Deprivation Statistics Comparison for The Rows, West Suffolk

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in The Rows, West Suffolk, Suffolk

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in The Rows, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of West Suffolk. 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 4 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 The Rows 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 The Rows. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in The Rows

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for The Rows. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Suffolk.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Forest Heath 003G 27.343 9381/32,844 3
Forest Heath 003I 22.869 12141/32,844 4
Forest Heath 003F 18.98 15256/32,844 5
Forest Heath 003H 16.922 17060/32,844 6

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Income Deprivation in The Rows

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 The Rows. 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
Forest Heath 003G 0.128 12772/32,844 4
Forest Heath 003I 0.072 21046/32,844 7
Forest Heath 003F 0.052 25629/32,844 8
Forest Heath 003H 0.052 25638/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in The Rows

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in The Rows 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
Forest Heath 003G 0.077 17081/32,844 6
Forest Heath 003I 0.054 23484/32,844 8
Forest Heath 003F 0.038 28324/32,844 9
Forest Heath 003H 0.037 28891/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in The Rows

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the The Rows population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (4175/32,844) in The Rows is less than the adult average rank (19039/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Forest Heath 003F 38.594 5740/32,844 2
Forest Heath 003G 32.587 7586/32,844 3
Forest Heath 003H 29.154 8915/32,844 3
Forest Heath 003I 24.365 11149/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in The Rows

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 The Rows. 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
Forest Heath 003G 0.053 15182/32,844 5
Forest Heath 003I -0.376 21807/32,844 7
Forest Heath 003F -0.46 22893/32,844 7
Forest Heath 003H -0.819 27198/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in The Rows

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in The Rows. 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
Forest Heath 003G 0.339 11332/32,844 4
Forest Heath 003H -0.274 20677/32,844 7
Forest Heath 003I -0.678 25980/32,844 8
Forest Heath 003F -1.261 30792/32,844 10

There were 6 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers The Rows in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in The Rows

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in The Rows. 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
Forest Heath 003F 50.794 232/32,844 1
Forest Heath 003G 50.53 263/32,844 1
Forest Heath 003I 50.004 321/32,844 1
Forest Heath 003H 45.376 990/32,844 1

Inside Environment Deprivation in The Rows

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in The Rows. 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
Forest Heath 003I 1.502 1106/32,844 1
Forest Heath 003H 0.747 6272/32,844 2
Forest Heath 003F 0.742 6349/32,844 2
Forest Heath 003G 0.475 9540/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in The Rows

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in The Rows. 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
Forest Heath 003H -0.021 15648/32,844 5
Forest Heath 003G -0.111 17191/32,844 6
Forest Heath 003I -0.339 21008/32,844 7
Forest Heath 003F -1.396 31832/32,844 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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