Deprivation Statistics for Little Harwood & Whitebirk, Blackburn with Darwen

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Little Harwood & Whitebirk, Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Little Harwood & Whitebirk, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Blackburn with Darwen. 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 7 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 Little Harwood & Whitebirk 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 Little Harwood & Whitebirk. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Little Harwood & Whitebirk. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Blackburn with Darwen.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 008D 67.54 368/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 48.091 2472/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 43.426 3369/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001B 41.867 3763/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 39.598 4385/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 33.474 6475/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001A 25.662 10394/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Little Harwood & Whitebirk. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 008D 0.413 294/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 001B 0.274 3061/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 0.247 4198/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 0.244 4310/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 0.227 5156/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 0.226 5171/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001A 0.193 7122/32,844 3

Employment Deprivation in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Little Harwood & Whitebirk 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
Blackburn with Darwen 008D 0.307 395/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 0.203 2999/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 001B 0.192 3558/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 0.174 4694/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 0.153 6279/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 0.153 6304/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001A 0.132 8319/32,844 3

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Little Harwood & Whitebirk population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (8285/32,844) in Little Harwood & Whitebirk is more than the adult average rank (3022/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 008D 74.167 546/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 57.781 2008/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 52.47 2810/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 45.559 4048/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001B 43.793 4456/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 35.665 6561/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001A 31.404 8034/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
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 Little Harwood & Whitebirk. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 008D 1.998 350/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 1.488 1526/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 1.48 1563/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 001B 1.183 2964/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 1.031 4007/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 0.829 5645/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001A 0.447 9758/32,844 3

Crime Deprivation in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

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 Little Harwood & Whitebirk. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 1.114 2706/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008D 0.708 6425/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001B 0.558 8296/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 0.422 10135/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 0.07 15600/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 0.011 16495/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 001A -0.749 26779/32,844 9

There were 441 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Little Harwood & Whitebirk in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Little Harwood & Whitebirk. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 001A 17.902 19263/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 008D 16.036 21624/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 13.633 24652/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 001B 12.992 25414/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 9.942 28653/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 9.663 28924/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 5.224 31935/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Little Harwood & Whitebirk. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 1.56 928/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 1.331 1737/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 0.92 4498/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001B 0.785 5841/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 0.744 6312/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 001A 0.372 10909/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 008D -0.01 16631/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Little Harwood & Whitebirk

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Little Harwood & Whitebirk. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 008A 0.812 5551/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 008D 0.574 7659/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 008E 0.517 8230/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 003D 0.392 9617/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 003E 0.213 11949/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 001B -0.146 17776/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 001A -0.333 20917/32,844 7

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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