Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Backwell, North Somerset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Backwell, North Somerset, Somerset

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Backwell, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of North Somerset. 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 5 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 Backwell 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 Backwell. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Backwell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Backwell. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of North Somerset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
North Somerset 011D 11.249 23057/32,844 8
North Somerset 013D 9.998 24535/32,844 8
North Somerset 011C 9.205 25523/32,844 8
North Somerset 011B 8.022 27044/32,844 9
North Somerset 011A 1.585 32773/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Backwell

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 Backwell. 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
North Somerset 011B 0.073 20971/32,844 7
North Somerset 011C 0.042 28060/32,844 9
North Somerset 011D 0.037 29338/32,844 9
North Somerset 011A 0.028 31135/32,844 10
North Somerset 013D 0.028 31220/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Backwell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Backwell 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
North Somerset 011B 0.065 20165/32,844 7
North Somerset 011C 0.044 26769/32,844 9
North Somerset 011D 0.037 28761/32,844 9
North Somerset 011A 0.031 30346/32,844 10
North Somerset 013D 0.029 30748/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Backwell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Backwell population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (26926/32,844) in Backwell is less than the adult average rank (27787/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Somerset 013D 7.992 23950/32,844 8
North Somerset 011B 6.214 25943/32,844 8
North Somerset 011C 3.412 29239/32,844 9
North Somerset 011D 2.656 30155/32,844 10
North Somerset 011A 1.297 31686/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Backwell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Backwell. 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
North Somerset 011B -0.681 25731/32,844 8
North Somerset 011C -0.731 26258/32,844 8
North Somerset 013D -1.003 28842/32,844 9
North Somerset 011D -1.034 29083/32,844 9
North Somerset 011A -1.326 30997/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Backwell

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 Backwell. 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
North Somerset 013D 0.017 16408/32,844 5
North Somerset 011B -0.146 18808/32,844 6
North Somerset 011C -0.322 21349/32,844 7
North Somerset 011D -0.345 21676/32,844 7
North Somerset 011A -0.938 28585/32,844 9

There were 8 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Backwell in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Backwell

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Backwell. 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
North Somerset 011D 36.45 3433/32,844 2
North Somerset 013D 36.03 3625/32,844 2
North Somerset 011C 32.753 5232/32,844 2
North Somerset 011B 6.082 31490/32,844 10
North Somerset 011A 5.577 31776/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Backwell

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Backwell. 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
North Somerset 011D 0.927 4444/32,844 2
North Somerset 013D 0.712 6665/32,844 3
North Somerset 011C 0.275 12222/32,844 4
North Somerset 011B -0.582 24942/32,844 8
North Somerset 011A -0.972 28837/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Backwell

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Backwell. 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
North Somerset 011D 0.317 10515/32,844 4
North Somerset 011C -0.053 16168/32,844 5
North Somerset 011B -0.184 18374/32,844 6
North Somerset 011A -0.356 21284/32,844 7
North Somerset 013D -1.061 29934/32,844 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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