Deprivation Statistics for Old Cleeve & District, Somerset West and Taunton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Old Cleeve & District, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Old Cleeve & District, 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 Old Cleeve & District 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 Old Cleeve & District. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Old Cleeve & District

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Old Cleeve & District. 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
West Somerset 005A 27.928 9081/32,844 3
West Somerset 003A 27.178 9483/32,844 3
West Somerset 003B 26.171 10073/32,844 4
West Somerset 004B 26.053 10163/32,844 4
West Somerset 004A 22.442 12427/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Old Cleeve & District

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Old Cleeve & District. 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 Somerset 003B 0.128 12753/32,844 4
West Somerset 003A 0.124 13241/32,844 5
West Somerset 005A 0.117 14120/32,844 5
West Somerset 004B 0.073 20968/32,844 7
West Somerset 004A 0.071 21230/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Old Cleeve & District

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Old Cleeve & District 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 Somerset 003A 0.116 10215/32,844 4
West Somerset 003B 0.109 11183/32,844 4
West Somerset 005A 0.099 12702/32,844 4
West Somerset 004B 0.067 19681/32,844 6
West Somerset 004A 0.051 24403/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Old Cleeve & District

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Old Cleeve & District population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12591/32,844) in Old Cleeve & District is less than the adult average rank (18446/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Somerset 005A 26.806 9912/32,844 4
West Somerset 003B 25.608 10517/32,844 4
West Somerset 003A 21.229 13004/32,844 4
West Somerset 004A 13.931 18222/32,844 6
West Somerset 004B 7.518 24462/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Old Cleeve & District

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 Old Cleeve & District. 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 Somerset 003A 0.238 12540/32,844 4
West Somerset 005A 0.151 13725/32,844 5
West Somerset 004B 0.14 13880/32,844 5
West Somerset 003B -0.07 17089/32,844 6
West Somerset 004A -0.377 21817/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Old Cleeve & District

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 Old Cleeve & District. 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 Somerset 005A -0.121 18456/32,844 6
West Somerset 004B -0.569 24696/32,844 8
West Somerset 003B -0.593 25011/32,844 8
West Somerset 004A -0.6 25071/32,844 8
West Somerset 003A -0.723 26478/32,844 9

There were 13 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Old Cleeve & District in April 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Old Cleeve & District

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Old Cleeve & District. 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 Somerset 004B 50.008 319/32,844 1
West Somerset 004A 45.757 930/32,844 1
West Somerset 003A 33.947 4595/32,844 2
West Somerset 003B 33.046 5049/32,844 2
West Somerset 005A 32.342 5453/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Old Cleeve & District

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Old Cleeve & District. 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 Somerset 004B 2.423 31/32,844 1
West Somerset 004A 2.063 176/32,844 1
West Somerset 005A 1.91 306/32,844 1
West Somerset 003A 1.568 904/32,844 1
West Somerset 003B 1.465 1199/32,844 1

Outside Environment Deprivation in Old Cleeve & District

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Old Cleeve & District. 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 Somerset 003B 0.038 14672/32,844 5
West Somerset 003A -0.037 15894/32,844 5
West Somerset 004B -0.061 16303/32,844 5
West Somerset 004A -0.254 19549/32,844 6
West Somerset 005A -0.326 20794/32,844 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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