Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Ridgeway, West Berkshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Ridgeway, West Berkshire, Berkshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Ridgeway

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Ridgeway. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Berkshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Berkshire 001C 17.518 16538/32,844 6
West Berkshire 007E 13.919 20023/32,844 7
West Berkshire 001D 13.192 20853/32,844 7
West Berkshire 001B 7.734 27382/32,844 9
West Berkshire 007A 6.003 29466/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Ridgeway

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 Ridgeway. 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
West Berkshire 001D 0.056 24633/32,844 8
West Berkshire 001B 0.055 24942/32,844 8
West Berkshire 007E 0.04 28508/32,844 9
West Berkshire 007A 0.04 28572/32,844 9
West Berkshire 001C 0.04 28613/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Ridgeway

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Ridgeway 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
West Berkshire 001C 0.044 26612/32,844 9
West Berkshire 001B 0.042 27343/32,844 9
West Berkshire 007E 0.04 27896/32,844 9
West Berkshire 001D 0.031 30298/32,844 10
West Berkshire 007A 0.025 31687/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Ridgeway

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Ridgeway population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23367/32,844) in Ridgeway is less than the adult average rank (26080/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Berkshire 001B 8.697 23193/32,844 8
West Berkshire 007E 7.384 24608/32,844 8
West Berkshire 001C 7.15 24884/32,844 8
West Berkshire 001D 5.883 26286/32,844 9
West Berkshire 007A 3.631 28963/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Ridgeway

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Ridgeway. 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
West Berkshire 001B -0.835 27333/32,844 9
West Berkshire 001C -1.064 29323/32,844 9
West Berkshire 007E -1.448 31533/32,844 10
West Berkshire 001D -1.504 31716/32,844 10
West Berkshire 007A -1.891 32508/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Ridgeway

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 Ridgeway. 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
West Berkshire 001C -0.654 25692/32,844 8
West Berkshire 007E -0.655 25712/32,844 8
West Berkshire 007A -0.671 25879/32,844 8
West Berkshire 001B -0.779 27098/32,844 9
West Berkshire 001D -0.814 27458/32,844 9

There were 5 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Ridgeway in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Ridgeway

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Ridgeway. 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
West Berkshire 001C 51.816 159/32,844 1
West Berkshire 001D 47.947 572/32,844 1
West Berkshire 007E 34.456 4339/32,844 2
West Berkshire 007A 28.177 8277/32,844 3
West Berkshire 001B 11.929 26639/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Ridgeway

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Ridgeway. 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
West Berkshire 007E 1.752 513/32,844 1
West Berkshire 001C 1.484 1151/32,844 1
West Berkshire 001B 0.986 3960/32,844 2
West Berkshire 001D 0.868 5011/32,844 2
West Berkshire 007A 0.346 11253/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Ridgeway

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Ridgeway. 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
West Berkshire 007E -0.721 26462/32,844 9
West Berkshire 001D -0.742 26713/32,844 9
West Berkshire 001C -0.808 27487/32,844 9
West Berkshire 007A -0.912 28647/32,844 9
West Berkshire 001B -1.31 31462/32,844 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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