Deprivation Statistics Comparison for West Purbeck, Dorset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in West Purbeck, Dorset, Dorset

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

Overall Deprivation in West Purbeck

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for West Purbeck. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dorset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Purbeck 004A 21.594 13098/32,844 4
Purbeck 004B 18.83 15392/32,844 5
Purbeck 004E 15.196 18724/32,844 6
Purbeck 004D 14.019 19929/32,844 7
Purbeck 001A 13.607 20360/32,844 7
Purbeck 004C 11.184 23121/32,844 8

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Income Deprivation in West Purbeck

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in West Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 001A 0.09 17861/32,844 6
Purbeck 004D 0.081 19366/32,844 6
Purbeck 004E 0.079 19792/32,844 7
Purbeck 004B 0.072 21050/32,844 7
Purbeck 004C 0.067 22049/32,844 7
Purbeck 004A 0.059 23877/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in West Purbeck

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in West Purbeck 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
Purbeck 004D 0.084 15541/32,844 5
Purbeck 004C 0.066 19970/32,844 7
Purbeck 001A 0.064 20397/32,844 7
Purbeck 004E 0.061 21357/32,844 7
Purbeck 004A 0.053 23878/32,844 8
Purbeck 004B 0.052 23989/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in West Purbeck

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the West Purbeck population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (8911/32,844) in West Purbeck is less than the adult average rank (18010/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Purbeck 004E 36.801 6244/32,844 2
Purbeck 004D 26.161 10231/32,844 4
Purbeck 004A 21.86 12634/32,844 4
Purbeck 004C 19.294 14195/32,844 5
Purbeck 001A 17.21 15661/32,844 5
Purbeck 004B 16.986 15825/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in West Purbeck

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 004D 0.235 12594/32,844 4
Purbeck 004E -0.05 16784/32,844 6
Purbeck 004C -0.283 20385/32,844 7
Purbeck 004B -0.53 23801/32,844 8
Purbeck 004A -0.535 23859/32,844 8
Purbeck 001A -0.644 25266/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in West Purbeck

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in West Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 004A -0.538 24305/32,844 8
Purbeck 004D -0.654 25694/32,844 8
Purbeck 004B -0.81 27416/32,844 9
Purbeck 001A -0.995 29054/32,844 9
Purbeck 004C -0.999 29089/32,844 9
Purbeck 004E -1.527 31864/32,844 10

There were 5 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers West Purbeck in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in West Purbeck

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in West Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 004A 52.65 121/32,844 1
Purbeck 004B 38.869 2531/32,844 1
Purbeck 001A 28.113 8328/32,844 3
Purbeck 004E 24.912 11216/32,844 4
Purbeck 004C 21.451 14953/32,844 5
Purbeck 004D 10.831 27812/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in West Purbeck

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in West Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 004B 1.538 988/32,844 1
Purbeck 004A 1.348 1671/32,844 1
Purbeck 001A 0.415 10317/32,844 4
Purbeck 004E 0.222 12999/32,844 4
Purbeck 004C -0.057 17369/32,844 6
Purbeck 004D -1.007 29118/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in West Purbeck

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in West Purbeck. 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
Purbeck 001A -0.017 15593/32,844 5
Purbeck 004B -0.115 17267/32,844 6
Purbeck 004A -0.318 20647/32,844 7
Purbeck 004D -0.43 22474/32,844 7
Purbeck 004C -0.947 28976/32,844 9
Purbeck 004E -1.106 30300/32,844 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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