Deprivation Statistics for Blacon, Cheshire West and Chester

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Blacon, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire

We have used the 10 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Blacon, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Cheshire West and Chester. 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 10 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 Blacon 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 Blacon. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Blacon

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blacon. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Cheshire West and Chester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Cheshire West and Chester 031E 55.957 1357/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029B 51.111 2013/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029C 48.521 2409/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 031D 43.138 3442/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 031B 40.304 4180/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029D 35.69 5638/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029A 26.897 9651/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 031C 24.098 11325/32,844 4
Cheshire West and Chester 031A 20.529 13912/32,844 5
Cheshire West and Chester 034D 11.005 23334/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Blacon

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Blacon. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 031E 0.322 1619/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029B 0.318 1724/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029C 0.307 2020/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 031D 0.293 2440/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029D 0.237 4630/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 031B 0.236 4729/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029A 0.161 9592/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 031C 0.149 10547/32,844 4
Cheshire West and Chester 031A 0.116 14191/32,844 5
Cheshire West and Chester 034D 0.043 27851/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Blacon

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blacon 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
Cheshire West and Chester 031E 0.279 710/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029C 0.239 1636/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029B 0.228 1949/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 031D 0.196 3351/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 031B 0.195 3399/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029D 0.169 5071/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029A 0.149 6668/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 031A 0.122 9465/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 031C 0.117 10115/32,844 4
Cheshire West and Chester 034D 0.031 30315/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blacon

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blacon population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (6665/32,844) in Blacon is more than the adult average rank (5704/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Cheshire West and Chester 029B 64.188 1270/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 031B 53.61 2625/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 031E 52.725 2772/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 031D 51.856 2908/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029C 51.154 3038/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029D 42.213 4820/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029A 38.23 5839/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 031A 36.626 6276/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 031C 24.182 11247/32,844 4
Cheshire West and Chester 034D 13.496 18590/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blacon

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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 Blacon. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 031E 2.102 252/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029C 1.496 1492/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029B 1.395 1904/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 031D 1.172 3037/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 029D 1.093 3575/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 031B 0.915 4920/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 031C 0.545 8570/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 031A 0.334 11161/32,844 4
Cheshire West and Chester 029A 0.317 11394/32,844 4
Cheshire West and Chester 034D -0.43 22505/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Blacon

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Blacon. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 031B 1.243 2012/32,844 1
Cheshire West and Chester 031E 0.873 4653/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029C 0.83 5111/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 031C 0.741 6052/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029B 0.732 6150/32,844 2
Cheshire West and Chester 029D 0.671 6836/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 031D 0.613 7547/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 029A 0.588 7893/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 034D 0.451 9760/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 031A -0.322 21351/32,844 7

There were 319 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blacon in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blacon

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Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blacon. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 034D 26.368 9839/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 029B 22.543 13705/32,844 5
Cheshire West and Chester 031D 16.36 21216/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 029C 13.115 25254/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 029D 13.029 25361/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 029A 10.682 27974/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 031E 9.928 28664/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 031A 9.387 29171/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 031B 9.308 29241/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 031C 8.548 29901/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blacon

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Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blacon. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 034D 0.554 8489/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 031C 0.222 12993/32,844 4
Cheshire West and Chester 031D 0.023 16092/32,844 5
Cheshire West and Chester 029A -0.112 18223/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 031A -0.359 21974/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 031B -0.363 22042/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 031E -0.521 24175/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 029B -0.59 25036/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 029D -0.62 25423/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 029C -0.825 27558/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blacon

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Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blacon. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 029A -0.132 17539/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 029D -0.15 17827/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 029B -0.209 18811/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 029C -0.228 19113/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 031C -0.235 19233/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 031D -0.299 20337/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 031A -0.366 21473/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 031B -0.46 22925/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 031E -0.463 22974/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 034D -0.659 25660/32,844 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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