Deprivation Statistics for Wellsprings & Rowbarton, Somerset West and Taunton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Wellsprings & Rowbarton, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

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

Overall Deprivation in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Wellsprings & Rowbarton. 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 004C 35.928 5559/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 007D 18.466 15724/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 002D 17.941 16167/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 007B 17.831 16288/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 002C 15.893 18047/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 007C 15.157 18758/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002A 11.636 22604/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Wellsprings & Rowbarton. 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 004C 0.199 6708/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 007B 0.097 16694/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002D 0.087 18439/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 007D 0.083 18972/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002C 0.083 18998/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 007C 0.078 19972/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 002A 0.06 23839/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wellsprings & Rowbarton 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 004C 0.169 5058/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 002D 0.106 11567/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 007D 0.088 14625/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 007C 0.086 15121/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 002C 0.08 16249/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 007B 0.078 16705/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002A 0.062 20964/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wellsprings & Rowbarton population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (13807/32,844) in Wellsprings & Rowbarton is less than the adult average rank (21230/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Taunton Deane 004C 54.794 2434/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 002A 18.871 14495/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 002D 13.69 18429/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002C 12.628 19371/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 007B 10.639 21230/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 007D 9.067 22784/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 007C 8.593 23315/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

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 Wellsprings & Rowbarton. 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 004C 0.809 5811/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 007D 0.265 12117/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 002D 0.25 12329/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 002C 0.146 13785/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 007C -0.222 19462/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002A -0.287 20459/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 007B -0.372 21760/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

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 Wellsprings & Rowbarton. 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 004C 0.667 6882/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 007D 0.62 7450/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 007B 0.489 9219/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 002D 0.185 13754/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 007C 0.126 14716/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 002C -0.255 20416/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 002A -1.128 30037/32,844 10

There were 277 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wellsprings & Rowbarton in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wellsprings & Rowbarton. 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 002A 27.116 9156/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 002C 26.87 9399/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 007C 25.536 10633/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 002D 24.4 11716/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 004C 21.244 15210/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 007B 17.912 19254/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 007D 15.769 21981/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wellsprings & Rowbarton. 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 007B 1.168 2648/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 007D 0.834 5333/32,844 2
Taunton Deane 007C 0.561 8421/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 002C 0.382 10786/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 002D -0.048 17222/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002A -0.101 18051/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 004C -0.186 19409/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wellsprings & Rowbarton

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wellsprings & Rowbarton. 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 007D 0.316 10529/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 007B 0.068 14209/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 004C -0.045 16042/32,844 5
Taunton Deane 002D -0.235 19243/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002C -0.244 19390/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 002A -0.253 19522/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 007C -0.329 20831/32,844 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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