Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Barnstaple Central, North Devon

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Barnstaple Central, North Devon, Devon

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Barnstaple Central, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of North 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 3 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 Barnstaple Central 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 Barnstaple Central. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Barnstaple Central

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Barnstaple Central. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of North Devon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
North Devon 008A 49.245 2291/32,844 1
North Devon 008B 29.382 8311/32,844 3
North Devon 009A 28.647 8682/32,844 3

Income Deprivation in Barnstaple Central

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Barnstaple Central. 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 Devon 008A 0.293 2435/32,844 1
North Devon 008B 0.165 9160/32,844 3
North Devon 009A 0.157 9888/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Barnstaple Central

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Barnstaple Central 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 Devon 008A 0.246 1407/32,844 1
North Devon 009A 0.154 6172/32,844 2
North Devon 008B 0.132 8219/32,844 3

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Barnstaple Central

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Barnstaple Central population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7316/32,844) in Barnstaple Central is less than the adult average rank (9226/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Devon 008B 34.724 6857/32,844 3
North Devon 008A 33.538 7259/32,844 3
North Devon 009A 26.915 9863/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Barnstaple Central

9
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 Barnstaple Central. 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 Devon 008A 1.696 878/32,844 1
North Devon 009A 0.775 6136/32,844 2
North Devon 008B 0.748 6384/32,844 2

Crime Deprivation in Barnstaple Central

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Barnstaple Central. 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 Devon 008A 0.66 6978/32,844 3
North Devon 009A 0.257 12615/32,844 4
North Devon 008B 0.167 14066/32,844 5

There were 268 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Barnstaple Central in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Barnstaple Central

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Barnstaple Central. 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 Devon 009A 22.958 13257/32,844 5
North Devon 008A 20.374 16208/32,844 5
North Devon 008B 16.799 20692/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Barnstaple Central

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Barnstaple Central. 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 Devon 008B 1.102 3103/32,844 1
North Devon 008A 0.756 6177/32,844 2
North Devon 009A 0.484 9419/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Barnstaple Central

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Barnstaple Central. 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 Devon 008B -0.731 26578/32,844 9
North Devon 009A -0.734 26615/32,844 9
North Devon 008A -0.814 27564/32,844 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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