Deprivation Statistics for South Quantock, Somerset West and Taunton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in South Quantock, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in South Quantock, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Somerset West and Taunton. 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 5 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 Quantock 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 Quantock. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in South Quantock

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for South Quantock. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Somerset West and Taunton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Somerset 004D 22.658 12279/32,844 4
West Somerset 004A 22.442 12427/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 001B 19.132 15132/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 001D 18.793 15415/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 001A 8.115 26934/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in South Quantock

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 Quantock. 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
Taunton Deane 001B 0.102 16011/32,844 5
West Somerset 004A 0.071 21230/32,844 7
West Somerset 004D 0.058 24278/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 001D 0.052 25637/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 001A 0.035 29759/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in South Quantock

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in South Quantock 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
Taunton Deane 001B 0.094 13640/32,844 5
West Somerset 004D 0.062 20942/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 001A 0.056 22611/32,844 7
West Somerset 004A 0.051 24403/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 001D 0.043 27126/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in South Quantock

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the South Quantock population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12574/32,844) in South Quantock is less than the adult average rank (24096/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Somerset 004D 25.391 10620/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 001B 21.924 12585/32,844 4
West Somerset 004A 13.931 18222/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 001A 12.995 19044/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 001D 5.388 26856/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in South Quantock

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 Quantock. 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 Somerset 004D -0.132 18094/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 001B -0.144 18295/32,844 6
West Somerset 004A -0.377 21817/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 001A -0.503 23455/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 001D -0.814 27144/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in South Quantock

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in South Quantock. 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
Taunton Deane 001A -0.24 20197/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 001D -0.581 24859/32,844 8
West Somerset 004A -0.6 25071/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 001B -0.703 26245/32,844 8
West Somerset 004D -1.294 30953/32,844 10

There were 14 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers South Quantock in April 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in South Quantock

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in South Quantock. 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
Taunton Deane 001D 47.057 701/32,844 1
West Somerset 004A 45.757 930/32,844 1
West Somerset 004D 44.503 1147/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 001B 30.958 6304/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 001A 13.087 25295/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in South Quantock

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in South Quantock. 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 Somerset 004A 2.063 176/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 001D 1.932 285/32,844 1
West Somerset 004D 1.607 805/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 001B 0.754 6200/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 001A 0.245 12658/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in South Quantock

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in South Quantock. 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 Somerset 004D 0.186 12327/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 001A -0.227 19100/32,844 6
West Somerset 004A -0.254 19549/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 001B -0.433 22538/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 001D -0.5 23480/32,844 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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