Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Middleforth, South Ribble

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Middleforth, South Ribble, Lancashire

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Middleforth, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Ribble. 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 6 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 Middleforth 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 Middleforth. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Middleforth

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Middleforth. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Ribble.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Ribble 006D 31.371 7364/32,844 3
South Ribble 005D 30.815 7646/32,844 3
South Ribble 006B 25.256 10615/32,844 4
South Ribble 006C 20.28 14097/32,844 5
South Ribble 005B 17.914 16202/32,844 5
South Ribble 005C 7.631 27506/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Middleforth

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Middleforth. 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 Ribble 006D 0.236 4715/32,844 2
South Ribble 005D 0.16 9632/32,844 3
South Ribble 006C 0.153 10215/32,844 4
South Ribble 006B 0.151 10367/32,844 4
South Ribble 005B 0.077 20063/32,844 7
South Ribble 005C 0.064 22753/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Middleforth

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Middleforth 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 Ribble 006D 0.161 5659/32,844 2
South Ribble 005D 0.146 6892/32,844 3
South Ribble 006B 0.131 8411/32,844 3
South Ribble 006C 0.114 10521/32,844 4
South Ribble 005B 0.068 19272/32,844 6
South Ribble 005C 0.047 25586/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Middleforth

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Middleforth population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14887/32,844) in Middleforth is less than the adult average rank (18493/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Ribble 006D 33.509 7270/32,844 3
South Ribble 005D 21.81 12668/32,844 4
South Ribble 006B 19.175 14273/32,844 5
South Ribble 006C 17.66 15354/32,844 5
South Ribble 005B 9.924 21901/32,844 7
South Ribble 005C 2.904 29853/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Middleforth

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 Middleforth. 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 Ribble 005D 1.112 3450/32,844 2
South Ribble 006D 0.846 5480/32,844 2
South Ribble 006B 0.59 8063/32,844 3
South Ribble 005B 0.451 9698/32,844 3
South Ribble 006C 0.143 13828/32,844 5
South Ribble 005C -0.274 20266/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Middleforth

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Middleforth. 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 Ribble 005D 0.751 5927/32,844 2
South Ribble 005B 0.486 9257/32,844 3
South Ribble 006D 0.375 10799/32,844 4
South Ribble 006C 0.374 10815/32,844 4
South Ribble 006B 0.096 15178/32,844 5
South Ribble 005C -0.077 17797/32,844 6

There were 307 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Middleforth in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Middleforth

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Middleforth. 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 Ribble 006B 11.706 26886/32,844 9
South Ribble 005C 9.543 29028/32,844 9
South Ribble 005D 8.816 29669/32,844 10
South Ribble 006D 8.494 29942/32,844 10
South Ribble 005B 5.935 31573/32,844 10
South Ribble 006C 5.296 31898/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Middleforth

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Middleforth. 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 Ribble 005B 1.206 2414/32,844 1
South Ribble 006B 0.997 3891/32,844 2
South Ribble 005D 0.858 5097/32,844 2
South Ribble 006C 0.104 14841/32,844 5
South Ribble 005C -0.203 19660/32,844 6
South Ribble 006D -0.704 26357/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Middleforth

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Middleforth. 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 Ribble 005B 0.263 11229/32,844 4
South Ribble 005C 0.233 11664/32,844 4
South Ribble 005D 0.222 11822/32,844 4
South Ribble 006B 0.013 15081/32,844 5
South Ribble 006C -0.103 17035/32,844 6
South Ribble 006D -0.119 17333/32,844 6

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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