Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Axminster, East Devon

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Axminster, East Devon, Devon

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

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Overall Deprivation in Axminster

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Axminster. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of East Devon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
East Devon 005B 21.369 13255/32,844 5
East Devon 005A 19.585 14730/32,844 5
East Devon 005C 16.173 17779/32,844 6
East Devon 005D 9.942 24605/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Axminster

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Axminster. 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
East Devon 005B 0.162 9429/32,844 3
East Devon 005A 0.117 14108/32,844 5
East Devon 005C 0.109 15110/32,844 5
East Devon 005D 0.068 21849/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Axminster

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Axminster 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
East Devon 005B 0.116 10180/32,844 4
East Devon 005A 0.102 12230/32,844 4
East Devon 005C 0.093 13819/32,844 5
East Devon 005D 0.07 18858/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Axminster

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Axminster population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (13565/32,844) in Axminster is less than the adult average rank (13702/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
East Devon 005B 33.145 7390/32,844 3
East Devon 005A 18.525 14754/32,844 5
East Devon 005D 17.985 15140/32,844 5
East Devon 005C 14.709 17579/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Axminster

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 Axminster. 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
East Devon 005C 0.06 15070/32,844 5
East Devon 005B -0.044 16688/32,844 6
East Devon 005A -0.573 24354/32,844 8
East Devon 005D -0.746 26418/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Axminster

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Axminster. 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
East Devon 005B 0.049 15901/32,844 5
East Devon 005C -0.142 18765/32,844 6
East Devon 005A -0.435 22896/32,844 7
East Devon 005D -0.76 26904/32,844 9

There were 49 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Axminster in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Axminster

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Axminster. 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
East Devon 005A 32.083 5598/32,844 2
East Devon 005D 18.371 18650/32,844 6
East Devon 005B 10.934 27700/32,844 9
East Devon 005C 8.875 29615/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Axminster

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Axminster. 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
East Devon 005A 0.886 4851/32,844 2
East Devon 005C 0.769 6008/32,844 2
East Devon 005B 0.007 16343/32,844 5
East Devon 005D -0.259 20516/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Axminster

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Axminster. 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
East Devon 005B -1.516 32232/32,844 10
East Devon 005A -1.534 32288/32,844 10
East Devon 005D -1.586 32411/32,844 10
East Devon 005C -1.773 32677/32,844 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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