Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Westgate, Gloucester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Westgate, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Westgate

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Westgate. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Gloucester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Gloucester 009E 63.633 621/32,844 1
Gloucester 004B 57.278 1183/32,844 1
Gloucester 002C 55.052 1456/32,844 1
Gloucester 004F 54.089 1579/32,844 1
Gloucester 004E 37.318 5109/32,844 2
Gloucester 004C 14.583 19357/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Westgate. 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
Gloucester 009E 0.353 983/32,844 1
Gloucester 004B 0.282 2808/32,844 1
Gloucester 002C 0.264 3445/32,844 2
Gloucester 004F 0.259 3634/32,844 2
Gloucester 004E 0.198 6815/32,844 3
Gloucester 004C 0.093 17487/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Westgate 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
Gloucester 009E 0.313 343/32,844 1
Gloucester 004B 0.264 993/32,844 1
Gloucester 002C 0.263 1000/32,844 1
Gloucester 004F 0.239 1641/32,844 1
Gloucester 004E 0.122 9447/32,844 3
Gloucester 004C 0.064 20295/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Westgate population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (4981/32,844) in Westgate is less than the adult average rank (10753/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Gloucester 009E 87.191 112/32,844 1
Gloucester 004E 50.388 3178/32,844 1
Gloucester 004B 42.653 4712/32,844 2
Gloucester 004F 31.725 7910/32,844 3
Gloucester 002C 29.563 8758/32,844 3
Gloucester 004C 15.1 17285/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Westgate

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 Westgate. 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
Gloucester 002C 2.529 64/32,844 1
Gloucester 004B 2.017 331/32,844 1
Gloucester 004F 1.979 373/32,844 1
Gloucester 009E 1.752 760/32,844 1
Gloucester 004E 1.147 3184/32,844 1
Gloucester 004C -0.547 24012/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Westgate. 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
Gloucester 004F 1.832 375/32,844 1
Gloucester 002C 1.305 1732/32,844 1
Gloucester 004B 1.13 2619/32,844 1
Gloucester 004E 0.461 9608/32,844 3
Gloucester 009E 0.08 15414/32,844 5
Gloucester 004C -0.047 17382/32,844 6

There were 369 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Westgate in April 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Westgate. 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
Gloucester 004E 37.526 3009/32,844 1
Gloucester 004C 35.843 3707/32,844 2
Gloucester 009E 28.015 8422/32,844 3
Gloucester 004F 27.201 9075/32,844 3
Gloucester 004B 26.97 9303/32,844 3
Gloucester 002C 22.304 13963/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Westgate

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Westgate. 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
Gloucester 004B 1.09 3174/32,844 1
Gloucester 002C 0.912 4588/32,844 2
Gloucester 004F 0.727 6501/32,844 2
Gloucester 004E 0.636 7508/32,844 3
Gloucester 004C -0.562 24691/32,844 8
Gloucester 009E -0.581 24914/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Westgate

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Westgate. 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
Gloucester 004F -0.48 23200/32,844 8
Gloucester 002C -0.532 23922/32,844 8
Gloucester 004B -0.563 24375/32,844 8
Gloucester 004E -0.881 28317/32,844 9
Gloucester 009E -0.902 28525/32,844 9
Gloucester 004C -1.261 31233/32,844 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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