Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Didcot West, South Oxfordshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Didcot West, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Didcot West, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Oxfordshire. 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 Didcot West 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 Didcot West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Didcot West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Didcot West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Oxfordshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Oxfordshire 010A 21.644 13043/32,844 4
South Oxfordshire 010C 9.333 25341/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 010D 5.794 29683/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 010B 5.322 30192/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Didcot West

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 Didcot West. 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 Oxfordshire 010A 0.133 12196/32,844 4
South Oxfordshire 010C 0.067 22152/32,844 7
South Oxfordshire 010D 0.057 24395/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 010B 0.042 28105/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Didcot West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Didcot West 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 Oxfordshire 010A 0.074 17879/32,844 6
South Oxfordshire 010C 0.05 24709/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 010D 0.046 25883/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 010B 0.032 30030/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Didcot West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Didcot West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10530/32,844) in Didcot West is less than the adult average rank (17238/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Oxfordshire 010A 56.026 2246/32,844 1
South Oxfordshire 010B 19.782 13889/32,844 5
South Oxfordshire 010C 15.751 16787/32,844 6
South Oxfordshire 010D 11.121 20783/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Didcot West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Didcot West. 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 Oxfordshire 010C -0.686 25776/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 010A -0.789 26888/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 010D -1.035 29091/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 010B -1.314 30925/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Didcot West

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 Didcot West. 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 Oxfordshire 010C 0.08 15418/32,844 5
South Oxfordshire 010A -0.16 19038/32,844 6
South Oxfordshire 010D -0.647 25607/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 010B -0.657 25726/32,844 8

There were 21 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Didcot West in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Didcot West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Didcot West. 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 Oxfordshire 010A 25.732 10428/32,844 4
South Oxfordshire 010C 12.298 26224/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 010B 10.568 28071/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 010D 4.576 32187/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Didcot West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Didcot West. 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 Oxfordshire 010A 0.198 13327/32,844 5
South Oxfordshire 010D -0.266 20618/32,844 7
South Oxfordshire 010C -0.345 21776/32,844 7
South Oxfordshire 010B -0.54 24404/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Didcot West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Didcot West. 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 Oxfordshire 010C 0.231 11695/32,844 4
South Oxfordshire 010A 0.032 14782/32,844 5
South Oxfordshire 010D -0.282 20040/32,844 7
South Oxfordshire 010B -0.432 22506/32,844 7

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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