Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Kendal Town, South Lakeland

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Kendal Town, South Lakeland, Cumbria

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Kendal Town, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Lakeland. 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 Kendal Town 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 Kendal Town. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Kendal Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Kendal Town. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Lakeland.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Lakeland 004B 19.649 14669/32,844 5
South Lakeland 004A 18.195 15960/32,844 5
South Lakeland 003C 11.049 23276/32,844 8
South Lakeland 003D 10.629 23740/32,844 8
South Lakeland 006A 5.815 29658/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Kendal Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Kendal Town. 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 Lakeland 004B 0.106 15542/32,844 5
South Lakeland 004A 0.101 16223/32,844 5
South Lakeland 003D 0.057 24565/32,844 8
South Lakeland 003C 0.046 27110/32,844 9
South Lakeland 006A 0.042 28215/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Kendal Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Kendal Town 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 Lakeland 004A 0.095 13491/32,844 5
South Lakeland 004B 0.091 14057/32,844 5
South Lakeland 003D 0.064 20310/32,844 7
South Lakeland 006A 0.049 25076/32,844 8
South Lakeland 003C 0.048 25377/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Kendal Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Kendal Town population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21515/32,844) in Kendal Town is less than the adult average rank (24925/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Lakeland 003C 9.843 22001/32,844 7
South Lakeland 006A 8.927 22945/32,844 7
South Lakeland 003D 8.385 23544/32,844 8
South Lakeland 004B 7.996 23946/32,844 8
South Lakeland 004A 5.017 27278/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Kendal Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Kendal Town. 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 Lakeland 004B 0.359 10867/32,844 4
South Lakeland 004A -0.03 16460/32,844 6
South Lakeland 003C -0.549 24031/32,844 8
South Lakeland 003D -0.568 24300/32,844 8
South Lakeland 006A -0.627 25054/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Kendal Town

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Kendal Town. 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 Lakeland 004B 0.439 9929/32,844 4
South Lakeland 004A -0.008 16807/32,844 6
South Lakeland 003C -0.415 22637/32,844 7
South Lakeland 003D -0.603 25111/32,844 8
South Lakeland 006A -0.655 25704/32,844 8

There were 166 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Kendal Town in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Kendal Town

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Kendal Town. 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 Lakeland 004B 18.271 18768/32,844 6
South Lakeland 003D 16.073 21570/32,844 7
South Lakeland 004A 15.783 21965/32,844 7
South Lakeland 003C 12.22 26320/32,844 9
South Lakeland 006A 11.663 26943/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Kendal Town

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Kendal Town. 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 Lakeland 003C 1.473 1175/32,844 1
South Lakeland 004A 1.448 1281/32,844 1
South Lakeland 003D 1.077 3281/32,844 1
South Lakeland 004B 1.076 3287/32,844 2
South Lakeland 006A 0.032 15948/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Kendal Town

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Kendal Town. 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 Lakeland 004B -0.576 24555/32,844 8
South Lakeland 003C -0.889 28398/32,844 9
South Lakeland 004A -0.906 28568/32,844 9
South Lakeland 006A -1.066 29979/32,844 10
South Lakeland 003D -1.212 30961/32,844 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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