Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bere Ferrers, West Devon

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bere Ferrers, West Devon, Devon

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

Overall Deprivation in Bere Ferrers

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bere Ferrers. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Devon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Devon 007B 26.391 9941/32,844 4
West Devon 004C 21.476 13194/32,844 5
West Devon 007A 14.84 19080/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Bere Ferrers

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bere Ferrers. 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
West Devon 007B 0.192 7194/32,844 3
West Devon 004C 0.083 19042/32,844 6
West Devon 007A 0.075 20462/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Bere Ferrers

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bere Ferrers 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
West Devon 007B 0.151 6464/32,844 2
West Devon 007A 0.084 15518/32,844 5
West Devon 004C 0.063 20700/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bere Ferrers

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bere Ferrers population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16985/32,844) in Bere Ferrers is less than the adult average rank (22336/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Devon 007B 25.121 10766/32,844 4
West Devon 004C 7.898 24053/32,844 8
West Devon 007A 7.257 24745/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bere Ferrers

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Bere Ferrers. 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
West Devon 007B 0.681 7067/32,844 3
West Devon 004C 0.176 13375/32,844 5
West Devon 007A -0.105 17635/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Bere Ferrers

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bere Ferrers. 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
West Devon 007A -0.508 23912/32,844 8
West Devon 007B -1.159 30224/32,844 10
West Devon 004C -1.731 32341/32,844 10

There were 5 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bere Ferrers in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bere Ferrers

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bere Ferrers. 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
West Devon 004C 36.286 3504/32,844 2
West Devon 007A 19.645 17071/32,844 6
West Devon 007B 3.148 32574/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bere Ferrers

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bere Ferrers. 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
West Devon 004C 2.113 133/32,844 1
West Devon 007A 1.186 2543/32,844 1
West Devon 007B 0.842 5231/32,844 2

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bere Ferrers

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bere Ferrers. 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
West Devon 004C -0.692 26058/32,844 8
West Devon 007A -1.175 30751/32,844 10
West Devon 007B -1.414 31919/32,844 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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