Deprivation Statistics for Blackburn South & Lower Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire

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

Overall Deprivation in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blackburn South & Lower Darwen. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Blackburn with Darwen.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 011B 66.894 411/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 011D 53.451 1667/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 20.502 13930/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 013B 11.627 22612/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 011C 11.372 22890/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 013C 6.527 28858/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 011B 0.412 305/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 011D 0.336 1292/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 0.08 19486/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 011C 0.057 24502/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 013B 0.054 25276/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 013C 0.023 31916/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen 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
Blackburn with Darwen 011B 0.313 342/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 011D 0.256 1151/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 0.075 17449/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 011C 0.069 19069/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 013B 0.058 22083/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 013C 0.035 29419/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blackburn South & Lower Darwen population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14476/32,844) in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen is more than the adult average rank (13966/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 011B 79.94 291/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 011D 50.934 3083/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 18.087 15078/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 011C 13.42 18663/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 013B 9.494 22367/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 013C 4.608 27780/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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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 Blackburn South & Lower Darwen. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 011B 1.896 472/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 011D 1.715 835/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 0.562 8370/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 011C 0.349 10989/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 013B 0.31 11478/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 013C 0.043 15342/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 011D 0.848 4896/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 011B 0.734 6131/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 0.454 9714/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 013B 0.236 12931/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 013C 0.059 15746/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 011C -0.713 26357/32,844 9

There were 604 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blackburn South & Lower Darwen in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 013B 17.577 19689/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 013C 17.099 20316/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 011D 15.338 22568/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 011C 14.004 24229/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 011B 12.288 26235/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 11.547 27088/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 1.295 1921/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 011C -0.262 20550/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 013B -0.621 25433/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 011B -0.71 26418/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 011D -0.869 27951/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 013C -1.264 30613/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blackburn South & Lower Darwen. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 013B 0.312 10586/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 013C 0.082 13961/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 011B 0.077 14045/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 011C 0.058 14358/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 013D 0.032 14765/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 011D 0.025 14891/32,844 5

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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