Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bicester West, Cherwell

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bicester West, Cherwell, Oxfordshire

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bicester West, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Cherwell. 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 7 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 Bicester West 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 Bicester West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Bicester West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bicester West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Cherwell.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Cherwell 014A 27.608 9240/32,844 3
Cherwell 014D 24.059 11349/32,844 4
Cherwell 015D 20.411 14006/32,844 5
Cherwell 014C 12.399 21714/32,844 7
Cherwell 014E 9.156 25596/32,844 8
Cherwell 014B 8.036 27027/32,844 9
Cherwell 014F 5.148 30373/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Bicester West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bicester West. 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
Cherwell 014A 0.146 10881/32,844 4
Cherwell 014D 0.121 13594/32,844 5
Cherwell 015D 0.103 15956/32,844 5
Cherwell 014C 0.071 21273/32,844 7
Cherwell 014B 0.04 28617/32,844 9
Cherwell 014F 0.032 30350/32,844 10
Cherwell 014E 0.029 31014/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Bicester West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bicester West 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
Cherwell 014A 0.098 12868/32,844 4
Cherwell 014D 0.082 15810/32,844 5
Cherwell 015D 0.075 17498/32,844 6
Cherwell 014C 0.058 22169/32,844 7
Cherwell 014B 0.046 26128/32,844 8
Cherwell 014E 0.035 29308/32,844 9
Cherwell 014F 0.023 31847/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bicester West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bicester West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10129/32,844) in Bicester West is less than the adult average rank (12306/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Cherwell 014D 50.597 3147/32,844 1
Cherwell 014A 44.862 4194/32,844 2
Cherwell 014C 25.05 10802/32,844 4
Cherwell 014E 24.711 10983/32,844 4
Cherwell 014B 19.009 14396/32,844 5
Cherwell 015D 18.33 14888/32,844 5
Cherwell 014F 12.098 19855/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bicester West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Bicester West. 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
Cherwell 014A 0.468 9484/32,844 3
Cherwell 014D 0.224 12725/32,844 4
Cherwell 015D 0.176 13374/32,844 5
Cherwell 014C -0.315 20898/32,844 7
Cherwell 014E -0.317 20926/32,844 7
Cherwell 014B -0.618 24944/32,844 8
Cherwell 014F -1.173 30127/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Bicester West

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 Bicester West. 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
Cherwell 015D 1.206 2208/32,844 1
Cherwell 014A 1.022 3359/32,844 2
Cherwell 014C 0.049 15898/32,844 5
Cherwell 014D 0.04 16059/32,844 5
Cherwell 014E -0.001 16692/32,844 6
Cherwell 014F -0.772 27023/32,844 9
Cherwell 014B -0.833 27626/32,844 9

There were 221 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bicester West in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bicester West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bicester West. 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
Cherwell 014D 31.588 5919/32,844 2
Cherwell 014F 24.451 11678/32,844 4
Cherwell 014B 23.135 13061/32,844 4
Cherwell 014E 21.946 14390/32,844 5
Cherwell 014A 20.257 16352/32,844 5
Cherwell 015D 19.877 16798/32,844 6
Cherwell 014C 16.354 21225/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bicester West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bicester West. 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
Cherwell 015D 0.154 14073/32,844 5
Cherwell 014A -0.091 17891/32,844 6
Cherwell 014D -0.306 21235/32,844 7
Cherwell 014C -0.521 24177/32,844 8
Cherwell 014B -0.887 28083/32,844 9
Cherwell 014E -1.229 30443/32,844 10
Cherwell 014F -1.87 32369/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bicester West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bicester West. 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
Cherwell 014C 0.365 9929/32,844 4
Cherwell 014A 0.201 12119/32,844 4
Cherwell 014D 0.183 12365/32,844 4
Cherwell 015D 0.141 12998/32,844 4
Cherwell 014E 0.068 14205/32,844 5
Cherwell 014B 0.042 14616/32,844 5
Cherwell 014F -0.18 18322/32,844 6

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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