Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Wellswood, Torbay

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Wellswood, Torbay, Devon

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Wellswood, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Torbay. 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 5 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 Wellswood 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 Wellswood. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Wellswood

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Wellswood. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Torbay.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Torbay 010A 53.154 1702/32,844 1
Torbay 010D 31.839 7146/32,844 3
Torbay 010B 26.53 9868/32,844 4
Torbay 010C 22.903 12122/32,844 4
Torbay 010E 9.218 25509/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Wellswood

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Wellswood. 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
Torbay 010A 0.244 4317/32,844 2
Torbay 010D 0.16 9607/32,844 3
Torbay 010B 0.152 10358/32,844 4
Torbay 010C 0.144 11064/32,844 4
Torbay 010E 0.059 23873/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Wellswood

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wellswood 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
Torbay 010A 0.278 733/32,844 1
Torbay 010D 0.171 4947/32,844 2
Torbay 010B 0.162 5579/32,844 2
Torbay 010C 0.131 8403/32,844 3
Torbay 010E 0.057 22273/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wellswood

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wellswood population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21464/32,844) in Wellswood is more than the adult average rank (19236/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Torbay 010A 26.269 10171/32,844 4
Torbay 010D 12.726 19288/32,844 6
Torbay 010B 10.719 21160/32,844 7
Torbay 010C 7.178 24843/32,844 8
Torbay 010E 3.869 28685/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wellswood

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Wellswood. 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
Torbay 010A 1.138 3256/32,844 1
Torbay 010D 0.903 5024/32,844 2
Torbay 010B 0.837 5558/32,844 2
Torbay 010C 0.811 5795/32,844 2
Torbay 010E -0.423 22419/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Wellswood

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Wellswood. 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
Torbay 010A 1.84 363/32,844 1
Torbay 010D 0.342 11298/32,844 4
Torbay 010E -0.175 19282/32,844 6
Torbay 010B -0.257 20456/32,844 7
Torbay 010C -0.292 20918/32,844 7

There were 555 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wellswood in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wellswood

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wellswood. 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
Torbay 010A 36.097 3586/32,844 2
Torbay 010D 31.03 6254/32,844 2
Torbay 010B 30.542 6578/32,844 3
Torbay 010E 27.625 8738/32,844 3
Torbay 010C 17.625 19626/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wellswood

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wellswood. 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
Torbay 010D 1.04 3563/32,844 2
Torbay 010A 0.838 5282/32,844 2
Torbay 010C 0.833 5337/32,844 2
Torbay 010B 0.036 15873/32,844 5
Torbay 010E -0.794 27291/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wellswood

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wellswood. 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
Torbay 010A -0.316 20607/32,844 7
Torbay 010D -0.761 26950/32,844 9
Torbay 010B -0.903 28537/32,844 9
Torbay 010E -0.951 29004/32,844 9
Torbay 010C -1.033 29720/32,844 10

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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