Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Knowsley, West Lancashire

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Knowsley, West Lancashire, Lancashire

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Knowsley, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of West Lancashire. 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 4 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 Knowsley 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 Knowsley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Knowsley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Knowsley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Lancashire.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
West Lancashire 007D 15.778 18160/32,844 6
West Lancashire 006A 11.786 22422/32,844 7
West Lancashire 006B 5.896 29578/32,844 10
West Lancashire 006C 4.535 30982/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Knowsley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Knowsley. 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
West Lancashire 007D 0.122 13417/32,844 5
West Lancashire 006A 0.074 20747/32,844 7
West Lancashire 006B 0.046 27124/32,844 9
West Lancashire 006C 0.046 27253/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Knowsley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Knowsley 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
West Lancashire 006A 0.083 15655/32,844 5
West Lancashire 007D 0.071 18500/32,844 6
West Lancashire 006C 0.05 24662/32,844 8
West Lancashire 006B 0.042 27427/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Knowsley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Knowsley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21294/32,844) in Knowsley is less than the adult average rank (26051/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
West Lancashire 006A 16.064 16515/32,844 6
West Lancashire 006B 6.889 25151/32,844 8
West Lancashire 007D 6.799 25253/32,844 8
West Lancashire 006C 2.716 30072/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Knowsley

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 Knowsley. 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
West Lancashire 007D 0.022 15670/32,844 5
West Lancashire 006A -0.029 16438/32,844 6
West Lancashire 006B -0.243 19767/32,844 7
West Lancashire 006C -0.52 23700/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Knowsley

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 Knowsley. 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
West Lancashire 007D 0.131 14634/32,844 5
West Lancashire 006A -0.986 28968/32,844 9
West Lancashire 006B -1.295 30959/32,844 10
West Lancashire 006C -1.567 31970/32,844 10

There were 31 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Knowsley in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Knowsley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Knowsley. 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
West Lancashire 006B 14.832 23261/32,844 8
West Lancashire 006C 14.087 24125/32,844 8
West Lancashire 007D 11.648 26964/32,844 9
West Lancashire 006A 8.978 29523/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Knowsley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Knowsley. 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
West Lancashire 007D 0.897 4744/32,844 2
West Lancashire 006A 0.118 14628/32,844 5
West Lancashire 006B -0.043 17128/32,844 6
West Lancashire 006C -0.908 28270/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Knowsley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Knowsley. 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
West Lancashire 007D -0.168 18110/32,844 6
West Lancashire 006B -0.755 26874/32,844 9
West Lancashire 006A -0.781 27184/32,844 9
West Lancashire 006C -0.799 27374/32,844 9

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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