Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Wathvale, Harrogate

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Wathvale, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Wathvale, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Harrogate. 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 4 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 Wathvale 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 Wathvale. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Wathvale

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Wathvale. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Harrogate.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Harrogate 003C 15.619 18329/32,844 6
Harrogate 001B 13.076 20977/32,844 7
Harrogate 003B 9.407 25249/32,844 8
Harrogate 003D 7.93 27140/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Wathvale

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 Wathvale. 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
Harrogate 003C 0.05 26122/32,844 8
Harrogate 003B 0.043 27844/32,844 9
Harrogate 001B 0.037 29288/32,844 9
Harrogate 003D 0.024 31811/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Wathvale

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wathvale 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
Harrogate 001B 0.052 23985/32,844 8
Harrogate 003B 0.05 24793/32,844 8
Harrogate 003C 0.042 27254/32,844 9
Harrogate 003D 0.03 30721/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wathvale

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wathvale population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22193/32,844) in Wathvale is less than the adult average rank (24821/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Harrogate 003D 10.538 21322/32,844 7
Harrogate 003C 8.86 23013/32,844 8
Harrogate 003B 6.53 25565/32,844 8
Harrogate 001B 5.423 26813/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wathvale

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Wathvale. 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
Harrogate 003B -0.625 25026/32,844 8
Harrogate 003C -0.779 26781/32,844 9
Harrogate 001B -0.809 27102/32,844 9
Harrogate 003D -1.057 29276/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Wathvale

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 Wathvale. 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
Harrogate 001B -0.377 22134/32,844 7
Harrogate 003C -1.403 31431/32,844 10
Harrogate 003D -1.863 32522/32,844 10
Harrogate 003B -1.969 32636/32,844 10

There were 9 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wathvale in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wathvale

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wathvale. 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
Harrogate 003C 45.085 1043/32,844 1
Harrogate 001B 39.709 2287/32,844 1
Harrogate 003D 33.384 4886/32,844 2
Harrogate 003B 31.446 5996/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wathvale

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wathvale. 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
Harrogate 003C 1.215 2350/32,844 1
Harrogate 001B 1.083 3241/32,844 1
Harrogate 003B 0.591 8046/32,844 3
Harrogate 003D 0.434 10065/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wathvale

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wathvale. 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
Harrogate 003C 0.217 11889/32,844 4
Harrogate 003D -0.195 18559/32,844 6
Harrogate 003B -0.455 22846/32,844 7
Harrogate 001B -0.748 26791/32,844 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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