Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Blackbrook, St. Helens

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Blackbrook, St. Helens, Merseyside

We have used the 11 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Blackbrook, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of St. Helens. 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 11 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 Blackbrook 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 Blackbrook. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Blackbrook

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blackbrook. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of St. Helens.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
St. Helens 008C 51.739 1910/32,844 1
St. Helens 008D 34.467 6074/32,844 2
St. Helens 008B 34.017 6263/32,844 2
St. Helens 011A 33.94 6294/32,844 2
St. Helens 008F 30.586 7749/32,844 3
St. Helens 006D 26.526 9870/32,844 4
St. Helens 006A 25.921 10241/32,844 4
St. Helens 008G 17 16992/32,844 6
St. Helens 003A 15.703 18235/32,844 6
St. Helens 008E 13.068 20981/32,844 7
St. Helens 008A 11.958 22219/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Blackbrook

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Blackbrook. 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
St. Helens 008C 0.329 1448/32,844 1
St. Helens 008D 0.21 6075/32,844 2
St. Helens 011A 0.198 6799/32,844 3
St. Helens 008B 0.174 8466/32,844 3
St. Helens 008F 0.168 8990/32,844 3
St. Helens 006D 0.165 9168/32,844 3
St. Helens 006A 0.156 9951/32,844 4
St. Helens 008G 0.089 18093/32,844 6
St. Helens 003A 0.064 22750/32,844 7
St. Helens 008E 0.059 24029/32,844 8
St. Helens 008A 0.05 26181/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Blackbrook

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blackbrook 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
St. Helens 008C 0.228 1977/32,844 1
St. Helens 008D 0.187 3897/32,844 2
St. Helens 008B 0.184 4058/32,844 2
St. Helens 011A 0.175 4648/32,844 2
St. Helens 008F 0.163 5478/32,844 2
St. Helens 006D 0.152 6422/32,844 2
St. Helens 006A 0.143 7216/32,844 3
St. Helens 008G 0.111 10935/32,844 4
St. Helens 008E 0.081 16067/32,844 5
St. Helens 003A 0.079 16626/32,844 6
St. Helens 008A 0.078 16715/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blackbrook

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blackbrook population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (13489/32,844) in Blackbrook is more than the adult average rank (10269/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
St. Helens 008C 52.501 2807/32,844 1
St. Helens 011A 36.377 6334/32,844 2
St. Helens 008D 34.701 6868/32,844 3
St. Helens 008B 30.274 8450/32,844 3
St. Helens 006A 27.789 9487/32,844 3
St. Helens 008F 26.115 10261/32,844 4
St. Helens 006D 24.992 10831/32,844 4
St. Helens 008E 18.816 14538/32,844 5
St. Helens 008G 18.335 14885/32,844 5
St. Helens 008A 12.887 19133/32,844 6
St. Helens 003A 6.606 25480/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blackbrook

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Blackbrook. 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
St. Helens 008C 1.546 1305/32,844 1
St. Helens 008B 1.539 1327/32,844 1
St. Helens 008D 1.222 2757/32,844 1
St. Helens 008F 1.203 2847/32,844 1
St. Helens 006D 1.052 3859/32,844 2
St. Helens 006A 1.022 4078/32,844 2
St. Helens 011A 0.958 4553/32,844 2
St. Helens 008G 0.659 7300/32,844 3
St. Helens 008A 0.612 7797/32,844 3
St. Helens 003A 0.526 8796/32,844 3
St. Helens 008E 0.284 11845/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Blackbrook

5
Average
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 Blackbrook. 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
St. Helens 008C 1.031 3294/32,844 2
St. Helens 011A 0.792 5506/32,844 2
St. Helens 008F 0.538 8567/32,844 3
St. Helens 003A 0.517 8829/32,844 3
St. Helens 008B 0.287 12142/32,844 4
St. Helens 006A -0.06 17552/32,844 6
St. Helens 008D -0.254 20400/32,844 7
St. Helens 006D -0.565 24642/32,844 8
St. Helens 008E -0.687 26083/32,844 8
St. Helens 008A -0.91 28351/32,844 9
St. Helens 008G -1.111 29926/32,844 10

There were 248 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blackbrook in June 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blackbrook

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blackbrook. 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
St. Helens 008C 20.354 16234/32,844 5
St. Helens 008E 17.409 19909/32,844 7
St. Helens 008B 15.391 22492/32,844 7
St. Helens 003A 15.385 22498/32,844 7
St. Helens 011A 11.451 27173/32,844 9
St. Helens 008F 10.264 28356/32,844 9
St. Helens 006D 9.115 29415/32,844 9
St. Helens 008G 8.737 29738/32,844 10
St. Helens 006A 6.763 31109/32,844 10
St. Helens 008D 5.887 31602/32,844 10
St. Helens 008A 3.717 32452/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blackbrook

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blackbrook. 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
St. Helens 008D 0.712 6661/32,844 3
St. Helens 003A 0.352 11174/32,844 4
St. Helens 011A 0.253 12550/32,844 4
St. Helens 006D 0.1 14901/32,844 5
St. Helens 008F 0.065 15451/32,844 5
St. Helens 008G 0.033 15928/32,844 5
St. Helens 008A -0.039 17056/32,844 6
St. Helens 006A -0.193 19522/32,844 6
St. Helens 008E -0.274 20727/32,844 7
St. Helens 008C -0.276 20762/32,844 7
St. Helens 008B -0.312 21332/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blackbrook

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blackbrook. 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
St. Helens 003A 0.29 10894/32,844 4
St. Helens 006D -0.027 15742/32,844 5
St. Helens 008F -0.057 16222/32,844 5
St. Helens 006A -0.15 17833/32,844 6
St. Helens 008A -0.196 18581/32,844 6
St. Helens 008B -0.233 19209/32,844 6
St. Helens 008E -0.269 19791/32,844 7
St. Helens 008C -0.314 20583/32,844 7
St. Helens 008G -0.328 20817/32,844 7
St. Helens 008D -0.338 20993/32,844 7
St. Helens 011A -0.351 21209/32,844 7

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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