Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bewdley & Rock, Wyre Forest

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bewdley & Rock, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Bewdley & Rock

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bewdley & Rock. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Wyre Forest.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Wyre Forest 011E 23.344 11813/32,844 4
Wyre Forest 005A 22.523 12372/32,844 4
Wyre Forest 011B 20.244 14133/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 011D 20.081 14271/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 011A 11.183 23123/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 011C 6.645 28730/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Bewdley & Rock

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 Bewdley & Rock. 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
Wyre Forest 011E 0.107 15314/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 005A 0.095 17035/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 011A 0.089 18060/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 011B 0.074 20634/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 011C 0.053 25523/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 011D 0.041 28273/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Bewdley & Rock

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bewdley & Rock 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
Wyre Forest 011E 0.1 12551/32,844 4
Wyre Forest 005A 0.075 17586/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 011B 0.071 18385/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 011A 0.069 18977/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 011C 0.058 22143/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 011D 0.046 25927/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bewdley & Rock

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bewdley & Rock population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17807/32,844) in Bewdley & Rock is less than the adult average rank (19681/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Wyre Forest 005A 20.156 13682/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 011E 19.555 14049/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 011A 16.795 15967/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 011C 9.259 22615/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 011D 8.965 22894/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 011B 6.737 25321/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bewdley & Rock

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 Bewdley & Rock. 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
Wyre Forest 011A -0.403 22161/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 005A -0.406 22189/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 011B -0.449 22755/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 011E -0.518 23666/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 011D -0.624 25017/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 011C -0.629 25076/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Bewdley & Rock

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bewdley & Rock. 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
Wyre Forest 005A 0.271 12379/32,844 4
Wyre Forest 011B 0.212 13298/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 011D -0.147 18839/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 011E -0.787 27177/32,844 9
Wyre Forest 011C -1.214 30550/32,844 10
Wyre Forest 011A -1.296 30964/32,844 10

There were 34 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bewdley & Rock in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bewdley & Rock

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bewdley & Rock. 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
Wyre Forest 011D 50.008 320/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 005A 42.245 1601/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 011B 40.86 1959/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 011E 40.276 2119/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 011C 14.944 23102/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 011A 12.94 25483/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bewdley & Rock

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bewdley & Rock. 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
Wyre Forest 011D 1.86 366/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 011B 1.509 1077/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 011E 1.457 1235/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 005A 1.238 2208/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 011A 0.381 10793/32,844 4
Wyre Forest 011C -0.18 19323/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bewdley & Rock

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bewdley & Rock. 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
Wyre Forest 011B -0.841 27880/32,844 9
Wyre Forest 005A -1.063 29957/32,844 10
Wyre Forest 011D -1.275 31307/32,844 10
Wyre Forest 011E -1.308 31454/32,844 10
Wyre Forest 011A -1.526 32259/32,844 10
Wyre Forest 011C -1.527 32263/32,844 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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