Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Meols, Sefton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Meols, Sefton, Merseyside

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Meols, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Sefton. 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 9 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 Meols 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 Meols. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Meols

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Meols. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Sefton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Sefton 001D 21.633 13058/32,844 4
Sefton 001B 16.83 17151/32,844 6
Sefton 001C 16.754 17227/32,844 6
Sefton 002D 14.401 19538/32,844 6
Sefton 002B 14.038 19909/32,844 7
Sefton 002E 13.277 20758/32,844 7
Sefton 001E 12.556 21546/32,844 7
Sefton 002C 7.648 27488/32,844 9
Sefton 003E 6.265 29127/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Meols

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 Meols. 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
Sefton 001D 0.15 10515/32,844 4
Sefton 001C 0.107 15302/32,844 5
Sefton 001B 0.104 15807/32,844 5
Sefton 002B 0.095 17090/32,844 6
Sefton 002E 0.094 17238/32,844 6
Sefton 002D 0.078 19885/32,844 7
Sefton 002C 0.064 22743/32,844 7
Sefton 001E 0.06 23646/32,844 8
Sefton 003E 0.05 26161/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Meols

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Meols 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
Sefton 001D 0.106 11640/32,844 4
Sefton 001B 0.105 11761/32,844 4
Sefton 001C 0.103 12003/32,844 4
Sefton 002B 0.09 14254/32,844 5
Sefton 002E 0.085 15250/32,844 5
Sefton 002D 0.084 15513/32,844 5
Sefton 001E 0.084 15533/32,844 5
Sefton 002C 0.053 23599/32,844 8
Sefton 003E 0.046 25874/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Meols

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Meols population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19923/32,844) in Meols is more than the adult average rank (19897/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Sefton 001D 23.373 11692/32,844 4
Sefton 001C 21.154 13041/32,844 4
Sefton 001B 18.164 15029/32,844 5
Sefton 001E 17.886 15214/32,844 5
Sefton 002D 13.192 18883/32,844 6
Sefton 002B 7.68 24277/32,844 8
Sefton 002E 7.145 24887/32,844 8
Sefton 002C 4.577 27815/32,844 9
Sefton 003E 1.833 31069/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Meols

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Meols. 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
Sefton 001D 0.692 6965/32,844 3
Sefton 001C 0.58 8164/32,844 3
Sefton 002D 0.46 9591/32,844 3
Sefton 001B 0.392 10442/32,844 4
Sefton 002B 0.371 10712/32,844 4
Sefton 001E 0.315 11426/32,844 4
Sefton 003E 0.217 12825/32,844 4
Sefton 002E 0.143 13827/32,844 5
Sefton 002C 0.1 14517/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Meols

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 Meols. 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
Sefton 002B -0.437 22934/32,844 7
Sefton 002D -0.489 23632/32,844 8
Sefton 001B -0.495 23710/32,844 8
Sefton 002C -0.629 25414/32,844 8
Sefton 001C -0.683 26026/32,844 8
Sefton 001D -0.883 28086/32,844 9
Sefton 002E -0.884 28097/32,844 9
Sefton 001E -0.911 28353/32,844 9
Sefton 003E -1.849 32509/32,844 10

There were 44 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Meols in June 2023

Barriers to Housing and Services in Meols

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Meols. 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
Sefton 001E 10.631 28010/32,844 9
Sefton 002B 10.218 28387/32,844 9
Sefton 003E 7.792 30478/32,844 10
Sefton 001C 7.672 30559/32,844 10
Sefton 002D 6.843 31066/32,844 10
Sefton 002E 6.26 31396/32,844 10
Sefton 001B 6.137 31464/32,844 10
Sefton 001D 5.923 31582/32,844 10
Sefton 002C 1.883 32769/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Meols

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Meols. 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
Sefton 001D 0.823 5447/32,844 2
Sefton 002E 0.742 6355/32,844 2
Sefton 002D 0.585 8114/32,844 3
Sefton 001B 0.34 11356/32,844 4
Sefton 002B 0.234 12817/32,844 4
Sefton 001E 0.104 14834/32,844 5
Sefton 003E -0.078 17691/32,844 6
Sefton 002C -0.195 19565/32,844 6
Sefton 001C -0.937 28529/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Meols

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Meols. 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
Sefton 001C -0.852 28011/32,844 9
Sefton 002D -0.86 28105/32,844 9
Sefton 002E -0.871 28212/32,844 9
Sefton 002C -0.916 28689/32,844 9
Sefton 003E -0.949 28984/32,844 9
Sefton 001B -0.987 29332/32,844 9
Sefton 001D -1.035 29743/32,844 10
Sefton 002B -1.12 30411/32,844 10
Sefton 001E -1.176 30756/32,844 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.