Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Portishead West, North Somerset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Portishead West, North Somerset, Somerset

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Portishead West, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of North Somerset. 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 7 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 Portishead 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 Portishead West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Portishead West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Portishead West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of North Somerset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
North Somerset 001C 19.637 14677/32,844 5
North Somerset 001D 9.043 25737/32,844 8
North Somerset 003C 7.66 27474/32,844 9
North Somerset 002C 7.654 27482/32,844 9
North Somerset 002A 6.087 29352/32,844 9
North Somerset 002B 4.98 30524/32,844 10
North Somerset 002D 2.794 32339/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Portishead West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Portishead 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
North Somerset 001C 0.121 13547/32,844 5
North Somerset 001D 0.079 19715/32,844 7
North Somerset 003C 0.062 23143/32,844 8
North Somerset 002C 0.043 27901/32,844 9
North Somerset 002D 0.029 31067/32,844 10
North Somerset 002B 0.026 31537/32,844 10
North Somerset 002A 0.014 32644/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Portishead West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Portishead 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
North Somerset 001C 0.105 11729/32,844 4
North Somerset 001D 0.062 21056/32,844 7
North Somerset 003C 0.057 22261/32,844 7
North Somerset 002C 0.036 29051/32,844 9
North Somerset 002D 0.027 31175/32,844 10
North Somerset 002B 0.026 31384/32,844 10
North Somerset 002A 0.017 32462/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Portishead West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Portishead West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (24132/32,844) in Portishead West is less than the adult average rank (25168/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Somerset 001C 22.187 12419/32,844 4
North Somerset 001D 10.359 21494/32,844 7
North Somerset 003C 6.341 25794/32,844 8
North Somerset 002C 3.573 29039/32,844 9
North Somerset 002D 3.43 29211/32,844 9
North Somerset 002A 3.416 29233/32,844 9
North Somerset 002B 2.051 30835/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Portishead West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Portishead 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
North Somerset 001C 0.21 12929/32,844 4
North Somerset 003C -0.491 23301/32,844 8
North Somerset 001D -0.538 23907/32,844 8
North Somerset 002C -0.848 27492/32,844 9
North Somerset 002A -0.925 28190/32,844 9
North Somerset 002B -0.987 28714/32,844 9
North Somerset 002D -1.249 30593/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Portishead West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Portishead 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
North Somerset 001C 0.111 14974/32,844 5
North Somerset 001D -0.44 22969/32,844 7
North Somerset 002A -0.67 25869/32,844 8
North Somerset 003C -0.802 27325/32,844 9
North Somerset 002C -1.065 29581/32,844 10
North Somerset 002D -1.262 30797/32,844 10
North Somerset 002B -1.92 32589/32,844 10

There were 126 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Portishead West in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Portishead West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Portishead 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
North Somerset 002C 38.332 2727/32,844 1
North Somerset 002A 36.138 3565/32,844 2
North Somerset 002B 33.291 4946/32,844 2
North Somerset 001C 21.869 14479/32,844 5
North Somerset 002D 20.591 15947/32,844 5
North Somerset 003C 20.238 16377/32,844 5
North Somerset 001D 17.062 20366/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Portishead West

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Portishead 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
North Somerset 001C -0.238 20213/32,844 7
North Somerset 003C -0.803 27364/32,844 9
North Somerset 001D -0.905 28243/32,844 9
North Somerset 002A -0.906 28251/32,844 9
North Somerset 002C -1.605 31846/32,844 10
North Somerset 002B -1.927 32469/32,844 10
North Somerset 002D -2.186 32689/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Portishead West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Portishead 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
North Somerset 001C -0.234 19225/32,844 6
North Somerset 003C -0.512 23652/32,844 8
North Somerset 001D -0.759 26927/32,844 9
North Somerset 002A -0.877 28280/32,844 9
North Somerset 002B -0.952 29013/32,844 9
North Somerset 002D -0.973 29194/32,844 9
North Somerset 002C -1.156 30631/32,844 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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