Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sherborne Rural, Dorset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sherborne Rural, Dorset, Dorset

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sherborne Rural, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Dorset. 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 4 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 Sherborne Rural 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 Sherborne Rural. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Sherborne Rural

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sherborne Rural. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dorset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Dorset 002C 17.398 16645/32,844 6
North Dorset 008E 16.893 17080/32,844 6
West Dorset 002B 15.16 18750/32,844 6
West Dorset 002A 10.426 23980/32,844 8

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Income Deprivation in Sherborne Rural

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sherborne Rural. 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 Dorset 002C 0.075 20575/32,844 7
North Dorset 008E 0.071 21378/32,844 7
West Dorset 002A 0.059 23854/32,844 8
West Dorset 002B 0.046 27025/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Sherborne Rural

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sherborne Rural 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 Dorset 008E 0.06 21603/32,844 7
West Dorset 002C 0.047 25741/32,844 8
West Dorset 002A 0.037 28699/32,844 9
West Dorset 002B 0.035 29294/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sherborne Rural

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sherborne Rural population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21489/32,844) in Sherborne Rural is less than the adult average rank (21830/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Dorset 008E 11.841 20096/32,844 7
West Dorset 002C 10.784 21095/32,844 7
West Dorset 002B 8.973 22885/32,844 7
West Dorset 002A 6.773 25282/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sherborne Rural

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 Sherborne Rural. 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 Dorset 002A -0.689 25807/32,844 8
West Dorset 002C -0.758 26554/32,844 9
North Dorset 008E -0.939 28302/32,844 9
West Dorset 002B -1.135 29843/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Sherborne Rural

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Sherborne Rural. 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 Dorset 002A -0.856 27849/32,844 9
North Dorset 008E -1.238 30670/32,844 10
West Dorset 002C -1.325 31102/32,844 10
West Dorset 002B -1.831 32489/32,844 10

There were 294 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sherborne Rural in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sherborne Rural

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sherborne Rural. 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 Dorset 002B 46.754 762/32,844 1
North Dorset 008E 41.037 1918/32,844 1
West Dorset 002C 40.175 2139/32,844 1
West Dorset 002A 16.665 20853/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sherborne Rural

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sherborne Rural. 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 Dorset 002C 1.544 972/32,844 1
North Dorset 008E 1.408 1434/32,844 1
West Dorset 002B 1.296 1916/32,844 1
West Dorset 002A 1.271 2032/32,844 1

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sherborne Rural

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sherborne Rural. 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 Dorset 002A 0.179 12433/32,844 4
West Dorset 002B -0.086 16715/32,844 6
West Dorset 002C -0.158 17954/32,844 6
North Dorset 008E -1.922 32789/32,844 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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