Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Walton, Stafford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Walton, Stafford, Staffordshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Walton

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Walton. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Stafford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Stafford 003F 19.497 14820/32,844 5
Stafford 003E 17.639 16434/32,844 6
Stafford 004E 11.615 22626/32,844 7
Stafford 004D 9.812 24742/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Walton

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Walton. 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
Stafford 003E 0.1 16358/32,844 5
Stafford 003F 0.081 19384/32,844 6
Stafford 004E 0.062 23302/32,844 8
Stafford 004D 0.025 31595/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Walton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Walton 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
Stafford 003E 0.116 10210/32,844 4
Stafford 004E 0.076 17175/32,844 6
Stafford 003F 0.076 17322/32,844 6
Stafford 004D 0.047 25724/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Walton

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Walton population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20913/32,844) in Walton is more than the adult average rank (18974/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Stafford 003F 22.971 11921/32,844 4
Stafford 003E 11.789 20158/32,844 7
Stafford 004D 10.543 21316/32,844 7
Stafford 004E 4.596 27790/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Walton

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 Walton. 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
Stafford 003F 0.555 8448/32,844 3
Stafford 003E 0.189 13213/32,844 5
Stafford 004E 0.022 15674/32,844 5
Stafford 004D -0.513 23602/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Walton

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Walton. 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
Stafford 003E 0.445 9838/32,844 3
Stafford 003F -0.523 24096/32,844 8
Stafford 004D -1.252 30746/32,844 10
Stafford 004E -1.703 32300/32,844 10

There were 51 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Walton in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Walton

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Walton. 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
Stafford 004D 35.622 3794/32,844 2
Stafford 004E 30.946 6316/32,844 2
Stafford 003F 26.103 10082/32,844 4
Stafford 003E 14.591 23545/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Walton

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Walton. 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
Stafford 003F 1.065 3373/32,844 2
Stafford 004D 0.477 9516/32,844 3
Stafford 003E -0.075 17656/32,844 6
Stafford 004E -0.366 22089/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Walton

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Walton. 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
Stafford 003E -0.803 27415/32,844 9
Stafford 004E -1.124 30437/32,844 10
Stafford 003F -1.156 30626/32,844 10
Stafford 004D -1.373 31744/32,844 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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