Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Oswestry South, Shropshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Oswestry South, Shropshire, Shropshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Oswestry South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Oswestry South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Shropshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Shropshire 007A 39.907 4288/32,844 2
Shropshire 012C 23.121 11974/32,844 4
Shropshire 007B 11.012 23326/32,844 8
Shropshire 007E 9.035 25751/32,844 8
Shropshire 007D 6.221 29177/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Oswestry South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Oswestry 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
Shropshire 007A 0.218 5625/32,844 2
Shropshire 007B 0.078 19851/32,844 7
Shropshire 012C 0.064 22752/32,844 7
Shropshire 007E 0.054 25185/32,844 8
Shropshire 007D 0.054 25215/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Oswestry South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Oswestry 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
Shropshire 007A 0.196 3370/32,844 2
Shropshire 007B 0.07 18689/32,844 6
Shropshire 012C 0.067 19485/32,844 6
Shropshire 007D 0.056 22895/32,844 7
Shropshire 007E 0.055 23171/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Oswestry South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Oswestry South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20905/32,844) in Oswestry South is less than the adult average rank (21542/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Shropshire 007A 29.545 8767/32,844 3
Shropshire 007E 9.421 22451/32,844 7
Shropshire 012C 8.131 23809/32,844 8
Shropshire 007B 6.313 25823/32,844 8
Shropshire 007D 4.209 28277/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Oswestry South

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 Oswestry 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
Shropshire 007A 0.998 4242/32,844 2
Shropshire 012C -0.096 17507/32,844 6
Shropshire 007B -0.408 22212/32,844 7
Shropshire 007D -0.583 24487/32,844 8
Shropshire 007E -1.138 29867/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Oswestry South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Oswestry 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
Shropshire 007A 0.902 4364/32,844 2
Shropshire 012C -0.247 20305/32,844 7
Shropshire 007B -0.307 21155/32,844 7
Shropshire 007E -0.848 27775/32,844 9
Shropshire 007D -1.018 29246/32,844 9

There were 102 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Oswestry South in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Oswestry South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Oswestry 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
Shropshire 012C 45.946 898/32,844 1
Shropshire 007D 17.984 19157/32,844 6
Shropshire 007A 14.054 24168/32,844 8
Shropshire 007E 12.474 26039/32,844 8
Shropshire 007B 9.954 28648/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Oswestry South

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Oswestry 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
Shropshire 012C 2.093 151/32,844 1
Shropshire 007A 1.439 1312/32,844 1
Shropshire 007E 1.157 2723/32,844 1
Shropshire 007B 0.853 5142/32,844 2
Shropshire 007D -0.389 22404/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Oswestry South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Oswestry 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
Shropshire 012C -1.027 29677/32,844 10
Shropshire 007B -1.494 32169/32,844 10
Shropshire 007A -1.585 32405/32,844 10
Shropshire 007E -1.684 32575/32,844 10
Shropshire 007D -1.805 32706/32,844 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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