Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Upper Wensum, Breckland

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Upper Wensum, Breckland, Norfolk

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Upper Wensum, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Breckland. 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 7 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 Upper Wensum 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 Upper Wensum. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Upper Wensum

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Upper Wensum. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Breckland.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Breckland 001E 28.36 8843/32,844 3
Breckland 006C 21.202 13401/32,844 5
Breckland 001F 17.821 16294/32,844 5
Breckland 006A 15.33 18613/32,844 6
Breckland 002D 14.497 19454/32,844 6
Breckland 001A 13.744 20214/32,844 7
Breckland 001C 10.925 23428/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Upper Wensum

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 Upper Wensum. 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
Breckland 001E 0.141 11338/32,844 4
Breckland 006A 0.093 17448/32,844 6
Breckland 006C 0.092 17631/32,844 6
Breckland 001A 0.073 21004/32,844 7
Breckland 002D 0.066 22294/32,844 7
Breckland 001F 0.065 22487/32,844 7
Breckland 001C 0.05 26236/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Upper Wensum

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Upper Wensum 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
Breckland 001E 0.095 13426/32,844 5
Breckland 006C 0.073 17954/32,844 6
Breckland 006A 0.072 18312/32,844 6
Breckland 001A 0.062 20833/32,844 7
Breckland 002D 0.062 20967/32,844 7
Breckland 001F 0.06 21645/32,844 7
Breckland 001C 0.056 22916/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Upper Wensum

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Upper Wensum population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11520/32,844) in Upper Wensum is less than the adult average rank (15996/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Breckland 001E 34.414 6975/32,844 3
Breckland 006C 30.324 8425/32,844 3
Breckland 001F 24.418 11125/32,844 4
Breckland 001A 20.139 13694/32,844 5
Breckland 006A 19.756 13906/32,844 5
Breckland 002D 13.961 18194/32,844 6
Breckland 001C 9.574 22294/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Upper Wensum

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 Upper Wensum. 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
Breckland 001E 0.265 12118/32,844 4
Breckland 001C -0.059 16935/32,844 6
Breckland 006C -0.185 18918/32,844 6
Breckland 001F -0.441 22653/32,844 7
Breckland 001A -0.457 22871/32,844 7
Breckland 006A -0.555 24121/32,844 8
Breckland 002D -0.629 25078/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Upper Wensum

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Upper Wensum. 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
Breckland 006C -0.455 23178/32,844 8
Breckland 001C -0.639 25518/32,844 8
Breckland 006A -0.936 28575/32,844 9
Breckland 001E -1.214 30547/32,844 10
Breckland 002D -1.237 30665/32,844 10
Breckland 001F -1.584 32016/32,844 10
Breckland 001A -1.592 32039/32,844 10

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Upper Wensum in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Upper Wensum

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Upper Wensum. 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
Breckland 002D 42.113 1633/32,844 1
Breckland 001E 38.079 2809/32,844 1
Breckland 006C 36.762 3293/32,844 2
Breckland 001F 36.01 3635/32,844 2
Breckland 006A 26.97 9304/32,844 3
Breckland 001C 24.919 11206/32,844 4
Breckland 001A 23.619 12527/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Upper Wensum

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Upper Wensum. 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
Breckland 001E 1.549 963/32,844 1
Breckland 001F 1.347 1676/32,844 1
Breckland 006C 1.149 2768/32,844 1
Breckland 001A 1.016 3755/32,844 2
Breckland 006A 0.888 4827/32,844 2
Breckland 001C 0.681 6976/32,844 3
Breckland 002D 0.488 9370/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Upper Wensum

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Upper Wensum. 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
Breckland 001A -0.553 24235/32,844 8
Breckland 001F -0.663 25721/32,844 8
Breckland 006C -0.839 27862/32,844 9
Breckland 006A -0.89 28400/32,844 9
Breckland 001E -0.959 29069/32,844 9
Breckland 002D -1.245 31147/32,844 10
Breckland 001C -1.306 31444/32,844 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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