Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Horwich and Blackrod, Bolton

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Horwich and Blackrod, Bolton, Greater Manchester

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

Overall Deprivation in Horwich and Blackrod

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Horwich and Blackrod. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bolton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bolton 004B 42.253 3659/32,844 2
Bolton 004A 31.728 7187/32,844 3
Bolton 009C 24.964 10788/32,844 4
Bolton 004E 22.643 12290/32,844 4
Bolton 007A 19.636 14679/32,844 5
Bolton 007C 19.433 14877/32,844 5
Bolton 009D 14.407 19530/32,844 6
Bolton 014A 12.812 21251/32,844 7
Bolton 007B 12.787 21281/32,844 7
Bolton 009B 9.426 25234/32,844 8
Bolton 009A 8.945 25859/32,844 8

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Income Deprivation in Horwich and Blackrod

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Horwich and Blackrod. 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
Bolton 004B 0.235 4752/32,844 2
Bolton 004A 0.185 7693/32,844 3
Bolton 009C 0.153 10239/32,844 4
Bolton 007A 0.131 12410/32,844 4
Bolton 004E 0.098 16617/32,844 6
Bolton 007C 0.093 17399/32,844 6
Bolton 009D 0.082 19235/32,844 6
Bolton 007B 0.081 19344/32,844 6
Bolton 009A 0.06 23695/32,844 8
Bolton 009B 0.058 24252/32,844 8
Bolton 014A 0.05 26222/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Horwich and Blackrod

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Horwich and Blackrod 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
Bolton 004B 0.193 3492/32,844 2
Bolton 004A 0.14 7531/32,844 3
Bolton 009C 0.137 7806/32,844 3
Bolton 007A 0.119 9832/32,844 3
Bolton 004E 0.099 12765/32,844 4
Bolton 009D 0.085 15172/32,844 5
Bolton 007B 0.078 16798/32,844 6
Bolton 007C 0.075 17604/32,844 6
Bolton 009B 0.056 22637/32,844 7
Bolton 014A 0.055 22937/32,844 7
Bolton 009A 0.048 25249/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Horwich and Blackrod

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Horwich and Blackrod population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18848/32,844) in Horwich and Blackrod is more than the adult average rank (18170/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bolton 009C 28.121 9346/32,844 3
Bolton 004B 28.031 9387/32,844 3
Bolton 004A 24.825 10932/32,844 4
Bolton 009A 13.914 18241/32,844 6
Bolton 007A 13.91 18245/32,844 6
Bolton 004E 12.071 19877/32,844 7
Bolton 009D 9.078 22778/32,844 7
Bolton 014A 8.32 23617/32,844 8
Bolton 007B 7.376 24616/32,844 8
Bolton 007C 6.731 25331/32,844 8
Bolton 009B 5.752 26439/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Horwich and Blackrod

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 Horwich and Blackrod. 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
Bolton 004B 1.359 2042/32,844 1
Bolton 004A 1.27 2508/32,844 1
Bolton 009C 0.616 7744/32,844 3
Bolton 007A 0.517 8904/32,844 3
Bolton 004E 0.288 11795/32,844 4
Bolton 009A 0.282 11870/32,844 4
Bolton 007C 0.265 12119/32,844 4
Bolton 014A 0.138 13916/32,844 5
Bolton 009D 0.119 14207/32,844 5
Bolton 007B 0.052 15195/32,844 5
Bolton 009B -0.366 21673/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Horwich and Blackrod

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Horwich and Blackrod. 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
Bolton 004B 1.311 1704/32,844 1
Bolton 007C 1.004 3489/32,844 2
Bolton 004E 0.92 4225/32,844 2
Bolton 004A 0.601 7740/32,844 3
Bolton 009C 0.174 13928/32,844 5
Bolton 007A 0.06 15736/32,844 5
Bolton 007B 0.039 16080/32,844 5
Bolton 009D -0.086 17929/32,844 6
Bolton 014A -0.219 19890/32,844 7
Bolton 009B -0.237 20157/32,844 7
Bolton 009A -0.59 24973/32,844 8

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Horwich and Blackrod in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Horwich and Blackrod

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Horwich and Blackrod. 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
Bolton 014A 31.222 6145/32,844 2
Bolton 009B 21.931 14405/32,844 5
Bolton 009D 19.652 17055/32,844 6
Bolton 007A 13.282 25075/32,844 8
Bolton 007B 12.155 26395/32,844 9
Bolton 009C 8.322 30080/32,844 10
Bolton 004B 7.431 30718/32,844 10
Bolton 004E 6.723 31133/32,844 10
Bolton 004A 6.264 31393/32,844 10
Bolton 007C 5.899 31596/32,844 10
Bolton 009A 1.932 32764/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Horwich and Blackrod

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Horwich and Blackrod. 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
Bolton 004E 1.424 1377/32,844 1
Bolton 007C 1.231 2264/32,844 1
Bolton 004B 0.941 4336/32,844 2
Bolton 004A 0.763 6074/32,844 2
Bolton 009C 0.476 9531/32,844 3
Bolton 014A 0.383 10772/32,844 4
Bolton 007B 0.381 10794/32,844 4
Bolton 009D 0.305 11811/32,844 4
Bolton 009B 0.257 12478/32,844 4
Bolton 009A -0.413 22718/32,844 7
Bolton 007A -0.469 23496/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Horwich and Blackrod

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Horwich and Blackrod. 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
Bolton 004A 0.184 12358/32,844 4
Bolton 004B 0.127 13209/32,844 5
Bolton 007A 0.044 14585/32,844 5
Bolton 014A -0.218 18961/32,844 6
Bolton 007C -0.248 19453/32,844 6
Bolton 004E -0.29 20186/32,844 7
Bolton 009D -0.384 21774/32,844 7
Bolton 009C -0.505 23554/32,844 8
Bolton 009A -0.537 23998/32,844 8
Bolton 009B -0.552 24226/32,844 8
Bolton 007B -0.56 24322/32,844 8

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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