Deprivation Statistics for Darwen South, Blackburn with Darwen

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Darwen South, Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire

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

Overall Deprivation in Darwen South

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Darwen South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Blackburn with Darwen.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 43.505 3360/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 34.174 6195/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 32.942 6693/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 26.092 10129/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017C 19.055 15189/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 14.542 19404/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017A 11.998 22176/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 9.764 24806/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Darwen South

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Darwen South. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 0.208 6190/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 0.193 7137/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 0.144 11045/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 0.141 11365/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017C 0.1 16333/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.074 20607/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 017A 0.059 23879/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 0.036 29524/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Darwen South

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Darwen South 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
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 0.18 4281/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 0.176 4556/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 0.131 8393/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 017C 0.101 12332/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 0.097 13011/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.069 19073/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017A 0.067 19688/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 0.049 25060/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Darwen South

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Darwen South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14548/32,844) in Darwen South is more than the adult average rank (14138/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 35.126 6715/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 33.907 7134/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 25.702 10459/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 24.737 10973/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017C 19.864 13848/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 017A 13.58 18522/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 8.22 23716/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 7.716 24224/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Darwen South

8
Bad
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 Darwen South. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 1.426 1758/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 1.288 2411/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 1.043 3921/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017C 0.769 6180/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 0.758 6309/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.226 12689/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017A 0.208 12950/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 0.104 14446/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Darwen South

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Darwen South. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 1.211 2176/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 0.761 5823/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 0.489 9216/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 0.445 9840/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.299 11943/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 0.196 13577/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 017C 0.018 16398/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 017A -0.427 22798/32,844 7

There were 277 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Darwen South in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Darwen South

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Darwen South. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 017A 21.91 14427/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 15.376 22507/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 017C 11.707 26884/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 10.116 28491/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 9.487 29090/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 7.109 30905/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 4.675 32145/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 2.689 32652/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Darwen South

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Darwen South. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 1.49 1131/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 1.433 1338/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 1.384 1523/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.945 4303/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 0.26 12422/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017C -0.015 16696/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017E -0.023 16820/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017A -0.405 22627/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Darwen South

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Darwen South. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 0.931 4649/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017B 0.181 12397/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 015A 0.169 12585/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017A -0.114 17260/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017D -0.159 17967/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017F -0.167 18089/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017C -0.285 20086/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 017E -0.361 21369/32,844 7

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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