Deprivation Statistics for Wiveliscombe & District, Somerset West and Taunton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Wiveliscombe & District, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset

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

Overall Deprivation in Wiveliscombe & District

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Wiveliscombe & District. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Somerset West and Taunton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Somerset 004A 22.442 12427/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 003B 17.401 16639/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 003C 15.692 18247/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 003A 15.552 18393/32,844 6

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Income Deprivation in Wiveliscombe & District

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Wiveliscombe & District. 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
Taunton Deane 003B 0.14 11411/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 003A 0.083 19010/32,844 6
West Somerset 004A 0.071 21230/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 003C 0.052 25684/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Wiveliscombe & District

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wiveliscombe & District 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
Taunton Deane 003B 0.099 12753/32,844 4
Taunton Deane 003A 0.07 18812/32,844 6
West Somerset 004A 0.051 24403/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 003C 0.038 28443/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wiveliscombe & District

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wiveliscombe & District population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17880/32,844) in Wiveliscombe & District is less than the adult average rank (21666/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Taunton Deane 003B 23.455 11641/32,844 4
West Somerset 004A 13.931 18222/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 003C 7.585 24388/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 003A 5.871 26303/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wiveliscombe & District

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Wiveliscombe & District. 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
Taunton Deane 003B -0.091 17432/32,844 6
West Somerset 004A -0.377 21817/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 003A -0.433 22545/32,844 7
Taunton Deane 003C -1.278 30749/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Wiveliscombe & District

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 Wiveliscombe & District. 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
Taunton Deane 003C -0.549 24453/32,844 8
West Somerset 004A -0.6 25071/32,844 8
Taunton Deane 003B -0.991 29021/32,844 9
Taunton Deane 003A -1.067 29592/32,844 10

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wiveliscombe & District in February 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wiveliscombe & District

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wiveliscombe & District. 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
West Somerset 004A 45.757 930/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 003C 42.752 1479/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 003A 30.301 6754/32,844 3
Taunton Deane 003B 12.555 25941/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wiveliscombe & District

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wiveliscombe & District. 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
West Somerset 004A 2.063 176/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 003C 1.574 887/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 003A 1.321 1788/32,844 1
Taunton Deane 003B 0.407 10437/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wiveliscombe & District

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wiveliscombe & District. 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
West Somerset 004A -0.254 19549/32,844 6
Taunton Deane 003C -0.729 26556/32,844 9
Taunton Deane 003A -0.81 27512/32,844 9
Taunton Deane 003B -0.917 28695/32,844 9

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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