Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Verwood, Dorset

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

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Verwood, 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 9 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 Verwood 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 Verwood. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Verwood

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Verwood. 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
East Dorset 003B 21.155 13434/32,844 5
East Dorset 002A 7.267 27984/32,844 9
East Dorset 002D 7.042 28269/32,844 9
East Dorset 003D 6.07 29369/32,844 9
East Dorset 002B 5.853 29624/32,844 10
East Dorset 003C 4.592 30911/32,844 10
East Dorset 002E 4.313 31205/32,844 10
East Dorset 002C 4.306 31212/32,844 10
East Dorset 003E 2.817 32323/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Verwood

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 Verwood. 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
East Dorset 003B 0.134 12062/32,844 4
East Dorset 003D 0.067 22142/32,844 7
East Dorset 002A 0.054 25087/32,844 8
East Dorset 002E 0.05 26187/32,844 8
East Dorset 003C 0.043 27881/32,844 9
East Dorset 002B 0.037 29217/32,844 9
East Dorset 002D 0.037 29257/32,844 9
East Dorset 003E 0.033 30199/32,844 10
East Dorset 002C 0.032 30517/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Verwood

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Verwood 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
East Dorset 003B 0.085 15189/32,844 5
East Dorset 003D 0.058 22129/32,844 7
East Dorset 002A 0.047 25616/32,844 8
East Dorset 002B 0.044 26558/32,844 9
East Dorset 002E 0.044 26781/32,844 9
East Dorset 002C 0.043 27134/32,844 9
East Dorset 003C 0.039 28072/32,844 9
East Dorset 003E 0.038 28494/32,844 9
East Dorset 002D 0.034 29718/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Verwood

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Verwood population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16709/32,844) in Verwood is less than the adult average rank (22045/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
East Dorset 003B 41.859 4911/32,844 2
East Dorset 002A 16.768 15990/32,844 5
East Dorset 002B 14.239 17958/32,844 6
East Dorset 002D 11.951 19981/32,844 7
East Dorset 002C 9.798 22044/32,844 7
East Dorset 003D 8.915 22956/32,844 7
East Dorset 002E 7.963 23991/32,844 8
East Dorset 003E 7.709 24232/32,844 8
East Dorset 003C 7.366 24628/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Verwood

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 Verwood. 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
East Dorset 003B -0.731 26259/32,844 8
East Dorset 002B -0.903 28006/32,844 9
East Dorset 002A -1.053 29242/32,844 9
East Dorset 002C -1.071 29377/32,844 9
East Dorset 002E -1.131 29816/32,844 10
East Dorset 003D -1.236 30518/32,844 10
East Dorset 002D -1.332 31020/32,844 10
East Dorset 003E -1.377 31247/32,844 10
East Dorset 003C -1.402 31349/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Verwood

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 Verwood. 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
East Dorset 003B 0.153 14255/32,844 5
East Dorset 002A -0.977 28898/32,844 9
East Dorset 003D -1.11 29908/32,844 10
East Dorset 002E -1.149 30162/32,844 10
East Dorset 003E -1.241 30692/32,844 10
East Dorset 002C -1.319 31066/32,844 10
East Dorset 002D -1.344 31195/32,844 10
East Dorset 002B -1.378 31353/32,844 10
East Dorset 003C -2.247 32768/32,844 10

There were 5 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Verwood in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Verwood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Verwood. 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
East Dorset 002D 34.215 4471/32,844 2
East Dorset 003B 32.779 5214/32,844 2
East Dorset 003C 22.964 13252/32,844 5
East Dorset 002B 20.994 15507/32,844 5
East Dorset 002A 19.639 17085/32,844 6
East Dorset 002C 18.574 18395/32,844 6
East Dorset 003D 12.574 25920/32,844 8
East Dorset 002E 12.03 26532/32,844 9
East Dorset 003E 11.612 27001/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Verwood

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Verwood. 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
East Dorset 002A -0.403 22597/32,844 7
East Dorset 002E -0.68 26108/32,844 8
East Dorset 003B -0.945 28596/32,844 9
East Dorset 002B -1.073 29553/32,844 9
East Dorset 003D -1.716 32095/32,844 10
East Dorset 003E -1.888 32404/32,844 10
East Dorset 003C -2.072 32607/32,844 10
East Dorset 002C -2.256 32725/32,844 10
East Dorset 002D -2.956 32833/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Verwood

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Verwood. 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
East Dorset 003B -0.369 21519/32,844 7
East Dorset 002B -0.53 23896/32,844 8
East Dorset 002C -0.608 25024/32,844 8
East Dorset 002A -0.666 25749/32,844 8
East Dorset 002D -0.703 26209/32,844 8
East Dorset 002E -0.788 27267/32,844 9
East Dorset 003C -0.864 28148/32,844 9
East Dorset 003D -0.872 28227/32,844 9
East Dorset 003E -0.911 28630/32,844 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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