Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bow East, Tower Hamlets

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bow East, Tower Hamlets, Greater London

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

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Overall Deprivation in Bow East

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bow East. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Tower Hamlets.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Tower Hamlets 001A 37.724 4966/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001B 35.516 5705/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001C 31.203 7452/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 001D 28.641 8684/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004F 28.215 8918/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004G 22.78 12196/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 004E 22.225 12594/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 004A 20.839 13671/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Bow East

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bow East. 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
Tower Hamlets 001A 0.273 3106/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 001B 0.241 4442/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001D 0.224 5264/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004F 0.209 6127/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001C 0.203 6489/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004G 0.129 12658/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 004E 0.122 13422/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 004A 0.08 19542/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Bow East

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bow East 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
Tower Hamlets 001A 0.166 5237/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001B 0.144 7078/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004F 0.12 9640/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 001D 0.115 10317/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 001C 0.107 11423/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 004E 0.06 21514/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 004G 0.057 22534/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 004A 0.039 28102/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bow East

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bow East population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15951/32,844) in Bow East is less than the adult average rank (18684/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Tower Hamlets 001A 28.09 9363/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 001B 22.192 12417/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 001D 20.466 13495/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 004F 20.301 13600/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 001C 19.274 14208/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 004A 8.298 23642/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 004G 6.692 25386/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 004E 6.505 25596/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bow East

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Bow East. 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
Tower Hamlets 004G 0.815 5757/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001C 0.797 5938/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001A 0.675 7130/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 001B 0.524 8818/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004F 0.388 10509/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 004E 0.294 11712/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 001D 0.049 15260/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 004A -0.118 17872/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Bow East

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 Bow East. 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
Tower Hamlets 001B 1.21 2182/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 001C 0.993 3579/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001D 0.896 4425/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004E 0.817 5234/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001A 0.797 5456/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004G 0.627 7363/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004F 0.091 15257/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 004A -0.037 17255/32,844 6

There were 805 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bow East in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bow East

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bow East. 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
Tower Hamlets 004E 38.238 2752/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 004G 35.167 4009/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004F 33.982 4582/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004A 33.652 4747/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001D 28.751 7853/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 001C 28.281 8201/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 001A 28.088 8356/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 001B 26.053 10129/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bow East

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bow East. 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
Tower Hamlets 004A 1.679 643/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 004G 0.141 14261/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 001C -0.249 20373/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 004E -0.492 23818/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 001B -0.542 24432/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 001D -0.684 26150/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 001A -0.83 27605/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 004F -1.313 30844/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bow East

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bow East. 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
Tower Hamlets 001B 1.965 463/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 004E 1.821 716/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 004A 1.732 937/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 001C 1.551 1458/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 004F 1.493 1651/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 001A 1.485 1681/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 004G 1.101 3489/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 001D 1.046 3828/32,844 2

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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