Deprivation Statistics for Wellington North, Somerset West and Taunton

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Wellington North, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

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

Overall Deprivation in Wellington North

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Wellington North. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Somerset West and Taunton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Taunton Deane 012B 35.495 5715/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 012D 19.986 14357/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 012E 14.949 18967/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 012C 11.555 22691/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Wellington North

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Wellington North. 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
Taunton Deane 012B 0.222 5394/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 012E 0.126 13032/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 012D 0.098 16576/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 012C 0.081 19386/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Wellington North

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Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wellington North 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
Taunton Deane 012B 0.175 4649/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 012D 0.089 14420/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 012E 0.078 16867/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 012C 0.043 27099/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wellington North

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wellington North population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11079/32,844) in Wellington North is less than the adult average rank (14979/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Taunton Deane 012B 47.527 3655/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 012D 20.398 13541/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 012C 15.874 16684/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 012E 14.223 17968/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wellington North

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Wellington North. 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
Taunton Deane 012B 0.913 4939/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 012D 0.023 15655/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 012E -0.065 17014/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 012C -0.436 22584/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Wellington North

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Wellington North. 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
Taunton Deane 012B 0.302 11904/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 012C 0.039 16066/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 012E -0.139 18721/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 012D -0.377 22138/32,844 7

There were 34 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wellington North in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wellington North

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wellington North. 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
Taunton Deane 012D 30.5 6611/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 012B 20.664 15873/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 012E 13.713 24572/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 012C 13.114 25256/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wellington North

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Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wellington North. 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
Taunton Deane 012D 0.909 4607/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 012C 0.763 6083/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 012E 0.171 13796/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 012B -0.084 17787/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wellington North

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wellington North. 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
Taunton Deane 012D -0.146 17764/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 012C -0.224 19045/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 012B -0.304 20405/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 012E -0.362 21399/32,844 7

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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