Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Coker, South Somerset

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

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

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Overall Deprivation in Coker

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Coker. 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 020B 26.192 10056/32,844 4
South Somerset 020C 18.7 15500/32,844 5
South Somerset 020A 17.085 16911/32,844 6
South Somerset 020D 13.772 20185/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Coker

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Coker. 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 020B 0.142 11314/32,844 4
South Somerset 020C 0.078 19954/32,844 7
South Somerset 020D 0.063 23023/32,844 8
South Somerset 020A 0.054 25092/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Coker

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Coker 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 020B 0.107 11523/32,844 4
South Somerset 020D 0.071 18420/32,844 6
South Somerset 020A 0.068 19443/32,844 6
South Somerset 020C 0.063 20715/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Coker

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Coker population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14816/32,844) in Coker is less than the adult average rank (20926/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Somerset 020B 22.158 12435/32,844 4
South Somerset 020C 15.2 17204/32,844 6
South Somerset 020D 11.037 20857/32,844 7
South Somerset 020A 10.011 21807/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Coker

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Coker. 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 020B 0.108 14385/32,844 5
South Somerset 020A -0.219 19422/32,844 6
South Somerset 020D -0.233 19616/32,844 6
South Somerset 020C -0.375 21802/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Coker

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Coker. 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 020A 0.476 9396/32,844 3
South Somerset 020B 0.402 10414/32,844 4
South Somerset 020C -0.094 18052/32,844 6
South Somerset 020D -0.483 23529/32,844 8

There were 11 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Coker in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Coker

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Coker. 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 020B 35.131 4034/32,844 2
South Somerset 020C 33.871 4637/32,844 2
South Somerset 020A 31.498 5966/32,844 2
South Somerset 020D 18.201 18864/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Coker

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Coker. 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 020C 1.456 1241/32,844 1
South Somerset 020D 1.243 2182/32,844 1
South Somerset 020A 1.229 2274/32,844 1
South Somerset 020B 1.036 3597/32,844 2

Outside Environment Deprivation in Coker

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Coker. 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 020B -0.635 25371/32,844 8
South Somerset 020C -0.72 26454/32,844 9
South Somerset 020D -0.936 28881/32,844 9
South Somerset 020A -1.091 30184/32,844 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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