Deprivation Statistics for Highcliffe & Walkford, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Highcliffe & Walkford, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole,

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

Overall Deprivation in Highcliffe & Walkford

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Highcliffe & Walkford. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Christchurch 003C 12.863 21198/32,844 7
Christchurch 003A 10.038 24468/32,844 8
Christchurch 004D 8.131 26911/32,844 9
Christchurch 003B 7.068 28237/32,844 9
Christchurch 004A 6.926 28421/32,844 9
Christchurch 004C 5.704 29801/32,844 10
Christchurch 003D 4.137 31363/32,844 10

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Income Deprivation in Highcliffe & Walkford

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Highcliffe & Walkford. 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
Christchurch 003A 0.101 16145/32,844 5
Christchurch 003C 0.093 17435/32,844 6
Christchurch 004A 0.065 22583/32,844 7
Christchurch 004D 0.059 23925/32,844 8
Christchurch 003B 0.038 29153/32,844 9
Christchurch 003D 0.031 30705/32,844 10
Christchurch 004C 0.027 31313/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Highcliffe & Walkford

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Highcliffe & Walkford 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
Christchurch 003C 0.078 16723/32,844 6
Christchurch 003A 0.07 18844/32,844 6
Christchurch 003B 0.066 19705/32,844 6
Christchurch 004A 0.06 21650/32,844 7
Christchurch 004D 0.042 27159/32,844 9
Christchurch 004C 0.04 28002/32,844 9
Christchurch 003D 0.038 28580/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Highcliffe & Walkford

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Highcliffe & Walkford population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20847/32,844) in Highcliffe & Walkford is less than the adult average rank (21591/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Christchurch 003C 19.973 13777/32,844 5
Christchurch 003B 11.151 20751/32,844 7
Christchurch 004D 10.168 21660/32,844 7
Christchurch 003A 9.374 22498/32,844 7
Christchurch 004C 8.732 23155/32,844 8
Christchurch 003D 7.883 24065/32,844 8
Christchurch 004A 5.443 26787/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Highcliffe & Walkford

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 Highcliffe & Walkford. 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
Christchurch 003A -0.438 22616/32,844 7
Christchurch 003C -0.557 24138/32,844 8
Christchurch 004C -0.57 24320/32,844 8
Christchurch 003B -0.67 25587/32,844 8
Christchurch 004A -0.974 28606/32,844 9
Christchurch 004D -1.001 28821/32,844 9
Christchurch 003D -1.068 29356/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Highcliffe & Walkford

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Highcliffe & Walkford. 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
Christchurch 004D -0.831 27603/32,844 9
Christchurch 003B -0.843 27728/32,844 9
Christchurch 003C -1.013 29201/32,844 9
Christchurch 003A -1.407 31453/32,844 10
Christchurch 004C -1.573 31987/32,844 10
Christchurch 003D -1.588 32029/32,844 10
Christchurch 004A -1.805 32456/32,844 10

There were 29 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Highcliffe & Walkford in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Highcliffe & Walkford

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Highcliffe & Walkford. 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
Christchurch 004D 30.772 6428/32,844 2
Christchurch 004C 26.639 9607/32,844 3
Christchurch 003C 25.001 11113/32,844 4
Christchurch 003D 21.591 14789/32,844 5
Christchurch 004A 19.901 16770/32,844 6
Christchurch 003B 18.437 18565/32,844 6
Christchurch 003A 16.811 20679/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Highcliffe & Walkford

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Highcliffe & Walkford. 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
Christchurch 004A -0.403 22600/32,844 7
Christchurch 003A -0.757 26909/32,844 9
Christchurch 003C -0.873 27983/32,844 9
Christchurch 003B -1.243 30515/32,844 10
Christchurch 004D -1.37 31072/32,844 10
Christchurch 003D -1.567 31740/32,844 10
Christchurch 004C -1.733 32127/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Highcliffe & Walkford

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Highcliffe & Walkford. 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
Christchurch 004D -0.505 23562/32,844 8
Christchurch 003B -0.539 24034/32,844 8
Christchurch 003A -0.608 25031/32,844 8
Christchurch 003D -0.728 26547/32,844 9
Christchurch 004A -0.736 26638/32,844 9
Christchurch 004C -0.821 27655/32,844 9
Christchurch 003C -1.044 29797/32,844 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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