Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Vicarage, Watford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Vicarage, Watford, Hertfordshire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Vicarage, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Watford. 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 5 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 Vicarage 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 Vicarage. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Vicarage

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Vicarage. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Watford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Watford 010A 22.656 12282/32,844 4
Watford 010B 17.795 16316/32,844 5
Watford 010E 15.876 18059/32,844 6
Watford 010C 12.931 21129/32,844 7
Watford 010D 12.507 21607/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Vicarage

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 Vicarage. 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
Watford 010B 0.111 14793/32,844 5
Watford 010A 0.097 16836/32,844 6
Watford 010E 0.082 19169/32,844 6
Watford 010C 0.067 22257/32,844 7
Watford 010D 0.062 23200/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Vicarage

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Vicarage 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
Watford 010A 0.096 13298/32,844 5
Watford 010B 0.068 19212/32,844 6
Watford 010E 0.059 21785/32,844 7
Watford 010C 0.051 24214/32,844 8
Watford 010D 0.037 28808/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Vicarage

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Vicarage population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21216/32,844) in Vicarage is more than the adult average rank (20360/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Watford 010E 16.539 16167/32,844 5
Watford 010A 12.981 19060/32,844 6
Watford 010B 10.693 21192/32,844 7
Watford 010C 8.419 23503/32,844 8
Watford 010D 5.127 27153/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Vicarage

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 Vicarage. 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
Watford 010A 0.456 9640/32,844 3
Watford 010B -0.292 20527/32,844 7
Watford 010E -0.345 21368/32,844 7
Watford 010C -0.622 24981/32,844 8
Watford 010D -0.808 27088/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Vicarage

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Vicarage. 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
Watford 010C 0.707 6435/32,844 2
Watford 010A 0.468 9496/32,844 3
Watford 010E 0.408 10323/32,844 4
Watford 010B 0.033 16169/32,844 5
Watford 010D -0.455 23195/32,844 8

There were 611 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Vicarage in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Vicarage

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Vicarage. 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
Watford 010D 36.238 3520/32,844 2
Watford 010E 25.833 10329/32,844 4
Watford 010B 24.99 11123/32,844 4
Watford 010A 24.367 11754/32,844 4
Watford 010C 23.828 12325/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Vicarage

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Vicarage. 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
Watford 010B 1.011 3791/32,844 2
Watford 010D 0.978 4032/32,844 2
Watford 010A 0.967 4112/32,844 2
Watford 010E 0.635 7518/32,844 3
Watford 010C 0.338 11388/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Vicarage

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Vicarage. 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
Watford 010A 0.705 6448/32,844 2
Watford 010B 0.528 8111/32,844 3
Watford 010C 0.345 10169/32,844 4
Watford 010E 0.264 11223/32,844 4
Watford 010D -0.051 16129/32,844 5

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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