Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Witham Central, Braintree

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Witham Central, Braintree, Essex

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

Overall Deprivation in Witham Central

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Witham Central. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Braintree.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Braintree 016A 23.243 11895/32,844 4
Braintree 017A 19.391 14922/32,844 5
Braintree 017H 18.257 15912/32,844 5
Braintree 015A 17.073 16926/32,844 6
Braintree 017B 12.777 21298/32,844 7
Braintree 017F 11.242 23063/32,844 8
Braintree 018D 9.042 25738/32,844 8

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Income Deprivation in Witham Central

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Witham Central. 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
Braintree 016A 0.174 8485/32,844 3
Braintree 017A 0.154 10085/32,844 4
Braintree 017H 0.103 15845/32,844 5
Braintree 015A 0.082 19259/32,844 6
Braintree 017F 0.065 22656/32,844 7
Braintree 017B 0.064 22876/32,844 7
Braintree 018D 0.041 28384/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Witham Central

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Witham Central 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
Braintree 016A 0.117 10017/32,844 4
Braintree 017H 0.101 12302/32,844 4
Braintree 017A 0.089 14427/32,844 5
Braintree 015A 0.081 16172/32,844 5
Braintree 017B 0.067 19474/32,844 6
Braintree 017F 0.057 22373/32,844 7
Braintree 018D 0.036 29099/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Witham Central

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Witham Central population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20069/32,844) in Witham Central is more than the adult average rank (13272/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Braintree 016A 35.182 6702/32,844 3
Braintree 017H 19.534 14064/32,844 5
Braintree 015A 18.468 14791/32,844 5
Braintree 017A 17.801 15268/32,844 5
Braintree 017F 11.008 20879/32,844 7
Braintree 017B 10.793 21087/32,844 7
Braintree 018D 7.608 24364/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Witham Central

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 Witham Central. 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
Braintree 017A 0.511 8976/32,844 3
Braintree 017H 0.407 10232/32,844 4
Braintree 017B 0.346 11026/32,844 4
Braintree 016A -0.088 17377/32,844 6
Braintree 015A -0.243 19769/32,844 7
Braintree 018D -0.304 20703/32,844 7
Braintree 017F -0.961 28510/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Witham Central

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 Witham Central. 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
Braintree 017F 1.009 3457/32,844 2
Braintree 015A 0.512 8908/32,844 3
Braintree 016A 0.248 12748/32,844 4
Braintree 017B 0.074 15508/32,844 5
Braintree 017A 0.05 15885/32,844 5
Braintree 017H 0.041 16028/32,844 5
Braintree 018D -0.521 24073/32,844 8

There were 188 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Witham Central in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Witham Central

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Witham Central. 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
Braintree 015A 29.74 7148/32,844 3
Braintree 018D 28.298 8190/32,844 3
Braintree 016A 20.759 15766/32,844 5
Braintree 017A 16.899 20561/32,844 7
Braintree 017H 16.857 20615/32,844 7
Braintree 017B 14.876 23199/32,844 8
Braintree 017F 10.374 28252/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Witham Central

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Witham Central. 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
Braintree 018D 0.566 8360/32,844 3
Braintree 017B 0.265 12373/32,844 4
Braintree 017H -0.235 20165/32,844 7
Braintree 015A -0.248 20362/32,844 7
Braintree 017F -0.363 22036/32,844 7
Braintree 017A -0.605 25231/32,844 8
Braintree 016A -1.16 30063/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Witham Central

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Witham Central. 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
Braintree 017H 0.049 14492/32,844 5
Braintree 015A -0.049 16095/32,844 5
Braintree 017A -0.218 18957/32,844 6
Braintree 017F -0.226 19091/32,844 6
Braintree 016A -0.422 22358/32,844 7
Braintree 017B -0.56 24329/32,844 8
Braintree 018D -0.727 26539/32,844 9

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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