Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Forest, Blaby

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Forest, Blaby, Leicestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Forest

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Forest. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Blaby.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Blaby 002D 11.804 22398/32,844 7
Blaby 002C 11.238 23065/32,844 8
Blaby 002A 8.86 25985/32,844 8
Blaby 003A 6.365 29034/32,844 9
Blaby 002B 4.176 31331/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Forest

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Forest. 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
Blaby 002D 0.061 23570/32,844 8
Blaby 002C 0.054 25069/32,844 8
Blaby 002A 0.05 26257/32,844 8
Blaby 003A 0.04 28578/32,844 9
Blaby 002B 0.026 31521/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Forest

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Forest 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
Blaby 002D 0.07 18695/32,844 6
Blaby 002C 0.053 23633/32,844 8
Blaby 002A 0.042 27201/32,844 9
Blaby 003A 0.038 28488/32,844 9
Blaby 002B 0.016 32563/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Forest

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Forest population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18669/32,844) in Forest is less than the adult average rank (19129/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Blaby 002D 20.273 13619/32,844 5
Blaby 002A 18.429 14816/32,844 5
Blaby 002C 13.406 18680/32,844 6
Blaby 003A 8.134 23807/32,844 8
Blaby 002B 5.888 26282/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Forest

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Forest. 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
Blaby 003A -0.071 17102/32,844 6
Blaby 002D -0.41 22253/32,844 7
Blaby 002A -0.442 22671/32,844 7
Blaby 002C -0.699 25925/32,844 8
Blaby 002B -1.255 30626/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Forest

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Forest. 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
Blaby 002C 0.806 5350/32,844 2
Blaby 003A -0.236 20150/32,844 7
Blaby 002D -0.295 20972/32,844 7
Blaby 002A -0.318 21294/32,844 7
Blaby 002B -0.893 28176/32,844 9

There were 30 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Forest in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Forest

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Forest. 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
Blaby 002B 26.622 9622/32,844 3
Blaby 002A 20.285 16318/32,844 5
Blaby 002D 13.314 25036/32,844 8
Blaby 003A 12.779 25663/32,844 8
Blaby 002C 2.53 32671/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Forest

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Forest. 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
Blaby 002D -0.245 20318/32,844 7
Blaby 002C -0.569 24783/32,844 8
Blaby 002A -0.892 28130/32,844 9
Blaby 003A -1.409 31221/32,844 10
Blaby 002B -2.125 32647/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Forest

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Forest. 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
Blaby 002C 1.34 2258/32,844 1
Blaby 002D 1 4129/32,844 2
Blaby 002A 0.409 9378/32,844 3
Blaby 003A 0.08 13994/32,844 5
Blaby 002B -0.325 20774/32,844 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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