Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Westexe, Mid Devon

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Westexe, Mid Devon, Devon

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Westexe, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Mid Devon. 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 4 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 Westexe 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 Westexe. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Westexe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Westexe. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Mid Devon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Mid Devon 005C 32.033 7072/32,844 3
Mid Devon 005B 30.036 8009/32,844 3
Mid Devon 005D 24.275 11197/32,844 4
Mid Devon 002D 11.864 22318/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Westexe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Westexe. 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
Mid Devon 005C 0.199 6743/32,844 3
Mid Devon 005B 0.175 8427/32,844 3
Mid Devon 005D 0.145 10948/32,844 4
Mid Devon 002D 0.051 26017/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Westexe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Westexe 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
Mid Devon 005C 0.183 4117/32,844 2
Mid Devon 005B 0.168 5120/32,844 2
Mid Devon 005D 0.109 11226/32,844 4
Mid Devon 002D 0.033 30003/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Westexe

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Westexe population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7507/32,844) in Westexe is less than the adult average rank (9677/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Mid Devon 005C 49.433 3350/32,844 2
Mid Devon 005D 41.032 5113/32,844 2
Mid Devon 005B 35.847 6495/32,844 2
Mid Devon 002D 12.86 19156/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Westexe

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Westexe. 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
Mid Devon 005C 0.682 7052/32,844 3
Mid Devon 005B 0.284 11850/32,844 4
Mid Devon 005D -0.474 23055/32,844 8
Mid Devon 002D -0.784 26833/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Westexe

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Westexe. 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
Mid Devon 005C -0.177 19310/32,844 6
Mid Devon 005D -0.202 19659/32,844 6
Mid Devon 005B -0.324 21383/32,844 7
Mid Devon 002D -0.853 27820/32,844 9

There were 97 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Westexe in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Westexe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Westexe. 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
Mid Devon 002D 33.316 4925/32,844 2
Mid Devon 005D 28.481 8048/32,844 3
Mid Devon 005C 16.245 21362/32,844 7
Mid Devon 005B 12.764 25684/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Westexe

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Westexe. 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
Mid Devon 005B 1.313 1831/32,844 1
Mid Devon 002D 1.168 2647/32,844 1
Mid Devon 005D 0.915 4551/32,844 2
Mid Devon 005C -0.299 21130/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Westexe

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Westexe. 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
Mid Devon 005B -0.894 28439/32,844 9
Mid Devon 002D -1.42 31949/32,844 10
Mid Devon 005C -1.436 31996/32,844 10
Mid Devon 005D -1.528 32268/32,844 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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