Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Kendal West, South Lakeland

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

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Kendal West, 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 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 Kendal West 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 West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Kendal West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Kendal West. 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 004C 25.214 10637/32,844 4
South Lakeland 006B 10.617 23755/32,844 8
South Lakeland 006D 9.196 25540/32,844 8
South Lakeland 006A 5.815 29658/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Kendal West

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 Kendal West. 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 004C 0.162 9487/32,844 3
South Lakeland 006B 0.073 20927/32,844 7
South Lakeland 006D 0.069 21788/32,844 7
South Lakeland 006A 0.042 28215/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Kendal West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Kendal West 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 004C 0.124 9199/32,844 3
South Lakeland 006D 0.077 17071/32,844 6
South Lakeland 006B 0.061 21142/32,844 7
South Lakeland 006A 0.049 25076/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Kendal West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Kendal West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15585/32,844) in Kendal West is less than the adult average rank (20613/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Lakeland 004C 51.035 3059/32,844 1
South Lakeland 006B 13.382 18698/32,844 6
South Lakeland 006A 8.927 22945/32,844 7
South Lakeland 006D 4.663 27711/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Kendal West

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 West. 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 004C 0.283 11859/32,844 4
South Lakeland 006B -0.166 18631/32,844 6
South Lakeland 006D -0.285 20422/32,844 7
South Lakeland 006A -0.627 25054/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Kendal West

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 Kendal West. 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 006A -0.655 25704/32,844 8
South Lakeland 004C -0.699 26208/32,844 8
South Lakeland 006B -1.294 30957/32,844 10
South Lakeland 006D -2.433 32807/32,844 10

There were 136 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Kendal West in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Kendal West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Kendal West. 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 006D 21.923 14412/32,844 5
South Lakeland 004C 12.887 25536/32,844 8
South Lakeland 006A 11.663 26943/32,844 9
South Lakeland 006B 8.533 29915/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Kendal West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Kendal West. 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 006B 0.813 5555/32,844 2
South Lakeland 004C 0.422 10228/32,844 4
South Lakeland 006A 0.032 15948/32,844 5
South Lakeland 006D -0.975 28869/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Kendal West

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Kendal West. 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 004C -1.025 29659/32,844 10
South Lakeland 006A -1.066 29979/32,844 10
South Lakeland 006D -1.148 30581/32,844 10
South Lakeland 006B -1.461 32072/32,844 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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