Deprivation Statistics for Sonning Common, South Oxfordshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sonning Common, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sonning Common, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Oxfordshire. 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 Sonning Common 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 Sonning Common. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Sonning Common

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sonning Common. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Oxfordshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Oxfordshire 019B 8.505 26411/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 020A 8.224 26794/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 020B 8.104 26942/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 019C 4.596 30907/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020C 2.375 32543/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020D 2.334 32561/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Sonning Common

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sonning Common. 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
South Oxfordshire 020B 0.077 20053/32,844 7
South Oxfordshire 020C 0.038 28968/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 020A 0.032 30476/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 019B 0.03 30763/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020D 0.021 32114/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 019C 0.015 32596/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Sonning Common

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sonning Common 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
South Oxfordshire 020B 0.056 22867/32,844 7
South Oxfordshire 020A 0.04 27954/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 020D 0.03 30574/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 019B 0.027 31233/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020C 0.027 31333/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 019C 0.013 32650/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sonning Common

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sonning Common population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25737/32,844) in Sonning Common is less than the adult average rank (28917/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Oxfordshire 020B 14.271 17926/32,844 6
South Oxfordshire 019C 3.469 29165/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 019B 2.892 29865/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020A 2.859 29909/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020C 2.776 30004/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020D 1.789 31111/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sonning Common

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 Sonning Common. 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
South Oxfordshire 020B -1.025 29018/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 020C -1.504 31714/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 019B -1.607 32004/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 019C -1.631 32061/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020A -1.661 32130/32,844 10
South Oxfordshire 020D -1.823 32417/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Sonning Common

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Sonning Common. 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
South Oxfordshire 019B -0.113 18326/32,844 6
South Oxfordshire 020A -0.175 19289/32,844 6
South Oxfordshire 020B -0.273 20654/32,844 7
South Oxfordshire 020D -0.288 20872/32,844 7
South Oxfordshire 020C -0.884 28092/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 019C -1.362 31282/32,844 10

There were 83 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sonning Common in April 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sonning Common

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sonning Common. 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
South Oxfordshire 019B 33.05 5046/32,844 2
South Oxfordshire 020A 31.52 5957/32,844 2
South Oxfordshire 019C 31.015 6264/32,844 2
South Oxfordshire 020C 13.675 24610/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 020D 9.101 29424/32,844 9
South Oxfordshire 020B 7.499 30679/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sonning Common

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sonning Common. 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
South Oxfordshire 019B 0.768 6012/32,844 2
South Oxfordshire 020A 0.474 9560/32,844 3
South Oxfordshire 020D -0.458 23345/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 020B -0.466 23465/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 019C -0.551 24539/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 020C -0.905 28239/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sonning Common

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sonning Common. 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
South Oxfordshire 020A -0.046 16055/32,844 5
South Oxfordshire 019C -0.169 18130/32,844 6
South Oxfordshire 020D -0.475 23128/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 019B -0.498 23449/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 020B -0.609 25040/32,844 8
South Oxfordshire 020C -0.697 26140/32,844 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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