Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Stanborough, Watford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Stanborough, Watford, Hertfordshire

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Stanborough, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Watford. 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 6 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 Stanborough 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 Stanborough. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Stanborough

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Stanborough. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Watford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Watford 002B 23.126 11970/32,844 4
Watford 002C 11.621 22619/32,844 7
Watford 002A 11.492 22748/32,844 7
Watford 003C 11.045 23284/32,844 8
Watford 002D 8.92 25885/32,844 8
Watford 002E 4.545 30973/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Stanborough

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Stanborough. 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
Watford 002B 0.137 11768/32,844 4
Watford 003C 0.075 20425/32,844 7
Watford 002A 0.063 23074/32,844 8
Watford 002C 0.062 23161/32,844 8
Watford 002D 0.048 26561/32,844 9
Watford 002E 0.022 31980/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Stanborough

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Stanborough 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
Watford 002B 0.087 14858/32,844 5
Watford 002A 0.055 23165/32,844 8
Watford 003C 0.05 24748/32,844 8
Watford 002C 0.047 25645/32,844 8
Watford 002D 0.045 26428/32,844 9
Watford 002E 0.029 30926/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Stanborough

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Stanborough population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21782/32,844) in Stanborough is more than the adult average rank (16533/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Watford 002B 37.744 5979/32,844 2
Watford 002C 19.222 14246/32,844 5
Watford 003C 8.962 22896/32,844 7
Watford 002D 7.95 24010/32,844 8
Watford 002E 7.11 24934/32,844 8
Watford 002A 6.908 25138/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Stanborough

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Stanborough. 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
Watford 002C -0.287 20455/32,844 7
Watford 002B -0.332 21149/32,844 7
Watford 003C -0.508 23536/32,844 8
Watford 002A -0.785 26842/32,844 9
Watford 002D -1.015 28948/32,844 9
Watford 002E -1.106 29631/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Stanborough

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 Stanborough. 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
Watford 002A 0.621 7425/32,844 3
Watford 002B 0.563 8226/32,844 3
Watford 002C 0.255 12647/32,844 4
Watford 002D 0.047 15941/32,844 5
Watford 003C 0.007 16573/32,844 6
Watford 002E -0.135 18660/32,844 6

There were 230 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Stanborough in February 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Stanborough

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Stanborough. 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
Watford 002B 32.153 5553/32,844 2
Watford 002D 28.232 8243/32,844 3
Watford 003C 27.018 9262/32,844 3
Watford 002A 25.42 10724/32,844 4
Watford 002C 19.221 17597/32,844 6
Watford 002E 14.385 23779/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Stanborough

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Stanborough. 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
Watford 002C 0.004 16390/32,844 5
Watford 002E -0.15 18847/32,844 6
Watford 002A -0.36 22000/32,844 7
Watford 003C -0.399 22543/32,844 7
Watford 002D -0.478 23621/32,844 8
Watford 002B -0.494 23839/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Stanborough

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Stanborough. 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
Watford 002D 0.325 10414/32,844 4
Watford 002A 0.281 11010/32,844 4
Watford 003C 0.244 11505/32,844 4
Watford 002B 0.23 11712/32,844 4
Watford 002C 0.058 14360/32,844 5
Watford 002E 0.042 14621/32,844 5

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.