Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Stopsley, Luton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Stopsley, Luton, Bedfordshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Stopsley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Stopsley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Luton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Luton 012F 26.145 10088/32,844 4
Luton 008B 24.124 11309/32,844 4
Luton 008D 14.553 19393/32,844 6
Luton 008C 10.64 23727/32,844 8
Luton 008A 9.27 25431/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Stopsley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Stopsley. 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
Luton 008B 0.144 11049/32,844 4
Luton 012F 0.131 12376/32,844 4
Luton 008D 0.069 21800/32,844 7
Luton 008C 0.049 26426/32,844 9
Luton 008A 0.048 26586/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Stopsley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Stopsley 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
Luton 012F 0.114 10447/32,844 4
Luton 008B 0.095 13366/32,844 5
Luton 008C 0.054 23540/32,844 8
Luton 008A 0.047 25532/32,844 8
Luton 008D 0.045 26429/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Stopsley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Stopsley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16826/32,844) in Stopsley is more than the adult average rank (14905/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Luton 008B 25.206 10725/32,844 4
Luton 012F 20.002 13760/32,844 5
Luton 008D 18.591 14706/32,844 5
Luton 008C 16.259 16362/32,844 5
Luton 008A 6.718 25349/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Stopsley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Stopsley. 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
Luton 012F 0.377 10620/32,844 4
Luton 008B 0.34 11098/32,844 4
Luton 008D -0.2 19137/32,844 6
Luton 008C -0.337 21231/32,844 7
Luton 008A -0.492 23322/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Stopsley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Stopsley. 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
Luton 012F 1.015 3397/32,844 2
Luton 008B 0.761 5830/32,844 2
Luton 008D 0.413 10254/32,844 4
Luton 008A 0.26 12555/32,844 4
Luton 008C -0.043 17327/32,844 6

There were 355 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Stopsley in June 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Stopsley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Stopsley. 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
Luton 012F 24.767 11347/32,844 4
Luton 008A 24.37 11751/32,844 4
Luton 008B 22.973 13240/32,844 5
Luton 008C 22.451 13800/32,844 5
Luton 008D 19.233 17577/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Stopsley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Stopsley. 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
Luton 008D 0.807 5614/32,844 2
Luton 012F 0.403 10500/32,844 4
Luton 008B 0.073 15308/32,844 5
Luton 008C -0.132 18543/32,844 6
Luton 008A -0.411 22689/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Stopsley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Stopsley. 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
Luton 008B 0.625 7178/32,844 3
Luton 012F 0.591 7501/32,844 3
Luton 008D 0.412 9348/32,844 3
Luton 008C 0.193 12238/32,844 4
Luton 008A 0.154 12808/32,844 4

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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