Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Great Bridge, Sandwell

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Great Bridge, Sandwell, West Midlands

We have used the 11 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Great Bridge, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Sandwell. 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 11 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 Great Bridge 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 Great Bridge. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Great Bridge

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Great Bridge. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Sandwell.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Sandwell 009C 70.309 268/32,844 1
Sandwell 016C 62.903 669/32,844 1
Sandwell 009D 49.472 2262/32,844 1
Sandwell 014A 48.372 2430/32,844 1
Sandwell 013C 46.38 2785/32,844 1
Sandwell 009B 45.048 3053/32,844 1
Sandwell 018A 43.569 3346/32,844 2
Sandwell 009A 39.492 4423/32,844 2
Sandwell 016D 36.968 5224/32,844 2
Sandwell 016B 28.349 8855/32,844 3
Sandwell 016A 13.04 21008/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Great Bridge

9
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 Great Bridge. 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
Sandwell 009C 0.446 150/32,844 1
Sandwell 016C 0.321 1635/32,844 1
Sandwell 009D 0.316 1776/32,844 1
Sandwell 014A 0.287 2620/32,844 1
Sandwell 013C 0.287 2651/32,844 1
Sandwell 018A 0.286 2679/32,844 1
Sandwell 009B 0.263 3473/32,844 2
Sandwell 009A 0.256 3743/32,844 2
Sandwell 016D 0.228 5075/32,844 2
Sandwell 016B 0.193 7091/32,844 3
Sandwell 016A 0.087 18360/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Great Bridge

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Great Bridge 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
Sandwell 009C 0.311 355/32,844 1
Sandwell 016C 0.266 938/32,844 1
Sandwell 014A 0.22 2272/32,844 1
Sandwell 009D 0.217 2397/32,844 1
Sandwell 013C 0.202 3035/32,844 1
Sandwell 018A 0.197 3297/32,844 2
Sandwell 009B 0.193 3512/32,844 2
Sandwell 016D 0.152 6355/32,844 2
Sandwell 009A 0.147 6842/32,844 3
Sandwell 016B 0.117 10106/32,844 4
Sandwell 016A 0.059 21688/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Great Bridge

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Great Bridge population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7219/32,844) in Great Bridge is more than the adult average rank (2297/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Sandwell 009C 83.144 185/32,844 1
Sandwell 016C 71.198 700/32,844 1
Sandwell 009D 68.359 902/32,844 1
Sandwell 013C 58.476 1914/32,844 1
Sandwell 009B 57.548 2035/32,844 1
Sandwell 018A 54.653 2454/32,844 1
Sandwell 014A 53.946 2574/32,844 1
Sandwell 009A 52.43 2817/32,844 1
Sandwell 016D 36.793 6246/32,844 2
Sandwell 016B 32.452 7637/32,844 3
Sandwell 016A 19.094 14330/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Great Bridge

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 Great Bridge. 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
Sandwell 016C 1.829 594/32,844 1
Sandwell 009C 1.618 1070/32,844 1
Sandwell 009B 1.406 1849/32,844 1
Sandwell 014A 1.393 1911/32,844 1
Sandwell 016D 1.255 2567/32,844 1
Sandwell 009A 1.049 3877/32,844 2
Sandwell 009D 0.848 5468/32,844 2
Sandwell 016B 0.67 7169/32,844 3
Sandwell 013C 0.662 7274/32,844 3
Sandwell 018A 0.588 8085/32,844 3
Sandwell 016A -0.192 19016/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Great Bridge

7
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 Great Bridge. 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
Sandwell 016C 1.25 1976/32,844 1
Sandwell 009C 0.994 3570/32,844 2
Sandwell 009D 0.63 7327/32,844 3
Sandwell 014A 0.482 9315/32,844 3
Sandwell 009B 0.465 9542/32,844 3
Sandwell 018A 0.387 10644/32,844 4
Sandwell 013C 0.344 11262/32,844 4
Sandwell 016D 0.249 12734/32,844 4
Sandwell 009A 0.198 13549/32,844 5
Sandwell 016A 0.098 15157/32,844 5
Sandwell 016B 0.076 15484/32,844 5

There were 100 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Great Bridge in December 2023

Barriers to Housing and Services in Great Bridge

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Great Bridge. 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
Sandwell 018A 23.673 12463/32,844 4
Sandwell 016D 22.839 13380/32,844 5
Sandwell 013C 22.311 13951/32,844 5
Sandwell 009D 20.472 16109/32,844 5
Sandwell 016C 19.958 16702/32,844 6
Sandwell 009C 19.494 17280/32,844 6
Sandwell 009A 19.144 17686/32,844 6
Sandwell 009B 18.549 18432/32,844 6
Sandwell 016B 17.719 19500/32,844 6
Sandwell 016A 16.881 20580/32,844 7
Sandwell 014A 14.738 23361/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Great Bridge

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Great Bridge. 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
Sandwell 013C 0.982 3991/32,844 2
Sandwell 014A 0.827 5404/32,844 2
Sandwell 009A 0.638 7484/32,844 3
Sandwell 018A 0.613 7784/32,844 3
Sandwell 016C 0.459 9743/32,844 3
Sandwell 016D 0.403 10499/32,844 4
Sandwell 009B 0.375 10879/32,844 4
Sandwell 016B 0.258 12460/32,844 4
Sandwell 009D 0.205 13227/32,844 5
Sandwell 009C 0.117 14645/32,844 5
Sandwell 016A -0.81 27417/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Great Bridge

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Great Bridge. 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
Sandwell 016C 1.257 2660/32,844 1
Sandwell 013C 1.246 2705/32,844 1
Sandwell 016B 1.212 2883/32,844 1
Sandwell 009A 1.211 2889/32,844 1
Sandwell 009D 1.063 3708/32,844 2
Sandwell 018A 1.047 3821/32,844 2
Sandwell 016D 1.03 3930/32,844 2
Sandwell 009B 0.825 5443/32,844 2
Sandwell 016A 0.772 5871/32,844 2
Sandwell 009C 0.698 6500/32,844 2
Sandwell 014A 0.673 6711/32,844 3

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.