Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St Matthew’s, Preston

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St Matthew's, Preston, Lancashire

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

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Overall Deprivation in St Matthew's

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St Matthew's. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Preston.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Preston 015C 60.944 835/32,844 1
Preston 014A 52.54 1798/32,844 1
Preston 014C 51.722 1914/32,844 1
Preston 014D 51.585 1937/32,844 1
Preston 014B 47.814 2512/32,844 1

Income Deprivation in St Matthew's

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in St Matthew'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
Preston 015C 0.343 1151/32,844 1
Preston 014D 0.291 2480/32,844 1
Preston 014C 0.287 2636/32,844 1
Preston 014B 0.279 2903/32,844 1
Preston 014A 0.279 2904/32,844 1

Employment Deprivation in St Matthew's

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St Matthew'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
Preston 015C 0.246 1415/32,844 1
Preston 014C 0.198 3264/32,844 1
Preston 014A 0.194 3482/32,844 2
Preston 014B 0.184 4043/32,844 2
Preston 014D 0.166 5274/32,844 2

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St Matthew's

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St Matthew's population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7068/32,844) in St Matthew's is more than the adult average rank (1720/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Preston 015C 60.09 1728/32,844 1
Preston 014D 55.21 2365/32,844 1
Preston 014C 48.827 3451/32,844 2
Preston 014B 45.682 4017/32,844 2
Preston 014A 40.393 5271/32,844 2

Health Deprivation and Disability in St Matthew's

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
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 Matthew'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
Preston 014A 1.752 759/32,844 1
Preston 015C 1.556 1278/32,844 1
Preston 014B 1.187 2939/32,844 1
Preston 014C 1.13 3310/32,844 2
Preston 014D 1.029 4024/32,844 2

Crime Deprivation in St Matthew's

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in St Matthew'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
Preston 014D 1.909 285/32,844 1
Preston 014B 1.84 365/32,844 1
Preston 014C 1.67 632/32,844 1
Preston 015C 1.369 1466/32,844 1
Preston 014A 1.338 1588/32,844 1

There were 777 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St Matthew's in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in St Matthew's

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St Matthew'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
Preston 014A 17.416 19893/32,844 7
Preston 015C 16.033 21628/32,844 7
Preston 014B 15.256 22680/32,844 7
Preston 014D 11.703 26889/32,844 9
Preston 014C 11.597 27024/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in St Matthew's

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St Matthew'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
Preston 014D 1.42 1392/32,844 1
Preston 014C 1.286 1963/32,844 1
Preston 014A 1.258 2102/32,844 1
Preston 015C 0.94 4347/32,844 2
Preston 014B 0.595 7996/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in St Matthew's

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St Matthew'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
Preston 015C 1.312 2386/32,844 1
Preston 014A 1.133 3302/32,844 2
Preston 014C 1.107 3459/32,844 2
Preston 014D 1.021 3989/32,844 2
Preston 014B 0.852 5219/32,844 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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