Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Westcotes, Leicester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Westcotes, Leicester, Leicestershire

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Westcotes, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Leicester. 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 9 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 Westcotes 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 Westcotes. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Westcotes

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Westcotes. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Leicester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Leicester 023E 38.89 4610/32,844 2
Leicester 023B 31.102 7493/32,844 3
Leicester 023A 30.173 7942/32,844 3
Leicester 023C 28.504 8762/32,844 3
Leicester 023D 28.277 8891/32,844 3
Leicester 023F 22.629 12302/32,844 4
Leicester 029C 21.757 12947/32,844 4
Leicester 023G 19.64 14674/32,844 5
Leicester 020C 10.855 23493/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Westcotes

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Westcotes. 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
Leicester 023A 0.206 6303/32,844 2
Leicester 023E 0.183 7783/32,844 3
Leicester 023B 0.135 11945/32,844 4
Leicester 023D 0.132 12355/32,844 4
Leicester 023C 0.123 13337/32,844 5
Leicester 023F 0.122 13487/32,844 5
Leicester 029C 0.114 14411/32,844 5
Leicester 023G 0.107 15332/32,844 5
Leicester 020C 0.065 22516/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Westcotes

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Westcotes 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
Leicester 023E 0.151 6491/32,844 2
Leicester 023A 0.082 15860/32,844 5
Leicester 023B 0.078 16755/32,844 6
Leicester 023D 0.077 16957/32,844 6
Leicester 023G 0.073 18017/32,844 6
Leicester 023F 0.072 18339/32,844 6
Leicester 023C 0.065 20144/32,844 7
Leicester 020C 0.055 23064/32,844 8
Leicester 029C 0.045 26271/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Westcotes

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Westcotes population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12479/32,844) in Westcotes is less than the adult average rank (18123/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Leicester 023B 41.252 5064/32,844 2
Leicester 029C 29.66 8714/32,844 3
Leicester 023C 28.222 9304/32,844 3
Leicester 023E 25.647 10492/32,844 4
Leicester 023A 22.411 12292/32,844 4
Leicester 023D 20.539 13437/32,844 5
Leicester 023F 9.651 22223/32,844 7
Leicester 020C 8.838 23036/32,844 8
Leicester 023G 3.825 28737/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Westcotes

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Westcotes. 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
Leicester 023E 1.623 1056/32,844 1
Leicester 023C 1.048 3883/32,844 2
Leicester 023B 0.865 5330/32,844 2
Leicester 023D 0.73 6585/32,844 3
Leicester 023A 0.367 10750/32,844 4
Leicester 023F 0.362 10829/32,844 4
Leicester 029C 0.065 15006/32,844 5
Leicester 023G -0.02 16298/32,844 5
Leicester 020C -0.348 21424/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Westcotes

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Westcotes. 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
Leicester 023A 1.551 923/32,844 1
Leicester 023F 1.41 1319/32,844 1
Leicester 023D 1.237 2051/32,844 1
Leicester 029C 1.204 2211/32,844 1
Leicester 023C 1.174 2384/32,844 1
Leicester 023G 1.169 2417/32,844 1
Leicester 023B 1.165 2438/32,844 1
Leicester 023E 0.86 4808/32,844 2
Leicester 020C 0.559 8276/32,844 3

There were 418 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Westcotes in June 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Westcotes

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Westcotes. 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
Leicester 023B 17.342 19997/32,844 7
Leicester 023C 16.989 20449/32,844 7
Leicester 023E 16.459 21099/32,844 7
Leicester 023D 13.749 24520/32,844 8
Leicester 023A 12.251 26286/32,844 9
Leicester 029C 11.978 26585/32,844 9
Leicester 023F 10.215 28391/32,844 9
Leicester 023G 7.545 30649/32,844 10
Leicester 020C 5.957 31566/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Westcotes

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Westcotes. 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
Leicester 023D 1.361 1631/32,844 1
Leicester 023B 1.124 2945/32,844 1
Leicester 023C 1.115 3012/32,844 1
Leicester 023G 1.063 3382/32,844 2
Leicester 023E 1.058 3423/32,844 2
Leicester 029C 1.016 3753/32,844 2
Leicester 023A 0.887 4843/32,844 2
Leicester 023F 0.782 5868/32,844 2
Leicester 020C 0.171 13802/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Westcotes

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Westcotes. 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
Leicester 023E 1.056 3769/32,844 2
Leicester 023A 0.887 4936/32,844 2
Leicester 023F 0.812 5552/32,844 2
Leicester 023B 0.69 6578/32,844 3
Leicester 023D 0.573 7671/32,844 3
Leicester 023G 0.566 7721/32,844 3
Leicester 023C 0.566 7726/32,844 3
Leicester 020C 0.344 10184/32,844 4
Leicester 029C 0.271 11130/32,844 4

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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