Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Witham North, Braintree

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

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Witham North, 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 6 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 North 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 North. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Witham North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Witham North. 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 015C 30.53 7777/32,844 3
Braintree 015B 19.794 14537/32,844 5
Braintree 017C 19.48 14842/32,844 5
Braintree 015A 17.073 16926/32,844 6
Braintree 015D 15.898 18037/32,844 6
Braintree 017B 12.777 21298/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in Witham North

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 North. 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 015C 0.219 5562/32,844 2
Braintree 017C 0.122 13447/32,844 5
Braintree 015B 0.106 15549/32,844 5
Braintree 015D 0.099 16544/32,844 6
Braintree 015A 0.082 19259/32,844 6
Braintree 017B 0.064 22876/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Witham North

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Witham North 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 015C 0.133 8203/32,844 3
Braintree 017C 0.096 13167/32,844 5
Braintree 015B 0.095 13391/32,844 5
Braintree 015A 0.081 16172/32,844 5
Braintree 015D 0.08 16402/32,844 5
Braintree 017B 0.067 19474/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Witham North

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Witham North population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14739/32,844) in Witham North is more than the adult average rank (9605/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Braintree 015C 47.363 3690/32,844 2
Braintree 015D 26.2 10208/32,844 4
Braintree 017C 25.581 10529/32,844 4
Braintree 015B 24.164 11257/32,844 4
Braintree 015A 18.468 14791/32,844 5
Braintree 017B 10.793 21087/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Witham North

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 North. 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 015C 0.404 10274/32,844 4
Braintree 017B 0.346 11026/32,844 4
Braintree 017C -0.032 16484/32,844 6
Braintree 015D -0.076 17189/32,844 6
Braintree 015A -0.243 19769/32,844 7
Braintree 015B -0.308 20773/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Witham North

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Witham North. 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 015B 0.742 6030/32,844 2
Braintree 015A 0.512 8908/32,844 3
Braintree 015C 0.44 9917/32,844 4
Braintree 015D 0.102 15112/32,844 5
Braintree 017B 0.074 15508/32,844 5
Braintree 017C 0.064 15677/32,844 5

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

Barriers to Housing and Services in Witham North

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Witham North. 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 015B 27.344 8955/32,844 3
Braintree 017C 26.394 9813/32,844 3
Braintree 015C 23.494 12680/32,844 4
Braintree 015D 18.521 18461/32,844 6
Braintree 017B 14.876 23199/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Witham North

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Witham North. 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 017B 0.265 12373/32,844 4
Braintree 017C -0.176 19253/32,844 6
Braintree 015D -0.216 19859/32,844 7
Braintree 015B -0.226 20010/32,844 7
Braintree 015A -0.248 20362/32,844 7
Braintree 015C -0.791 27266/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Witham North

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Witham North. 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 015A -0.049 16095/32,844 5
Braintree 017C -0.521 23793/32,844 8
Braintree 017B -0.56 24329/32,844 8
Braintree 015B -0.684 25968/32,844 8
Braintree 015C -0.83 27757/32,844 9
Braintree 015D -0.911 28629/32,844 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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