Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Martock, South Somerset

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

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

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Overall Deprivation in Martock

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Martock. 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 009A 25.522 10461/32,844 4
South Somerset 009C 11.065 23255/32,844 8
South Somerset 009B 10.55 23832/32,844 8
South Somerset 009D 7.72 27404/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Martock

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 Martock. 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 009A 0.18 8040/32,844 3
South Somerset 009D 0.057 24451/32,844 8
South Somerset 009B 0.05 26233/32,844 8
South Somerset 009C 0.043 27958/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Martock

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Martock 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 009A 0.151 6509/32,844 2
South Somerset 009C 0.056 22789/32,844 7
South Somerset 009D 0.051 24471/32,844 8
South Somerset 009B 0.046 25987/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Martock

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Martock population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19001/32,844) in Martock is less than the adult average rank (19443/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Somerset 009A 25.728 10450/32,844 4
South Somerset 009D 15.4 17052/32,844 6
South Somerset 009B 7.158 24874/32,844 8
South Somerset 009C 5.586 26615/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Martock

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 Martock. 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 009A 0.6 7931/32,844 3
South Somerset 009C -0.217 19398/32,844 6
South Somerset 009D -0.494 23348/32,844 8
South Somerset 009B -0.532 23824/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Martock

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Martock. 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 009C 0.01 16522/32,844 6
South Somerset 009A -0.265 20541/32,844 7
South Somerset 009B -0.557 24538/32,844 8
South Somerset 009D -0.777 27075/32,844 9

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

Barriers to Housing and Services in Martock

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Martock. 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 009B 30.5 6609/32,844 3
South Somerset 009C 26.774 9484/32,844 3
South Somerset 009A 16.877 20587/32,844 7
South Somerset 009D 11.67 26930/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Martock

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Martock. 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 009B 0.794 5743/32,844 2
South Somerset 009C 0.683 6953/32,844 3
South Somerset 009D 0.088 15075/32,844 5
South Somerset 009A -0.365 22074/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Martock

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Martock. 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 009A -0.343 21072/32,844 7
South Somerset 009B -0.69 26037/32,844 8
South Somerset 009C -0.768 27040/32,844 9
South Somerset 009D -1.326 31546/32,844 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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