Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bocking Blackwater, Braintree

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bocking Blackwater, Braintree, Essex

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

Overall Deprivation in Bocking Blackwater

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bocking Blackwater. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Braintree.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Braintree 009B 13.42 20600/32,844 7
Braintree 012D 13.131 20907/32,844 7
Braintree 009A 12.077 22080/32,844 7
Braintree 007A 8.364 26605/32,844 9
Braintree 007C 7.611 27540/32,844 9
Braintree 007B 5.269 30252/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Bocking Blackwater

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bocking 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
Braintree 009B 0.097 16742/32,844 6
Braintree 009A 0.083 18995/32,844 6
Braintree 012D 0.083 19106/32,844 6
Braintree 007A 0.053 25436/32,844 8
Braintree 007C 0.05 26193/32,844 8
Braintree 007B 0.034 30069/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Bocking Blackwater

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bocking 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
Braintree 009B 0.072 18189/32,844 6
Braintree 012D 0.072 18229/32,844 6
Braintree 009A 0.069 19149/32,844 6
Braintree 007A 0.047 25766/32,844 8
Braintree 007B 0.045 26210/32,844 8
Braintree 007C 0.033 29871/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bocking Blackwater

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bocking Blackwater population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17867/32,844) in Bocking Blackwater is more than the adult average rank (12885/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Braintree 009B 23.314 11721/32,844 4
Braintree 012D 21.321 12955/32,844 4
Braintree 007A 19.848 13859/32,844 5
Braintree 007C 17.731 15317/32,844 5
Braintree 007B 12.769 19242/32,844 6
Braintree 009A 12.149 19811/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bocking Blackwater

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 Bocking 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
Braintree 007C -0.221 19446/32,844 6
Braintree 009B -0.294 20562/32,844 7
Braintree 009A -0.339 21261/32,844 7
Braintree 012D -0.436 22590/32,844 7
Braintree 007A -0.551 24069/32,844 8
Braintree 007B -0.91 28061/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Bocking 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 Bocking 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
Braintree 009A 0.173 13941/32,844 5
Braintree 012D -0.245 20269/32,844 7
Braintree 007B -0.437 22929/32,844 7
Braintree 007A -0.452 23138/32,844 8
Braintree 007C -0.512 23950/32,844 8
Braintree 009B -0.63 25421/32,844 8

There were 107 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bocking Blackwater in February 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bocking Blackwater

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bocking 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
Braintree 012D 24.894 11235/32,844 4
Braintree 007A 19.135 17697/32,844 6
Braintree 007C 16.504 21030/32,844 7
Braintree 009A 16.117 21525/32,844 7
Braintree 007B 14.665 23450/32,844 8
Braintree 009B 11.589 27030/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bocking Blackwater

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bocking 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
Braintree 009B 0.358 11094/32,844 4
Braintree 009A -0.041 17092/32,844 6
Braintree 007C -0.353 21889/32,844 7
Braintree 007A -0.747 26805/32,844 9
Braintree 012D -1.009 29128/32,844 9
Braintree 007B -1.502 31538/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bocking Blackwater

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bocking 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
Braintree 009A -0.281 20018/32,844 7
Braintree 009B -0.505 23559/32,844 8
Braintree 007B -0.615 25099/32,844 8
Braintree 012D -0.651 25561/32,844 8
Braintree 007A -0.752 26839/32,844 9
Braintree 007C -0.761 26940/32,844 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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