Deprivation Statistics for Christchurch Town, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Christchurch Town, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Christchurch Town, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. 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 8 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 Town 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 Town. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Christchurch Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Christchurch Town. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Christchurch 006C 20.451 13975/32,844 5
Christchurch 005D 19.01 15235/32,844 5
Christchurch 006E 15.945 18001/32,844 6
Christchurch 002D 11.76 22449/32,844 7
Christchurch 006B 11.354 22917/32,844 7
Christchurch 006A 10.751 23602/32,844 8
Christchurch 006D 7.847 27253/32,844 9
Christchurch 007D 5.731 29767/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Christchurch Town

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Christchurch Town. 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
Christchurch 006C 0.162 9422/32,844 3
Christchurch 005D 0.152 10306/32,844 4
Christchurch 006E 0.141 11355/32,844 4
Christchurch 006B 0.095 17154/32,844 6
Christchurch 006A 0.079 19691/32,844 6
Christchurch 002D 0.074 20762/32,844 7
Christchurch 006D 0.068 21900/32,844 7
Christchurch 007D 0.061 23511/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Christchurch Town

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Christchurch Town 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
Christchurch 006C 0.125 9036/32,844 3
Christchurch 005D 0.105 11732/32,844 4
Christchurch 006E 0.094 13505/32,844 5
Christchurch 002D 0.088 14748/32,844 5
Christchurch 006A 0.071 18627/32,844 6
Christchurch 006B 0.069 19047/32,844 6
Christchurch 007D 0.055 23186/32,844 8
Christchurch 006D 0.047 25595/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Christchurch Town

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Christchurch Town population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15393/32,844) in Christchurch Town is less than the adult average rank (20572/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Christchurch 005D 27.03 9807/32,844 3
Christchurch 006C 24.875 10899/32,844 4
Christchurch 002D 16.944 15854/32,844 5
Christchurch 006B 14.801 17508/32,844 6
Christchurch 006A 13.771 18353/32,844 6
Christchurch 006E 10.486 21371/32,844 7
Christchurch 007D 6.999 25042/32,844 8
Christchurch 006D 6.68 25401/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Christchurch Town

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 Christchurch Town. 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
Christchurch 006C -0.271 20206/32,844 7
Christchurch 005D -0.283 20395/32,844 7
Christchurch 002D -0.458 22872/32,844 7
Christchurch 006E -0.467 22975/32,844 7
Christchurch 006B -0.468 22987/32,844 7
Christchurch 006A -0.552 24088/32,844 8
Christchurch 007D -0.983 28694/32,844 9
Christchurch 006D -1.097 29582/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Christchurch Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Christchurch Town. 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
Christchurch 006D 0.29 12094/32,844 4
Christchurch 005D 0.168 14043/32,844 5
Christchurch 006C 0.047 15926/32,844 5
Christchurch 006B -0.357 21850/32,844 7
Christchurch 006E -0.481 23514/32,844 8
Christchurch 006A -0.531 24204/32,844 8
Christchurch 007D -0.624 25363/32,844 8
Christchurch 002D -0.632 25438/32,844 8

There were 129 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Christchurch Town in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Christchurch Town

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Christchurch Town. 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
Christchurch 006E 16.743 20760/32,844 7
Christchurch 002D 16.55 20981/32,844 7
Christchurch 006C 15.952 21735/32,844 7
Christchurch 005D 14.921 23134/32,844 8
Christchurch 006B 13.567 24736/32,844 8
Christchurch 006D 12.227 26314/32,844 9
Christchurch 006A 11.43 27194/32,844 9
Christchurch 007D 8.569 29891/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Christchurch Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Christchurch Town. 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
Christchurch 006E 0.546 8588/32,844 3
Christchurch 006A 0.342 11317/32,844 4
Christchurch 006B -0.125 18427/32,844 6
Christchurch 006D -0.171 19172/32,844 6
Christchurch 002D -0.354 21903/32,844 7
Christchurch 007D -0.795 27300/32,844 9
Christchurch 006C -1.15 29998/32,844 10
Christchurch 005D -1.376 31093/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Christchurch Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Christchurch Town. 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
Christchurch 006C 0.038 14664/32,844 5
Christchurch 005D -0.074 16519/32,844 6
Christchurch 006D -0.256 19580/32,844 6
Christchurch 006E -0.295 20276/32,844 7
Christchurch 006B -0.407 22123/32,844 7
Christchurch 006A -0.407 22136/32,844 7
Christchurch 002D -0.448 22740/32,844 7
Christchurch 007D -0.495 23409/32,844 8

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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