Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sydenham, Lewisham

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sydenham, Lewisham, Greater London

We have used the 10 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sydenham, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Lewisham. 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 10 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 Sydenham 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 Sydenham. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Sydenham

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sydenham. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lewisham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lewisham 033B 34.114 6223/32,844 2
Lewisham 035E 33.691 6377/32,844 2
Lewisham 035A 28.866 8566/32,844 3
Lewisham 033E 28.809 8598/32,844 3
Lewisham 033D 27.507 9292/32,844 3
Lewisham 033C 26.871 9668/32,844 3
Lewisham 035C 26.287 9994/32,844 4
Lewisham 035D 24.816 10875/32,844 4
Lewisham 033A 19.169 15104/32,844 5
Lewisham 035B 16.422 17542/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Sydenham

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sydenham. 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
Lewisham 035E 0.246 4211/32,844 2
Lewisham 033B 0.229 5033/32,844 2
Lewisham 035A 0.2 6658/32,844 3
Lewisham 033C 0.183 7836/32,844 3
Lewisham 033E 0.176 8320/32,844 3
Lewisham 033D 0.17 8817/32,844 3
Lewisham 035C 0.164 9296/32,844 3
Lewisham 035D 0.131 12384/32,844 4
Lewisham 033A 0.111 14808/32,844 5
Lewisham 035B 0.084 18963/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Sydenham

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sydenham 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
Lewisham 035E 0.149 6667/32,844 3
Lewisham 033B 0.14 7506/32,844 3
Lewisham 033C 0.128 8730/32,844 3
Lewisham 033E 0.122 9498/32,844 3
Lewisham 035A 0.113 10566/32,844 4
Lewisham 035C 0.113 10693/32,844 4
Lewisham 033D 0.101 12405/32,844 4
Lewisham 035D 0.09 14266/32,844 5
Lewisham 033A 0.079 16453/32,844 6
Lewisham 035B 0.066 19867/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sydenham

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sydenham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17189/32,844) in Sydenham is less than the adult average rank (21243/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lewisham 035D 23.95 11382/32,844 4
Lewisham 035E 19.59 14023/32,844 5
Lewisham 033B 18.074 15090/32,844 5
Lewisham 033E 13.292 18786/32,844 6
Lewisham 033D 12.74 19276/32,844 6
Lewisham 033A 10.653 21215/32,844 7
Lewisham 033C 9.293 22585/32,844 7
Lewisham 035A 8.953 22907/32,844 7
Lewisham 035B 7.391 24599/32,844 8
Lewisham 035C 7.289 24725/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sydenham

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Sydenham. 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
Lewisham 035A 0.612 7792/32,844 3
Lewisham 033D 0.557 8433/32,844 3
Lewisham 033C 0.401 10319/32,844 4
Lewisham 035E 0.364 10794/32,844 4
Lewisham 033E 0.29 11771/32,844 4
Lewisham 035C 0.131 14010/32,844 5
Lewisham 035D -0.054 16854/32,844 6
Lewisham 033B -0.122 17927/32,844 6
Lewisham 033A -0.137 18175/32,844 6
Lewisham 035B -0.42 22380/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Sydenham

7
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 Sydenham. 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
Lewisham 035E 0.707 6436/32,844 2
Lewisham 033E 0.604 7696/32,844 3
Lewisham 033D 0.594 7819/32,844 3
Lewisham 033B 0.562 8247/32,844 3
Lewisham 033A 0.493 9164/32,844 3
Lewisham 033C 0.421 10166/32,844 4
Lewisham 035C 0.344 11254/32,844 4
Lewisham 035D 0.319 11658/32,844 4
Lewisham 035A 0.26 12549/32,844 4
Lewisham 035B 0.218 13215/32,844 5

There were 663 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sydenham in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sydenham

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sydenham. 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
Lewisham 033B 47.683 605/32,844 1
Lewisham 033D 41.215 1868/32,844 1
Lewisham 035C 40.592 2028/32,844 1
Lewisham 033E 36.002 3643/32,844 2
Lewisham 035E 33.857 4644/32,844 2
Lewisham 033C 33.518 4805/32,844 2
Lewisham 035B 29.258 7469/32,844 3
Lewisham 035D 29.248 7477/32,844 3
Lewisham 033A 28.113 8330/32,844 3
Lewisham 035A 27.41 8903/32,844 3

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sydenham

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sydenham. 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
Lewisham 035D 0.914 4563/32,844 2
Lewisham 035A 0.807 5615/32,844 2
Lewisham 035B 0.583 8145/32,844 3
Lewisham 033B 0.275 12217/32,844 4
Lewisham 033A 0.252 12554/32,844 4
Lewisham 033E 0.186 13521/32,844 5
Lewisham 035C 0.179 13656/32,844 5
Lewisham 035E -0.359 21984/32,844 7
Lewisham 033C -0.411 22679/32,844 7
Lewisham 033D -0.718 26491/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sydenham

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sydenham. 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
Lewisham 033E 1.445 1797/32,844 1
Lewisham 035A 1.32 2344/32,844 1
Lewisham 035E 1.308 2404/32,844 1
Lewisham 035C 1.284 2512/32,844 1
Lewisham 035B 1.251 2681/32,844 1
Lewisham 033C 1.196 2965/32,844 1
Lewisham 035D 1.189 3001/32,844 1
Lewisham 033A 1.172 3090/32,844 1
Lewisham 033D 1.052 3781/32,844 2
Lewisham 033B 1.051 3790/32,844 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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