Deprivation Statistics for Barnstaple with Westacott, North Devon

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

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Barnstaple with Westacott, 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 9 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 with Westacott 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 with Westacott. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

How grim is your Postcode?

Overall Deprivation in Barnstaple with Westacott

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Barnstaple with Westacott. 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 010B 45.755 2896/32,844 1
North Devon 008D 34.205 6180/32,844 2
North Devon 010C 30.6 7741/32,844 3
North Devon 008B 29.382 8311/32,844 3
North Devon 009A 28.647 8682/32,844 3
North Devon 008C 22.186 12634/32,844 4
North Devon 006B 10.487 23893/32,844 8
North Devon 010A 9.652 24943/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Barnstaple with Westacott

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Barnstaple with Westacott. 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 010B 0.261 3557/32,844 2
North Devon 008D 0.234 4800/32,844 2
North Devon 010C 0.202 6555/32,844 2
North Devon 008B 0.165 9160/32,844 3
North Devon 009A 0.157 9888/32,844 4
North Devon 008C 0.11 14976/32,844 5
North Devon 010A 0.063 23087/32,844 8
North Devon 006B 0.045 27359/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Barnstaple with Westacott

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Barnstaple with Westacott 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 010B 0.213 2574/32,844 1
North Devon 009A 0.154 6172/32,844 2
North Devon 008D 0.153 6271/32,844 2
North Devon 008B 0.132 8219/32,844 3
North Devon 010C 0.127 8902/32,844 3
North Devon 008C 0.095 13475/32,844 5
North Devon 010A 0.06 21639/32,844 7
North Devon 006B 0.055 23218/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Barnstaple with Westacott

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 with Westacott population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9938/32,844) in Barnstaple with Westacott is less than the adult average rank (10195/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Devon 010B 69.542 813/32,844 1
North Devon 010C 48.618 3494/32,844 2
North Devon 008D 44.368 4315/32,844 2
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
North Devon 008C 23.338 11705/32,844 4
North Devon 010A 14.838 17474/32,844 6
North Devon 006B 5.465 26759/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Barnstaple with Westacott

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 Barnstaple with Westacott. 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 010B 1.311 2279/32,844 1
North Devon 008D 1.035 3970/32,844 2
North Devon 010C 0.901 5045/32,844 2
North Devon 009A 0.775 6136/32,844 2
North Devon 008B 0.748 6384/32,844 2
North Devon 008C 0.476 9392/32,844 3
North Devon 006B 0.046 15306/32,844 5
North Devon 010A -0.342 21331/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Barnstaple with Westacott

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Barnstaple with Westacott. 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 008C 0.737 6096/32,844 2
North Devon 008A 0.66 6978/32,844 3
North Devon 010B 0.516 8842/32,844 3
North Devon 009A 0.257 12615/32,844 4
North Devon 008B 0.167 14066/32,844 5
North Devon 008D 0.03 16223/32,844 5
North Devon 010C -0.219 19885/32,844 7
North Devon 006B -0.721 26451/32,844 9
North Devon 010A -1.723 32332/32,844 10

There were 4 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Barnstaple with Westacott in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Barnstaple with Westacott

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Barnstaple with Westacott. 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 006B 31.707 5836/32,844 2
North Devon 010A 25.85 10313/32,844 4
North Devon 010C 25.508 10655/32,844 4
North Devon 008D 24.907 11222/32,844 4
North Devon 008C 24.501 11628/32,844 4
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
North Devon 010B 15.634 22182/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Barnstaple with Westacott

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Barnstaple with Westacott. 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
North Devon 008C 0.229 12889/32,844 4
North Devon 010B 0.039 15833/32,844 5
North Devon 006B 0.034 15917/32,844 5
North Devon 010C -0.433 23019/32,844 8
North Devon 008D -0.46 23370/32,844 8
North Devon 010A -1.166 30094/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Barnstaple with Westacott

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Barnstaple with Westacott. 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
North Devon 008C -1.029 29695/32,844 10
North Devon 006B -1.066 29977/32,844 10
North Devon 008D -1.245 31149/32,844 10
North Devon 010C -1.266 31257/32,844 10
North Devon 010A -1.395 31828/32,844 10
North Devon 010B -1.403 31871/32,844 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.

Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021
Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021