Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Blackwater, Test Valley

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Blackwater, Test Valley, Hampshire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Blackwater, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Test Valley. 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 5 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 Blackwater 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 Blackwater. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Blackwater

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blackwater. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Test Valley.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Test Valley 013A 16.31 17643/32,844 6
Test Valley 013D 15.196 18725/32,844 6
Test Valley 009D 13.666 20299/32,844 7
Test Valley 013C 12.251 21882/32,844 7
Test Valley 013B 9.409 25248/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Blackwater

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Blackwater. 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
Test Valley 013D 0.092 17605/32,844 6
Test Valley 013C 0.061 23452/32,844 8
Test Valley 013A 0.044 27637/32,844 9
Test Valley 009D 0.031 30570/32,844 10
Test Valley 013B 0.031 30572/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Blackwater

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blackwater 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
Test Valley 013D 0.071 18588/32,844 6
Test Valley 013C 0.051 24350/32,844 8
Test Valley 013A 0.036 28956/32,844 9
Test Valley 013B 0.036 29188/32,844 9
Test Valley 009D 0.026 31418/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blackwater

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blackwater population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22775/32,844) in Blackwater is less than the adult average rank (25122/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Test Valley 013D 9.429 22445/32,844 7
Test Valley 013A 9.301 22574/32,844 7
Test Valley 013C 8.953 22908/32,844 7
Test Valley 009D 5.399 26846/32,844 9
Test Valley 013B 3.729 28840/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blackwater

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Blackwater. 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
Test Valley 013C -0.295 20572/32,844 7
Test Valley 013A -0.533 23840/32,844 8
Test Valley 013B -0.938 28297/32,844 9
Test Valley 013D -0.988 28722/32,844 9
Test Valley 009D -1.321 30968/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Blackwater

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 Blackwater. 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
Test Valley 013D 0.096 15188/32,844 5
Test Valley 009D 0.095 15202/32,844 5
Test Valley 013B -0.788 27189/32,844 9
Test Valley 013A -0.839 27685/32,844 9
Test Valley 013C -0.97 28856/32,844 9

There were 3 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blackwater in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blackwater

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blackwater. 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
Test Valley 009D 50.012 317/32,844 1
Test Valley 013A 47.901 578/32,844 1
Test Valley 013B 41.005 1929/32,844 1
Test Valley 013C 38.602 2622/32,844 1
Test Valley 013D 35.117 4038/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blackwater

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blackwater. 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
Test Valley 013A 1.206 2409/32,844 1
Test Valley 009D 0.773 5967/32,844 2
Test Valley 013B 0.282 12111/32,844 4
Test Valley 013C 0.142 14258/32,844 5
Test Valley 013D -0.044 17144/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blackwater

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blackwater. 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
Test Valley 013D 0.544 7942/32,844 3
Test Valley 013A 0.099 13674/32,844 5
Test Valley 013B -0.202 18685/32,844 6
Test Valley 009D -0.385 21793/32,844 7
Test Valley 013C -0.592 24800/32,844 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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