Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Stanway, Colchester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Stanway, Colchester, Essex

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

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Overall Deprivation in Stanway

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Stanway. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Colchester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Colchester 012C 22.362 12493/32,844 4
Colchester 012E 15.055 18862/32,844 6
Colchester 012A 12.892 21167/32,844 7
Colchester 012B 10.45 23938/32,844 8
Colchester 012D 6.852 28502/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Stanway

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Stanway. 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
Colchester 012C 0.156 9980/32,844 4
Colchester 012E 0.09 17842/32,844 6
Colchester 012B 0.052 25782/32,844 8
Colchester 012D 0.047 26952/32,844 9
Colchester 012A 0.037 29283/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Stanway

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Stanway 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
Colchester 012C 0.121 9530/32,844 3
Colchester 012E 0.074 17870/32,844 6
Colchester 012B 0.06 21622/32,844 7
Colchester 012A 0.049 25179/32,844 8
Colchester 012D 0.048 25245/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Stanway

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Stanway population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16732/32,844) in Stanway is more than the adult average rank (16073/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Colchester 012C 20.049 13735/32,844 5
Colchester 012E 16.582 16131/32,844 5
Colchester 012B 16.037 16540/32,844 6
Colchester 012A 13.855 18285/32,844 6
Colchester 012D 13.481 18609/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Stanway

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 Stanway. 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
Colchester 012C 0.506 9025/32,844 3
Colchester 012E 0.002 15971/32,844 5
Colchester 012B -0.329 21113/32,844 7
Colchester 012A -0.489 23278/32,844 8
Colchester 012D -0.709 26014/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Stanway

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 Stanway. 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
Colchester 012A 0.269 12406/32,844 4
Colchester 012C -0.119 18421/32,844 6
Colchester 012B -0.119 18429/32,844 6
Colchester 012E -0.35 21746/32,844 7
Colchester 012D -0.374 22082/32,844 7

There were 89 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Stanway in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Stanway

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Stanway. 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
Colchester 012A 39.883 2224/32,844 1
Colchester 012E 30.933 6326/32,844 2
Colchester 012C 24.764 11351/32,844 4
Colchester 012B 23.549 12605/32,844 4
Colchester 012D 17.498 19794/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Stanway

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Stanway. 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
Colchester 012B -0.608 25267/32,844 8
Colchester 012E -0.625 25483/32,844 8
Colchester 012D -0.736 26691/32,844 9
Colchester 012A -0.917 28340/32,844 9
Colchester 012C -1.518 31589/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Stanway

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Stanway. 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
Colchester 012A 0.245 11499/32,844 4
Colchester 012B -0.328 20807/32,844 7
Colchester 012C -0.517 23730/32,844 8
Colchester 012E -0.993 29381/32,844 9
Colchester 012D -1.111 30349/32,844 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.

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