Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Whaley Bridge, High Peak

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Whaley Bridge, High Peak, Derbyshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Whaley Bridge

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Whaley Bridge. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of High Peak.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
High Peak 005E 11.063 23260/32,844 8
High Peak 008D 10.159 24300/32,844 8
High Peak 008C 9.513 25108/32,844 8
High Peak 008E 7.587 27578/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Whaley Bridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Whaley Bridge. 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
High Peak 005E 0.088 18231/32,844 6
High Peak 008D 0.066 22345/32,844 7
High Peak 008E 0.061 23346/32,844 8
High Peak 008C 0.061 23389/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Whaley Bridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Whaley Bridge 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
High Peak 005E 0.077 17015/32,844 6
High Peak 008E 0.058 22135/32,844 7
High Peak 008D 0.055 23030/32,844 8
High Peak 008C 0.05 24766/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Whaley Bridge

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Whaley Bridge population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (24322/32,844) in Whaley Bridge is more than the adult average rank (23656/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
High Peak 008C 10.016 21801/32,844 7
High Peak 005E 7.23 24769/32,844 8
High Peak 008D 5.818 26366/32,844 9
High Peak 008E 5.714 26484/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Whaley Bridge

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 Whaley Bridge. 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
High Peak 005E -0.124 17955/32,844 6
High Peak 008D -0.277 20321/32,844 7
High Peak 008E -0.442 22665/32,844 7
High Peak 008C -0.453 22805/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Whaley Bridge

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Whaley Bridge. 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
High Peak 008C -0.864 27925/32,844 9
High Peak 008E -0.888 28126/32,844 9
High Peak 008D -0.955 28739/32,844 9
High Peak 005E -1.604 32070/32,844 10

There were 37 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Whaley Bridge in April 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Whaley Bridge

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Whaley Bridge. 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
High Peak 008C 23.734 12404/32,844 4
High Peak 005E 13.489 24835/32,844 8
High Peak 008E 11.568 27061/32,844 9
High Peak 008D 5.45 31833/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Whaley Bridge

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Whaley Bridge. 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
High Peak 008D 1.197 2473/32,844 1
High Peak 008C 0.457 9768/32,844 3
High Peak 008E 0.369 10960/32,844 4
High Peak 005E 0.311 11727/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Whaley Bridge

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Whaley Bridge. 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
High Peak 005E -0.545 24117/32,844 8
High Peak 008C -0.681 25932/32,844 8
High Peak 008D -1.05 29849/32,844 10
High Peak 008E -1.152 30602/32,844 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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