Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Yeovil Westland, South Somerset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Yeovil Westland, South Somerset, Somerset

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Yeovil Westland, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of South Somerset. 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 6 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 Yeovil Westland 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 Yeovil Westland. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Yeovil Westland

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Yeovil Westland. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of South Somerset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
South Somerset 015B 36.571 5349/32,844 2
South Somerset 016A 22.533 12366/32,844 4
South Somerset 014A 19.5 14813/32,844 5
South Somerset 018C 13.324 20716/32,844 7
South Somerset 018B 8.801 26052/32,844 8
South Somerset 018D 3.282 32046/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Yeovil Westland

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 Yeovil Westland. 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
South Somerset 015B 0.201 6634/32,844 3
South Somerset 016A 0.119 13856/32,844 5
South Somerset 014A 0.115 14345/32,844 5
South Somerset 018C 0.076 20327/32,844 7
South Somerset 018B 0.054 25292/32,844 8
South Somerset 018D 0.019 32313/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Yeovil Westland

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Yeovil Westland 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
South Somerset 015B 0.197 3291/32,844 2
South Somerset 016A 0.096 13170/32,844 5
South Somerset 014A 0.095 13361/32,844 5
South Somerset 018C 0.091 14133/32,844 5
South Somerset 018B 0.057 22532/32,844 7
South Somerset 018D 0.028 30992/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Yeovil Westland

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Yeovil Westland population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14028/32,844) in Yeovil Westland is less than the adult average rank (18647/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
South Somerset 016A 30.783 8270/32,844 3
South Somerset 015B 25.653 10486/32,844 4
South Somerset 018B 20.535 13440/32,844 5
South Somerset 014A 15.672 16843/32,844 6
South Somerset 018C 7.876 24069/32,844 8
South Somerset 018D 6.16 26003/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Yeovil Westland

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Yeovil Westland. 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
South Somerset 015B 0.757 6313/32,844 2
South Somerset 014A 0.5 9082/32,844 3
South Somerset 016A 0.165 13544/32,844 5
South Somerset 018C 0.134 13982/32,844 5
South Somerset 018B -0.433 22547/32,844 7
South Somerset 018D -0.543 23972/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Yeovil Westland

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 Yeovil Westland. 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
South Somerset 015B 1.19 2292/32,844 1
South Somerset 016A 0.336 11403/32,844 4
South Somerset 018C 0.119 14830/32,844 5
South Somerset 014A 0.028 16252/32,844 5
South Somerset 018B -1.11 29915/32,844 10
South Somerset 018D -1.414 31482/32,844 10

There were 383 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Yeovil Westland in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Yeovil Westland

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Yeovil Westland. 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
South Somerset 015B 22.352 13900/32,844 5
South Somerset 014A 21.382 15040/32,844 5
South Somerset 018D 17.431 19879/32,844 7
South Somerset 018C 16.753 20745/32,844 7
South Somerset 018B 14.949 23095/32,844 8
South Somerset 016A 9.428 29140/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Yeovil Westland

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Yeovil Westland. 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
South Somerset 016A 0.982 4000/32,844 2
South Somerset 015B 0.537 8709/32,844 3
South Somerset 014A 0.448 9905/32,844 4
South Somerset 018B -0.01 16635/32,844 6
South Somerset 018C -0.416 22765/32,844 7
South Somerset 018D -1.076 29576/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Yeovil Westland

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Yeovil Westland. 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
South Somerset 016A 0.392 9614/32,844 3
South Somerset 014A -0.398 21989/32,844 7
South Somerset 018C -0.666 25755/32,844 8
South Somerset 018D -0.979 29252/32,844 9
South Somerset 018B -1.07 30009/32,844 10
South Somerset 015B -1.181 30784/32,844 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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