Deprivation Statistics Comparison for South East Purbeck, Dorset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in South East Purbeck, Dorset,

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

Overall Deprivation in South East Purbeck

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for South East Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 004A 21.594 13098/32,844 4
Purbeck 005A 17.965 16150/32,844 5
Purbeck 005B 16.486 17481/32,844 6
Purbeck 005C 12.147 21995/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in South East Purbeck

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in South East Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 005A 0.085 18624/32,844 6
Purbeck 004A 0.059 23877/32,844 8
Purbeck 005C 0.052 25554/32,844 8
Purbeck 005B 0.044 27683/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in South East Purbeck

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in South East Purbeck 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
Purbeck 005A 0.054 23322/32,844 8
Purbeck 004A 0.053 23878/32,844 8
Purbeck 005B 0.05 24746/32,844 8
Purbeck 005C 0.044 26691/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in South East Purbeck

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the South East Purbeck population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14010/32,844) in South East Purbeck is less than the adult average rank (20194/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Purbeck 004A 21.86 12634/32,844 4
Purbeck 005A 16.99 15823/32,844 5
Purbeck 005C 13.226 18849/32,844 6
Purbeck 005B 10.25 21592/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in South East Purbeck

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 South East Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 005B -0.353 21490/32,844 7
Purbeck 005C -0.381 21872/32,844 7
Purbeck 005A -0.412 22282/32,844 7
Purbeck 004A -0.535 23859/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in South East Purbeck

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 South East Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 005A -0.426 22781/32,844 7
Purbeck 005B -0.462 23248/32,844 8
Purbeck 004A -0.538 24305/32,844 8
Purbeck 005C -0.882 28076/32,844 9

There were 3 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers South East Purbeck in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in South East Purbeck

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in South East Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 004A 52.65 121/32,844 1
Purbeck 005B 42.753 1478/32,844 1
Purbeck 005C 32.993 5082/32,844 2
Purbeck 005A 30.854 6385/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in South East Purbeck

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in South East Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 005A 1.536 994/32,844 1
Purbeck 004A 1.348 1671/32,844 1
Purbeck 005B 1.268 2048/32,844 1
Purbeck 005C 0.828 5392/32,844 2

Outside Environment Deprivation in South East Purbeck

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in South East Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 005B -0.232 19186/32,844 6
Purbeck 004A -0.318 20647/32,844 7
Purbeck 005C -0.413 22238/32,844 7
Purbeck 005A -0.569 24450/32,844 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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