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Lower Super Output Area profiles

Lower Super Output Areas (LSOAs) are a sub-ward geography averaging approximately 1,600 people. 

Wards are divided into several LSOAs, with up to six LSOAs in the large urban wards in Bedford. Bedford Borough has a total of 103 LSOAs across its 27 wards.

Profiles are available through the Local Insight community intelligence mapping and reporting system for the 14 LSOAs in the Borough which fall within the 0-20% most deprived areas in England on the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) 2015. 

The 14 LSOAs are*:

  • 466 Castle
  • 471 Castle
  • 472 Cauldwell
  • 474 Cauldwell
  • 477 Cauldwell
  • 490 Goldington
  • 492 Goldington 
  • 502 Harpur
  • 509 Kempston North
  • 519 Kingsbrook
  • 523 Kingsbrook
  • 531 Putnoe 
  • 537 Queens Park
  • 539 Queens Park

*LSOAs do not have names and are referenced by codes which in Bedford Borough range from E01017453 - E01017554. We have identified each LSOA using the last 3 digits of the code together with the ward name, eg 466 Castle.

For further information, please contact: intelligence@bedford.gov.uk