Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Blackheath Westcombe, Greenwich

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Blackheath Westcombe, Greenwich, Greater London

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Blackheath Westcombe, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Greenwich. 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 9 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 Blackheath Westcombe 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 Blackheath Westcombe. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Blackheath Westcombe

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blackheath Westcombe. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Greenwich.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Greenwich 016C 24.143 11294/32,844 4
Greenwich 021B 23.276 11864/32,844 4
Greenwich 016A 20.417 13999/32,844 5
Greenwich 021C 13.467 20534/32,844 7
Greenwich 016B 12.942 21113/32,844 7
Greenwich 016D 12.083 22066/32,844 7
Lewisham 009B 11.58 22667/32,844 7
Greenwich 021A 10.762 23584/32,844 8
Greenwich 021D 8.831 26016/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Blackheath Westcombe

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 Blackheath Westcombe. 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
Greenwich 021B 0.151 10379/32,844 4
Greenwich 016C 0.148 10695/32,844 4
Greenwich 016A 0.146 10856/32,844 4
Greenwich 016B 0.075 20523/32,844 7
Greenwich 016D 0.069 21764/32,844 7
Greenwich 021C 0.061 23611/32,844 8
Greenwich 021D 0.055 25015/32,844 8
Greenwich 021A 0.054 25064/32,844 8
Lewisham 009B 0.043 27917/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Blackheath Westcombe

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blackheath Westcombe 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
Greenwich 016C 0.111 10918/32,844 4
Greenwich 021B 0.102 12263/32,844 4
Greenwich 016A 0.096 13300/32,844 5
Greenwich 016B 0.066 19724/32,844 7
Greenwich 016D 0.056 22568/32,844 7
Greenwich 021C 0.045 26190/32,844 8
Greenwich 021D 0.04 27869/32,844 9
Greenwich 021A 0.036 28926/32,844 9
Lewisham 009B 0.028 31167/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blackheath Westcombe

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blackheath Westcombe population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25455/32,844) in Blackheath Westcombe is less than the adult average rank (30867/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Greenwich 021B 9.009 22845/32,844 7
Greenwich 016C 7.978 23971/32,844 8
Greenwich 016A 4.038 28486/32,844 9
Greenwich 021D 3.606 29000/32,844 9
Greenwich 016B 2.778 30002/32,844 10
Greenwich 021C 2.714 30075/32,844 10
Greenwich 021A 2.041 30842/32,844 10
Lewisham 009B 1.215 31772/32,844 10
Greenwich 016D 0.842 32196/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blackheath Westcombe

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 Blackheath Westcombe. 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
Greenwich 016A 0.012 15823/32,844 5
Greenwich 016C -0.105 17657/32,844 6
Greenwich 016B -0.131 18080/32,844 6
Greenwich 021B -0.238 19681/32,844 6
Greenwich 016D -0.693 25851/32,844 8
Greenwich 021C -0.783 26821/32,844 9
Lewisham 009B -0.827 27269/32,844 9
Greenwich 021D -0.949 28401/32,844 9
Greenwich 021A -1.118 29729/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Blackheath Westcombe

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Blackheath Westcombe. 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
Greenwich 021B 1.036 3255/32,844 1
Greenwich 016C 0.842 4991/32,844 2
Greenwich 021A 0.779 5648/32,844 2
Lewisham 009B 0.654 7037/32,844 3
Greenwich 016A 0.526 8723/32,844 3
Greenwich 021C 0.417 10209/32,844 4
Greenwich 016B 0.177 13888/32,844 5
Greenwich 016D -0.048 17396/32,844 6
Greenwich 021D -0.259 20468/32,844 7

There were 584 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blackheath Westcombe in March 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blackheath Westcombe

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blackheath Westcombe. 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
Greenwich 021C 33.761 4700/32,844 2
Greenwich 016D 33.365 4899/32,844 2
Greenwich 016C 32.763 5227/32,844 2
Greenwich 021D 30.241 6802/32,844 3
Greenwich 021B 28.153 8297/32,844 3
Greenwich 016A 26.215 9971/32,844 4
Lewisham 009B 26.207 9981/32,844 4
Greenwich 021A 24.046 12093/32,844 4
Greenwich 016B 23.332 12851/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blackheath Westcombe

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blackheath Westcombe. 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
Lewisham 009B 0.428 10150/32,844 4
Greenwich 021C 0.325 11551/32,844 4
Greenwich 016D 0.11 14746/32,844 5
Greenwich 016B 0.029 15992/32,844 5
Greenwich 016C -0.063 17455/32,844 6
Greenwich 021A -0.236 20177/32,844 7
Greenwich 021D -0.323 21495/32,844 7
Greenwich 016A -0.327 21548/32,844 7
Greenwich 021B -0.434 23034/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blackheath Westcombe

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blackheath Westcombe. 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
Lewisham 009B 1.552 1453/32,844 1
Greenwich 021A 1.454 1776/32,844 1
Greenwich 021B 1.418 1901/32,844 1
Greenwich 016A 1.414 1921/32,844 1
Greenwich 021C 1.27 2606/32,844 1
Greenwich 016C 1.199 2952/32,844 1
Greenwich 016B 0.857 5187/32,844 2
Greenwich 021D 0.771 5879/32,844 2
Greenwich 016D 0.686 6613/32,844 3

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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