Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Boley Park, Lichfield

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Boley Park, Lichfield, Staffordshire

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Boley Park, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Lichfield. 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 4 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 Boley Park 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 Boley Park. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Boley Park

iLivehere Rating 1/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Boley Park. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Lichfield.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Lichfield 005B 10.742 23616/32,844 8
Lichfield 005C 2.243 32590/32,844 10
Lichfield 005E 1.906 32691/32,844 10
Lichfield 005A 1.827 32718/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Boley Park

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 Boley Park. 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
Lichfield 005B 0.084 18964/32,844 6
Lichfield 005C 0.027 31283/32,844 10
Lichfield 005A 0.026 31407/32,844 10
Lichfield 005E 0.017 32438/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Boley Park

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Boley Park 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
Lichfield 005B 0.082 15801/32,844 5
Lichfield 005C 0.031 30374/32,844 10
Lichfield 005A 0.029 30829/32,844 10
Lichfield 005E 0.023 31837/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Boley Park

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Boley Park population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (30029/32,844) in Boley Park is more than the adult average rank (28626/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Lichfield 005B 6.468 25638/32,844 8
Lichfield 005C 2.433 30384/32,844 10
Lichfield 005A 1.206 31782/32,844 10
Lichfield 005E 0.647 32395/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Boley Park

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Boley Park. 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
Lichfield 005B -0.435 22566/32,844 7
Lichfield 005C -1.201 30290/32,844 10
Lichfield 005E -1.244 30559/32,844 10
Lichfield 005A -1.374 31234/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Boley Park

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Boley Park. 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
Lichfield 005C -0.984 28948/32,844 9
Lichfield 005B -1.04 29420/32,844 9
Lichfield 005E -1.297 30973/32,844 10
Lichfield 005A -1.304 30996/32,844 10

There were 30 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Boley Park in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Boley Park

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Boley Park. 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
Lichfield 005E 18.914 17965/32,844 6
Lichfield 005B 17.315 20034/32,844 7
Lichfield 005A 15.681 22105/32,844 7
Lichfield 005C 15.48 22384/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Boley Park

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Boley Park. 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
Lichfield 005B 0.212 13127/32,844 4
Lichfield 005C -1.431 31303/32,844 10
Lichfield 005A -1.691 32041/32,844 10
Lichfield 005E -1.757 32178/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Boley Park

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Boley Park. 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
Lichfield 005A -0.672 25828/32,844 8
Lichfield 005E -0.904 28543/32,844 9
Lichfield 005C -1.009 29529/32,844 9
Lichfield 005B -1.164 30687/32,844 10

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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