Deprivation Statistics for Helsby, Cheshire West and Chester

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Helsby, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Helsby, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Cheshire West and Chester. 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 3 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 Helsby 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 Helsby. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Helsby

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Helsby. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Cheshire West and Chester.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Cheshire West and Chester 015D 10.66 23706/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 015C 7.292 27947/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 015B 5.21 30311/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Helsby

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Helsby. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 015D 0.083 19040/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 015C 0.046 27198/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 015B 0.045 27473/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Helsby

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Helsby 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
Cheshire West and Chester 015D 0.075 17569/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 015C 0.062 20948/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 015B 0.043 26865/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Helsby

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Helsby population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25235/32,844) in Helsby is less than the adult average rank (27128/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Cheshire West and Chester 015B 7.59 24383/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 015D 5.404 26840/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 015C 2.749 30034/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Helsby

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Helsby. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 015D 0.071 14928/32,844 5
Cheshire West and Chester 015C -0.374 21785/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 015B -0.594 24629/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Helsby

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Helsby. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 015C -0.632 25443/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 015D -0.715 26391/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 015B -0.903 28273/32,844 9

There were 28 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Helsby in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Helsby

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Helsby. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 015C 13.763 24502/32,844 8
Cheshire West and Chester 015B 9.914 28672/32,844 9
Cheshire West and Chester 015D 8.459 29967/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Helsby

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Helsby. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 015B -0.171 19164/32,844 6
Cheshire West and Chester 015D -0.224 19976/32,844 7
Cheshire West and Chester 015C -0.355 21932/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Helsby

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Helsby. 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
Cheshire West and Chester 015C 0.633 7112/32,844 3
Cheshire West and Chester 015D 0.093 13802/32,844 5
Cheshire West and Chester 015B -0.199 18634/32,844 6

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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