Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Skerton West, Lancaster

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

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Skerton 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 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 Skerton 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 Skerton West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Skerton West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Skerton 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 020H 72.179 188/32,844 1
Lancaster 011E 64.903 526/32,844 1
Lancaster 020I 41.627 3832/32,844 2
Lancaster 020F 18.873 15346/32,844 5
Lancaster 020G 13.473 20522/32,844 7
Lancaster 020E 7.683 27450/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Skerton West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Skerton 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 020H 0.487 55/32,844 1
Lancaster 011E 0.346 1082/32,844 1
Lancaster 020I 0.266 3377/32,844 2
Lancaster 020F 0.091 17688/32,844 6
Lancaster 020G 0.067 22243/32,844 7
Lancaster 020E 0.059 23982/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Skerton West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Skerton 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 020H 0.354 123/32,844 1
Lancaster 011E 0.31 365/32,844 1
Lancaster 020I 0.226 2029/32,844 1
Lancaster 020F 0.089 14408/32,844 5
Lancaster 020G 0.076 17138/32,844 6
Lancaster 020E 0.044 26641/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Skerton West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Skerton West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10413/32,844) in Skerton West is less than the adult average rank (11441/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lancaster 020H 83.31 182/32,844 1
Lancaster 011E 62.156 1501/32,844 1
Lancaster 020I 26.834 9899/32,844 4
Lancaster 020F 24.065 11310/32,844 4
Lancaster 020G 11.243 20679/32,844 7
Lancaster 020E 10.672 21204/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Skerton West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Skerton 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 011E 2.077 273/32,844 1
Lancaster 020H 1.65 972/32,844 1
Lancaster 020I 1.412 1819/32,844 1
Lancaster 020F 0.16 13604/32,844 5
Lancaster 020G 0.063 15039/32,844 5
Lancaster 020E -0.302 20678/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Skerton West

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 Skerton 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 011E 1.375 1439/32,844 1
Lancaster 020H 1.208 2194/32,844 1
Lancaster 020I 0.611 7571/32,844 3
Lancaster 020F 0.58 7995/32,844 3
Lancaster 020G 0.176 13909/32,844 5
Lancaster 020E -0.309 21174/32,844 7

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

Barriers to Housing and Services in Skerton West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Skerton 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 011E 16.983 20457/32,844 7
Lancaster 020E 16.944 20511/32,844 7
Lancaster 020H 14.61 23516/32,844 8
Lancaster 020I 13.513 24803/32,844 8
Lancaster 020F 4.655 32158/32,844 10
Lancaster 020G 2.461 32690/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Skerton West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Skerton 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 020F 0.773 5961/32,844 2
Lancaster 020G 0.681 6975/32,844 3
Lancaster 011E 0.254 12527/32,844 4
Lancaster 020I 0.04 15809/32,844 5
Lancaster 020H -0.446 23181/32,844 8
Lancaster 020E -0.911 28285/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Skerton West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Skerton 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 020G -0.002 15347/32,844 5
Lancaster 020I -0.006 15385/32,844 5
Lancaster 011E -0.031 15800/32,844 5
Lancaster 020H -0.067 16402/32,844 5
Lancaster 020E -0.211 18833/32,844 6
Lancaster 020F -0.24 19311/32,844 6

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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