Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Thornton Heath, Croydon

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Thornton Heath, Croydon, Greater London

We have used the 11 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Thornton Heath, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Croydon. 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 11 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 Thornton Heath 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 Thornton Heath. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Thornton Heath

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 Thornton Heath. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Croydon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Croydon 010E 43.809 3291/32,844 2
Croydon 005C 40.839 4019/32,844 2
Croydon 005D 37.166 5158/32,844 2
Croydon 005A 34 6270/32,844 2
Croydon 006E 28.926 8530/32,844 3
Croydon 005B 23.162 11948/32,844 4
Croydon 006D 22.665 12275/32,844 4
Croydon 006C 20.545 13899/32,844 5
Croydon 006A 19.749 14580/32,844 5
Croydon 007B 19.585 14729/32,844 5
Croydon 006B 16.06 17888/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Thornton Heath

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 Thornton Heath. 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
Croydon 010E 0.281 2838/32,844 1
Croydon 005D 0.225 5237/32,844 2
Croydon 005C 0.22 5531/32,844 2
Croydon 005A 0.205 6387/32,844 2
Croydon 006E 0.161 9582/32,844 3
Croydon 005B 0.156 9952/32,844 4
Croydon 006D 0.139 11552/32,844 4
Croydon 006C 0.131 12388/32,844 4
Croydon 006A 0.127 12825/32,844 4
Croydon 007B 0.111 14786/32,844 5
Croydon 006B 0.101 16139/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Thornton Heath

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Thornton Heath 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
Croydon 005C 0.178 4412/32,844 2
Croydon 010E 0.167 5169/32,844 2
Croydon 005D 0.14 7464/32,844 3
Croydon 005A 0.133 8152/32,844 3
Croydon 006E 0.099 12639/32,844 4
Croydon 006D 0.093 13772/32,844 5
Croydon 006A 0.091 14155/32,844 5
Croydon 005B 0.084 15377/32,844 5
Croydon 006C 0.077 17088/32,844 6
Croydon 007B 0.076 17188/32,844 6
Croydon 006B 0.07 18863/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Thornton Heath

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Thornton Heath population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15144/32,844) in Thornton Heath is less than the adult average rank (15590/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Croydon 005A 34.34 6999/32,844 3
Croydon 005C 31.363 8053/32,844 3
Croydon 010E 23.794 11442/32,844 4
Croydon 006E 22.01 12537/32,844 4
Croydon 006D 18.453 14795/32,844 5
Croydon 005D 18.303 14918/32,844 5
Croydon 007B 13.492 18594/32,844 6
Croydon 006A 12.6 19396/32,844 6
Croydon 005B 11.819 20123/32,844 7
Croydon 006B 11.183 20728/32,844 7
Croydon 006C 8.183 23750/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Thornton Heath

5
Average
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 Thornton Heath. 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
Croydon 010E 0.927 4815/32,844 2
Croydon 005C 0.639 7507/32,844 3
Croydon 005D 0.455 9655/32,844 3
Croydon 005A 0.349 10990/32,844 4
Croydon 005B 0.202 13029/32,844 4
Croydon 006B -0.345 21369/32,844 7
Croydon 006D -0.391 22014/32,844 7
Croydon 006E -0.431 22522/32,844 7
Croydon 006A -0.491 23311/32,844 8
Croydon 006C -0.527 23765/32,844 8
Croydon 007B -0.565 24255/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Thornton Heath

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 Thornton Heath. 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
Croydon 005D 0.949 3937/32,844 2
Croydon 005C 0.938 4047/32,844 2
Croydon 006E 0.869 4695/32,844 2
Croydon 010E 0.847 4918/32,844 2
Croydon 006C 0.746 5983/32,844 2
Croydon 006D 0.551 8381/32,844 3
Croydon 005A 0.551 8392/32,844 3
Croydon 007B 0.428 10050/32,844 4
Croydon 005B 0.191 13656/32,844 5
Croydon 006A 0.169 14011/32,844 5
Croydon 006B 0.121 14808/32,844 5

There were 1048 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Thornton Heath in July 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Thornton Heath

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Thornton Heath. 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
Croydon 010E 46.115 873/32,844 1
Croydon 005C 39.14 2439/32,844 1
Croydon 005A 37.666 2952/32,844 1
Croydon 005D 37.311 3098/32,844 1
Croydon 006E 36.731 3309/32,844 2
Croydon 006C 34.476 4334/32,844 2
Croydon 006D 31.095 6222/32,844 2
Croydon 007B 30.752 6439/32,844 2
Croydon 006B 29.932 7014/32,844 3
Croydon 005B 28.647 7935/32,844 3
Croydon 006A 27.468 8855/32,844 3

Inside Environment Deprivation in Thornton Heath

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Thornton Heath. 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
Croydon 005D 0.871 4987/32,844 2
Croydon 005B 0.866 5023/32,844 2
Croydon 006E 0.767 6021/32,844 2
Croydon 006A 0.693 6865/32,844 3
Croydon 005C 0.568 8341/32,844 3
Croydon 007B 0.529 8810/32,844 3
Croydon 005A 0.493 9299/32,844 3
Croydon 006D 0.404 10472/32,844 4
Croydon 006C 0.286 12056/32,844 4
Croydon 006B 0.052 15632/32,844 5
Croydon 010E -0.044 17140/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Thornton Heath

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Thornton Heath. 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
Croydon 006E 1.48 1696/32,844 1
Croydon 010E 1.438 1829/32,844 1
Croydon 005D 1.368 2142/32,844 1
Croydon 007B 1.186 3015/32,844 1
Croydon 005C 1.118 3389/32,844 2
Croydon 006D 0.986 4226/32,844 2
Croydon 006C 0.896 4875/32,844 2
Croydon 005A 0.856 5192/32,844 2
Croydon 006B 0.78 5797/32,844 2
Croydon 006A 0.745 6099/32,844 2
Croydon 005B 0.717 6348/32,844 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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