Deprivation Statistics for Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook, Forest of Dean

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Forest of Dean. 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 5 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 Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook 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 Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

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Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Forest of Dean.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Forest of Dean 003A 23.529 11666/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 003C 19.835 14490/32,844 5
Forest of Dean 003E 17.26 16756/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 003B 13.786 20170/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 003D 9.245 25467/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook. 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
Forest of Dean 003C 0.145 10935/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 003A 0.141 11336/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 003E 0.122 13508/32,844 5
Forest of Dean 003B 0.067 22195/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 003D 0.041 28376/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook 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
Forest of Dean 003A 0.135 7955/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 003C 0.124 9193/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 003E 0.111 10894/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 003B 0.072 18181/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 003D 0.047 25823/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14251/32,844) in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook is more than the adult average rank (12722/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Forest of Dean 003A 33.105 7406/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 003C 30.073 8526/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 003E 22.684 12111/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 003B 15.494 16981/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 003D 9.021 22836/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

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 Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook. 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
Forest of Dean 003C 0.322 11315/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 003A 0.22 12782/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 003B -0.226 19505/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 003E -0.229 19571/32,844 6
Forest of Dean 003D -0.783 26826/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

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Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook. 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
Forest of Dean 003E -0.926 28491/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 003A -0.95 28693/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 003C -1.173 30310/32,844 10
Forest of Dean 003D -1.361 31278/32,844 10
Forest of Dean 003B -1.856 32516/32,844 10

There were 22 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook. 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
Forest of Dean 003D 26.028 10152/32,844 4
Forest of Dean 003B 20.852 15661/32,844 5
Forest of Dean 003A 11.324 27290/32,844 9
Forest of Dean 003C 5.849 31624/32,844 10
Forest of Dean 003E 5.818 31640/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

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Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook. 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
Forest of Dean 003B 1.087 3199/32,844 1
Forest of Dean 003A 0.942 4325/32,844 2
Forest of Dean 003D 0.89 4806/32,844 2
Forest of Dean 003E 0.681 6988/32,844 3
Forest of Dean 003C -0.659 25872/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Mitcheldean, Ruardean & Drybrook. 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
Forest of Dean 003D -0.319 20667/32,844 7
Forest of Dean 003E -0.537 23999/32,844 8
Forest of Dean 003B -0.572 24510/32,844 8
Forest of Dean 003C -0.583 24653/32,844 8
Forest of Dean 003A -0.63 25312/32,844 8

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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