Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Drakes Cross, Bromsgrove

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Drakes Cross, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Drakes Cross

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Drakes Cross. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bromsgrove.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bromsgrove 005A 19.943 14400/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 004A 19.78 14549/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 004D 12.877 21185/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 005B 11.801 22403/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 004B 2.136 32627/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Drakes Cross

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Drakes Cross. 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
Bromsgrove 004A 0.179 8106/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 004D 0.097 16757/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 005B 0.085 18627/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 005A 0.073 20878/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 004B 0.019 32287/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Drakes Cross

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Drakes Cross 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
Bromsgrove 004A 0.105 11719/32,844 4
Bromsgrove 004D 0.095 13439/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 005A 0.087 14892/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 005B 0.072 18198/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 004B 0.028 31022/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Drakes Cross

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Drakes Cross population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25034/32,844) in Drakes Cross is more than the adult average rank (16724/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bromsgrove 004A 22.763 12058/32,844 4
Bromsgrove 004D 10.75 21128/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 005A 10.51 21355/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 005B 7.798 24154/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 004B 5.48 26739/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Drakes Cross

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Drakes Cross. 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
Bromsgrove 004D 0.16 13613/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 005A 0.111 14344/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 004A 0.06 15075/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 005B -0.391 22009/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 004B -1.272 30709/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Drakes Cross

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Drakes Cross. 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
Bromsgrove 005A 1.127 2637/32,844 1
Bromsgrove 005B 0.09 15275/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 004A -0.086 17923/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 004D -0.628 25400/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 004B -0.747 26758/32,844 9

There were 40 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Drakes Cross in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Drakes Cross

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Drakes Cross. 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
Bromsgrove 005A 25.607 10559/32,844 4
Bromsgrove 005B 22.331 13930/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 004B 11.769 26813/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 004A 10.975 27665/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 004D 6.523 31247/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Drakes Cross

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Drakes Cross. 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
Bromsgrove 005A 0.605 7885/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 004A -0.47 23512/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 004D -0.924 28407/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 005B -1.031 29287/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 004B -1.638 31936/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Drakes Cross

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Drakes Cross. 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
Bromsgrove 005A -0.06 16273/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 005B -0.136 17605/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 004D -0.4 22027/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 004A -0.417 22310/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 004B -0.702 26200/32,844 8

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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