Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bowness & Levens, South Lakeland

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bowness & Levens, South Lakeland, Cumbria

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

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Overall Deprivation in Bowness & Levens

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bowness & Levens. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Lakeland.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Lakeland 007C 18.083 16067/32,844 5
South Lakeland 007B 16.767 17215/32,844 6
South Lakeland 003A 15.043 18879/32,844 6
South Lakeland 002C 13.414 20603/32,844 7
South Lakeland 001D 12.738 21344/32,844 7
South Lakeland 010D 9.193 25545/32,844 8
South Lakeland 010C 7.735 27380/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Bowness & Levens

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bowness & Levens. 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 Lakeland 001D 0.07 21526/32,844 7
South Lakeland 003A 0.066 22397/32,844 7
South Lakeland 002C 0.046 27048/32,844 9
South Lakeland 007C 0.044 27608/32,844 9
South Lakeland 007B 0.037 29245/32,844 9
South Lakeland 010C 0.028 31158/32,844 10
South Lakeland 010D 0.019 32317/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Bowness & Levens

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bowness & Levens 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 Lakeland 001D 0.061 21150/32,844 7
South Lakeland 003A 0.05 24582/32,844 8
South Lakeland 007C 0.046 26021/32,844 8
South Lakeland 002C 0.045 26425/32,844 9
South Lakeland 007B 0.04 27762/32,844 9
South Lakeland 010D 0.038 28522/32,844 9
South Lakeland 010C 0.036 29109/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bowness & Levens

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bowness & Levens population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19729/32,844) in Bowness & Levens is less than the adult average rank (24020/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Lakeland 001D 16.685 16056/32,844 5
South Lakeland 003A 14.711 17577/32,844 6
South Lakeland 002C 11.292 20622/32,844 7
South Lakeland 007B 10.721 21158/32,844 7
South Lakeland 007C 9.163 22692/32,844 7
South Lakeland 010C 3.902 28646/32,844 9
South Lakeland 010D 3.142 29571/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bowness & Levens

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Bowness & Levens. 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 Lakeland 001D -0.429 22495/32,844 7
South Lakeland 003A -0.467 22982/32,844 7
South Lakeland 002C -0.651 25360/32,844 8
South Lakeland 007B -0.738 26338/32,844 9
South Lakeland 010C -0.823 27228/32,844 9
South Lakeland 007C -0.902 27991/32,844 9
South Lakeland 010D -1.079 29434/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Bowness & Levens

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 Bowness & Levens. 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 Lakeland 002C 0.382 10718/32,844 4
South Lakeland 007B -0.719 26438/32,844 9
South Lakeland 001D -0.985 28954/32,844 9
South Lakeland 007C -1.428 31544/32,844 10
South Lakeland 003A -1.836 32496/32,844 10
South Lakeland 010D -1.879 32544/32,844 10
South Lakeland 010C -2.968 32840/32,844 10

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bowness & Levens in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bowness & Levens

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bowness & Levens. 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 Lakeland 007B 44.341 1178/32,844 1
South Lakeland 007C 44.239 1200/32,844 1
South Lakeland 010D 32.689 5272/32,844 2
South Lakeland 003A 29.695 7181/32,844 3
South Lakeland 010C 28.367 8136/32,844 3
South Lakeland 002C 25.476 10673/32,844 4
South Lakeland 001D 23.456 12717/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bowness & Levens

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bowness & Levens. 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 Lakeland 007C 2.124 126/32,844 1
South Lakeland 007B 1.678 646/32,844 1
South Lakeland 003A 1.496 1120/32,844 1
South Lakeland 002C 1.306 1859/32,844 1
South Lakeland 010D 1.132 2884/32,844 1
South Lakeland 001D 0.942 4327/32,844 2
South Lakeland 010C 0.94 4345/32,844 2

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bowness & Levens

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bowness & Levens. 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 Lakeland 010D -0.4 22031/32,844 7
South Lakeland 010C -0.669 25791/32,844 8
South Lakeland 007B -0.714 26377/32,844 9
South Lakeland 003A -0.806 27458/32,844 9
South Lakeland 007C -1.205 30931/32,844 10
South Lakeland 002C -1.21 30953/32,844 10
South Lakeland 001D -1.365 31703/32,844 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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