Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Ferndown South, Dorset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ferndown South, Dorset,

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Ferndown South, 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 6 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 Ferndown South 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 Ferndown South. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Ferndown South

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ferndown South. 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
East Dorset 008D 30.28 7899/32,844 3
East Dorset 008E 23.093 11991/32,844 4
East Dorset 011B 7.436 27760/32,844 9
East Dorset 011A 4.373 31132/32,844 10
East Dorset 011D 3.882 31607/32,844 10
East Dorset 011E 2.747 32362/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Ferndown South

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Ferndown South. 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
East Dorset 008D 0.207 6225/32,844 2
East Dorset 008E 0.152 10289/32,844 4
East Dorset 011B 0.056 24594/32,844 8
East Dorset 011A 0.038 29174/32,844 9
East Dorset 011E 0.035 29768/32,844 10
East Dorset 011D 0.033 30211/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Ferndown South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ferndown South 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
East Dorset 008E 0.136 7907/32,844 3
East Dorset 008D 0.125 9032/32,844 3
East Dorset 011B 0.055 23127/32,844 8
East Dorset 011A 0.051 24272/32,844 8
East Dorset 011D 0.043 26982/32,844 9
East Dorset 011E 0.036 29097/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ferndown South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ferndown South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15024/32,844) in Ferndown South is less than the adult average rank (17659/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
East Dorset 008D 52.201 2854/32,844 1
East Dorset 008E 34.835 6820/32,844 3
East Dorset 011B 11.658 20274/32,844 7
East Dorset 011D 10.394 21461/32,844 7
East Dorset 011A 9.483 22377/32,844 7
East Dorset 011E 7.388 24602/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ferndown South

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 Ferndown South. 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
East Dorset 008D 0.097 14556/32,844 5
East Dorset 008E -0.067 17045/32,844 6
East Dorset 011D -1.047 29190/32,844 9
East Dorset 011B -1.087 29491/32,844 9
East Dorset 011E -1.322 30970/32,844 10
East Dorset 011A -1.504 31715/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Ferndown South

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 Ferndown South. 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
East Dorset 008D -0.281 20775/32,844 7
East Dorset 008E -0.292 20920/32,844 7
East Dorset 011B -0.716 26396/32,844 9
East Dorset 011A -1.201 30467/32,844 10
East Dorset 011D -1.304 30998/32,844 10
East Dorset 011E -1.934 32602/32,844 10

There were 11 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ferndown South in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ferndown South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ferndown South. 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
East Dorset 008D 31.51 5960/32,844 2
East Dorset 008E 23.478 12693/32,844 4
East Dorset 011B 21.554 14839/32,844 5
East Dorset 011A 14.597 23532/32,844 8
East Dorset 011D 13.464 24861/32,844 8
East Dorset 011E 11.544 27091/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ferndown South

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ferndown South. 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
East Dorset 008D 0.293 11959/32,844 4
East Dorset 011B -1.025 29238/32,844 9
East Dorset 008E -1.123 29867/32,844 10
East Dorset 011A -1.972 32522/32,844 10
East Dorset 011E -1.982 32532/32,844 10
East Dorset 011D -2.044 32592/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ferndown South

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ferndown South. 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
East Dorset 008E -0.016 15576/32,844 5
East Dorset 011E -0.337 20968/32,844 7
East Dorset 011B -0.349 21182/32,844 7
East Dorset 011A -0.513 23675/32,844 8
East Dorset 011D -0.521 23794/32,844 8
East Dorset 008D -0.751 26832/32,844 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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