Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Penistone West, Barnsley

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Penistone West, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Penistone West, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Barnsley. 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 8 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 Penistone 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 Penistone West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Penistone West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Penistone West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Barnsley.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Barnsley 024C 26.9 9650/32,844 3
Barnsley 027D 18.085 16065/32,844 5
Barnsley 024A 12.629 21458/32,844 7
Barnsley 024E 11.229 23071/32,844 8
Barnsley 024B 9.161 25589/32,844 8
Barnsley 024F 7.625 27515/32,844 9
Barnsley 016D 7.393 27816/32,844 9
Barnsley 024D 3.991 31518/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Penistone West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Penistone 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
Barnsley 024C 0.188 7475/32,844 3
Barnsley 024A 0.084 18937/32,844 6
Barnsley 024E 0.073 20951/32,844 7
Barnsley 027D 0.068 21935/32,844 7
Barnsley 024F 0.057 24441/32,844 8
Barnsley 024B 0.057 24553/32,844 8
Barnsley 024D 0.032 30422/32,844 10
Barnsley 016D 0.022 31984/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Penistone West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Penistone 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
Barnsley 024C 0.16 5700/32,844 2
Barnsley 024A 0.08 16294/32,844 5
Barnsley 024E 0.068 19321/32,844 6
Barnsley 027D 0.06 21460/32,844 7
Barnsley 024F 0.053 23863/32,844 8
Barnsley 024B 0.052 23976/32,844 8
Barnsley 024D 0.036 28951/32,844 9
Barnsley 016D 0.034 29608/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Penistone 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 Penistone West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19684/32,844) in Penistone West is more than the adult average rank (19659/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Barnsley 024C 33.811 7168/32,844 3
Barnsley 027D 16.924 15866/32,844 5
Barnsley 024A 14.351 17864/32,844 6
Barnsley 024E 14.296 17903/32,844 6
Barnsley 024F 11.013 20874/32,844 7
Barnsley 024B 7.611 24360/32,844 8
Barnsley 024D 5.433 26800/32,844 9
Barnsley 016D 2.366 30457/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Penistone West

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 Penistone 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
Barnsley 024C 0.748 6392/32,844 2
Barnsley 024E 0.289 11779/32,844 4
Barnsley 024F 0.053 15184/32,844 5
Barnsley 027D -0.045 16707/32,844 6
Barnsley 024A -0.048 16746/32,844 6
Barnsley 016D -0.136 18152/32,844 6
Barnsley 024B -0.148 18364/32,844 6
Barnsley 024D -0.28 20342/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Penistone West

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 Penistone 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
Barnsley 027D -0.076 17783/32,844 6
Barnsley 024B -0.166 19148/32,844 6
Barnsley 024C -0.3 21047/32,844 7
Barnsley 016D -0.352 21772/32,844 7
Barnsley 024E -0.52 24059/32,844 8
Barnsley 024F -0.697 26188/32,844 8
Barnsley 024A -0.787 27173/32,844 9
Barnsley 024D -0.832 27605/32,844 9

There were 2 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Penistone West in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Penistone West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Penistone 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
Barnsley 027D 44.53 1140/32,844 1
Barnsley 016D 30.972 6295/32,844 2
Barnsley 024A 17.211 20166/32,844 7
Barnsley 024B 16.325 21261/32,844 7
Barnsley 024E 12.438 26076/32,844 8
Barnsley 024D 11.978 26586/32,844 9
Barnsley 024F 6.179 31448/32,844 10
Barnsley 024C 3.766 32435/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Penistone West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Penistone 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
Barnsley 027D 0.471 9588/32,844 3
Barnsley 024B 0.348 11230/32,844 4
Barnsley 024A 0.11 14747/32,844 5
Barnsley 016D -0.312 21336/32,844 7
Barnsley 024C -0.64 25650/32,844 8
Barnsley 024F -0.801 27351/32,844 9
Barnsley 024E -0.829 27602/32,844 9
Barnsley 024D -1.06 29469/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Penistone West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Penistone 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
Barnsley 027D -0.38 21701/32,844 7
Barnsley 024F -0.761 26958/32,844 9
Barnsley 024C -0.839 27865/32,844 9
Barnsley 024B -0.859 28094/32,844 9
Barnsley 024A -0.972 29178/32,844 9
Barnsley 024E -1.008 29521/32,844 9
Barnsley 016D -1.102 30276/32,844 10
Barnsley 024D -1.229 31066/32,844 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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