Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bow West, Tower Hamlets

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

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bow West, 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 7 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 West 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 West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Bow West

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 West. 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 004D 32.526 6874/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 003D 31.122 7486/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 003B 27.77 9165/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004C 25.746 10339/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003E 24.249 11218/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003A 21.888 12849/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003C 20.727 13752/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Bow West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bow West. 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 003D 0.261 3554/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004D 0.226 5201/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 003B 0.184 7710/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004C 0.183 7797/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 003A 0.128 12809/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003E 0.112 14721/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 003C 0.097 16812/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Bow West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bow West 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 003D 0.135 7976/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004D 0.131 8407/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004C 0.104 11854/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003B 0.104 11941/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003A 0.085 15277/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 003E 0.064 20450/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 003C 0.056 22641/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bow West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bow West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20408/32,844) in Bow West is more than the adult average rank (18259/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Tower Hamlets 003D 25.405 10613/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 004D 22.942 11943/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003B 17.016 15802/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 004C 12.646 19356/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 003A 12.526 19476/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 003C 5.217 27068/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 003E 2.713 30076/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bow West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 West. 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 004D 0.333 11162/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003B 0.302 11603/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 004C 0.25 12328/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003A 0.238 12539/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003D 0.062 15051/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 003E -0.349 21438/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 003C -0.46 22894/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Bow West

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 West. 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 003E 1.913 282/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 003C 1.515 1013/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 003A 0.945 3978/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 003B 0.914 4262/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004D 0.903 4352/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 004C 0.54 8527/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 003D 0.394 10549/32,844 4

There were 1382 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bow West in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bow West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bow West. 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 004D 30.216 6817/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 004C 28.64 7940/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 003D 27.262 9022/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 003B 27.135 9135/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 003C 24.139 12002/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003A 23.542 12614/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 003E 23.131 13070/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bow West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bow West. 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 003E 0.588 8075/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 003C 0.193 13414/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 003B -0.306 21238/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 004C -0.417 22782/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 003A -0.417 22784/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 003D -0.79 27238/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 004D -0.993 29008/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bow West

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bow West. 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 003C 2.268 118/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 003E 2.246 134/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 004D 1.981 442/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 004C 1.866 626/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 003B 1.843 664/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 003D 1.571 1400/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 003A 1.516 1567/32,844 1

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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