Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Tow Law, County Durham

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

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

Overall Deprivation in Tow Law

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Tow Law. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of County Durham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
County Durham 045D 34.089 6236/32,844 2
County Durham 045E 33.623 6408/32,844 2
County Durham 045A 28.494 8770/32,844 3
County Durham 046C 27.45 9325/32,844 3

Income Deprivation in Tow Law

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Tow Law. 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
County Durham 045E 0.226 5174/32,844 2
County Durham 045D 0.223 5362/32,844 2
County Durham 045A 0.211 6049/32,844 2
County Durham 046C 0.162 9508/32,844 3

Employment Deprivation in Tow Law

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Tow Law 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
County Durham 045E 0.189 3768/32,844 2
County Durham 045D 0.185 4016/32,844 2
County Durham 045A 0.167 5167/32,844 2
County Durham 046C 0.158 5870/32,844 2

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Tow Law

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Tow Law population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12600/32,844) in Tow Law is more than the adult average rank (9412/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
County Durham 045E 38.237 5834/32,844 2
County Durham 045D 29.907 8612/32,844 3
County Durham 045A 20.49 13472/32,844 5
County Durham 046C 18.064 15094/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Tow Law

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Tow Law. 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
County Durham 046C 0.939 4700/32,844 2
County Durham 045D 0.83 5629/32,844 2
County Durham 045E 0.778 6102/32,844 2
County Durham 045A 0.657 7323/32,844 3

Crime Deprivation in Tow Law

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 Tow Law. 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
County Durham 045D 0.737 6095/32,844 2
County Durham 045E 0.668 6878/32,844 3
County Durham 045A 0.573 8086/32,844 3
County Durham 046C -0.019 16983/32,844 6

There were 1 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Tow Law in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Tow Law

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Tow Law. 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
County Durham 046C 20.103 16522/32,844 6
County Durham 045A 12.704 25758/32,844 8
County Durham 045E 7.298 30801/32,844 10
County Durham 045D 5.573 31778/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Tow Law

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Tow Law. 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
County Durham 045D 0.575 8249/32,844 3
County Durham 046C 0.51 9044/32,844 3
County Durham 045A -0.684 26155/32,844 8
County Durham 045E -1.003 29084/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Tow Law

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Tow Law. 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
County Durham 045D -1.082 30117/32,844 10
County Durham 046C -1.159 30648/32,844 10
County Durham 045E -1.177 30765/32,844 10
County Durham 045A -1.625 32484/32,844 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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