Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Stephenson, Darlington

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Stephenson, Darlington, County Durham

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

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Overall Deprivation in Stephenson

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Stephenson. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Darlington.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Darlington 012A 69.177 303/32,844 1
Darlington 009B 65.809 476/32,844 1
Darlington 009A 37.568 5026/32,844 2
Darlington 009C 37.112 5180/32,844 2
Darlington 005B 32.352 6941/32,844 3
Darlington 009D 17.244 16777/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Stephenson

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Stephenson. 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
Darlington 009B 0.425 225/32,844 1
Darlington 012A 0.405 357/32,844 1
Darlington 009C 0.23 5000/32,844 2
Darlington 009A 0.22 5535/32,844 2
Darlington 005B 0.181 7983/32,844 3
Darlington 009D 0.103 15830/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Stephenson

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Stephenson 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
Darlington 009B 0.318 309/32,844 1
Darlington 012A 0.308 374/32,844 1
Darlington 009A 0.177 4489/32,844 2
Darlington 009C 0.154 6182/32,844 2
Darlington 005B 0.152 6358/32,844 2
Darlington 009D 0.096 13239/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Stephenson

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Stephenson population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (3314/32,844) in Stephenson is less than the adult average rank (4964/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Darlington 009B 75.885 459/32,844 1
Darlington 012A 66.066 1088/32,844 1
Darlington 009C 53.943 2575/32,844 1
Darlington 009A 43.211 4591/32,844 2
Darlington 005B 38.881 5665/32,844 2
Darlington 009D 30.101 8518/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Stephenson

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 Stephenson. 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
Darlington 012A 2.006 340/32,844 1
Darlington 009B 1.332 2191/32,844 1
Darlington 005B 1.136 3264/32,844 1
Darlington 009A 0.965 4499/32,844 2
Darlington 009C 0.732 6563/32,844 2
Darlington 009D 0.237 12553/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Stephenson

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 Stephenson. 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
Darlington 012A 1.612 766/32,844 1
Darlington 009C 1.344 1565/32,844 1
Darlington 009A 1.155 2493/32,844 1
Darlington 009B 0.957 3870/32,844 2
Darlington 005B 0.95 3927/32,844 2
Darlington 009D -0.017 16940/32,844 6

There were 524 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Stephenson in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Stephenson

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Stephenson. 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
Darlington 009B 24.598 11530/32,844 4
Darlington 009C 14.351 23819/32,844 8
Darlington 009D 11.935 26635/32,844 9
Darlington 009A 11.846 26723/32,844 9
Darlington 005B 10.821 27828/32,844 9
Darlington 012A 9.284 29265/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Stephenson

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Stephenson. 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
Darlington 012A 0.461 9717/32,844 3
Darlington 009A 0.289 12019/32,844 4
Darlington 009C -0.433 23011/32,844 8
Darlington 009D -0.865 27913/32,844 9
Darlington 005B -0.915 28320/32,844 9
Darlington 009B -1.351 31012/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Stephenson

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Stephenson. 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
Darlington 012A -0.172 18172/32,844 6
Darlington 005B -0.526 23848/32,844 8
Darlington 009A -0.569 24456/32,844 8
Darlington 009B -0.816 27591/32,844 9
Darlington 009C -0.85 27973/32,844 9
Darlington 009D -1.233 31093/32,844 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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