Deprivation Statistics for Darwen West, Blackburn with Darwen

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

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Darwen West, 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 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 Darwen West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Darwen West

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Darwen West. 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 014A 51.305 1987/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 43.505 3360/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 014C 43.34 3390/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 36.5 5373/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 35.697 5637/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 016B 27.423 9337/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 11.05 23274/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 014E 10.468 23919/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Darwen West

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Darwen 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
Blackburn with Darwen 014A 0.271 3179/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 014C 0.213 5936/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 0.208 6190/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 0.205 6334/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 0.186 7622/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 016B 0.138 11727/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 014E 0.043 27984/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 0.033 30316/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Darwen West

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Darwen 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
Blackburn with Darwen 014C 0.239 1637/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 014A 0.231 1872/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 0.176 4556/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 0.165 5320/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 0.146 6924/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 016B 0.115 10377/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 014E 0.051 24551/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 0.03 30690/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Darwen West

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Darwen West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12279/32,844) in Darwen West is less than the adult average rank (12827/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 014A 41.833 4919/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 33.907 7134/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 32.638 7575/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 014C 32.456 7635/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 30.012 8554/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 016B 24.086 11299/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 014E 5.97 26196/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 5.393 26849/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Darwen West

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 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
Blackburn with Darwen 014C 2.119 240/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 014A 1.529 1364/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 1.367 2011/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 1.288 2411/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 0.814 5766/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 016B 0.695 6940/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 014E 0.275 11965/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 018D -0.014 16223/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Darwen West

8
Bad
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 Darwen 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
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 1.391 1383/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 1.211 2176/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 014A 1.072 2979/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016B 0.57 8134/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 0.549 8412/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 014C 0.456 9671/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 014E 0.445 9844/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 018D -0.641 25549/32,844 8

There were 128 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Darwen West in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Darwen West

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Darwen 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
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 29.551 7273/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 014E 12.953 25470/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 014C 10.356 28267/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 8.371 30042/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 7.109 30905/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 014A 6.304 31368/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 5.695 31708/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 016B 3.085 32591/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Darwen West

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Darwen 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
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 1.49 1131/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 014A 1.439 1315/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016B 1.391 1492/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 1.129 2910/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 1.034 3621/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 0.954 4218/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 014E 0.244 12684/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 014C -0.145 18745/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Darwen West

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Darwen 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
Blackburn with Darwen 016D 0.931 4649/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 014B 0.461 8816/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 014A 0.306 10664/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 016C 0.026 14872/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 018D -0.015 15561/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 016B -0.048 16080/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 014C -0.061 16301/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 014E -0.361 21383/32,844 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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