Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Totnes, South Hams

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Totnes, South Hams, Devon

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

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Overall Deprivation in Totnes

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Totnes. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Hams.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Hams 003A 22.193 12624/32,844 4
South Hams 003E 19.889 14439/32,844 5
South Hams 003D 19.202 15080/32,844 5
South Hams 003C 18.175 15986/32,844 5
South Hams 003B 16.162 17792/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Totnes

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Totnes. 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 Hams 003A 0.192 7160/32,844 3
South Hams 003E 0.191 7265/32,844 3
South Hams 003C 0.153 10240/32,844 4
South Hams 003B 0.143 11145/32,844 4
South Hams 003D 0.129 12585/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Totnes

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Totnes 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 Hams 003A 0.15 6543/32,844 2
South Hams 003E 0.133 8129/32,844 3
South Hams 003D 0.123 9352/32,844 3
South Hams 003B 0.117 10032/32,844 4
South Hams 003C 0.108 11271/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Totnes

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Totnes population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17349/32,844) in Totnes is less than the adult average rank (25407/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Hams 003C 14.843 17468/32,844 6
South Hams 003A 12.713 19299/32,844 6
South Hams 003B 12.067 19881/32,844 7
South Hams 003D 9.907 21922/32,844 7
South Hams 003E 3.644 28951/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Totnes

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 Totnes. 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 Hams 003A 0.074 14884/32,844 5
South Hams 003B 0.039 15400/32,844 5
South Hams 003D -0.075 17186/32,844 6
South Hams 003E -0.298 20627/32,844 7
South Hams 003C -0.423 22425/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Totnes

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 Totnes. 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 Hams 003D 0.214 13278/32,844 5
South Hams 003A 0.142 14450/32,844 5
South Hams 003E -0.222 19941/32,844 7
South Hams 003B -0.757 26856/32,844 9
South Hams 003C -1.423 31517/32,844 10

There were 50 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Totnes in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Totnes

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Totnes. 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 Hams 003C 28.452 8072/32,844 3
South Hams 003E 13.469 24857/32,844 8
South Hams 003B 10.291 28335/32,844 9
South Hams 003D 8.033 30300/32,844 10
South Hams 003A 7.799 30475/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Totnes

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Totnes. 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 Hams 003D 0.891 4796/32,844 2
South Hams 003E 0.637 7489/32,844 3
South Hams 003C 0.055 15573/32,844 5
South Hams 003A -0.183 19375/32,844 6
South Hams 003B -0.717 26472/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Totnes

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Totnes. 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 Hams 003D -0.745 26762/32,844 9
South Hams 003A -1.017 29581/32,844 10
South Hams 003E -1.327 31552/32,844 10
South Hams 003B -1.486 32154/32,844 10
South Hams 003C -1.586 32409/32,844 10

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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