Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Witham, Lincoln

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Witham, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Witham, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Lincoln. 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 8 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 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. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Witham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Witham. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lincoln.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lincoln 010E 39.751 4337/32,844 2
Lincoln 010B 35.029 5875/32,844 2
Lincoln 011F 34.621 6021/32,844 2
Lincoln 011D 24.007 11380/32,844 4
Lincoln 011A 12.659 21426/32,844 7
Lincoln 011E 10.443 23953/32,844 8
Lincoln 011B 9.569 25041/32,844 8
Lincoln 011C 6.423 28958/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Witham

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Witham. 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
Lincoln 011F 0.237 4665/32,844 2
Lincoln 010E 0.225 5238/32,844 2
Lincoln 010B 0.215 5775/32,844 2
Lincoln 011D 0.158 9767/32,844 3
Lincoln 011A 0.067 22229/32,844 7
Lincoln 011E 0.065 22630/32,844 7
Lincoln 011B 0.054 25063/32,844 8
Lincoln 011C 0.052 25673/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Witham

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Witham 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
Lincoln 010B 0.18 4278/32,844 2
Lincoln 010E 0.168 5101/32,844 2
Lincoln 011F 0.168 5142/32,844 2
Lincoln 011D 0.138 7715/32,844 3
Lincoln 011A 0.069 18989/32,844 6
Lincoln 011E 0.064 20375/32,844 7
Lincoln 011B 0.06 21552/32,844 7
Lincoln 011C 0.045 26528/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Witham

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Witham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11071/32,844) in Witham is less than the adult average rank (12469/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lincoln 010E 45.206 4119/32,844 2
Lincoln 011F 40.127 5333/32,844 2
Lincoln 010B 39.861 5395/32,844 2
Lincoln 011D 36.884 6223/32,844 2
Lincoln 011A 21.822 12661/32,844 4
Lincoln 011B 18.791 14563/32,844 5
Lincoln 011C 8.725 23163/32,844 8
Lincoln 011E 8.402 23524/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Witham

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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. 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
Lincoln 010E 1.432 1734/32,844 1
Lincoln 010B 0.761 6272/32,844 2
Lincoln 011F 0.633 7573/32,844 3
Lincoln 011D 0.576 8217/32,844 3
Lincoln 011E 0.231 12637/32,844 4
Lincoln 011B 0.193 13168/32,844 5
Lincoln 011A 0.192 13180/32,844 5
Lincoln 011C -0.202 19158/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Witham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Witham. 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
Lincoln 010E 0.319 11650/32,844 4
Lincoln 010B 0.21 13322/32,844 5
Lincoln 011F 0.074 15527/32,844 5
Lincoln 011A -0.595 25035/32,844 8
Lincoln 011E -0.613 25231/32,844 8
Lincoln 011C -0.622 25341/32,844 8
Lincoln 011B -0.676 25946/32,844 8
Lincoln 011D -0.766 26956/32,844 9

There were 327 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Witham in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Witham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Witham. 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
Lincoln 011F 33.409 4872/32,844 2
Lincoln 010B 29.932 7015/32,844 3
Lincoln 010E 21.309 15124/32,844 5
Lincoln 011A 18.196 18871/32,844 6
Lincoln 011E 18.077 19025/32,844 6
Lincoln 011D 16.036 21625/32,844 7
Lincoln 011C 14.972 23064/32,844 8
Lincoln 011B 8.421 29997/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Witham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Witham. 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
Lincoln 010E 0.935 4384/32,844 2
Lincoln 010B -0.081 17742/32,844 6
Lincoln 011A -0.246 20339/32,844 7
Lincoln 011E -0.28 20828/32,844 7
Lincoln 011F -0.476 23586/32,844 8
Lincoln 011D -0.885 28074/32,844 9
Lincoln 011B -0.908 28268/32,844 9
Lincoln 011C -1.064 29491/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Witham

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Witham. 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
Lincoln 010B -0.735 26626/32,844 9
Lincoln 011E -0.843 27910/32,844 9
Lincoln 010E -0.872 28231/32,844 9
Lincoln 011D -0.977 29243/32,844 9
Lincoln 011C -1.045 29814/32,844 10
Lincoln 011A -1.053 29880/32,844 10
Lincoln 011F -1.059 29923/32,844 10
Lincoln 011B -1.095 30227/32,844 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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