Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Blackmore Vale, Dorset

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

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

Overall Deprivation in Blackmore Vale

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blackmore Vale. 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 005A 22.988 12053/32,844 4
North Dorset 008D 17.584 16482/32,844 6
North Dorset 004A 17.041 16949/32,844 6
North Dorset 008E 16.893 17080/32,844 6
North Dorset 005C 8.545 26363/32,844 9

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Income Deprivation in Blackmore Vale

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 Blackmore 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
North Dorset 005A 0.113 14522/32,844 5
North Dorset 008D 0.085 18735/32,844 6
North Dorset 008E 0.071 21378/32,844 7
North Dorset 004A 0.065 22536/32,844 7
North Dorset 005C 0.052 25710/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Blackmore Vale

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blackmore 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
North Dorset 005A 0.107 11385/32,844 4
North Dorset 008D 0.074 17837/32,844 6
North Dorset 008E 0.06 21603/32,844 7
North Dorset 005C 0.058 21989/32,844 7
North Dorset 004A 0.05 24808/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blackmore Vale

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blackmore Vale population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (13128/32,844) in Blackmore Vale is less than the adult average rank (19698/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Dorset 005A 34.597 6908/32,844 3
North Dorset 004A 18.204 14988/32,844 5
North Dorset 008D 16.175 16430/32,844 6
North Dorset 008E 11.841 20096/32,844 7
North Dorset 005C 9.832 22012/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blackmore Vale

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 Blackmore 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
North Dorset 005A -0.179 18824/32,844 6
North Dorset 008D -0.472 23037/32,844 8
North Dorset 005C -0.654 25396/32,844 8
North Dorset 004A -0.904 28013/32,844 9
North Dorset 008E -0.939 28302/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Blackmore Vale

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 Blackmore 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
North Dorset 005C -0.729 26554/32,844 9
North Dorset 005A -0.775 27053/32,844 9
North Dorset 008D -1.088 29739/32,844 10
North Dorset 008E -1.238 30670/32,844 10
North Dorset 004A -1.325 31104/32,844 10

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blackmore Vale in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blackmore Vale

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blackmore 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
North Dorset 004A 46.744 763/32,844 1
North Dorset 008E 41.037 1918/32,844 1
North Dorset 008D 39.477 2356/32,844 1
North Dorset 005A 34.591 4269/32,844 2
North Dorset 005C 15.136 22823/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blackmore Vale

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blackmore 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
North Dorset 008E 1.408 1434/32,844 1
North Dorset 004A 1.116 3005/32,844 1
North Dorset 008D 0.996 3897/32,844 2
North Dorset 005A 0.831 5358/32,844 2
North Dorset 005C 0.719 6574/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blackmore Vale

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blackmore 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
North Dorset 005A -0.837 27833/32,844 9
North Dorset 004A -0.866 28160/32,844 9
North Dorset 008D -1.724 32622/32,844 10
North Dorset 005C -1.786 32688/32,844 10
North Dorset 008E -1.922 32789/32,844 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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