Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Watton, Breckland

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

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Watton, 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 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 Watton 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 Watton. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Watton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Watton. 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 009C 33.642 6399/32,844 2
Breckland 009B 18.598 15582/32,844 5
Breckland 009A 17.03 16959/32,844 6
Breckland 009D 14.586 19352/32,844 6
Breckland 009E 11.661 22575/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Watton

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 Watton. 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 009C 0.176 8326/32,844 3
Breckland 009A 0.08 19513/32,844 6
Breckland 009B 0.078 19916/32,844 7
Breckland 009D 0.071 21270/32,844 7
Breckland 009E 0.056 24712/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Watton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Watton 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 009C 0.149 6681/32,844 3
Breckland 009A 0.081 16164/32,844 5
Breckland 009D 0.074 17806/32,844 6
Breckland 009E 0.063 20539/32,844 7
Breckland 009B 0.062 20901/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Watton

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Watton population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (3130/32,844) in Watton is less than the adult average rank (6255/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Breckland 009C 82.442 204/32,844 1
Breckland 009B 51.003 3067/32,844 1
Breckland 009A 43.166 4604/32,844 2
Breckland 009D 41.625 4966/32,844 2
Breckland 009E 31.167 8116/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Watton

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 Watton. 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 009C 0.564 8357/32,844 3
Breckland 009A -0.007 16117/32,844 5
Breckland 009B -0.025 16380/32,844 5
Breckland 009D -0.102 17596/32,844 6
Breckland 009E -0.329 21101/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Watton

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 Watton. 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 009A -0.48 23500/32,844 8
Breckland 009E -0.511 23941/32,844 8
Breckland 009C -0.536 24274/32,844 8
Breckland 009B -0.583 24891/32,844 8
Breckland 009D -1.096 29797/32,844 10

There were 48 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Watton in May 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Watton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Watton. 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 009B 29.207 7496/32,844 3
Breckland 009D 19.818 16860/32,844 6
Breckland 009A 18.38 18638/32,844 6
Breckland 009E 18.375 18644/32,844 6
Breckland 009C 12.469 26045/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Watton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Watton. 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 009C 0.257 12473/32,844 4
Breckland 009B 0.185 13552/32,844 5
Breckland 009A 0.078 15230/32,844 5
Breckland 009E -0.319 21430/32,844 7
Breckland 009D -0.964 28780/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Watton

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Watton. 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 009C -0.873 28234/32,844 9
Breckland 009D -0.962 29104/32,844 9
Breckland 009E -1.139 30532/32,844 10
Breckland 009A -1.174 30747/32,844 10
Breckland 009B -1.432 31986/32,844 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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