Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Castle, Tamworth

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Castle, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Tamworth. 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 5 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 Castle 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 Castle. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Castle

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Castle. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Tamworth.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Tamworth 002A 39.972 4266/32,844 2
Tamworth 002B 22.347 12506/32,844 4
Tamworth 005C 20.14 14220/32,844 5
Tamworth 005B 17.768 16342/32,844 5
Tamworth 005D 4.651 30856/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Castle

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Castle. 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
Tamworth 002A 0.239 4554/32,844 2
Tamworth 002B 0.115 14314/32,844 5
Tamworth 005B 0.099 16478/32,844 6
Tamworth 005C 0.097 16719/32,844 6
Tamworth 005D 0.02 32196/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Castle

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Castle 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
Tamworth 002A 0.174 4713/32,844 2
Tamworth 002B 0.088 14645/32,844 5
Tamworth 005B 0.086 15146/32,844 5
Tamworth 005C 0.083 15597/32,844 5
Tamworth 005D 0.029 30750/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Castle

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Castle population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14086/32,844) in Castle is more than the adult average rank (13867/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Tamworth 002A 42.812 4674/32,844 2
Tamworth 005C 21.735 12716/32,844 4
Tamworth 005B 21.376 12926/32,844 4
Tamworth 002B 18.444 14805/32,844 5
Tamworth 005D 6.124 26041/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Castle

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 Castle. 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
Tamworth 002A 1.305 2318/32,844 1
Tamworth 002B 0.59 8059/32,844 3
Tamworth 005B 0.202 13032/32,844 4
Tamworth 005C 0.185 13273/32,844 5
Tamworth 005D -0.438 22611/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Castle

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 Castle. 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
Tamworth 005C 0.971 3753/32,844 2
Tamworth 002A 0.779 5643/32,844 2
Tamworth 002B 0.509 8960/32,844 3
Tamworth 005B 0.09 15273/32,844 5
Tamworth 005D -0.975 28887/32,844 9

There were 247 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Castle in November 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Castle

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Castle. 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
Tamworth 002B 34.57 4285/32,844 2
Tamworth 005B 24.808 11318/32,844 4
Tamworth 005D 23.984 12157/32,844 4
Tamworth 002A 23.813 12337/32,844 4
Tamworth 005C 18.566 18404/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Castle

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Castle. 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
Tamworth 005C 0.491 9324/32,844 3
Tamworth 002A 0.307 11779/32,844 4
Tamworth 005B 0.003 16414/32,844 5
Tamworth 002B -0.198 19606/32,844 6
Tamworth 005D -1.846 32336/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Castle

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Castle. 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
Tamworth 005B -0.703 26220/32,844 8
Tamworth 005C -0.762 26967/32,844 9
Tamworth 002A -1.029 29691/32,844 10
Tamworth 005D -1.125 30448/32,844 10
Tamworth 002B -1.362 31694/32,844 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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