Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Welwyn West, Welwyn Hatfield

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Welwyn West, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Welwyn West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Welwyn West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Welwyn Hatfield.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Welwyn Hatfield 002D 16.734 17242/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 002B 7.685 27444/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 002C 7.424 27770/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 001B 2.735 32373/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 001A 2.155 32617/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Welwyn West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Welwyn West. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 002D 0.106 15493/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 002C 0.06 23742/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 002B 0.037 29235/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 001B 0.032 30372/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 001A 0.015 32575/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Welwyn West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Welwyn West 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
Welwyn Hatfield 002D 0.094 13627/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 002B 0.061 21318/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 002C 0.044 26564/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 001B 0.043 27079/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 001A 0.021 32121/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Welwyn West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Welwyn West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (26039/32,844) in Welwyn West is more than the adult average rank (25821/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Welwyn Hatfield 002D 25.678 10476/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 002C 4.083 28438/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 002B 2.566 30255/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 001A 1.527 31416/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 001B 1.401 31574/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Welwyn West

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 Welwyn West. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 002D -0.033 16514/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 002C -0.561 24198/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 002B -0.672 25610/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 001B -1.097 29581/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 001A -1.456 31562/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Welwyn West

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 Welwyn West. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 002B 0.131 14636/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 002D -0.233 20113/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 002C -0.603 25110/32,844 8
Welwyn Hatfield 001A -1.017 29237/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 001B -1.558 31938/32,844 10

There were 35 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Welwyn West in June 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Welwyn West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Welwyn West. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 002C 20.843 15669/32,844 5
Welwyn Hatfield 002B 18.27 18769/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 002D 17.142 20261/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 001A 16.955 20494/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 001B 11.043 27592/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Welwyn West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Welwyn West. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 002C -0.117 18300/32,844 6
Welwyn Hatfield 002D -0.355 21927/32,844 7
Welwyn Hatfield 002B -0.846 27736/32,844 9
Welwyn Hatfield 001A -1.195 30256/32,844 10
Welwyn Hatfield 001B -1.532 31639/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Welwyn West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Welwyn West. 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
Welwyn Hatfield 002B 0.613 7299/32,844 3
Welwyn Hatfield 001B 0.201 12125/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 001A 0.151 12851/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 002C 0.141 13005/32,844 4
Welwyn Hatfield 002D 0.031 14790/32,844 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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