Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Wareham, Dorset

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

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

Overall Deprivation in Wareham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Wareham. 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 003F 22.466 12404/32,844 4
Purbeck 003C 18.801 15410/32,844 5
Purbeck 003A 16.713 17265/32,844 6
Purbeck 005B 16.486 17481/32,844 6
Purbeck 003B 13.783 20178/32,844 7
Purbeck 003E 12.347 21778/32,844 7
Purbeck 003D 11.808 22393/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in Wareham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Wareham. 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 003C 0.127 12885/32,844 4
Purbeck 003F 0.107 15282/32,844 5
Purbeck 003D 0.08 19550/32,844 6
Purbeck 003B 0.08 19589/32,844 6
Purbeck 003A 0.078 19911/32,844 7
Purbeck 003E 0.05 26197/32,844 8
Purbeck 005B 0.044 27683/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Wareham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wareham 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 003C 0.103 11967/32,844 4
Purbeck 003F 0.103 11987/32,844 4
Purbeck 003B 0.074 17692/32,844 6
Purbeck 003D 0.072 18230/32,844 6
Purbeck 003A 0.063 20673/32,844 7
Purbeck 005B 0.05 24746/32,844 8
Purbeck 003E 0.04 27760/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wareham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wareham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15858/32,844) in Wareham is less than the adult average rank (16471/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Purbeck 003F 28.573 9155/32,844 3
Purbeck 003B 24.981 10841/32,844 4
Purbeck 003E 17.61 15385/32,844 5
Purbeck 003C 16.724 16025/32,844 5
Purbeck 003D 12.162 19794/32,844 7
Purbeck 005B 10.25 21592/32,844 7
Purbeck 003A 10.209 21628/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wareham

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 Wareham. 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 003C 0.467 9490/32,844 3
Purbeck 003F 0.119 14212/32,844 5
Purbeck 003D -0.214 19345/32,844 6
Purbeck 003B -0.215 19370/32,844 6
Purbeck 003A -0.308 20777/32,844 7
Purbeck 005B -0.353 21490/32,844 7
Purbeck 003E -0.616 24912/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Wareham

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 Wareham. 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 003D -0.211 19790/32,844 7
Purbeck 003C -0.273 20659/32,844 7
Purbeck 005B -0.462 23248/32,844 8
Purbeck 003A -0.549 24445/32,844 8
Purbeck 003E -0.798 27286/32,844 9
Purbeck 003F -0.951 28715/32,844 9
Purbeck 003B -1.012 29186/32,844 9

There were 3 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wareham in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wareham

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wareham. 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 003F 44.521 1143/32,844 1
Purbeck 003A 44.279 1190/32,844 1
Purbeck 003E 43.856 1260/32,844 1
Purbeck 005B 42.753 1478/32,844 1
Purbeck 003B 27.21 9066/32,844 3
Purbeck 003D 20.516 16041/32,844 5
Purbeck 003C 14.227 23960/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wareham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wareham. 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 005B 1.268 2048/32,844 1
Purbeck 003A 0.538 8698/32,844 3
Purbeck 003C 0.238 12761/32,844 4
Purbeck 003E -0.559 24663/32,844 8
Purbeck 003D -0.601 25184/32,844 8
Purbeck 003F -0.751 26838/32,844 9
Purbeck 003B -1.243 30514/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wareham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wareham. 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 003A -0.202 18678/32,844 6
Purbeck 005B -0.232 19186/32,844 6
Purbeck 003D -0.306 20436/32,844 7
Purbeck 003C -0.331 20872/32,844 7
Purbeck 003E -0.416 22296/32,844 7
Purbeck 003F -0.583 24658/32,844 8
Purbeck 003B -0.677 25875/32,844 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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