Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Dursley, Stroud

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Dursley, Stroud, Gloucestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Dursley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Dursley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Stroud.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Stroud 014D 27.365 9368/32,844 3
Stroud 014C 14.389 19556/32,844 6
Stroud 014B 12.587 21514/32,844 7
Stroud 014A 8.159 26879/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Dursley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Dursley. 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
Stroud 014D 0.181 7927/32,844 3
Stroud 014C 0.105 15691/32,844 5
Stroud 014B 0.086 18505/32,844 6
Stroud 014A 0.067 22055/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Dursley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Dursley 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
Stroud 014D 0.133 8121/32,844 3
Stroud 014C 0.082 15796/32,844 5
Stroud 014B 0.076 17320/32,844 6
Stroud 014A 0.074 17863/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Dursley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Dursley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12146/32,844) in Dursley is less than the adult average rank (16169/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Stroud 014D 52.63 2789/32,844 1
Stroud 014B 21.54 12840/32,844 4
Stroud 014C 17.979 15144/32,844 5
Stroud 014A 5.756 26433/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Dursley

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 Dursley. 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
Stroud 014D 0.204 13008/32,844 4
Stroud 014C 0.088 14699/32,844 5
Stroud 014B -0.186 18933/32,844 6
Stroud 014A -0.673 25620/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Dursley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Dursley. 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
Stroud 014C -0.496 23725/32,844 8
Stroud 014A -0.497 23755/32,844 8
Stroud 014D -0.788 27190/32,844 9
Stroud 014B -1.558 31941/32,844 10

There were 32 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Dursley in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Dursley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Dursley. 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
Stroud 014B 20.83 15683/32,844 5
Stroud 014D 17.116 20290/32,844 7
Stroud 014C 13.569 24732/32,844 8
Stroud 014A 8.304 30088/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Dursley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Dursley. 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
Stroud 014D 0.586 8110/32,844 3
Stroud 014C 0.089 15056/32,844 5
Stroud 014A 0.01 16303/32,844 5
Stroud 014B -0.429 22966/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Dursley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Dursley. 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
Stroud 014A -1.264 31246/32,844 10
Stroud 014C -1.513 32219/32,844 10
Stroud 014D -1.57 32368/32,844 10
Stroud 014B -1.84 32737/32,844 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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