Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Whittington, Shropshire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Whittington, Shropshire, Shropshire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Whittington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Whittington. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Shropshire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Shropshire 011E 22.987 12058/32,844 4
Shropshire 011D 17.853 16267/32,844 5
Shropshire 011C 13.319 20718/32,844 7
Shropshire 011B 11.693 22528/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Whittington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Whittington. 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
Shropshire 011E 0.159 9742/32,844 3
Shropshire 011D 0.105 15566/32,844 5
Shropshire 011B 0.072 21108/32,844 7
Shropshire 011C 0.068 22030/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Whittington

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Whittington 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
Shropshire 011E 0.125 9055/32,844 3
Shropshire 011D 0.083 15543/32,844 5
Shropshire 011C 0.056 22584/32,844 7
Shropshire 011B 0.056 22649/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Whittington

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Whittington population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18460/32,844) in Whittington is less than the adult average rank (21212/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Shropshire 011E 21.482 12862/32,844 4
Shropshire 011D 10.998 20892/32,844 7
Shropshire 011B 8.122 23819/32,844 8
Shropshire 011C 7.851 24089/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Whittington

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 Whittington. 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
Shropshire 011D 0.109 14378/32,844 5
Shropshire 011E 0.021 15676/32,844 5
Shropshire 011B -0.488 23259/32,844 8
Shropshire 011C -0.634 25136/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Whittington

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Whittington. 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
Shropshire 011D -0.696 26178/32,844 8
Shropshire 011E -0.696 26184/32,844 8
Shropshire 011B -0.987 28974/32,844 9
Shropshire 011C -1.354 31240/32,844 10

There were 62 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Whittington in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Whittington

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Whittington. 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
Shropshire 011C 34.321 4418/32,844 2
Shropshire 011D 27.378 8933/32,844 3
Shropshire 011B 25.667 10497/32,844 4
Shropshire 011E 24.656 11475/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Whittington

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Whittington. 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
Shropshire 011C 1.057 3426/32,844 2
Shropshire 011D 1.037 3593/32,844 2
Shropshire 011B 0.964 4142/32,844 2
Shropshire 011E 0.87 4998/32,844 2

Outside Environment Deprivation in Whittington

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Whittington. 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
Shropshire 011C -0.734 26622/32,844 9
Shropshire 011E -0.947 28968/32,844 9
Shropshire 011D -1.007 29513/32,844 9
Shropshire 011B -1.17 30732/32,844 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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