Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Wivenhoe, Colchester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Wivenhoe, Colchester, Essex

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Wivenhoe, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Colchester. 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 Wivenhoe 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 Wivenhoe. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Wivenhoe

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Wivenhoe. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Colchester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Colchester 008G 15.237 18696/32,844 6
Colchester 017B 11.347 22925/32,844 7
Colchester 017E 10.119 24360/32,844 8
Colchester 017C 5.067 30446/32,844 10
Colchester 017D 3.998 31509/32,844 10
Colchester 017A 3.536 31886/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Wivenhoe

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 Wivenhoe. 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
Colchester 017E 0.093 17402/32,844 6
Colchester 017B 0.064 22881/32,844 7
Colchester 017C 0.043 27998/32,844 9
Colchester 017D 0.042 28154/32,844 9
Colchester 008G 0.041 28309/32,844 9
Colchester 017A 0.025 31618/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Wivenhoe

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wivenhoe 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
Colchester 017E 0.061 21307/32,844 7
Colchester 017B 0.057 22398/32,844 7
Colchester 017D 0.042 27387/32,844 9
Colchester 017C 0.037 28685/32,844 9
Colchester 008G 0.021 32111/32,844 10
Colchester 017A 0.012 32699/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wivenhoe

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wivenhoe population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22315/32,844) in Wivenhoe is less than the adult average rank (26180/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Colchester 017E 13.834 18298/32,844 6
Colchester 017B 11.408 20513/32,844 7
Colchester 017A 6.311 25827/32,844 8
Colchester 008G 6.158 26004/32,844 8
Colchester 017D 4.402 28035/32,844 9
Colchester 017C 2.04 30844/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wivenhoe

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Wivenhoe. 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
Colchester 017B -0.145 18304/32,844 6
Colchester 017E -0.466 22961/32,844 7
Colchester 008G -0.716 26092/32,844 8
Colchester 017D -0.891 27892/32,844 9
Colchester 017A -0.972 28595/32,844 9
Colchester 017C -1.02 28984/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Wivenhoe

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Wivenhoe. 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
Colchester 008G -0.326 21411/32,844 7
Colchester 017C -0.368 22002/32,844 7
Colchester 017E -0.814 27450/32,844 9
Colchester 017D -0.853 27828/32,844 9
Colchester 017A -1.009 29160/32,844 9
Colchester 017B -1.346 31210/32,844 10

There were 470 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wivenhoe in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wivenhoe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wivenhoe. 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
Colchester 008G 55.132 64/32,844 1
Colchester 017B 31.541 5944/32,844 2
Colchester 017A 20.907 15608/32,844 5
Colchester 017E 17.894 19280/32,844 6
Colchester 017C 14.55 23599/32,844 8
Colchester 017D 13.52 24789/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wivenhoe

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wivenhoe. 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
Colchester 008G 0.938 4364/32,844 2
Colchester 017C 0.396 10598/32,844 4
Colchester 017B -0.127 18468/32,844 6
Colchester 017A -0.412 22695/32,844 7
Colchester 017D -0.446 23169/32,844 8
Colchester 017E -0.543 24449/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wivenhoe

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wivenhoe. 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
Colchester 008G -0.513 23673/32,844 8
Colchester 017B -0.7 26169/32,844 8
Colchester 017E -0.762 26966/32,844 9
Colchester 017C -0.765 26998/32,844 9
Colchester 017D -0.825 27707/32,844 9
Colchester 017A -0.99 29353/32,844 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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