Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Cockerton, Darlington

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Cockerton, Darlington, County Durham

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Cockerton, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Darlington. 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 Cockerton 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 Cockerton. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Cockerton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Cockerton. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Darlington.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Darlington 006D 59.011 1011/32,844 1
Darlington 006F 45.581 2940/32,844 1
Darlington 006E 33.925 6301/32,844 2
Darlington 006C 24.167 11275/32,844 4
Darlington 006B 16.923 17058/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Cockerton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Cockerton. 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
Darlington 006D 0.376 639/32,844 1
Darlington 006F 0.31 1949/32,844 1
Darlington 006E 0.227 5145/32,844 2
Darlington 006C 0.168 8950/32,844 3
Darlington 006B 0.1 16285/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Cockerton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Cockerton 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
Darlington 006D 0.271 854/32,844 1
Darlington 006F 0.243 1521/32,844 1
Darlington 006E 0.187 3853/32,844 2
Darlington 006C 0.13 8492/32,844 3
Darlington 006B 0.088 14596/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Cockerton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Cockerton population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (5426/32,844) in Cockerton is less than the adult average rank (6772/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Darlington 006D 68.404 897/32,844 1
Darlington 006F 62.966 1397/32,844 1
Darlington 006C 33.659 7219/32,844 3
Darlington 006E 32.006 7819/32,844 3
Darlington 006B 23.187 11799/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Cockerton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Cockerton. 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
Darlington 006D 1.659 961/32,844 1
Darlington 006F 0.96 4537/32,844 2
Darlington 006E 0.86 5367/32,844 2
Darlington 006C 0.644 7449/32,844 3
Darlington 006B 0.459 9612/32,844 3

Crime Deprivation in Cockerton

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Cockerton. 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
Darlington 006E 0.753 5909/32,844 2
Darlington 006D 0.571 8123/32,844 3
Darlington 006F 0.208 13368/32,844 5
Darlington 006B 0.161 14150/32,844 5
Darlington 006C 0.062 15716/32,844 5

There were 233 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Cockerton in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Cockerton

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Cockerton. 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
Darlington 006D 20.578 15963/32,844 5
Darlington 006F 11.373 27248/32,844 9
Darlington 006B 8.682 29793/32,844 10
Darlington 006E 8.059 30280/32,844 10
Darlington 006C 5.665 31721/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Cockerton

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Cockerton. 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
Darlington 006E -0.19 19481/32,844 6
Darlington 006B -0.33 21588/32,844 7
Darlington 006C -0.934 28508/32,844 9
Darlington 006D -1.152 30013/32,844 10
Darlington 006F -1.274 30661/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Cockerton

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Cockerton. 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
Darlington 006C -0.777 27145/32,844 9
Darlington 006E -0.781 27189/32,844 9
Darlington 006B -0.821 27651/32,844 9
Darlington 006D -0.836 27826/32,844 9
Darlington 006F -0.964 29120/32,844 9

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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