Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Beacon, Dorset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Beacon, Dorset,

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

Overall Deprivation in Beacon

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Beacon. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dorset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
North Dorset 005D 24.467 11083/32,844 4
North Dorset 004E 19.778 14551/32,844 5
North Dorset 002D 18.505 15688/32,844 5
North Dorset 006A 16.94 17040/32,844 6
North Dorset 005B 16.016 17930/32,844 6

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Income Deprivation in Beacon

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Beacon. 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 Dorset 004E 0.119 13782/32,844 5
North Dorset 005D 0.068 21977/32,844 7
North Dorset 002D 0.064 22914/32,844 7
North Dorset 006A 0.054 25059/32,844 8
North Dorset 005B 0.027 31308/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Beacon

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Beacon 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 Dorset 004E 0.089 14434/32,844 5
North Dorset 005D 0.066 19956/32,844 7
North Dorset 002D 0.051 24266/32,844 8
North Dorset 006A 0.051 24279/32,844 8
North Dorset 005B 0.044 26559/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Beacon

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Beacon population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (13533/32,844) in Beacon is less than the adult average rank (18664/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Dorset 004E 33.483 7280/32,844 3
North Dorset 005B 21.574 12821/32,844 4
North Dorset 005D 14.654 17630/32,844 6
North Dorset 002D 11.858 20077/32,844 7
North Dorset 006A 10.401 21454/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Beacon

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Beacon. 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 Dorset 005D -0.042 16671/32,844 6
North Dorset 004E -0.233 19622/32,844 6
North Dorset 006A -0.493 23327/32,844 8
North Dorset 002D -0.795 26957/32,844 9
North Dorset 005B -0.975 28623/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Beacon

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Beacon. 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 Dorset 005D 0.6 7746/32,844 3
North Dorset 006A -0.345 21675/32,844 7
North Dorset 004E -1.005 29134/32,844 9
North Dorset 002D -1.109 29905/32,844 10
North Dorset 005B -1.616 32097/32,844 10

There were 1 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Beacon in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Beacon

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Beacon. 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 Dorset 006A 49.35 410/32,844 1
North Dorset 005B 49.236 422/32,844 1
North Dorset 002D 46.758 761/32,844 1
North Dorset 005D 46.34 831/32,844 1
North Dorset 004E 34.41 4362/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Beacon

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Beacon. 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 Dorset 002D 1.562 920/32,844 1
North Dorset 005D 1.54 985/32,844 1
North Dorset 005B 1.088 3186/32,844 1
North Dorset 006A 0.915 4553/32,844 2
North Dorset 004E -0.01 16630/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Beacon

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Beacon. 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 Dorset 005D -0.387 21835/32,844 7
North Dorset 006A -0.55 24187/32,844 8
North Dorset 005B -0.759 26924/32,844 9
North Dorset 002D -0.929 28810/32,844 9
North Dorset 004E -1.482 32141/32,844 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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