Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Highter’s Heath, Birmingham

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Highter's Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Highter's Heath, 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 8 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 Highter's Heath 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 Highter's Heath. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Highter's Heath

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Highter's Heath. 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 117B 42.708 3540/32,844 2
Birmingham 117A 42.421 3613/32,844 2
Birmingham 111E 40.022 4253/32,844 2
Birmingham 122B 35.355 5769/32,844 2
Birmingham 122A 33.14 6615/32,844 3
Birmingham 122C 28.231 8911/32,844 3
Birmingham 122D 21.806 12913/32,844 4
Birmingham 122E 10.07 24426/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Highter's Heath

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Highter's Heath. 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 117A 0.244 4287/32,844 2
Birmingham 117B 0.24 4495/32,844 2
Birmingham 111E 0.221 5474/32,844 2
Birmingham 122B 0.202 6538/32,844 2
Birmingham 122A 0.202 6564/32,844 2
Birmingham 122C 0.128 12743/32,844 4
Birmingham 122D 0.103 15928/32,844 5
Birmingham 122E 0.032 30454/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Highter's Heath

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Highter's Heath 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 117B 0.183 4096/32,844 2
Birmingham 111E 0.17 4982/32,844 2
Birmingham 117A 0.167 5182/32,844 2
Birmingham 122B 0.151 6440/32,844 2
Birmingham 122A 0.136 7855/32,844 3
Birmingham 122C 0.089 14461/32,844 5
Birmingham 122D 0.073 18052/32,844 6
Birmingham 122E 0.042 27321/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Highter's Heath

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Highter's Heath population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10006/32,844) in Highter's Heath is more than the adult average rank (6955/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Birmingham 117A 42.585 4729/32,844 2
Birmingham 117B 41.632 4964/32,844 2
Birmingham 122A 38.734 5706/32,844 2
Birmingham 122D 33.343 7332/32,844 3
Birmingham 111E 32.322 7697/32,844 3
Birmingham 122B 30.192 8476/32,844 3
Birmingham 122C 29.91 8611/32,844 3
Birmingham 122E 13.43 18653/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Highter's Heath

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 Highter's Heath. 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 117B 1.198 2889/32,844 1
Birmingham 117A 1.05 3872/32,844 2
Birmingham 111E 0.987 4327/32,844 2
Birmingham 122C 0.921 4861/32,844 2
Birmingham 122B 0.725 6627/32,844 3
Birmingham 122A 0.538 8640/32,844 3
Birmingham 122E 0.239 12530/32,844 4
Birmingham 122D 0.086 14725/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Highter's Heath

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 Highter's Heath. 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 122B 0.758 5851/32,844 2
Birmingham 111E 0.743 6018/32,844 2
Birmingham 122C 0.699 6520/32,844 2
Birmingham 117B 0.622 7419/32,844 3
Birmingham 117A 0.562 8227/32,844 3
Birmingham 122D 0.268 12419/32,844 4
Birmingham 122A 0.124 14752/32,844 5
Birmingham 122E -0.438 22950/32,844 7

There were 4 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Highter's Heath in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Highter's Heath

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Highter's Heath. 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 111E 30.843 6393/32,844 2
Birmingham 117A 28.127 8315/32,844 3
Birmingham 117B 27.967 8471/32,844 3
Birmingham 122A 26.157 10038/32,844 4
Birmingham 122B 23.284 12889/32,844 4
Birmingham 122D 22.24 14033/32,844 5
Birmingham 122C 20.497 16076/32,844 5
Birmingham 122E 18.108 18979/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Highter's Heath

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Highter's Heath. 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 117A 1.123 2951/32,844 1
Birmingham 122B 1.042 3557/32,844 2
Birmingham 122C 1.03 3648/32,844 2
Birmingham 122A 0.987 3955/32,844 2
Birmingham 122D 0.932 4401/32,844 2
Birmingham 111E 0.916 4539/32,844 2
Birmingham 117B 0.802 5661/32,844 2
Birmingham 122E 0.262 12411/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Highter's Heath

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Highter's Heath. 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 111E 0.691 6570/32,844 3
Birmingham 117A 0.678 6678/32,844 3
Birmingham 117B 0.621 7216/32,844 3
Birmingham 122D 0.617 7265/32,844 3
Birmingham 122C 0.615 7277/32,844 3
Birmingham 122B 0.574 7658/32,844 3
Birmingham 122E 0.56 7790/32,844 3
Birmingham 122A 0.544 7941/32,844 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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