Deprivation Statistics for Tilehurst & Purley, West Berkshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Tilehurst & Purley, West Berkshire, Berkshire

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Tilehurst & Purley, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of West Berkshire. 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 Tilehurst & Purley 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 Tilehurst & Purley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Tilehurst & Purley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Tilehurst & Purley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Berkshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Berkshire 004C 12.945 21104/32,844 7
West Berkshire 004A 5.686 29824/32,844 10
West Berkshire 004B 4.274 31242/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005D 3.842 31633/32,844 10
West Berkshire 004D 3.168 32134/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005B 2.884 32294/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005C 2.743 32367/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Tilehurst & Purley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Tilehurst & Purley. 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
West Berkshire 004C 0.105 15669/32,844 5
West Berkshire 004D 0.038 29084/32,844 9
West Berkshire 004B 0.038 29117/32,844 9
West Berkshire 005B 0.03 30848/32,844 10
West Berkshire 004A 0.028 31230/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005D 0.025 31590/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005C 0.021 32143/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Tilehurst & Purley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Tilehurst & Purley 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
West Berkshire 004C 0.1 12575/32,844 4
West Berkshire 005D 0.044 26683/32,844 9
West Berkshire 004B 0.041 27528/32,844 9
West Berkshire 004D 0.037 28822/32,844 9
West Berkshire 005B 0.032 30206/32,844 10
West Berkshire 004A 0.031 30457/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005C 0.025 31594/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Tilehurst & Purley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Tilehurst & Purley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23088/32,844) in Tilehurst & Purley is more than the adult average rank (21547/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Berkshire 005D 12.244 19727/32,844 7
West Berkshire 005C 10.723 21155/32,844 7
West Berkshire 004C 10.099 21732/32,844 7
West Berkshire 004D 8.73 23158/32,844 8
West Berkshire 004A 8.553 23352/32,844 8
West Berkshire 004B 6.377 25748/32,844 8
West Berkshire 005B 5.566 26643/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Tilehurst & Purley

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 Tilehurst & Purley. 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 Berkshire 004C -0.56 24176/32,844 8
West Berkshire 005D -0.913 28086/32,844 9
West Berkshire 005C -1.124 29769/32,844 10
West Berkshire 004D -1.205 30317/32,844 10
West Berkshire 004B -1.231 30495/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005B -1.641 32086/32,844 10
West Berkshire 004A -1.646 32098/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Tilehurst & Purley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Tilehurst & Purley. 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
West Berkshire 004C -0.663 25793/32,844 8
West Berkshire 004B -0.721 26462/32,844 9
West Berkshire 005C -0.762 26917/32,844 9
West Berkshire 004A -0.792 27218/32,844 9
West Berkshire 004D -1.313 31035/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005D -1.609 32085/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005B -1.846 32507/32,844 10

There were 152 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Tilehurst & Purley in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Tilehurst & Purley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Tilehurst & Purley. 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
West Berkshire 004A 25.655 10514/32,844 4
West Berkshire 004C 20.093 16531/32,844 6
West Berkshire 005B 19.348 17454/32,844 6
West Berkshire 004B 17.888 19287/32,844 6
West Berkshire 004D 10.814 27839/32,844 9
West Berkshire 005D 8.068 30273/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005C 2.463 32689/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Tilehurst & Purley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Tilehurst & Purley. 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 Berkshire 004A 0.132 14416/32,844 5
West Berkshire 005C -0.67 25985/32,844 8
West Berkshire 005D -0.683 26149/32,844 8
West Berkshire 004B -0.81 27426/32,844 9
West Berkshire 004C -1.507 31553/32,844 10
West Berkshire 004D -1.647 31961/32,844 10
West Berkshire 005B -1.727 32115/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Tilehurst & Purley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Tilehurst & Purley. 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 Berkshire 004C -0.323 20739/32,844 7
West Berkshire 005C -0.394 21941/32,844 7
West Berkshire 004A -0.42 22342/32,844 7
West Berkshire 005D -0.455 22851/32,844 7
West Berkshire 004D -0.527 23863/32,844 8
West Berkshire 005B -0.614 25096/32,844 8
West Berkshire 004B -0.653 25585/32,844 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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