Deprivation Statistics for Belbroughton & Romsley, Bromsgrove

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Belbroughton & Romsley, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Belbroughton & Romsley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Belbroughton & Romsley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bromsgrove.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bromsgrove 002D 21.124 13466/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 002C 13.093 20956/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 002A 12.081 22067/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 002E 8.653 26232/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 002B 5.634 29874/32,844 10
Bromsgrove 001A 3.137 32144/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Belbroughton & Romsley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Belbroughton & Romsley. 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
Bromsgrove 002C 0.105 15582/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 002B 0.057 24371/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 002D 0.056 24744/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 002A 0.038 28969/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 002E 0.037 29312/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 001A 0.032 30409/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Belbroughton & Romsley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Belbroughton & Romsley 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
Bromsgrove 002C 0.087 14789/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 002D 0.056 22696/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 002A 0.045 26415/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 002B 0.039 28212/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 002E 0.033 29744/32,844 10
Bromsgrove 001A 0.026 31497/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Belbroughton & Romsley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Belbroughton & Romsley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (29674/32,844) in Belbroughton & Romsley is more than the adult average rank (23641/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bromsgrove 002C 7.428 24565/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 002D 7.292 24721/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 002E 5.12 27159/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 002A 4.589 27801/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 002B 3.931 28617/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 001A 1.747 31166/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Belbroughton & Romsley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Belbroughton & Romsley. 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
Bromsgrove 002C -0.171 18683/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 002D -0.338 21257/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 002B -0.876 27773/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 001A -0.882 27819/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 002A -0.906 28034/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 002E -1.169 30099/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Belbroughton & Romsley

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 Belbroughton & Romsley. 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
Bromsgrove 002D 1.466 1161/32,844 1
Bromsgrove 002C 0.02 16380/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 002A -0.09 17983/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 002B -0.383 22215/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 002E -0.459 23218/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 001A -1.031 29357/32,844 9

There were 18 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Belbroughton & Romsley in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Belbroughton & Romsley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Belbroughton & Romsley. 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
Bromsgrove 002A 38.013 2828/32,844 1
Bromsgrove 002D 34.632 4251/32,844 2
Bromsgrove 002E 29.849 7066/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 001A 18.42 18584/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 002C 12.834 25606/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 002B 6.955 30998/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Belbroughton & Romsley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Belbroughton & Romsley. 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
Bromsgrove 002D 1.107 3070/32,844 1
Bromsgrove 002A 1.025 3690/32,844 2
Bromsgrove 002E 0.839 5259/32,844 2
Bromsgrove 002B 0.456 9797/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 002C -0.179 19294/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 001A -0.336 21671/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Belbroughton & Romsley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Belbroughton & Romsley. 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
Bromsgrove 002D 0.517 8232/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 002E -0.344 21092/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 002C -0.602 24939/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 001A -0.878 28291/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 002A -1.111 30346/32,844 10
Bromsgrove 002B -1.219 31013/32,844 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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