Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Droitwich West, Wychavon

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Droitwich West, Wychavon, Worcestershire

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Droitwich West, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Wychavon. 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 4 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 Droitwich 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 Droitwich West. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Droitwich West

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Droitwich West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Wychavon.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Wychavon 002A 42.474 3603/32,844 2
Wychavon 002B 37.765 4953/32,844 2
Wychavon 002D 22.989 12052/32,844 4
Wychavon 002C 21.82 12903/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Droitwich West

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Droitwich 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
Wychavon 002B 0.262 3510/32,844 2
Wychavon 002A 0.238 4614/32,844 2
Wychavon 002D 0.148 10625/32,844 4
Wychavon 002C 0.132 12359/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Droitwich West

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Droitwich 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
Wychavon 002A 0.214 2533/32,844 1
Wychavon 002B 0.163 5480/32,844 2
Wychavon 002D 0.114 10537/32,844 4
Wychavon 002C 0.094 13648/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Droitwich West

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Droitwich West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (3674/32,844) in Droitwich West is less than the adult average rank (7468/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Wychavon 002A 65.312 1166/32,844 1
Wychavon 002B 58.008 1977/32,844 1
Wychavon 002C 35.261 6686/32,844 3
Wychavon 002D 26.799 9913/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Droitwich West

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Droitwich 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
Wychavon 002A 0.716 6717/32,844 3
Wychavon 002B 0.659 7299/32,844 3
Wychavon 002C -0.048 16748/32,844 6
Wychavon 002D -0.43 22504/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Droitwich West

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 Droitwich 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
Wychavon 002A 0.825 5167/32,844 2
Wychavon 002C 0.52 8785/32,844 3
Wychavon 002B 0.118 14849/32,844 5
Wychavon 002D 0.067 15639/32,844 5

There were 37 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Droitwich West in August 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Droitwich West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Droitwich 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
Wychavon 002D 36.253 3516/32,844 2
Wychavon 002C 26.395 9811/32,844 3
Wychavon 002B 25.843 10320/32,844 4
Wychavon 002A 21.542 14858/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Droitwich West

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Droitwich 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
Wychavon 002B -0.303 21191/32,844 7
Wychavon 002A -0.511 24050/32,844 8
Wychavon 002D -0.717 26482/32,844 9
Wychavon 002C -0.813 27451/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Droitwich West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Droitwich 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
Wychavon 002B 0.164 12657/32,844 4
Wychavon 002D 0.098 13698/32,844 5
Wychavon 002A -0.292 20212/32,844 7
Wychavon 002C -0.36 21354/32,844 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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