Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bickington, North Devon

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

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bickington, 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 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 Bickington 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 Bickington. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Bickington

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bickington. 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 009B 22.126 12681/32,844 4
North Devon 012A 17.885 16234/32,844 5
North Devon 012B 12.636 21447/32,844 7
North Devon 012C 8.832 26013/32,844 8
North Devon 009D 6.495 28881/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Bickington

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bickington. 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 009B 0.148 10650/32,844 4
North Devon 012A 0.122 13404/32,844 5
North Devon 012B 0.066 22454/32,844 7
North Devon 012C 0.056 24789/32,844 8
North Devon 009D 0.037 29385/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Bickington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bickington 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 009B 0.142 7262/32,844 3
North Devon 012A 0.089 14431/32,844 5
North Devon 009D 0.063 20761/32,844 7
North Devon 012B 0.056 22686/32,844 7
North Devon 012C 0.056 22745/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bickington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bickington population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15333/32,844) in Bickington is less than the adult average rank (16936/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Devon 009B 27.194 9736/32,844 3
North Devon 012A 20.343 13577/32,844 5
North Devon 012B 17.035 15785/32,844 5
North Devon 012C 11.826 20117/32,844 7
North Devon 009D 8.941 22926/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bickington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Bickington. 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 009B 0.408 10222/32,844 4
North Devon 012A 0.179 13340/32,844 5
North Devon 012B -0.182 18863/32,844 6
North Devon 012C -0.23 19586/32,844 6
North Devon 009D -0.351 21472/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Bickington

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bickington. 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 012C -0.156 18979/32,844 6
North Devon 012A -0.864 27926/32,844 9
North Devon 009B -1.029 29340/32,844 9
North Devon 012B -1.059 29536/32,844 9
North Devon 009D -1.581 32010/32,844 10

There were 33 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bickington in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bickington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bickington. 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 012B 36.652 3347/32,844 2
North Devon 012A 30.026 6952/32,844 3
North Devon 009D 17.329 20014/32,844 7
North Devon 012C 16.868 20597/32,844 7
North Devon 009B 16.204 21415/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bickington

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bickington. 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 009B -0.206 19694/32,844 6
North Devon 012C -0.376 22228/32,844 7
North Devon 012A -0.622 25438/32,844 8
North Devon 009D -0.942 28572/32,844 9
North Devon 012B -1.64 31942/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bickington

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bickington. 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 009D -1.056 29898/32,844 10
North Devon 009B -1.167 30707/32,844 10
North Devon 012B -1.261 31236/32,844 10
North Devon 012A -1.327 31555/32,844 10
North Devon 012C -1.497 32176/32,844 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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