Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Chard Combe, South Somerset

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

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Chard Combe, 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 Chard Combe 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 Chard Combe. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Chard Combe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Chard Combe. 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 023D 29.526 8248/32,844 3
South Somerset 023A 27.977 9042/32,844 3
South Somerset 023B 25.362 10538/32,844 4
South Somerset 022B 5.706 29797/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Chard Combe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Chard Combe. 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 023D 0.17 8818/32,844 3
South Somerset 023B 0.165 9164/32,844 3
South Somerset 023A 0.156 9932/32,844 4
South Somerset 022B 0.047 26842/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Chard Combe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Chard Combe 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 023D 0.138 7674/32,844 3
South Somerset 023A 0.133 8185/32,844 3
South Somerset 023B 0.127 8824/32,844 3
South Somerset 022B 0.038 28611/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Chard Combe

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Chard Combe population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10990/32,844) in Chard Combe is more than the adult average rank (9325/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Somerset 023D 55.061 2391/32,844 1
South Somerset 023A 40.521 5242/32,844 2
South Somerset 023B 25.098 10780/32,844 4
South Somerset 022B 9.787 22064/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Chard Combe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Chard Combe. 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 023A 0.583 8138/32,844 3
South Somerset 023B 0.486 9247/32,844 3
South Somerset 023D 0.135 13957/32,844 5
South Somerset 022B -0.667 25550/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Chard Combe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Chard Combe. 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 023D 0.636 7244/32,844 3
South Somerset 023B 0.617 7491/32,844 3
South Somerset 023A 0.271 12369/32,844 4
South Somerset 022B -0.434 22885/32,844 7

There were 154 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Chard Combe in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Chard Combe

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Chard Combe. 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 023A 18.481 18515/32,844 6
South Somerset 023B 18.229 18829/32,844 6
South Somerset 022B 17.598 19663/32,844 6
South Somerset 023D 16.273 21319/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Chard Combe

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Chard Combe. 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 023A 0.642 7428/32,844 3
South Somerset 023D 0.353 11155/32,844 4
South Somerset 023B 0.048 15689/32,844 5
South Somerset 022B -0.708 26394/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Chard Combe

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Chard Combe. 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 023A -0.762 26962/32,844 9
South Somerset 023B -0.959 29071/32,844 9
South Somerset 023D -1.218 31008/32,844 10
South Somerset 022B -1.29 31371/32,844 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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