Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Christchurch, Allerdale

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Christchurch, Allerdale, Cumbria

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Christchurch, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Allerdale. 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 3 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 Christchurch 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 Christchurch. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Christchurch

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Christchurch. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Allerdale.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Allerdale 006D 16.877 17108/32,844 6
Allerdale 006B 7.904 27181/32,844 9
Allerdale 007D 4.007 31497/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Christchurch

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 Christchurch. 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
Allerdale 006D 0.122 13502/32,844 5
Allerdale 006B 0.033 30239/32,844 10
Allerdale 007D 0.028 31205/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Christchurch

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Christchurch 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
Allerdale 006D 0.095 13420/32,844 5
Allerdale 006B 0.048 25250/32,844 8
Allerdale 007D 0.038 28586/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Christchurch

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Christchurch population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (24226/32,844) in Christchurch is less than the adult average rank (28229/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Allerdale 006D 8.423 23496/32,844 8
Allerdale 006B 4.64 27745/32,844 9
Allerdale 007D 3.097 29620/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Christchurch

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Christchurch. 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
Allerdale 006D 0.423 10034/32,844 4
Allerdale 006B -0.342 21315/32,844 7
Allerdale 007D -0.647 25301/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Christchurch

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 Christchurch. 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
Allerdale 006D -0.585 24910/32,844 8
Allerdale 006B -2.123 32728/32,844 10
Allerdale 007D -2.139 32735/32,844 10

There were 37 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Christchurch in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Christchurch

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Christchurch. 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
Allerdale 006B 29.755 7136/32,844 3
Allerdale 007D 17.339 19998/32,844 7
Allerdale 006D 9.313 29235/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Christchurch

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Christchurch. 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
Allerdale 006D 0.823 5454/32,844 2
Allerdale 006B 0.197 13347/32,844 5
Allerdale 007D -0.471 23527/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Christchurch

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Christchurch. 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
Allerdale 007D 0.176 12489/32,844 4
Allerdale 006B -0.77 27063/32,844 9
Allerdale 006D -1.128 30465/32,844 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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