Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Uckfield New Town, Wealden

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Uckfield New Town, Wealden, East Sussex

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Uckfield New Town, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Wealden. 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 6 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 Uckfield New Town 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 Uckfield New Town. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Uckfield New Town

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Uckfield New Town. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Wealden.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Wealden 012B 12.92 21142/32,844 7
Wealden 009B 11.477 22764/32,844 7
Wealden 012A 10.275 24170/32,844 8
Wealden 012C 6.264 29128/32,844 9
Wealden 009A 3.972 31532/32,844 10
Wealden 012D 3.242 32075/32,844 10

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Income Deprivation in Uckfield New Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Uckfield New Town. 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
Wealden 012B 0.086 18455/32,844 6
Wealden 009B 0.081 19314/32,844 6
Wealden 012A 0.067 22214/32,844 7
Wealden 012C 0.054 25269/32,844 8
Wealden 012D 0.032 30404/32,844 10
Wealden 009A 0.015 32583/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Uckfield New Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Uckfield New Town 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
Wealden 012B 0.077 16910/32,844 6
Wealden 012A 0.074 17734/32,844 6
Wealden 009B 0.066 19872/32,844 7
Wealden 012C 0.048 25494/32,844 8
Wealden 012D 0.037 28841/32,844 9
Wealden 009A 0.036 29190/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Uckfield New Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Uckfield New Town population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18114/32,844) in Uckfield New Town is less than the adult average rank (19128/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Wealden 012B 21.209 13018/32,844 4
Wealden 012A 18.329 14892/32,844 5
Wealden 009B 18.016 15127/32,844 5
Wealden 012C 8.992 22862/32,844 7
Wealden 012D 7.736 24204/32,844 8
Wealden 009A 7.28 24734/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Uckfield New Town

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Uckfield New Town. 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
Wealden 012B -0.379 21848/32,844 7
Wealden 012A -0.69 25818/32,844 8
Wealden 009B -0.718 26111/32,844 8
Wealden 009A -1.133 29833/32,844 10
Wealden 012C -1.371 31218/32,844 10
Wealden 012D -1.429 31450/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Uckfield New Town

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Uckfield New Town. 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
Wealden 009B 0.077 15454/32,844 5
Wealden 012A -0.461 23238/32,844 8
Wealden 012B -0.658 25735/32,844 8
Wealden 009A -1.026 29307/32,844 9
Wealden 012C -1.1 29836/32,844 10
Wealden 012D -1.759 32388/32,844 10

There were 70 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Uckfield New Town in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Uckfield New Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Uckfield New Town. 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
Wealden 012C 23.494 12679/32,844 4
Wealden 009A 22.44 13810/32,844 5
Wealden 009B 16.931 20528/32,844 7
Wealden 012A 14.754 23347/32,844 8
Wealden 012D 14.345 23827/32,844 8
Wealden 012B 12.604 25883/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Uckfield New Town

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Uckfield New Town. 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
Wealden 012B 0.151 14115/32,844 5
Wealden 009B -0.599 25155/32,844 8
Wealden 012A -0.973 28847/32,844 9
Wealden 012C -1.214 30356/32,844 10
Wealden 009A -1.401 31193/32,844 10
Wealden 012D -2.129 32648/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Uckfield New Town

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Uckfield New Town. 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
Wealden 012D 0.163 12680/32,844 4
Wealden 012A 0.141 13014/32,844 4
Wealden 012B 0.109 13505/32,844 5
Wealden 009B -0.073 16514/32,844 6
Wealden 012C -0.421 22354/32,844 7
Wealden 009A -0.561 24354/32,844 8

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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