Deprivation Statistics for Halcon & Lane, Somerset West and Taunton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Halcon & Lane, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Halcon & Lane, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Somerset West and Taunton. 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 5 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 Halcon & Lane 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 Halcon & Lane. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Halcon & Lane

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Halcon & Lane. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Somerset West and Taunton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Taunton Deane 009E 56.098 1344/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 009D 54.701 1504/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 006B 35.246 5809/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 009B 23.799 11503/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 006C 9.757 24813/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Halcon & Lane

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Halcon & Lane. 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
Taunton Deane 009E 0.36 855/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 009D 0.28 2858/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 006B 0.174 8514/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 009B 0.147 10795/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 006C 0.041 28359/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Halcon & Lane

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Halcon & Lane 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
Taunton Deane 009D 0.236 1727/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 009E 0.227 2006/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 006B 0.15 6582/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 009B 0.125 9034/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 006C 0.046 25857/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Halcon & Lane

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Halcon & Lane population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7846/32,844) in Halcon & Lane is less than the adult average rank (8841/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Taunton Deane 009E 82.255 214/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 009D 71.736 669/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 006B 40.551 5233/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 009B 23.545 11593/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 006C 8.747 23142/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Halcon & Lane

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Halcon & Lane. 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
Taunton Deane 009D 1.472 1590/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 009E 0.995 4263/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 009B 0.655 7337/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 006B 0.526 8797/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 006C -0.674 25633/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Halcon & Lane

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Halcon & Lane. 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
Taunton Deane 009D 1.034 3265/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 006B 0.687 6642/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 009E 0.462 9602/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 009B 0.429 10042/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 006C 0.156 14221/32,844 5

There were 363 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Halcon & Lane in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Halcon & Lane

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Halcon & Lane. 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
Taunton Deane 006B 37.104 3166/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 009E 33.006 5070/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 006C 31.233 6132/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 009D 27.328 8966/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 009B 15.835 21891/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Halcon & Lane

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Halcon & Lane. 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
Taunton Deane 006B 0.601 7928/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 009D 0.003 16419/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 009E -0.147 18791/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 006C -0.41 22673/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 009B -0.447 23194/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Halcon & Lane

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Halcon & Lane. 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
Taunton Deane 009D 0.701 6481/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 006B 0.425 9193/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 006C -0.07 16454/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 009E -0.096 16900/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 009B -0.116 17286/32,844 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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