Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Westgate, Lancaster

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Westgate, Lancaster, Lancashire

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 Lancaster. 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

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Lancaster.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lancaster 010B 61.542 783/32,844 1
Lancaster 010D 43.096 3454/32,844 2
Lancaster 006C 31.036 7534/32,844 3
Lancaster 010C 27.411 9343/32,844 3
Lancaster 010A 24.415 11117/32,844 4
Lancaster 020A 22.87 12140/32,844 4

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
Lancaster 010B 0.332 1388/32,844 1
Lancaster 010D 0.271 3192/32,844 1
Lancaster 006C 0.172 8650/32,844 3
Lancaster 010C 0.162 9425/32,844 3
Lancaster 010A 0.14 11440/32,844 4
Lancaster 020A 0.103 15847/32,844 5

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
Lancaster 010B 0.289 574/32,844 1
Lancaster 010D 0.212 2617/32,844 1
Lancaster 010C 0.136 7908/32,844 3
Lancaster 010A 0.132 8325/32,844 3
Lancaster 006C 0.128 8793/32,844 3
Lancaster 020A 0.113 10704/32,844 4

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 (5868/32,844) in Westgate is less than the adult average rank (10857/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lancaster 010B 62.502 1446/32,844 1
Lancaster 010D 58.092 1961/32,844 1
Lancaster 006C 32.604 7583/32,844 3
Lancaster 010A 30.309 8433/32,844 3
Lancaster 010C 27.826 9471/32,844 3
Lancaster 020A 14.327 17881/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Westgate

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
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
Lancaster 010B 2.039 309/32,844 1
Lancaster 010D 1.277 2469/32,844 1
Lancaster 010C 1.081 3676/32,844 2
Lancaster 020A 0.834 5594/32,844 2
Lancaster 006C 0.764 6228/32,844 2
Lancaster 010A 0.663 7249/32,844 3

Crime Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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
Lancaster 010B 1.013 3414/32,844 2
Lancaster 020A 0.611 7576/32,844 3
Lancaster 006C 0.53 8668/32,844 3
Lancaster 010C 0.158 14194/32,844 5
Lancaster 010A -0.104 18201/32,844 6
Lancaster 010D -0.188 19467/32,844 6

There were 99 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Westgate in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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
Lancaster 010B 25.529 10638/32,844 4
Lancaster 010A 19.301 17520/32,844 6
Lancaster 010C 18.387 18625/32,844 6
Lancaster 010D 13.024 25369/32,844 8
Lancaster 006C 3.309 32538/32,844 10
Lancaster 020A 2.174 32739/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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
Lancaster 006C 1.338 1714/32,844 1
Lancaster 020A 0.838 5276/32,844 2
Lancaster 010D 0.482 9442/32,844 3
Lancaster 010A -0.045 17155/32,844 6
Lancaster 010C -0.223 19972/32,844 7
Lancaster 010B -0.476 23585/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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
Lancaster 020A 0.134 13102/32,844 4
Lancaster 006C 0.092 13809/32,844 5
Lancaster 010B -0.101 17002/32,844 6
Lancaster 010D -0.281 20007/32,844 7
Lancaster 010C -0.337 20963/32,844 7
Lancaster 010A -0.343 21063/32,844 7

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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