Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Okehampton South, West Devon

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Okehampton South, West Devon, Devon

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

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Overall Deprivation in Okehampton South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Okehampton South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Devon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Devon 002D 21.31 13311/32,844 5
West Devon 001C 21.282 13336/32,844 5
West Devon 002B 19.014 15226/32,844 5
West Devon 002C 16.294 17662/32,844 6
West Devon 002A 15.667 18273/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Okehampton South

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Okehampton South. 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
West Devon 002D 0.165 9220/32,844 3
West Devon 002B 0.137 11760/32,844 4
West Devon 002A 0.127 12900/32,844 4
West Devon 001C 0.102 15994/32,844 5
West Devon 002C 0.1 16282/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Okehampton South

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Okehampton South 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
West Devon 002D 0.121 9513/32,844 3
West Devon 002B 0.108 11266/32,844 4
West Devon 002A 0.091 14020/32,844 5
West Devon 001C 0.073 17984/32,844 6
West Devon 002C 0.072 18175/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Okehampton South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Okehampton South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15994/32,844) in Okehampton South is more than the adult average rank (14141/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Devon 002B 22.579 12195/32,844 4
West Devon 002D 19.565 14040/32,844 5
West Devon 002A 16.877 15905/32,844 5
West Devon 001C 15.83 16719/32,844 6
West Devon 002C 14.491 17767/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Okehampton South

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 Okehampton South. 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
West Devon 002C 0.175 13392/32,844 5
West Devon 002A 0.09 14668/32,844 5
West Devon 002B 0.042 15362/32,844 5
West Devon 002D -0.017 16261/32,844 5
West Devon 001C -0.63 25088/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Okehampton South

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 Okehampton South. 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
West Devon 002D 0.084 15368/32,844 5
West Devon 002B -0.446 23069/32,844 8
West Devon 002A -0.51 23930/32,844 8
West Devon 002C -0.559 24564/32,844 8
West Devon 001C -1.031 29353/32,844 9

There were 43 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Okehampton South in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Okehampton South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Okehampton South. 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
West Devon 001C 39.317 2398/32,844 1
West Devon 002C 22.968 13243/32,844 5
West Devon 002A 17.982 19160/32,844 6
West Devon 002B 16.229 21383/32,844 7
West Devon 002D 13.067 25311/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Okehampton South

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Okehampton South. 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
West Devon 001C 1.693 615/32,844 1
West Devon 002C 0.905 4651/32,844 2
West Devon 002D 0.616 7746/32,844 3
West Devon 002B 0.437 10022/32,844 4
West Devon 002A -0.772 27068/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Okehampton South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Okehampton South. 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
West Devon 002A -1.013 29559/32,844 9
West Devon 002B -1.145 30562/32,844 10
West Devon 002D -1.449 32029/32,844 10
West Devon 002C -1.564 32353/32,844 10
West Devon 001C -1.926 32793/32,844 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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