Deprivation Statistics Comparison for West Barnes, Merton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in West Barnes, Merton, Greater London

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in West Barnes, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Merton. 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 6 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 West Barnes 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 West Barnes. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in West Barnes

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for West Barnes. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Merton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Merton 020D 16.013 17934/32,844 6
Merton 020E 9.521 25091/32,844 8
Merton 016E 8.051 27014/32,844 9
Merton 020B 7.121 28169/32,844 9
Merton 020A 4.599 30901/32,844 10
Merton 020C 4.513 31001/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in West Barnes

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in West Barnes. 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
Merton 020D 0.122 13497/32,844 5
Merton 020E 0.08 19514/32,844 6
Merton 016E 0.064 22778/32,844 7
Merton 020B 0.055 24839/32,844 8
Merton 020A 0.042 28083/32,844 9
Merton 020C 0.032 30436/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in West Barnes

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in West Barnes 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
Merton 020D 0.066 19897/32,844 7
Merton 020B 0.055 23048/32,844 8
Merton 020E 0.037 28689/32,844 9
Merton 016E 0.036 28990/32,844 9
Merton 020A 0.033 29960/32,844 10
Merton 020C 0.032 30090/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in West Barnes

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the West Barnes population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (30132/32,844) in West Barnes is more than the adult average rank (28039/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Merton 020D 7.06 24991/32,844 8
Merton 020E 3.221 29483/32,844 9
Merton 020C 2.219 30634/32,844 10
Merton 016E 1.768 31139/32,844 10
Merton 020B 1.559 31385/32,844 10
Merton 020A 1.389 31594/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in West Barnes

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 West Barnes. 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
Merton 020D -0.824 27239/32,844 9
Merton 016E -0.917 28122/32,844 9
Merton 020B -1.106 29632/32,844 10
Merton 020E -1.319 30952/32,844 10
Merton 020A -1.342 31075/32,844 10
Merton 020C -1.53 31785/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in West Barnes

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in West Barnes. 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
Merton 020D -0.06 17555/32,844 6
Merton 016E -0.172 19240/32,844 6
Merton 020E -0.219 19884/32,844 7
Merton 020C -0.57 24726/32,844 8
Merton 020B -0.63 25428/32,844 8
Merton 020A -0.656 25721/32,844 8

There were 1 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers West Barnes in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in West Barnes

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in West Barnes. 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
Merton 020D 32.827 5178/32,844 2
Merton 016E 23.968 12178/32,844 4
Merton 020E 23.726 12413/32,844 4
Merton 020B 17.798 19416/32,844 6
Merton 020A 15.513 22344/32,844 7
Merton 020C 12.606 25882/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in West Barnes

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in West Barnes. 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
Merton 020E 0.206 13219/32,844 5
Merton 020C 0.197 13340/32,844 5
Merton 020D 0.095 14965/32,844 5
Merton 020A -0.105 18109/32,844 6
Merton 020B -0.18 19313/32,844 6
Merton 016E -0.576 24862/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in West Barnes

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in West Barnes. 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
Merton 016E 1.14 3271/32,844 1
Merton 020D 1.032 3922/32,844 2
Merton 020E 0.985 4234/32,844 2
Merton 020B 0.873 5053/32,844 2
Merton 020C 0.749 6059/32,844 2
Merton 020A 0.707 6420/32,844 2

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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