Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Blundellsands, Sefton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Blundellsands, Sefton, Merseyside

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Blundellsands, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Sefton. 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 8 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 Blundellsands 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 Blundellsands. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Blundellsands

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blundellsands. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Sefton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Sefton 028B 18.739 15461/32,844 5
Sefton 022D 15.042 18883/32,844 6
Sefton 028A 14.802 19119/32,844 6
Sefton 022C 11.889 22293/32,844 7
Sefton 022E 11.557 22689/32,844 7
Sefton 022A 8.707 26161/32,844 8
Sefton 022B 7.167 28105/32,844 9
Sefton 022F 5.083 30435/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Blundellsands

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Blundellsands. 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
Sefton 028B 0.111 14849/32,844 5
Sefton 022D 0.092 17528/32,844 6
Sefton 028A 0.084 18817/32,844 6
Sefton 022A 0.075 20550/32,844 7
Sefton 022E 0.074 20669/32,844 7
Sefton 022C 0.059 23933/32,844 8
Sefton 022B 0.035 29783/32,844 10
Sefton 022F 0.032 30429/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Blundellsands

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blundellsands 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
Sefton 028B 0.102 12265/32,844 4
Sefton 028A 0.087 14763/32,844 5
Sefton 022D 0.087 14765/32,844 5
Sefton 022C 0.072 18371/32,844 6
Sefton 022E 0.066 19913/32,844 7
Sefton 022A 0.058 21964/32,844 7
Sefton 022B 0.048 25500/32,844 8
Sefton 022F 0.044 26596/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blundellsands

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blundellsands population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (28736/32,844) in Blundellsands is more than the adult average rank (25343/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Sefton 028B 9.583 22283/32,844 7
Sefton 028A 7.539 24437/32,844 8
Sefton 022C 6.025 26135/32,844 8
Sefton 022A 3.505 29124/32,844 9
Sefton 022D 3.441 29203/32,844 9
Sefton 022F 3.007 29732/32,844 10
Sefton 022B 2.141 30736/32,844 10
Sefton 022E 1.751 31163/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blundellsands

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Blundellsands. 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
Sefton 028A 0.22 12772/32,844 4
Sefton 028B 0.128 14068/32,844 5
Sefton 022D 0.128 14070/32,844 5
Sefton 022C 0.034 15486/32,844 5
Sefton 022E 0.034 15488/32,844 5
Sefton 022A 0 16028/32,844 5
Sefton 022F -0.102 17605/32,844 6
Sefton 022B -0.236 19662/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Blundellsands

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 Blundellsands. 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
Sefton 022A -0.248 20316/32,844 7
Sefton 028A -0.28 20753/32,844 7
Sefton 022D -0.333 21498/32,844 7
Sefton 022C -0.341 21616/32,844 7
Sefton 022B -0.362 21925/32,844 7
Sefton 028B -0.4 22443/32,844 7
Sefton 022E -0.499 23785/32,844 8
Sefton 022F -0.77 27005/32,844 9

There were 290 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blundellsands in August 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blundellsands

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blundellsands. 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
Sefton 022C 27.456 8868/32,844 3
Sefton 022B 11.772 26806/32,844 9
Sefton 022E 11.277 27340/32,844 9
Sefton 022A 9.972 28633/32,844 9
Sefton 028B 8.32 30081/32,844 10
Sefton 022F 7.977 30335/32,844 10
Sefton 028A 7.067 30930/32,844 10
Sefton 022D 2.225 32731/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blundellsands

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blundellsands. 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
Sefton 028B 1.319 1793/32,844 1
Sefton 022D 1.13 2905/32,844 1
Sefton 022E 0.959 4184/32,844 2
Sefton 028A 0.883 4880/32,844 2
Sefton 022B 0.745 6302/32,844 2
Sefton 022F -0.012 16660/32,844 6
Sefton 022C -0.068 17540/32,844 6
Sefton 022A -0.359 21978/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blundellsands

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blundellsands. 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
Sefton 028A -0.224 19047/32,844 6
Sefton 028B -0.274 19884/32,844 7
Sefton 022D -0.364 21427/32,844 7
Sefton 022E -0.483 23239/32,844 8
Sefton 022B -0.589 24740/32,844 8
Sefton 022F -0.731 26587/32,844 9
Sefton 022C -0.829 27746/32,844 9
Sefton 022A -0.842 27897/32,844 9

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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