Deprivation Statistics for North Curry & Ruishton, Somerset West and Taunton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in North Curry & Ruishton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in North Curry & Ruishton, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Somerset West and Taunton. 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 North Curry & Ruishton 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 North Curry & Ruishton. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in North Curry & Ruishton

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for North Curry & Ruishton. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Somerset West and Taunton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Taunton Deane 005E 19.581 14736/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 014B 16.271 17682/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 005A 16.253 17700/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 005D 16.107 17839/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 005B 8.089 26962/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in North Curry & Ruishton

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in North Curry & Ruishton. 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
Taunton Deane 005A 0.071 21266/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005D 0.066 22434/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005E 0.066 22449/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005B 0.058 24246/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 014B 0.055 24887/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in North Curry & Ruishton

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in North Curry & Ruishton 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
Taunton Deane 005D 0.076 17236/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 005A 0.066 19787/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005E 0.056 22833/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005B 0.054 23329/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 014B 0.04 27909/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in North Curry & Ruishton

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the North Curry & Ruishton population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23917/32,844) in North Curry & Ruishton is less than the adult average rank (24256/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Taunton Deane 005B 10.636 21232/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005D 8.998 22855/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005E 8.26 23678/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 005A 4.794 27558/32,844 9
Taunton Deane 014B 3.516 29111/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in North Curry & Ruishton

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 North Curry & Ruishton. 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
Taunton Deane 005D -0.187 18953/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 005B -0.269 20176/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005A -0.408 22216/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005E -0.414 22307/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 014B -0.571 24339/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in North Curry & Ruishton

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 North Curry & Ruishton. 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
Taunton Deane 005B -0.318 21291/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005E -0.348 21728/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 005D -0.361 21917/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 014B -0.635 25476/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 005A -0.732 26603/32,844 9

There were 24 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers North Curry & Ruishton in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in North Curry & Ruishton

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in North Curry & Ruishton. 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
Taunton Deane 014B 46.969 720/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 005E 43.365 1356/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 005D 31.085 6226/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 005A 28.109 8338/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 005B 10.917 27714/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in North Curry & Ruishton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in North Curry & Ruishton. 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
Taunton Deane 005E 1.66 696/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 014B 1.288 1952/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 005A 1.249 2147/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 005D 0.812 5567/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 005B -0.67 25980/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in North Curry & Ruishton

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in North Curry & Ruishton. 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
Taunton Deane 005A 1.025 3960/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 005D 0.614 7287/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 005B 0.148 12892/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 014B -0.08 16625/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 005E -0.372 21570/32,844 7

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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