Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Poulton, Lancaster

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Poulton, Lancaster, Lancashire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Poulton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Poulton. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lancaster.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lancaster 006B 63.805 608/32,844 1
Lancaster 006D 60.263 896/32,844 1
Lancaster 006E 45.357 2992/32,844 1
Lancaster 004C 31.521 7283/32,844 3
Lancaster 006C 31.036 7534/32,844 3
Lancaster 004A 19.665 14656/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Poulton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Poulton. 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
Lancaster 006B 0.351 1012/32,844 1
Lancaster 006D 0.293 2420/32,844 1
Lancaster 006E 0.237 4682/32,844 2
Lancaster 004C 0.187 7555/32,844 3
Lancaster 006C 0.172 8650/32,844 3
Lancaster 004A 0.097 16850/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Poulton

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Poulton 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
Lancaster 006B 0.273 805/32,844 1
Lancaster 006D 0.241 1574/32,844 1
Lancaster 006E 0.23 1895/32,844 1
Lancaster 004C 0.173 4786/32,844 2
Lancaster 006C 0.128 8793/32,844 3
Lancaster 004A 0.097 13155/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Poulton

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Poulton population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7186/32,844) in Poulton is less than the adult average rank (11802/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lancaster 006B 58.415 1920/32,844 1
Lancaster 006D 52.51 2806/32,844 1
Lancaster 006C 32.604 7583/32,844 3
Lancaster 006E 30.708 8291/32,844 3
Lancaster 004C 18.554 14733/32,844 5
Lancaster 004A 12.593 19406/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Poulton

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
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 Poulton. 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
Lancaster 006B 1.726 805/32,844 1
Lancaster 006D 1.525 1374/32,844 1
Lancaster 006E 1.458 1629/32,844 1
Lancaster 004C 1.035 3968/32,844 2
Lancaster 004A 0.89 5135/32,844 2
Lancaster 006C 0.764 6228/32,844 2

Crime Deprivation in Poulton

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Poulton. 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
Lancaster 006B 1.705 563/32,844 1
Lancaster 006D 1.606 774/32,844 1
Lancaster 006C 0.53 8668/32,844 3
Lancaster 006E 0.285 12171/32,844 4
Lancaster 004C 0.177 13890/32,844 5
Lancaster 004A 0.141 14470/32,844 5

There were 262 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Poulton in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Poulton

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Poulton. 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
Lancaster 006D 14.581 23560/32,844 8
Lancaster 006B 12.633 25844/32,844 8
Lancaster 004A 11.418 27206/32,844 9
Lancaster 006E 10.333 28297/32,844 9
Lancaster 004C 8.858 29633/32,844 10
Lancaster 006C 3.309 32538/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Poulton

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Poulton. 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
Lancaster 006D 2.169 103/32,844 1
Lancaster 006E 1.698 605/32,844 1
Lancaster 006C 1.338 1714/32,844 1
Lancaster 004C 1.103 3096/32,844 1
Lancaster 006B 1.008 3811/32,844 2
Lancaster 004A 0.467 9646/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Poulton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Poulton. 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
Lancaster 004A 0.327 10398/32,844 4
Lancaster 006B 0.195 12216/32,844 4
Lancaster 006D 0.195 12217/32,844 4
Lancaster 006C 0.092 13809/32,844 5
Lancaster 006E -0.375 21623/32,844 7
Lancaster 004C -0.399 22017/32,844 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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