Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Whitehaven South, Copeland

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Whitehaven South, Copeland, Cumbria

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Whitehaven South, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Copeland. 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 5 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 Whitehaven South 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 Whitehaven South. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Whitehaven South

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Whitehaven South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Copeland.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Copeland 005F 66.119 451/32,844 1
Copeland 005D 50.244 2144/32,844 1
Copeland 005C 34.03 6257/32,844 2
Copeland 005G 29.362 8323/32,844 3
Copeland 005E 27.954 9060/32,844 3

Income Deprivation in Whitehaven South

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Whitehaven South. 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
Copeland 005F 0.401 389/32,844 1
Copeland 005D 0.303 2118/32,844 1
Copeland 005C 0.161 9590/32,844 3
Copeland 005E 0.149 10611/32,844 4
Copeland 005G 0.138 11678/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Whitehaven South

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Whitehaven South 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
Copeland 005F 0.324 259/32,844 1
Copeland 005D 0.228 1952/32,844 1
Copeland 005E 0.159 5816/32,844 2
Copeland 005C 0.157 5961/32,844 2
Copeland 005G 0.117 10013/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Whitehaven South

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Whitehaven South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (3236/32,844) in Whitehaven South is more than the adult average rank (3073/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Copeland 005D 82.375 208/32,844 1
Copeland 005F 78.799 336/32,844 1
Copeland 005C 72.218 643/32,844 1
Copeland 005E 41.65 4958/32,844 2
Copeland 005G 32.84 7491/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Whitehaven South

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 Whitehaven South. 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
Copeland 005F 1.84 573/32,844 1
Copeland 005D 1.453 1650/32,844 1
Copeland 005C 1.143 3219/32,844 1
Copeland 005E 1.13 3309/32,844 2
Copeland 005G 0.664 7245/32,844 3

Crime Deprivation in Whitehaven South

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 Whitehaven South. 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
Copeland 005G 0.503 9043/32,844 3
Copeland 005F 0.291 12071/32,844 4
Copeland 005D -0.1 18132/32,844 6
Copeland 005C -0.343 21638/32,844 7
Copeland 005E -0.467 23321/32,844 8

There were 118 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Whitehaven South in June 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Whitehaven South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Whitehaven South. 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
Copeland 005G 34.955 4101/32,844 2
Copeland 005F 23.096 13102/32,844 4
Copeland 005D 17.746 19464/32,844 6
Copeland 005C 13.173 25198/32,844 8
Copeland 005E 8.342 30060/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Whitehaven South

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Whitehaven South. 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
Copeland 005G 0.751 6234/32,844 2
Copeland 005F -0.518 24131/32,844 8
Copeland 005E -0.563 24701/32,844 8
Copeland 005C -0.709 26398/32,844 9
Copeland 005D -1.086 29644/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Whitehaven South

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Whitehaven South. 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
Copeland 005C -0.46 22912/32,844 7
Copeland 005F -1.044 29806/32,844 10
Copeland 005E -1.071 30016/32,844 10
Copeland 005G -1.137 30520/32,844 10
Copeland 005D -1.147 30573/32,844 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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