Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Islemoor, South Somerset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Islemoor, South Somerset, Somerset

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Islemoor, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Somerset. 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 3 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 Islemoor 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 Islemoor. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Islemoor

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Islemoor. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Somerset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Somerset 007C 21.983 12790/32,844 4
South Somerset 007D 21.391 13240/32,844 5
South Somerset 010A 19.663 14659/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Islemoor

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Islemoor. 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
South Somerset 007C 0.133 12171/32,844 4
South Somerset 007D 0.073 20913/32,844 7
South Somerset 010A 0.06 23735/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Islemoor

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Islemoor 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
South Somerset 007C 0.084 15425/32,844 5
South Somerset 007D 0.063 20672/32,844 7
South Somerset 010A 0.061 21306/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Islemoor

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Islemoor population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19005/32,844) in Islemoor is less than the adult average rank (21103/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Somerset 007C 17.921 15194/32,844 5
South Somerset 007D 9.798 22043/32,844 7
South Somerset 010A 7.237 24762/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Islemoor

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Islemoor. 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
South Somerset 007C -0.333 21164/32,844 7
South Somerset 007D -0.411 22273/32,844 7
South Somerset 010A -0.958 28478/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Islemoor

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 Islemoor. 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
South Somerset 010A -0.618 25292/32,844 8
South Somerset 007D -0.791 27205/32,844 9
South Somerset 007C -0.888 28128/32,844 9

There were 10 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Islemoor in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Islemoor

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Islemoor. 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
South Somerset 010A 49.66 367/32,844 1
South Somerset 007D 48.557 507/32,844 1
South Somerset 007C 33.885 4624/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Islemoor

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Islemoor. 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
South Somerset 007D 1.713 573/32,844 1
South Somerset 010A 1.646 720/32,844 1
South Somerset 007C 1.457 1236/32,844 1

Outside Environment Deprivation in Islemoor

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Islemoor. 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
South Somerset 010A -1.494 32171/32,844 10
South Somerset 007D -1.541 32304/32,844 10
South Somerset 007C -1.626 32487/32,844 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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