Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Ashton, Preston

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ashton, Preston, Lancashire

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Ashton, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Preston. 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 8 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 Ashton 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 Ashton. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Ashton

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ashton. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Preston.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Preston 013B 38.187 4813/32,844 2
Preston 012E 32.941 6694/32,844 3
Preston 013D 32.201 7004/32,844 3
Preston 012D 27.935 9075/32,844 3
Preston 010D 23.782 11513/32,844 4
Preston 013A 19.683 14636/32,844 5
Preston 008D 11.606 22636/32,844 7
Preston 008A 11.067 23252/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Ashton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Ashton. 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
Preston 013B 0.219 5576/32,844 2
Preston 012E 0.165 9193/32,844 3
Preston 013D 0.156 9918/32,844 4
Preston 012D 0.149 10581/32,844 4
Preston 010D 0.142 11267/32,844 4
Preston 013A 0.055 24976/32,844 8
Preston 008A 0.053 25400/32,844 8
Preston 008D 0.052 25597/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Ashton

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ashton 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
Preston 013D 0.15 6587/32,844 3
Preston 013B 0.138 7680/32,844 3
Preston 010D 0.111 10933/32,844 4
Preston 012D 0.104 11911/32,844 4
Preston 012E 0.104 11934/32,844 4
Preston 008D 0.074 17838/32,844 6
Preston 008A 0.053 23859/32,844 8
Preston 013A 0.052 24004/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ashton

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ashton population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18886/32,844) in Ashton is less than the adult average rank (19144/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Preston 012E 26.568 10031/32,844 4
Preston 013D 22.727 12082/32,844 4
Preston 012D 22.253 12374/32,844 4
Preston 013B 18.857 14506/32,844 5
Preston 008D 10.012 21806/32,844 7
Preston 010D 9.97 21855/32,844 7
Preston 013A 3.988 28559/32,844 9
Preston 008A 2.872 29893/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ashton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Ashton. 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
Preston 013D 1.216 2781/32,844 1
Preston 010D 1.025 4047/32,844 2
Preston 013B 0.971 4444/32,844 2
Preston 012D 0.841 5526/32,844 2
Preston 012E 0.629 7614/32,844 3
Preston 013A 0.493 9183/32,844 3
Preston 008D 0.126 14091/32,844 5
Preston 008A -0.055 16857/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Ashton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Ashton. 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
Preston 013A 1.456 1187/32,844 1
Preston 013B 1.247 1987/32,844 1
Preston 012E 1.232 2082/32,844 1
Preston 013D 0.904 4351/32,844 2
Preston 008A 0.538 8564/32,844 3
Preston 012D 0.201 13477/32,844 5
Preston 010D 0.108 15011/32,844 5
Preston 008D -0.156 18971/32,844 6

There were 475 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ashton in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ashton

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ashton. 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
Preston 010D 22.579 13669/32,844 5
Preston 013D 8.287 30100/32,844 10
Preston 012E 8.168 30193/32,844 10
Preston 013A 7.508 30671/32,844 10
Preston 013B 5.182 31958/32,844 10
Preston 012D 4.429 32243/32,844 10
Preston 008D 2.367 32707/32,844 10
Preston 008A 1.541 32797/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ashton

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ashton. 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
Preston 013B 1.573 892/32,844 1
Preston 012E 1.503 1102/32,844 1
Preston 012D 1.461 1214/32,844 1
Preston 013A 1.255 2117/32,844 1
Preston 013D 0.861 5078/32,844 2
Preston 008A 0.764 6058/32,844 2
Preston 008D 0.51 9051/32,844 3
Preston 010D 0.474 9558/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ashton

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ashton. 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
Preston 012E 0.987 4219/32,844 2
Preston 013B 0.899 4862/32,844 2
Preston 013A 0.625 7175/32,844 3
Preston 012D 0.624 7183/32,844 3
Preston 013D 0.217 11885/32,844 4
Preston 008A 0.133 13114/32,844 4
Preston 008D 0.105 13578/32,844 5
Preston 010D -0.24 19323/32,844 6

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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