Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Broadwaters, Wyre Forest

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Broadwaters, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Broadwaters

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Broadwaters. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Wyre Forest.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Wyre Forest 004A 51.528 1947/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 004B 38.372 4771/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 004C 34.869 5939/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 003D 17.768 16341/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 003A 14.297 19646/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003B 10.755 23596/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 003C 10.673 23685/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 003E 8.171 26862/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Broadwaters

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Broadwaters. 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
Wyre Forest 004A 0.33 1429/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 004B 0.212 6008/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 004C 0.202 6524/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 003D 0.096 16914/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003C 0.07 21606/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 003A 0.069 21816/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 003B 0.046 27252/32,844 9
Wyre Forest 003E 0.036 29622/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Broadwaters

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Broadwaters 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
Wyre Forest 004A 0.226 2059/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 004B 0.168 5102/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 004C 0.166 5244/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 003D 0.083 15763/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 003A 0.066 19778/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 003C 0.061 21126/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 003B 0.056 22762/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 003E 0.051 24259/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Broadwaters

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Broadwaters population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12299/32,844) in Broadwaters is less than the adult average rank (12547/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Wyre Forest 004A 77.909 374/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 004C 48.515 3509/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 004B 34.559 6922/32,844 3
Wyre Forest 003A 19.341 14174/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 003C 15.2 17205/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003D 12.987 19053/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003B 12.696 19322/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003E 12.237 19734/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Broadwaters

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Broadwaters. 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
Wyre Forest 004A 0.735 6533/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 004C 0.49 9217/32,844 3
Wyre Forest 004B 0.422 10039/32,844 4
Wyre Forest 003D -0.046 16717/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003A -0.233 19615/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003E -0.333 21170/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 003C -0.395 22052/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 003B -0.615 24899/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Broadwaters

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 Broadwaters. 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
Wyre Forest 004B 1.676 618/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 004A 0.967 3787/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 004C 0.594 7822/32,844 3
Wyre Forest 003D 0.508 8970/32,844 3
Wyre Forest 003B -0.073 17744/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003C -0.2 19618/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003A -0.523 24099/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 003E -0.893 28171/32,844 9

There were 249 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Broadwaters in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Broadwaters

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Broadwaters. 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
Wyre Forest 003A 30.156 6849/32,844 3
Wyre Forest 004C 26.735 9536/32,844 3
Wyre Forest 004A 21.846 14509/32,844 5
Wyre Forest 003E 17.674 19560/32,844 6
Wyre Forest 003B 17.328 20017/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 004B 14.823 23270/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 003D 13.915 24342/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 003C 12.553 25945/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Broadwaters

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Broadwaters. 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
Wyre Forest 004B 1.212 2371/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 003D 1.078 3273/32,844 1
Wyre Forest 003B 0.942 4326/32,844 2
Wyre Forest 003E 0.533 8754/32,844 3
Wyre Forest 003A 0.506 9110/32,844 3
Wyre Forest 003C 0.428 10152/32,844 4
Wyre Forest 004C 0.413 10347/32,844 4
Wyre Forest 004A -0.169 19130/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Broadwaters

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Broadwaters. 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
Wyre Forest 003B -0.395 21946/32,844 7
Wyre Forest 003D -0.494 23392/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 004C -0.511 23645/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 003E -0.613 25085/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 004B -0.627 25269/32,844 8
Wyre Forest 003C -0.723 26489/32,844 9
Wyre Forest 004A -0.752 26840/32,844 9
Wyre Forest 003A -1.017 29580/32,844 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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