Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Bowthorpe, Norwich

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Bowthorpe, Norwich, Norfolk

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Bowthorpe, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Norwich. 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 Bowthorpe 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 Bowthorpe. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Bowthorpe

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Bowthorpe. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Norwich.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Norwich 005C 48.48 2412/32,844 1
Norwich 005H 44.765 3106/32,844 1
Norwich 005F 37.558 5029/32,844 2
Norwich 005A 37.515 5043/32,844 2
Norwich 005B 29.599 8201/32,844 3
Norwich 005D 22.98 12068/32,844 4
Norwich 005G 17.323 16718/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Bowthorpe

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Bowthorpe. 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
Norwich 005C 0.296 2345/32,844 1
Norwich 005H 0.262 3500/32,844 2
Norwich 005F 0.209 6166/32,844 2
Norwich 005A 0.204 6405/32,844 2
Norwich 005B 0.168 8964/32,844 3
Norwich 005D 0.167 9009/32,844 3
Norwich 005G 0.089 17998/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Bowthorpe

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Bowthorpe 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
Norwich 005C 0.191 3634/32,844 2
Norwich 005A 0.177 4475/32,844 2
Norwich 005H 0.174 4676/32,844 2
Norwich 005F 0.133 8213/32,844 3
Norwich 005B 0.119 9782/32,844 3
Norwich 005D 0.112 10790/32,844 4
Norwich 005G 0.059 21682/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Bowthorpe

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Bowthorpe population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (4248/32,844) in Bowthorpe is less than the adult average rank (7630/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Norwich 005C 81.64 230/32,844 1
Norwich 005F 69.573 808/32,844 1
Norwich 005A 53.443 2656/32,844 1
Norwich 005H 51.569 2951/32,844 1
Norwich 005B 35.762 6525/32,844 2
Norwich 005D 26.566 10032/32,844 4
Norwich 005G 18.413 14831/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Bowthorpe

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Bowthorpe. 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
Norwich 005H 1.448 1670/32,844 1
Norwich 005A 1.201 2862/32,844 1
Norwich 005F 1.129 3319/32,844 2
Norwich 005B 1.095 3559/32,844 2
Norwich 005C 1.027 4037/32,844 2
Norwich 005D 0.809 5808/32,844 2
Norwich 005G 0.165 13548/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Bowthorpe

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Bowthorpe. 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
Norwich 005C 0.883 4557/32,844 2
Norwich 005H 0.859 4811/32,844 2
Norwich 005F 0.759 5850/32,844 2
Norwich 005B 0.552 8373/32,844 3
Norwich 005A 0.01 16516/32,844 6
Norwich 005G -0.283 20799/32,844 7
Norwich 005D -0.915 28390/32,844 9

There were 200 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Bowthorpe in April 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Bowthorpe

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Bowthorpe. 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
Norwich 005G 42.414 1561/32,844 1
Norwich 005H 33.764 4697/32,844 2
Norwich 005A 29.096 7577/32,844 3
Norwich 005B 24.976 11136/32,844 4
Norwich 005C 21.55 14848/32,844 5
Norwich 005D 20.802 15712/32,844 5
Norwich 005F 16.274 21317/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Bowthorpe

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Bowthorpe. 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
Norwich 005F -0.116 18286/32,844 6
Norwich 005C -0.293 21029/32,844 7
Norwich 005H -0.622 25443/32,844 8
Norwich 005A -0.641 25656/32,844 8
Norwich 005B -0.857 27837/32,844 9
Norwich 005D -1.409 31224/32,844 10
Norwich 005G -1.56 31721/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Bowthorpe

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Bowthorpe. 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
Norwich 005B -0.174 18202/32,844 6
Norwich 005D -0.319 20677/32,844 7
Norwich 005H -0.419 22329/32,844 7
Norwich 005A -0.434 22547/32,844 7
Norwich 005C -0.462 22945/32,844 7
Norwich 005F -0.636 25378/32,844 8
Norwich 005G -0.795 27331/32,844 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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