Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Dorchester East, Dorset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Dorchester East, Dorset,

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Dorchester East, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Dorset. 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 7 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 Dorchester East 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 Dorchester East. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Dorchester East

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Dorchester East. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dorset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Dorset 009I 25.663 10392/32,844 4
West Dorset 010A 24.112 11314/32,844 4
West Dorset 010C 9.837 24717/32,844 8
West Dorset 010E 9.414 25240/32,844 8
West Dorset 010B 9.25 25462/32,844 8
West Dorset 010D 4.51 31005/32,844 10
West Dorset 010F 2.593 32444/32,844 10

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Income Deprivation in Dorchester East

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 Dorchester East. 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
West Dorset 010A 0.174 8494/32,844 3
West Dorset 009I 0.164 9321/32,844 3
West Dorset 010B 0.073 20818/32,844 7
West Dorset 010C 0.07 21449/32,844 7
West Dorset 010E 0.05 26068/32,844 8
West Dorset 010D 0.032 30453/32,844 10
West Dorset 010F 0.025 31574/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Dorchester East

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Dorchester East 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
West Dorset 009I 0.169 5032/32,844 2
West Dorset 010A 0.141 7417/32,844 3
West Dorset 010B 0.073 17933/32,844 6
West Dorset 010E 0.073 18025/32,844 6
West Dorset 010C 0.06 21520/32,844 7
West Dorset 010D 0.041 27679/32,844 9
West Dorset 010F 0.035 29244/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Dorchester East

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Dorchester East population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21178/32,844) in Dorchester East is less than the adult average rank (22108/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Dorset 010A 24.895 10887/32,844 4
West Dorset 010E 15.6 16904/32,844 6
West Dorset 010C 9.875 21963/32,844 7
West Dorset 009I 9.679 22185/32,844 7
West Dorset 010B 8.37 23556/32,844 8
West Dorset 010D 4.838 27503/32,844 9
West Dorset 010F 1.206 31781/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Dorchester East

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Dorchester East. 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
West Dorset 009I 0.644 7446/32,844 3
West Dorset 010A 0.445 9780/32,844 3
West Dorset 010E -0.236 19653/32,844 6
West Dorset 010C -0.469 23007/32,844 8
West Dorset 010B -0.523 23723/32,844 8
West Dorset 010D -0.884 27836/32,844 9
West Dorset 010F -0.922 28166/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Dorchester East

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 Dorchester East. 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
West Dorset 009I 0.557 8304/32,844 3
West Dorset 010A -0.032 17164/32,844 6
West Dorset 010D -0.59 24980/32,844 8
West Dorset 010B -0.655 25710/32,844 8
West Dorset 010F -0.992 29023/32,844 9
West Dorset 010E -1 29096/32,844 9
West Dorset 010C -1.167 30275/32,844 10

There were 108 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Dorchester East in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Dorchester East

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Dorchester East. 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
West Dorset 010C 27.06 9207/32,844 3
West Dorset 010A 15.671 22123/32,844 7
West Dorset 010B 14.634 23491/32,844 8
West Dorset 010E 14.47 23693/32,844 8
West Dorset 010F 13.4 24933/32,844 8
West Dorset 009I 12.994 25409/32,844 8
West Dorset 010D 6.45 31289/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Dorchester East

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Dorchester East. 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
West Dorset 010D 0.248 12615/32,844 4
West Dorset 010B -0.472 23534/32,844 8
West Dorset 009I -0.65 25762/32,844 8
West Dorset 010A -0.659 25874/32,844 8
West Dorset 010F -0.784 27190/32,844 9
West Dorset 010E -0.945 28605/32,844 9
West Dorset 010C -1.059 29462/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Dorchester East

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Dorchester East. 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
West Dorset 009I 0.344 10187/32,844 4
West Dorset 010E 0.24 11560/32,844 4
West Dorset 010A 0.021 14959/32,844 5
West Dorset 010C -0.081 16636/32,844 6
West Dorset 010D -0.119 17332/32,844 6
West Dorset 010B -0.157 17934/32,844 6
West Dorset 010F -0.23 19162/32,844 6

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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