Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Birchwood, Warrington

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire

We have used the 8 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 Warrington. 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 8 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 5/10
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 Warrington.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Warrington 005D 44.958 3066/32,844 1
Warrington 005A 39.186 4511/32,844 2
Warrington 004A 26.589 9846/32,844 3
Warrington 004D 23.24 11898/32,844 4
Warrington 005C 16.888 17090/32,844 6
Warrington 004B 10.266 24183/32,844 8
Warrington 004C 6.812 28548/32,844 9
Warrington 005B 5.16 30364/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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
Warrington 005D 0.286 2673/32,844 1
Warrington 005A 0.236 4686/32,844 2
Warrington 004D 0.165 9171/32,844 3
Warrington 004A 0.156 9983/32,844 4
Warrington 004B 0.092 17551/32,844 6
Warrington 005C 0.09 17826/32,844 6
Warrington 005B 0.043 27982/32,844 9
Warrington 004C 0.035 29729/32,844 10

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
Warrington 005D 0.218 2356/32,844 1
Warrington 005A 0.201 3077/32,844 1
Warrington 004A 0.153 6307/32,844 2
Warrington 004D 0.145 7044/32,844 3
Warrington 005C 0.086 15075/32,844 5
Warrington 004C 0.064 20485/32,844 7
Warrington 004B 0.054 23507/32,844 8
Warrington 005B 0.046 26032/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 (15352/32,844) in Birchwood is less than the adult average rank (17755/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Warrington 005A 40.889 5143/32,844 2
Warrington 005D 39.537 5482/32,844 2
Warrington 004A 33.986 7103/32,844 3
Warrington 004D 22.239 12392/32,844 4
Warrington 005C 20.902 13202/32,844 5
Warrington 004B 3.081 29639/32,844 10
Warrington 005B 3.014 29721/32,844 10
Warrington 004C 2.225 30624/32,844 10

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
Warrington 005A 1.551 1294/32,844 1
Warrington 005D 1.418 1796/32,844 1
Warrington 004A 0.979 4379/32,844 2
Warrington 004B 0.624 7674/32,844 3
Warrington 005C 0.417 10095/32,844 4
Warrington 004D 0.409 10205/32,844 4
Warrington 004C -0.069 17079/32,844 6
Warrington 005B -0.13 18067/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Birchwood

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 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
Warrington 005D 0.4 10438/32,844 4
Warrington 005C 0.179 13863/32,844 5
Warrington 005A -0.104 18183/32,844 6
Warrington 004C -0.876 28022/32,844 9
Warrington 005B -0.939 28588/32,844 9
Warrington 004A -1.043 29440/32,844 9
Warrington 004D -1.169 30289/32,844 10
Warrington 004B -1.492 31754/32,844 10

There were 74 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Birchwood in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Birchwood

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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
Warrington 005D 30.863 6378/32,844 2
Warrington 004D 23.769 12371/32,844 4
Warrington 005A 17.928 19224/32,844 6
Warrington 005C 16.111 21534/32,844 7
Warrington 004A 15.767 21982/32,844 7
Warrington 004C 12.063 26496/32,844 9
Warrington 005B 10.503 28122/32,844 9
Warrington 004B 9.224 29320/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Birchwood

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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
Warrington 005C -0.119 18349/32,844 6
Warrington 004A -0.323 21502/32,844 7
Warrington 005A -0.333 21622/32,844 7
Warrington 004B -0.518 24133/32,844 8
Warrington 004D -0.982 28922/32,844 9
Warrington 005D -1.068 29522/32,844 9
Warrington 005B -1.411 31233/32,844 10
Warrington 004C -1.593 31816/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Birchwood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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
Warrington 004C 0.712 6381/32,844 2
Warrington 005B 0.081 13975/32,844 5
Warrington 004D -0.137 17629/32,844 6
Warrington 005A -0.151 17838/32,844 6
Warrington 005D -0.221 19013/32,844 6
Warrington 004A -0.374 21605/32,844 7
Warrington 005C -0.481 23216/32,844 8
Warrington 004B -0.624 25227/32,844 8

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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