Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Blackmoor Vale, South Somerset

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Blackmoor Vale, South Somerset, Somerset

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Blackmoor Vale, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Somerset. 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 4 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 Blackmoor Vale 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 Blackmoor Vale. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Blackmoor Vale

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blackmoor Vale. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Somerset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Somerset 008A 20.57 13875/32,844 5
South Somerset 008B 17.511 16546/32,844 6
South Somerset 002A 13.811 20139/32,844 7
South Somerset 005A 12.299 21832/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Blackmoor Vale

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Blackmoor Vale. 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
South Somerset 008A 0.129 12611/32,844 4
South Somerset 008B 0.1 16266/32,844 5
South Somerset 002A 0.035 29806/32,844 10
South Somerset 005A 0.034 30030/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Blackmoor Vale

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blackmoor Vale 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
South Somerset 008A 0.105 11784/32,844 4
South Somerset 008B 0.077 17045/32,844 6
South Somerset 002A 0.036 29089/32,844 9
South Somerset 005A 0.026 31469/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blackmoor Vale

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blackmoor Vale population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18849/32,844) in Blackmoor Vale is less than the adult average rank (20163/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Somerset 008A 22.819 12018/32,844 4
South Somerset 008B 22.276 12359/32,844 4
South Somerset 005A 5.554 26659/32,844 9
South Somerset 002A 4.379 28065/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blackmoor Vale

3
Good
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 Blackmoor Vale. 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
South Somerset 008A -0.25 19879/32,844 7
South Somerset 008B -0.329 21095/32,844 7
South Somerset 005A -0.939 28310/32,844 9
South Somerset 002A -1.092 29542/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Blackmoor Vale

2
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 Blackmoor Vale. 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
South Somerset 008B -0.547 24411/32,844 8
South Somerset 008A -0.587 24940/32,844 8
South Somerset 005A -0.934 28552/32,844 9
South Somerset 002A -1.562 31952/32,844 10

There were 1 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blackmoor Vale in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blackmoor Vale

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blackmoor Vale. 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
South Somerset 002A 43.501 1325/32,844 1
South Somerset 005A 39.858 2236/32,844 1
South Somerset 008A 19.549 17199/32,844 6
South Somerset 008B 15.37 22523/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blackmoor Vale

10
Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blackmoor Vale. 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
South Somerset 002A 1.498 1113/32,844 1
South Somerset 008B 1.419 1395/32,844 1
South Somerset 005A 1.324 1772/32,844 1
South Somerset 008A 1.204 2422/32,844 1

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blackmoor Vale

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blackmoor Vale. 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
South Somerset 005A -0.449 22753/32,844 7
South Somerset 002A -0.642 25448/32,844 8
South Somerset 008A -0.866 28161/32,844 9
South Somerset 008B -1.603 32446/32,844 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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