Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Handsworth Wood, Birmingham

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands

We have used the 17 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Handsworth Wood, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Birmingham. 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 17 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 Handsworth Wood 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 Handsworth Wood. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Handsworth Wood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Handsworth Wood. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Birmingham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Birmingham 032B 51.196 2004/32,844 1
Birmingham 036B 47.467 2580/32,844 1
Birmingham 034B 44.829 3091/32,844 1
Birmingham 036C 44.249 3214/32,844 1
Birmingham 035A 42.623 3558/32,844 2
Birmingham 034A 39.463 4436/32,844 2
Birmingham 032E 38.104 4838/32,844 2
Birmingham 032C 36.934 5230/32,844 2
Birmingham 032A 36.808 5264/32,844 2
Birmingham 032D 32.155 7023/32,844 3
Birmingham 036A 26.772 9718/32,844 3
Birmingham 133C 21.644 13044/32,844 4
Birmingham 133E 20.926 13607/32,844 5
Birmingham 133A 20.299 14081/32,844 5
Birmingham 133B 20.202 14171/32,844 5
Birmingham 133D 16.01 17936/32,844 6
Birmingham 133F 14.244 19701/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Handsworth Wood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Handsworth Wood. 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
Birmingham 032B 0.311 1920/32,844 1
Birmingham 035A 0.304 2071/32,844 1
Birmingham 036B 0.295 2375/32,844 1
Birmingham 036C 0.283 2792/32,844 1
Birmingham 034B 0.255 3788/32,844 2
Birmingham 034A 0.227 5134/32,844 2
Birmingham 032E 0.212 5985/32,844 2
Birmingham 032C 0.21 6092/32,844 2
Birmingham 032A 0.198 6814/32,844 3
Birmingham 036A 0.169 8849/32,844 3
Birmingham 032D 0.15 10480/32,844 4
Birmingham 133C 0.143 11193/32,844 4
Birmingham 133B 0.135 12028/32,844 4
Birmingham 133A 0.133 12172/32,844 4
Birmingham 133E 0.124 13249/32,844 5
Birmingham 133D 0.116 14199/32,844 5
Birmingham 133F 0.091 17706/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Handsworth Wood

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Handsworth Wood 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
Birmingham 032B 0.249 1315/32,844 1
Birmingham 036B 0.207 2823/32,844 1
Birmingham 032E 0.19 3667/32,844 2
Birmingham 036C 0.183 4146/32,844 2
Birmingham 032C 0.177 4478/32,844 2
Birmingham 035A 0.172 4879/32,844 2
Birmingham 034B 0.171 4930/32,844 2
Birmingham 032A 0.16 5712/32,844 2
Birmingham 034A 0.129 8625/32,844 3
Birmingham 032D 0.112 10760/32,844 4
Birmingham 133A 0.101 12374/32,844 4
Birmingham 036A 0.1 12501/32,844 4
Birmingham 133E 0.1 12538/32,844 4
Birmingham 133C 0.097 13007/32,844 4
Birmingham 133B 0.082 15966/32,844 5
Birmingham 133F 0.08 16284/32,844 5
Birmingham 133D 0.071 18386/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Handsworth Wood

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Handsworth Wood population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16512/32,844) in Handsworth Wood is more than the adult average rank (9981/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Birmingham 034B 57.823 1999/32,844 1
Birmingham 034A 49.067 3415/32,844 2
Birmingham 035A 38.673 5715/32,844 2
Birmingham 036B 37.131 6156/32,844 2
Birmingham 036C 33.364 7322/32,844 3
Birmingham 032B 27.015 9817/32,844 3
Birmingham 032E 26.893 9875/32,844 4
Birmingham 036A 24.33 11169/32,844 4
Birmingham 032C 23.001 11901/32,844 4
Birmingham 032D 22.437 12282/32,844 4
Birmingham 032A 19.296 14193/32,844 5
Birmingham 133C 16.108 16486/32,844 6
Birmingham 133B 13.812 18320/32,844 6
Birmingham 133F 12.317 19646/32,844 6
Birmingham 133E 11.873 20062/32,844 7
Birmingham 133D 7.961 23993/32,844 8
Birmingham 133A 7.557 24421/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Handsworth Wood

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Handsworth Wood. 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
Birmingham 032E 0.734 6539/32,844 2
Birmingham 032B 0.731 6583/32,844 3
Birmingham 032A 0.635 7551/32,844 3
Birmingham 036C 0.635 7556/32,844 3
Birmingham 032D 0.585 8117/32,844 3
Birmingham 036B 0.465 9528/32,844 3
Birmingham 034B 0.452 9680/32,844 3
Birmingham 133A 0.434 9893/32,844 4
Birmingham 035A 0.427 9987/32,844 4
Birmingham 133B 0.286 11817/32,844 4
Birmingham 034A 0.262 12150/32,844 4
Birmingham 133C 0.211 12913/32,844 4
Birmingham 133E 0.207 12965/32,844 4
Birmingham 032C 0.141 13874/32,844 5
Birmingham 036A 0.066 14996/32,844 5
Birmingham 133D -0.126 17986/32,844 6
Birmingham 133F -0.154 18454/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Handsworth Wood

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 Handsworth Wood. 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
Birmingham 032B 1.546 936/32,844 1
Birmingham 034B 0.911 4286/32,844 2
Birmingham 032A 0.848 4892/32,844 2
Birmingham 032E 0.781 5625/32,844 2
Birmingham 034A 0.722 6263/32,844 2
Birmingham 036C 0.662 6948/32,844 3
Birmingham 036B 0.635 7272/32,844 3
Birmingham 032D 0.581 7980/32,844 3
Birmingham 032C 0.517 8822/32,844 3
Birmingham 036A 0.365 10945/32,844 4
Birmingham 035A 0.276 12295/32,844 4
Birmingham 133E 0.139 14491/32,844 5
Birmingham 133B -0.043 17335/32,844 6
Birmingham 133C -0.105 18204/32,844 6
Birmingham 133D -0.14 18734/32,844 6
Birmingham 133A -0.198 19588/32,844 6
Birmingham 133F -0.437 22924/32,844 7

There were 441 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Handsworth Wood in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Handsworth Wood

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Handsworth Wood. 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
Birmingham 036B 49.774 353/32,844 1
Birmingham 032D 38.664 2598/32,844 1
Birmingham 035A 36.578 3381/32,844 2
Birmingham 036C 35.709 3768/32,844 2
Birmingham 032A 34.596 4266/32,844 2
Birmingham 032B 33.89 4621/32,844 2
Birmingham 032C 32.133 5561/32,844 2
Birmingham 133B 32.003 5654/32,844 2
Birmingham 036A 31.89 5727/32,844 2
Birmingham 034B 30.301 6757/32,844 3
Birmingham 034A 29.756 7135/32,844 3
Birmingham 133C 27.389 8924/32,844 3
Birmingham 032E 27.093 9177/32,844 3
Birmingham 133E 26.193 9991/32,844 4
Birmingham 133F 23.651 12489/32,844 4
Birmingham 133D 22.126 14186/32,844 5
Birmingham 133A 19.622 17107/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Handsworth Wood

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Handsworth Wood. 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
Birmingham 032C 1.298 1905/32,844 1
Birmingham 034A 1.231 2261/32,844 1
Birmingham 034B 1.014 3773/32,844 2
Birmingham 036C 0.902 4694/32,844 2
Birmingham 032A 0.771 5984/32,844 2
Birmingham 032D 0.753 6211/32,844 2
Birmingham 036A 0.669 7109/32,844 3
Birmingham 035A 0.667 7128/32,844 3
Birmingham 133A 0.544 8617/32,844 3
Birmingham 032E 0.48 9470/32,844 3
Birmingham 133D 0.47 9609/32,844 3
Birmingham 133E 0.365 11010/32,844 4
Birmingham 133C 0.288 12021/32,844 4
Birmingham 036B 0.207 13198/32,844 5
Birmingham 032B 0.122 14556/32,844 5
Birmingham 133F -0.301 21164/32,844 7
Birmingham 133B -0.339 21701/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Handsworth Wood

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Handsworth Wood. 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
Birmingham 032D 1.683 1050/32,844 1
Birmingham 032A 1.449 1786/32,844 1
Birmingham 034A 1.448 1789/32,844 1
Birmingham 032E 1.383 2070/32,844 1
Birmingham 032B 1.293 2468/32,844 1
Birmingham 036C 1.292 2476/32,844 1
Birmingham 035A 1.173 3085/32,844 1
Birmingham 034B 1.104 3479/32,844 2
Birmingham 036B 1.068 3673/32,844 2
Birmingham 133E 0.979 4277/32,844 2
Birmingham 032C 0.932 4645/32,844 2
Birmingham 133A 0.914 4733/32,844 2
Birmingham 133D 0.895 4882/32,844 2
Birmingham 036A 0.894 4892/32,844 2
Birmingham 133C 0.884 4967/32,844 2
Birmingham 133B 0.857 5181/32,844 2
Birmingham 133F 0.657 6884/32,844 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.

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