Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Birchwood, Lincoln

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Birchwood, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Birchwood, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Lincoln. 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 7 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 Birchwood 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 Birchwood. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Birchwood. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lincoln.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lincoln 007C 67.143 394/32,844 1
Lincoln 007A 46.578 2742/32,844 1
Lincoln 007D 27.365 9367/32,844 3
Lincoln 007B 16.677 17298/32,844 6
Lincoln 009A 12.149 21991/32,844 7
Lincoln 009F 11.518 22726/32,844 7
Lincoln 009D 8.723 26143/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Birchwood. 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
Lincoln 007C 0.392 473/32,844 1
Lincoln 007A 0.296 2313/32,844 1
Lincoln 007D 0.167 9011/32,844 3
Lincoln 007B 0.101 16106/32,844 5
Lincoln 009A 0.06 23659/32,844 8
Lincoln 009F 0.056 24570/32,844 8
Lincoln 009D 0.049 26509/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Birchwood 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
Lincoln 007C 0.299 461/32,844 1
Lincoln 007A 0.226 2055/32,844 1
Lincoln 007D 0.137 7738/32,844 3
Lincoln 009A 0.088 14724/32,844 5
Lincoln 007B 0.086 15106/32,844 5
Lincoln 009F 0.066 19745/32,844 7
Lincoln 009D 0.051 24291/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Birchwood

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Birchwood population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9078/32,844) in Birchwood is less than the adult average rank (13271/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lincoln 007C 76.351 439/32,844 1
Lincoln 007A 61.38 1586/32,844 1
Lincoln 007D 28.636 9127/32,844 3
Lincoln 007B 19.93 13808/32,844 5
Lincoln 009F 17.574 15412/32,844 5
Lincoln 009D 15.58 16919/32,844 6
Lincoln 009A 12.224 19744/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Birchwood

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Birchwood. 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
Lincoln 007C 1.83 591/32,844 1
Lincoln 007D 1.159 3109/32,844 1
Lincoln 007A 1.142 3226/32,844 1
Lincoln 009A 0.239 12520/32,844 4
Lincoln 009F 0.166 13526/32,844 5
Lincoln 007B 0.049 15251/32,844 5
Lincoln 009D -0.033 16501/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Birchwood

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 Birchwood. 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
Lincoln 007C 0.832 5096/32,844 2
Lincoln 007B 0.515 8866/32,844 3
Lincoln 007A 0.399 10456/32,844 4
Lincoln 007D 0.076 15473/32,844 5
Lincoln 009D -0.317 21284/32,844 7
Lincoln 009A -0.545 24386/32,844 8
Lincoln 009F -1.735 32350/32,844 10

There were 130 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Birchwood in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Birchwood. 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
Lincoln 007C 32.271 5487/32,844 2
Lincoln 009F 25.605 10561/32,844 4
Lincoln 007A 22.765 13455/32,844 5
Lincoln 007B 19.797 16886/32,844 6
Lincoln 009A 18.696 18241/32,844 6
Lincoln 009D 17.343 19996/32,844 7
Lincoln 007D 15.008 23005/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Birchwood. 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
Lincoln 007A -0.309 21279/32,844 7
Lincoln 007D -0.325 21531/32,844 7
Lincoln 007C -1.099 29730/32,844 10
Lincoln 009A -1.345 30989/32,844 10
Lincoln 009F -1.448 31357/32,844 10
Lincoln 007B -1.84 32325/32,844 10
Lincoln 009D -1.863 32362/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Birchwood. 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
Lincoln 009A -0.852 28005/32,844 9
Lincoln 009F -0.888 28381/32,844 9
Lincoln 007D -0.971 29175/32,844 9
Lincoln 007B -0.974 29207/32,844 9
Lincoln 009D -1.021 29611/32,844 10
Lincoln 007A -1.081 30110/32,844 10
Lincoln 007C -1.093 30204/32,844 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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