Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Swanage, Dorset

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

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Swanage, 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 7 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 Swanage 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 Swanage. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Swanage

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Swanage. 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 006F 21.599 13088/32,844 4
Purbeck 006G 15.902 18033/32,844 6
Purbeck 006E 15.333 18607/32,844 6
Purbeck 006D 12.968 21081/32,844 7
Purbeck 006C 12.35 21774/32,844 7
Purbeck 006B 11.324 22959/32,844 7
Purbeck 006A 8.728 26137/32,844 8

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Income Deprivation in Swanage

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Swanage. 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 006F 0.132 12314/32,844 4
Purbeck 006G 0.118 13977/32,844 5
Purbeck 006E 0.104 15800/32,844 5
Purbeck 006B 0.085 18775/32,844 6
Purbeck 006D 0.081 19369/32,844 6
Purbeck 006C 0.077 20102/32,844 7
Purbeck 006A 0.049 26508/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Swanage

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Swanage 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 006F 0.098 12935/32,844 4
Purbeck 006G 0.097 13063/32,844 4
Purbeck 006E 0.076 17317/32,844 6
Purbeck 006D 0.07 18662/32,844 6
Purbeck 006C 0.069 19015/32,844 6
Purbeck 006B 0.064 20420/32,844 7
Purbeck 006A 0.049 24887/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Swanage

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Swanage population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17196/32,844) in Swanage is more than the adult average rank (16924/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Purbeck 006F 39.796 5408/32,844 2
Purbeck 006G 23.342 11704/32,844 4
Purbeck 006E 14.684 17599/32,844 6
Purbeck 006B 13.797 18333/32,844 6
Purbeck 006A 11.007 20884/32,844 7
Purbeck 006C 8.352 23573/32,844 8
Purbeck 006D 7.968 23983/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Swanage

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Swanage. 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 006F 0.285 11833/32,844 4
Purbeck 006A 0.181 13320/32,844 5
Purbeck 006E 0.097 14563/32,844 5
Purbeck 006C -0.046 16709/32,844 6
Purbeck 006B -0.074 17161/32,844 6
Purbeck 006D -0.079 17263/32,844 6
Purbeck 006G -0.088 17380/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Swanage

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 Swanage. 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 006C -0.221 19921/32,844 7
Purbeck 006D -0.334 21515/32,844 7
Purbeck 006A -0.49 23647/32,844 8
Purbeck 006F -0.549 24452/32,844 8
Purbeck 006B -0.853 27825/32,844 9
Purbeck 006E -0.918 28406/32,844 9
Purbeck 006G -1.015 29217/32,844 9

There were 41 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Swanage in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Swanage

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Swanage. 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 006C 26.39 9819/32,844 3
Purbeck 006F 24.971 11140/32,844 4
Purbeck 006B 20.622 15916/32,844 5
Purbeck 006E 17.842 19344/32,844 6
Purbeck 006D 17.832 19363/32,844 6
Purbeck 006G 17.592 19672/32,844 6
Purbeck 006A 14.364 23806/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Swanage

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Swanage. 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 006E 0.836 5309/32,844 2
Purbeck 006D 0.806 5624/32,844 2
Purbeck 006A -0.119 18337/32,844 6
Purbeck 006G -0.237 20197/32,844 7
Purbeck 006F -0.284 20886/32,844 7
Purbeck 006B -0.38 22276/32,844 7
Purbeck 006C -0.529 24257/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Swanage

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Swanage. 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 006C -0.436 22579/32,844 7
Purbeck 006A -0.64 25427/32,844 8
Purbeck 006D -0.678 25894/32,844 8
Purbeck 006F -0.701 26180/32,844 8
Purbeck 006E -0.707 26282/32,844 9
Purbeck 006B -0.729 26564/32,844 9
Purbeck 006G -0.963 29109/32,844 9

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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