Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Lower Lune Valley, Lancaster

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Lower Lune Valley, Lancaster, Lancashire

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

Overall Deprivation in Lower Lune Valley

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Lower Lune Valley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lancaster.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lancaster 002B 16.885 17096/32,844 6
Lancaster 005C 13.383 20637/32,844 7
Lancaster 005D 6.335 29060/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Lower Lune Valley

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Lower Lune Valley. 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
Lancaster 005C 0.066 22296/32,844 7
Lancaster 002B 0.062 23232/32,844 8
Lancaster 005D 0.061 23445/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Lower Lune Valley

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Lower Lune Valley 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
Lancaster 002B 0.07 18822/32,844 6
Lancaster 005C 0.063 20777/32,844 7
Lancaster 005D 0.049 24942/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Lower Lune Valley

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Lower Lune Valley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (26080/32,844) in Lower Lune Valley is more than the adult average rank (25296/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lancaster 005C 7.08 24970/32,844 8
Lancaster 002B 5.237 27041/32,844 9
Lancaster 005D 4.511 27893/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Lower Lune Valley

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Lower Lune Valley. 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
Lancaster 005C 0.034 15480/32,844 5
Lancaster 005D -0.082 17300/32,844 6
Lancaster 002B -0.134 18134/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Lower Lune Valley

2
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 Lower Lune Valley. 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
Lancaster 005C -0.285 20839/32,844 7
Lancaster 002B -1.139 30102/32,844 10
Lancaster 005D -1.178 30340/32,844 10

There were 323 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Lower Lune Valley in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Lower Lune Valley

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Lower Lune Valley. 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
Lancaster 002B 32.99 5084/32,844 2
Lancaster 005C 24.666 11465/32,844 4
Lancaster 005D 4.521 32210/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Lower Lune Valley

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Lower Lune Valley. 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
Lancaster 002B 1.599 826/32,844 1
Lancaster 005C 0.783 5860/32,844 2
Lancaster 005D -0.19 19476/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Lower Lune Valley

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Lower Lune Valley. 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
Lancaster 005C -0.118 17320/32,844 6
Lancaster 005D -0.958 29065/32,844 9
Lancaster 002B -0.98 29267/32,844 9

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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