Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Coleford, Forest of Dean

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Coleford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

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

Overall Deprivation in Coleford

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Coleford. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Forest of Dean.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Forest of Dean 007F 28.475 8784/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 007D 25.13 10684/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 007C 24.38 11140/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 007B 22.509 12384/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 007G 9.081 25678/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Coleford

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Coleford. 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
Forest of Dean 007F 0.213 5950/32,844 2
Forest of Dean 007D 0.182 7896/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 007C 0.159 9697/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 007B 0.154 10114/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 007G 0.06 23845/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Coleford

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Coleford 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
Forest of Dean 007B 0.147 6829/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 007F 0.143 7233/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 007D 0.143 7239/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 007C 0.132 8267/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 007G 0.06 21553/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Coleford

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Coleford population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (6171/32,844) in Coleford is less than the adult average rank (9519/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Forest of Dean 007F 61.737 1547/32,844 1
Forest of Dean 007D 46.038 3937/32,844 2
Forest of Dean 007C 43.786 4459/32,844 2
Forest of Dean 007B 23.919 11395/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 007G 17.686 15347/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Coleford

5
Average
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 Coleford. 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
Forest of Dean 007D 0.333 11176/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 007B 0.173 13415/32,844 5
Forest of Dean 007C -0.043 16674/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 007F -0.064 16989/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 007G -0.641 25234/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Coleford

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Coleford. 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
Forest of Dean 007C 0.077 15467/32,844 5
Forest of Dean 007B -0.088 17957/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 007F -0.71 26328/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 007D -0.949 28681/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 007G -1.602 32063/32,844 10

There were 70 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Coleford in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Coleford

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Coleford. 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
Forest of Dean 007G 18.451 18548/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 007C 17.557 19714/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 007F 16.97 20472/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 007B 10.223 28384/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 007D 9.713 28878/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Coleford

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Coleford. 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
Forest of Dean 007B 0.073 15314/32,844 5
Forest of Dean 007G 0.01 16289/32,844 5
Forest of Dean 007C -0.248 20366/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 007F -1.104 29774/32,844 10
Forest of Dean 007D -1.128 29891/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Coleford

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Coleford. 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
Forest of Dean 007B -0.24 19312/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 007D -0.322 20723/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 007G -0.54 24040/32,844 8
Forest of Dean 007C -0.573 24527/32,844 8
Forest of Dean 007F -0.848 27958/32,844 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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