Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Gorse Hill, Worcester

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Gorse Hill, Worcester, Worcestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Gorse Hill

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Gorse Hill. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Worcester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Worcester 005B 51.802 1899/32,844 1
Worcester 002B 48.801 2355/32,844 1
Worcester 002A 42.591 3571/32,844 2
Worcester 005A 23.703 11574/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Gorse Hill

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Gorse Hill. 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
Worcester 002B 0.282 2799/32,844 1
Worcester 005B 0.272 3167/32,844 1
Worcester 002A 0.251 3971/32,844 2
Worcester 005A 0.135 11946/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Gorse Hill

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Gorse Hill 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
Worcester 005B 0.221 2245/32,844 1
Worcester 002A 0.187 3847/32,844 2
Worcester 002B 0.185 3966/32,844 2
Worcester 005A 0.1 12458/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Gorse Hill

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Gorse Hill population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (2604/32,844) in Gorse Hill is less than the adult average rank (2677/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Worcester 005B 83.376 181/32,844 1
Worcester 002B 72.469 630/32,844 1
Worcester 002A 70.139 771/32,844 1
Worcester 005A 32.219 7733/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Gorse Hill

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 Gorse Hill. 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
Worcester 002B 1.219 2774/32,844 1
Worcester 005B 0.936 4726/32,844 2
Worcester 002A 0.741 6448/32,844 2
Worcester 005A 0.282 11881/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Gorse Hill

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Gorse Hill. 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
Worcester 002B 1.069 3001/32,844 1
Worcester 005B 0.972 3740/32,844 2
Worcester 002A 0.806 5352/32,844 2
Worcester 005A 0.737 6098/32,844 2

There were 500 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Gorse Hill in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Gorse Hill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Gorse Hill. 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
Worcester 002B 22.566 13680/32,844 5
Worcester 005B 21.087 15398/32,844 5
Worcester 002A 19.672 17034/32,844 6
Worcester 005A 15.685 22096/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Gorse Hill

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Gorse Hill. 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
Worcester 005B 0.743 6338/32,844 2
Worcester 005A 0.323 11576/32,844 4
Worcester 002B 0.096 14957/32,844 5
Worcester 002A -0.145 18754/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Gorse Hill

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Gorse Hill. 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
Worcester 002B 0.261 11266/32,844 4
Worcester 005B 0.209 12007/32,844 4
Worcester 005A 0.175 12498/32,844 4
Worcester 002A 0.151 12844/32,844 4

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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