Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Whinfield, Darlington

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Whinfield, Darlington, County Durham

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

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Overall Deprivation in Whinfield

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Whinfield. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Darlington.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Darlington 005C 38.499 4727/32,844 2
Darlington 003A 32.806 6756/32,844 3
Darlington 003D 15.842 18088/32,844 6
Darlington 003B 10.072 24424/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Whinfield

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Whinfield. 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
Darlington 005C 0.244 4301/32,844 2
Darlington 003A 0.207 6256/32,844 2
Darlington 003D 0.088 18240/32,844 6
Darlington 003B 0.062 23137/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Whinfield

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Whinfield 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
Darlington 005C 0.186 3953/32,844 2
Darlington 003A 0.177 4529/32,844 2
Darlington 003D 0.095 13465/32,844 5
Darlington 003B 0.074 17674/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Whinfield

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Whinfield population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12182/32,844) in Whinfield is less than the adult average rank (12811/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Darlington 005C 51.209 3019/32,844 1
Darlington 003A 42.217 4818/32,844 2
Darlington 003D 14.935 17402/32,844 6
Darlington 003B 7.126 24907/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Whinfield

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 Whinfield. 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
Darlington 005C 1.354 2071/32,844 1
Darlington 003A 0.946 4645/32,844 2
Darlington 003D 0.437 9856/32,844 4
Darlington 003B -0.187 18945/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Whinfield

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Whinfield. 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
Darlington 005C 0.424 10112/32,844 4
Darlington 003B 0.061 15729/32,844 5
Darlington 003D -0.004 16747/32,844 6
Darlington 003A -0.048 17397/32,844 6

There were 169 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Whinfield in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Whinfield

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Whinfield. 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
Darlington 003A 21.85 14503/32,844 5
Darlington 003B 17.364 19970/32,844 7
Darlington 003D 15.474 22390/32,844 7
Darlington 005C 8.974 29526/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Whinfield

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Whinfield. 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
Darlington 003D -0.29 20985/32,844 7
Darlington 005C -1.07 29538/32,844 9
Darlington 003A -1.343 30978/32,844 10
Darlington 003B -1.545 31681/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Whinfield

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Whinfield. 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
Darlington 005C -0.589 24745/32,844 8
Darlington 003D -0.675 25847/32,844 8
Darlington 003B -1.11 30336/32,844 10
Darlington 003A -1.219 31010/32,844 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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