Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sherborne West, Dorset

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

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sherborne West, 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 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 Sherborne West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Sherborne 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 Sherborne West. 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
West Dorset 001F 16.977 17009/32,844 6
West Dorset 001E 15.025 18898/32,844 6
West Dorset 001H 9.581 25026/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Sherborne West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sherborne 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
West Dorset 001F 0.14 11424/32,844 4
West Dorset 002C 0.075 20575/32,844 7
West Dorset 001H 0.07 21420/32,844 7
West Dorset 001E 0.066 22267/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Sherborne West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sherborne 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
West Dorset 001F 0.09 14256/32,844 5
West Dorset 001E 0.067 19577/32,844 6
West Dorset 001H 0.065 20139/32,844 7
West Dorset 002C 0.047 25741/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sherborne West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sherborne West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12554/32,844) in Sherborne West is less than the adult average rank (19515/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Dorset 001E 32.362 7677/32,844 3
West Dorset 001F 27.225 9723/32,844 3
West Dorset 002C 10.784 21095/32,844 7
West Dorset 001H 10.608 21262/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sherborne West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 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
West Dorset 001F 0.044 15324/32,844 5
West Dorset 001E -0.268 20157/32,844 7
West Dorset 001H -0.682 25737/32,844 8
West Dorset 002C -0.758 26554/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Sherborne West

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 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
West Dorset 001H -0.913 28373/32,844 9
West Dorset 001F -1.113 29938/32,844 10
West Dorset 001E -1.133 30071/32,844 10
West Dorset 002C -1.325 31102/32,844 10

There were 66 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sherborne West in April 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sherborne West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sherborne 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
West Dorset 002C 40.175 2139/32,844 1
West Dorset 001H 23.336 12845/32,844 4
West Dorset 001E 17.833 19359/32,844 6
West Dorset 001F 14.755 23344/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sherborne West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sherborne 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
West Dorset 002C 1.544 972/32,844 1
West Dorset 001E 0.839 5258/32,844 2
West Dorset 001H -0.309 21285/32,844 7
West Dorset 001F -0.512 24059/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sherborne West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sherborne 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
West Dorset 001E 0.094 13779/32,844 5
West Dorset 002C -0.158 17954/32,844 6
West Dorset 001F -0.348 21156/32,844 7
West Dorset 001H -0.52 23770/32,844 8

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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