's & St James 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
Bexley 028C 0.136 7871/32,844 3
Bexley 028A 0.129 8681/32,844 3
Bexley 028B 0.085 15264/32,844 5
Bexley 023C 0.047 25594/32,844 8
Bexley 023B 0.043 27080/32,844 9
Bexley 023E 0.034 29573/32,844 10
Bexley 024C 0.031 30436/32,844 10
Bexley 023D 0.028 30971/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St Mary's & St James

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St Mary's & St James population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23519/32,844) in St Mary's & St James is more than the adult average rank (16305/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bexley 028C 32.616 7580/32,844 3
Bexley 028A 27.77 9493/32,844 3
Bexley 028B 19.715 13929/32,844 5
Bexley 024C 11.348 20565/32,844 7
Bexley 023C 6.153 26012/32,844 8
Bexley 023B 5.754 26437/32,844 9
Bexley 023E 4.298 28169/32,844 9
Bexley 023D 3.883 28670/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in St Mary's & St James

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Mary's & St James. 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
Bexley 028C 0.563 8367/32,844 3
Bexley 028A -0.036 16553/32,844 6
Bexley 028B -0.35 21461/32,844 7
Bexley 023C -0.727 26209/32,844 8
Bexley 023E -0.824 27245/32,844 9
Bexley 023D -1.029 29057/32,844 9
Bexley 024C -1.253 30615/32,844 10
Bexley 023B -1.493 31680/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in St Mary's & St James

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in St Mary's & St James. 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
Bexley 028B 0.989 3616/32,844 2
Bexley 023C 0.31 11787/32,844 4
Bexley 028C 0.219 13208/32,844 5
Bexley 023E 0.164 14104/32,844 5
Bexley 028A -0.079 17832/32,844 6
Bexley 023B -0.179 19335/32,844 6
Bexley 024C -0.474 23408/32,844 8
Bexley 023D -0.708 26298/32,844 9

There were 54 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St Mary's & St James in May 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in St Mary's & St James

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St Mary's & St James. 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
Bexley 028A 44.107 1221/32,844 1
Bexley 028C 34.66 4236/32,844 2
Bexley 028B 33.052 5045/32,844 2
Bexley 023B 26.486 9722/32,844 3
Bexley 024C 22.305 13961/32,844 5
Bexley 023C 19.879 16796/32,844 6
Bexley 023E 15.363 22531/32,844 7
Bexley 023D 13.282 25074/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in St Mary's & St James

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St Mary's & St James. 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
Bexley 028A 0.432 10090/32,844 4
Bexley 028C 0.045 15730/32,844 5
Bexley 028B -0.111 18210/32,844 6
Bexley 023C -0.132 18536/32,844 6
Bexley 024C -0.389 22396/32,844 7
Bexley 023D -0.585 24978/32,844 8
Bexley 023E -0.805 27382/32,844 9
Bexley 023B -1.02 29192/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in St Mary's & St James

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St Mary's & St James. 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
Bexley 023C 0.944 4549/32,844 2
Bexley 023B 0.812 5549/32,844 2
Bexley 023E 0.615 7282/32,844 3
Bexley 028C 0.346 10163/32,844 4
Bexley 028B 0.304 10680/32,844 4
Bexley 023D 0.209 12013/32,844 4
Bexley 024C 0.081 13987/32,844 5
Bexley 028A -0.147 17792/32,844 6

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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