Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Witham South, Braintree

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

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

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Overall Deprivation in Witham South

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 South. 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 017E 19.428 14882/32,844 5
Braintree 017H 18.257 15912/32,844 5
Braintree 017F 11.242 23063/32,844 8
Braintree 018E 11.115 23196/32,844 8
Braintree 017G 7.511 27674/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Witham South

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 South. 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 017E 0.138 11703/32,844 4
Braintree 017H 0.103 15845/32,844 5
Braintree 018E 0.077 20066/32,844 7
Braintree 017G 0.072 21070/32,844 7
Braintree 017F 0.065 22656/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Witham South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Witham South 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 017H 0.101 12302/32,844 4
Braintree 017E 0.088 14609/32,844 5
Braintree 018E 0.062 21002/32,844 7
Braintree 017F 0.057 22373/32,844 7
Braintree 017G 0.043 26951/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Witham South

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Witham South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14218/32,844) in Witham South is more than the adult average rank (13355/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Braintree 017E 35.274 6683/32,844 3
Braintree 018E 24.298 11185/32,844 4
Braintree 017H 19.534 14064/32,844 5
Braintree 017G 16.443 16233/32,844 5
Braintree 017F 11.008 20879/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Witham South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 South. 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 017H 0.407 10232/32,844 4
Braintree 017E 0.275 11984/32,844 4
Braintree 018E -0.519 23690/32,844 8
Braintree 017G -0.657 25435/32,844 8
Braintree 017F -0.961 28510/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Witham South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Witham South. 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 017H 0.041 16028/32,844 5
Braintree 017E -0.064 17604/32,844 6
Braintree 017G -0.314 21240/32,844 7
Braintree 018E -0.332 21490/32,844 7

There were 211 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Witham South in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Witham South

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Witham South. 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 017H 16.857 20615/32,844 7
Braintree 018E 14.607 23522/32,844 8
Braintree 017E 14.108 24098/32,844 8
Braintree 017F 10.374 28252/32,844 9
Braintree 017G 9.777 28803/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Witham South

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Witham South. 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 017H -0.235 20165/32,844 7
Braintree 017F -0.363 22036/32,844 7
Braintree 018E -0.695 26276/32,844 9
Braintree 017E -0.91 28276/32,844 9
Braintree 017G -1.141 29954/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Witham South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Witham South. 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 018E -0.164 18045/32,844 6
Braintree 017F -0.226 19091/32,844 6
Braintree 017E -0.35 21198/32,844 7
Braintree 017G -0.688 26008/32,844 8

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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