Deprivation Statistics for Ambleside & Grasmere, South Lakeland

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ambleside & Grasmere, South Lakeland, Cumbria

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Ambleside & Grasmere, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Lakeland. 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 4 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 Ambleside & Grasmere 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 Ambleside & Grasmere. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Ambleside & Grasmere

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ambleside & Grasmere. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Lakeland.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Lakeland 008C 13.778 20181/32,844 7
South Lakeland 001C 12.748 21330/32,844 7
South Lakeland 001B 11.483 22759/32,844 7
South Lakeland 001A 10.85 23496/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Ambleside & Grasmere

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 Ambleside & Grasmere. 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
South Lakeland 001A 0.068 22023/32,844 7
South Lakeland 001B 0.044 27734/32,844 9
South Lakeland 001C 0.039 28757/32,844 9
South Lakeland 008C 0.037 29354/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Ambleside & Grasmere

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ambleside & Grasmere 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
South Lakeland 001A 0.052 23977/32,844 8
South Lakeland 001B 0.03 30562/32,844 10
South Lakeland 008C 0.03 30618/32,844 10
South Lakeland 001C 0.028 31125/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ambleside & Grasmere

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ambleside & Grasmere population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17065/32,844) in Ambleside & Grasmere is less than the adult average rank (22739/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Lakeland 001A 18.426 14825/32,844 5
South Lakeland 001C 13.979 18182/32,844 6
South Lakeland 001B 11.171 20735/32,844 7
South Lakeland 008C 5.6 26601/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ambleside & Grasmere

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 Ambleside & Grasmere. 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
South Lakeland 001A -0.339 21275/32,844 7
South Lakeland 001B -0.682 25736/32,844 8
South Lakeland 001C -0.727 26203/32,844 8
South Lakeland 008C -0.966 28558/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Ambleside & Grasmere

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 Ambleside & Grasmere. 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
South Lakeland 001C -0.335 21522/32,844 7
South Lakeland 001B -0.479 23485/32,844 8
South Lakeland 001A -0.603 25116/32,844 8
South Lakeland 008C -1.173 30313/32,844 10

There were 7 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ambleside & Grasmere in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ambleside & Grasmere

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ambleside & Grasmere. 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
South Lakeland 008C 38.771 2564/32,844 1
South Lakeland 001B 34.498 4322/32,844 2
South Lakeland 001C 22.652 13578/32,844 5
South Lakeland 001A 15.35 22543/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ambleside & Grasmere

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ambleside & Grasmere. 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
South Lakeland 001C 1.784 471/32,844 1
South Lakeland 008C 1.762 501/32,844 1
South Lakeland 001B 1.069 3344/32,844 2
South Lakeland 001A 0.742 6358/32,844 2

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ambleside & Grasmere

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ambleside & Grasmere. 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
South Lakeland 001A -1.393 31817/32,844 10
South Lakeland 001B -1.439 31999/32,844 10
South Lakeland 001C -1.46 32069/32,844 10
South Lakeland 008C -1.845 32744/32,844 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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