Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Park West, Darlington

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Park West, Darlington, County Durham

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Park West, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Darlington. 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 6 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 Park West 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 Park West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Park West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Park West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Darlington.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Darlington 008F 54.069 1586/32,844 1
Darlington 014C 28.404 8821/32,844 3
Darlington 014A 28.089 8984/32,844 3
Darlington 010C 11.711 22508/32,844 7
Darlington 010B 8.303 26689/32,844 9
Darlington 011E 5.437 30081/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Park West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Park West. 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
Darlington 008F 0.296 2318/32,844 1
Darlington 014C 0.163 9340/32,844 3
Darlington 014A 0.135 11978/32,844 4
Darlington 010C 0.071 21324/32,844 7
Darlington 010B 0.056 24749/32,844 8
Darlington 011E 0.022 31972/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Park West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Park West 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
Darlington 008F 0.282 669/32,844 1
Darlington 014C 0.138 7670/32,844 3
Darlington 014A 0.122 9472/32,844 3
Darlington 010C 0.076 17335/32,844 6
Darlington 010B 0.055 23124/32,844 8
Darlington 011E 0.044 26705/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Park West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Park West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18968/32,844) in Park West is less than the adult average rank (22001/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Darlington 014C 37.619 6021/32,844 2
Darlington 008F 23.241 11766/32,844 4
Darlington 014A 21.125 13061/32,844 4
Darlington 010C 2.217 30636/32,844 10
Darlington 011E 2.107 30776/32,844 10
Darlington 010B 1.124 31876/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Park West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Park West. 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
Darlington 008F 1.72 822/32,844 1
Darlington 014A 0.661 7283/32,844 3
Darlington 014C 0.5 9089/32,844 3
Darlington 010C 0.168 13489/32,844 5
Darlington 011E -0.118 17864/32,844 6
Darlington 010B -0.141 18260/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Park West

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Park West. 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
Darlington 008F 1.75 480/32,844 1
Darlington 014A 1.5 1063/32,844 1
Darlington 014C 1.164 2441/32,844 1
Darlington 010C 0.629 7336/32,844 3
Darlington 010B 0.51 8946/32,844 3
Darlington 011E 0.08 15415/32,844 5

There were 87 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Park West in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Park West

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Park West. 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
Darlington 011E 13.183 25185/32,844 8
Darlington 014C 8.624 29847/32,844 10
Darlington 010C 7.643 30581/32,844 10
Darlington 008F 7.19 30857/32,844 10
Darlington 010B 6.263 31395/32,844 10
Darlington 014A 5.763 31664/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Park West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Park West. 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
Darlington 014A 0.868 5003/32,844 2
Darlington 008F 0.64 7463/32,844 3
Darlington 010B -0.461 23383/32,844 8
Darlington 014C -0.481 23659/32,844 8
Darlington 010C -0.983 28931/32,844 9
Darlington 011E -1.21 30341/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Park West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Park West. 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
Darlington 008F -0.101 16996/32,844 6
Darlington 010B -0.685 25975/32,844 8
Darlington 014A -0.753 26847/32,844 9
Darlington 014C -0.845 27931/32,844 9
Darlington 010C -1.103 30280/32,844 10
Darlington 011E -1.195 30879/32,844 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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