Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Great Torrington, Torridge

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Great Torrington, Torridge, Devon

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

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Overall Deprivation in Great Torrington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Great Torrington. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Torridge.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Torridge 006D 23.395 11759/32,844 4
Torridge 006B 20.361 14038/32,844 5
Torridge 006A 13.986 19968/32,844 7
Torridge 006C 8.727 26139/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Great Torrington

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Great Torrington. 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
Torridge 006D 0.167 9056/32,844 3
Torridge 006B 0.141 11392/32,844 4
Torridge 006A 0.105 15608/32,844 5
Torridge 006C 0.05 26195/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Great Torrington

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Great Torrington 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
Torridge 006D 0.119 9805/32,844 3
Torridge 006B 0.117 10060/32,844 4
Torridge 006A 0.069 19129/32,844 6
Torridge 006C 0.067 19550/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Great Torrington

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Great Torrington population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10891/32,844) in Great Torrington is less than the adult average rank (13391/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Torridge 006D 31.205 8108/32,844 3
Torridge 006A 22.603 12178/32,844 4
Torridge 006B 21.24 13000/32,844 4
Torridge 006C 17.489 15475/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Great Torrington

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 Great Torrington. 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
Torridge 006D 0.381 10575/32,844 4
Torridge 006B 0.106 14422/32,844 5
Torridge 006A -0.159 18527/32,844 6
Torridge 006C -0.438 22627/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Great Torrington

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 Great Torrington. 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
Torridge 006B -0.433 22873/32,844 7
Torridge 006A -0.547 24410/32,844 8
Torridge 006D -0.873 27998/32,844 9
Torridge 006C -1.544 31905/32,844 10

There were 23 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Great Torrington in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Great Torrington

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Great Torrington. 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
Torridge 006C 19.998 16653/32,844 6
Torridge 006D 19.875 16803/32,844 6
Torridge 006A 18.615 18340/32,844 6
Torridge 006B 7.923 30385/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Great Torrington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Great Torrington. 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
Torridge 006B 0.956 4204/32,844 2
Torridge 006D 0.445 9937/32,844 4
Torridge 006A 0.109 14766/32,844 5
Torridge 006C -1.34 30969/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Great Torrington

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Great Torrington. 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
Torridge 006C -1.576 32383/32,844 10
Torridge 006B -1.677 32564/32,844 10
Torridge 006D -1.854 32750/32,844 10
Torridge 006A -1.934 32797/32,844 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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