Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bank Top & Lascelles, Darlington

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bank Top & Lascelles, Darlington, County Durham

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

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Overall Deprivation in Bank Top & Lascelles

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bank Top & Lascelles. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Darlington.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Darlington 012A 69.177 303/32,844 1
Darlington 012E 53.165 1699/32,844 1
Darlington 012B 39.892 4294/32,844 2
Darlington 012C 30.425 7828/32,844 3
Darlington 012D 29.372 8316/32,844 3

Income Deprivation in Bank Top & Lascelles

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bank Top & Lascelles. 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
Darlington 012A 0.405 357/32,844 1
Darlington 012E 0.309 1960/32,844 1
Darlington 012B 0.237 4677/32,844 2
Darlington 012D 0.179 8137/32,844 3
Darlington 012C 0.15 10484/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Bank Top & Lascelles

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bank Top & Lascelles 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
Darlington 012A 0.308 374/32,844 1
Darlington 012E 0.244 1486/32,844 1
Darlington 012B 0.153 6299/32,844 2
Darlington 012C 0.125 9115/32,844 3
Darlington 012D 0.123 9312/32,844 3

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bank Top & Lascelles

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bank Top & Lascelles population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (2397/32,844) in Bank Top & Lascelles is less than the adult average rank (6204/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Darlington 012E 66.906 1006/32,844 1
Darlington 012A 66.066 1088/32,844 1
Darlington 012B 59.098 1837/32,844 1
Darlington 012C 36.242 6365/32,844 2
Darlington 012D 36.24 6367/32,844 2

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bank Top & Lascelles

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
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 Bank Top & Lascelles. 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
Darlington 012A 2.006 340/32,844 1
Darlington 012E 1.443 1689/32,844 1
Darlington 012C 1.285 2426/32,844 1
Darlington 012B 1.139 3247/32,844 1
Darlington 012D 0.643 7459/32,844 3

Crime Deprivation in Bank Top & Lascelles

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bank Top & Lascelles. 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
Darlington 012A 1.612 766/32,844 1
Darlington 012E 1.338 1589/32,844 1
Darlington 012D 1.334 1607/32,844 1
Darlington 012B 1.09 2864/32,844 1
Darlington 012C 0.8 5424/32,844 2

There were 336 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bank Top & Lascelles in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bank Top & Lascelles

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bank Top & Lascelles. 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
Darlington 012E 11.518 27112/32,844 9
Darlington 012A 9.284 29265/32,844 9
Darlington 012C 5.79 31654/32,844 10
Darlington 012D 4.14 32335/32,844 10
Darlington 012B 2.84 32626/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bank Top & Lascelles

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bank Top & Lascelles. 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
Darlington 012C 0.578 8202/32,844 3
Darlington 012B 0.5 9180/32,844 3
Darlington 012A 0.461 9717/32,844 3
Darlington 012D -0.188 19439/32,844 6
Darlington 012E -1.351 31010/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bank Top & Lascelles

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bank Top & Lascelles. 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
Darlington 012A -0.172 18172/32,844 6
Darlington 012B -0.48 23201/32,844 8
Darlington 012C -0.725 26514/32,844 9
Darlington 012D -0.828 27740/32,844 9
Darlington 012E -0.908 28598/32,844 9

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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