Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Scotforth West, Lancaster

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

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Scotforth West, 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 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 Scotforth 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 Scotforth West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Scotforth West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Scotforth West. 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 014E 23.061 12010/32,844 4
Lancaster 014F 20.014 14337/32,844 5
Lancaster 017E 16.421 17543/32,844 6
Lancaster 018D 15.5 18448/32,844 6
Lancaster 015D 12.118 22029/32,844 7
Lancaster 017F 5.548 29970/32,844 10
Lancaster 017D 5.027 30476/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Scotforth 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 Scotforth 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
Lancaster 017E 0.101 16183/32,844 5
Lancaster 018D 0.092 17665/32,844 6
Lancaster 014F 0.082 19205/32,844 6
Lancaster 014E 0.08 19633/32,844 6
Lancaster 015D 0.065 22489/32,844 7
Lancaster 017F 0.036 29605/32,844 10
Lancaster 017D 0.025 31637/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Scotforth West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Scotforth 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
Lancaster 017E 0.084 15367/32,844 5
Lancaster 014F 0.075 17572/32,844 6
Lancaster 014E 0.059 21901/32,844 7
Lancaster 018D 0.059 21906/32,844 7
Lancaster 015D 0.045 26431/32,844 9
Lancaster 017D 0.036 29020/32,844 9
Lancaster 017F 0.03 30604/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Scotforth West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Scotforth West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (24449/32,844) in Scotforth West is less than the adult average rank (29657/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lancaster 014E 16.075 16509/32,844 6
Lancaster 018D 7.604 24368/32,844 8
Lancaster 017E 7.584 24389/32,844 8
Lancaster 014F 3.355 29305/32,844 9
Lancaster 015D 1.604 31321/32,844 10
Lancaster 017D 0.9 32131/32,844 10
Lancaster 017F 0.722 32319/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Scotforth 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 Scotforth 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
Lancaster 014E 0.855 5416/32,844 2
Lancaster 014F 0.628 7624/32,844 3
Lancaster 017E 0.272 12031/32,844 4
Lancaster 018D 0.092 14646/32,844 5
Lancaster 015D -0.254 19928/32,844 7
Lancaster 017D -0.364 21640/32,844 7
Lancaster 017F -0.846 27464/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Scotforth West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Scotforth 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
Lancaster 014E 0.619 7463/32,844 3
Lancaster 014F 0.562 8233/32,844 3
Lancaster 015D 0.149 14325/32,844 5
Lancaster 017F -0.431 22841/32,844 7
Lancaster 017E -0.437 22935/32,844 7
Lancaster 017D -0.565 24644/32,844 8
Lancaster 018D -1.008 29155/32,844 9

There were 346 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Scotforth West in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Scotforth West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Scotforth 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
Lancaster 017D 23.073 13126/32,844 4
Lancaster 017F 21.34 15084/32,844 5
Lancaster 017E 16.992 20442/32,844 7
Lancaster 014E 15.14 22820/32,844 7
Lancaster 014F 13.3 25054/32,844 8
Lancaster 015D 8.239 30135/32,844 10
Lancaster 018D 6.79 31093/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Scotforth West

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Scotforth 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
Lancaster 018D 1.596 834/32,844 1
Lancaster 014E 1.586 854/32,844 1
Lancaster 015D 1.357 1642/32,844 1
Lancaster 014F 1.282 1982/32,844 1
Lancaster 017E 0.983 3986/32,844 2
Lancaster 017F 0.338 11380/32,844 4
Lancaster 017D -0.446 23174/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Scotforth West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Scotforth 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
Lancaster 014F 0.607 7351/32,844 3
Lancaster 014E 0.325 10416/32,844 4
Lancaster 015D 0.05 14473/32,844 5
Lancaster 018D -0.055 16202/32,844 5
Lancaster 017F -0.142 17696/32,844 6
Lancaster 017E -0.449 22755/32,844 7
Lancaster 017D -0.915 28680/32,844 9

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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