Deprivation Statistics for Longbridge & West Heath, Birmingham

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Longbridge & West Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands

We have used the 16 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Longbridge & West 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 16 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 Longbridge & West 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 Longbridge & West Heath. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Longbridge & West Heath

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Longbridge & West 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 126E 63.394 633/32,844 1
Birmingham 126D 58.35 1080/32,844 1
Birmingham 126C 44.89 3078/32,844 1
Birmingham 129B 43.091 3458/32,844 2
Birmingham 124E 41.167 3931/32,844 2
Birmingham 126B 40.987 3980/32,844 2
Birmingham 127C 29.948 8046/32,844 3
Birmingham 131D 29.53 8246/32,844 3
Birmingham 124A 29.026 8482/32,844 3
Birmingham 131A 28.076 8991/32,844 3
Birmingham 124D 27.614 9238/32,844 3
Birmingham 131B 21.994 12780/32,844 4
Birmingham 120C 18.054 16085/32,844 5
Birmingham 120B 17.665 16416/32,844 5
Birmingham 131E 14.527 19419/32,844 6
Birmingham 131C 13.764 20192/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Longbridge & West Heath

7
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 Longbridge & West 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 126E 0.37 716/32,844 1
Birmingham 126D 0.325 1539/32,844 1
Birmingham 126C 0.277 2963/32,844 1
Birmingham 126B 0.269 3260/32,844 1
Birmingham 129B 0.233 4858/32,844 2
Birmingham 124E 0.224 5269/32,844 2
Birmingham 131D 0.192 7183/32,844 3
Birmingham 131A 0.168 8941/32,844 3
Birmingham 127C 0.159 9710/32,844 3
Birmingham 124A 0.143 11147/32,844 4
Birmingham 124D 0.142 11223/32,844 4
Birmingham 131B 0.107 15378/32,844 5
Birmingham 120B 0.075 20377/32,844 7
Birmingham 120C 0.075 20446/32,844 7
Birmingham 131E 0.065 22499/32,844 7
Birmingham 131C 0.064 22847/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Longbridge & West Heath

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Longbridge & West 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 126E 0.299 468/32,844 1
Birmingham 126D 0.265 973/32,844 1
Birmingham 126C 0.223 2138/32,844 1
Birmingham 124E 0.197 3272/32,844 1
Birmingham 126B 0.173 4763/32,844 2
Birmingham 129B 0.154 6231/32,844 2
Birmingham 131D 0.138 7707/32,844 3
Birmingham 127C 0.131 8368/32,844 3
Birmingham 124D 0.113 10583/32,844 4
Birmingham 124A 0.102 12255/32,844 4
Birmingham 131B 0.094 13563/32,844 5
Birmingham 131A 0.094 13613/32,844 5
Birmingham 120C 0.077 17010/32,844 6
Birmingham 131E 0.067 19638/32,844 6
Birmingham 120B 0.065 20024/32,844 7
Birmingham 131C 0.063 20605/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Longbridge & West Heath

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Longbridge & West Heath population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11613/32,844) in Longbridge & West Heath is more than the adult average rank (9129/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Birmingham 126D 59.911 1745/32,844 1
Birmingham 126E 43.735 4475/32,844 2
Birmingham 126C 41.757 4942/32,844 2
Birmingham 129B 41.616 4970/32,844 2
Birmingham 124E 39.385 5524/32,844 2
Birmingham 126B 32.08 7791/32,844 3
Birmingham 131D 30.301 8438/32,844 3
Birmingham 127C 29.096 8933/32,844 3
Birmingham 131A 28.247 9293/32,844 3
Birmingham 124D 26.195 10216/32,844 4
Birmingham 124A 21.991 12549/32,844 4
Birmingham 131B 20.202 13657/32,844 5
Birmingham 131C 17.539 15433/32,844 5
Birmingham 131E 17.467 15491/32,844 5
Birmingham 120B 11.781 20167/32,844 7
Birmingham 120C 11.485 20435/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Longbridge & West Heath

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 Longbridge & West 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 126E 1.82 617/32,844 1
Birmingham 126D 1.345 2120/32,844 1
Birmingham 127C 1.139 3248/32,844 1
Birmingham 126B 1.04 3939/32,844 2
Birmingham 126C 1.009 4165/32,844 2
Birmingham 129B 0.767 6209/32,844 2
Birmingham 124E 0.695 6934/32,844 3
Birmingham 124A 0.574 8252/32,844 3
Birmingham 124D 0.459 9606/32,844 3
Birmingham 131D 0.451 9703/32,844 3
Birmingham 131B 0.384 10545/32,844 4
Birmingham 131A 0.323 11306/32,844 4
Birmingham 120C 0.137 13928/32,844 5
Birmingham 131C 0.09 14666/32,844 5
Birmingham 120B -0.087 17366/32,844 6
Birmingham 131E -0.151 18411/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Longbridge & West Heath

7
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 Longbridge & West 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 129B 1.481 1124/32,844 1
Birmingham 126D 0.97 3765/32,844 2
Birmingham 124E 0.965 3807/32,844 2
Birmingham 120B 0.802 5393/32,844 2
Birmingham 126E 0.789 5544/32,844 2
Birmingham 126C 0.76 5843/32,844 2
Birmingham 124A 0.583 7941/32,844 3
Birmingham 126B 0.544 8480/32,844 3
Birmingham 120C 0.473 9434/32,844 3
Birmingham 131D 0.459 9633/32,844 3
Birmingham 124D 0.317 11680/32,844 4
Birmingham 131B 0.071 15576/32,844 5
Birmingham 131A 0.024 16313/32,844 5
Birmingham 127C -0.042 17321/32,844 6
Birmingham 131E -0.432 22855/32,844 7
Birmingham 131C -0.532 24218/32,844 8

There were 224 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Longbridge & West Heath in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Longbridge & West Heath

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Longbridge & West 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 129B 37.334 3084/32,844 1
Birmingham 126D 34.65 4240/32,844 2
Birmingham 120C 33.007 5069/32,844 2
Birmingham 126E 32.161 5548/32,844 2
Birmingham 124E 30.218 6816/32,844 3
Birmingham 124D 29.729 7160/32,844 3
Birmingham 124A 27.803 8610/32,844 3
Birmingham 126B 27.523 8819/32,844 3
Birmingham 127C 26.872 9398/32,844 3
Birmingham 120B 26.07 10116/32,844 4
Birmingham 131A 24.66 11472/32,844 4
Birmingham 126C 24.164 11972/32,844 4
Birmingham 131D 22.455 13797/32,844 5
Birmingham 131E 21.741 14616/32,844 5
Birmingham 131B 19.684 17015/32,844 6
Birmingham 131C 17.031 20399/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Longbridge & West Heath

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Longbridge & West 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 131A 1.322 1786/32,844 1
Birmingham 124A 1.251 2136/32,844 1
Birmingham 131B 1.065 3372/32,844 2
Birmingham 124D 0.838 5278/32,844 2
Birmingham 126B 0.775 5947/32,844 2
Birmingham 131E 0.754 6196/32,844 2
Birmingham 126E 0.702 6759/32,844 3
Birmingham 129B 0.623 7671/32,844 3
Birmingham 131C 0.604 7898/32,844 3
Birmingham 124E 0.582 8157/32,844 3
Birmingham 120B 0.429 10127/32,844 4
Birmingham 126D 0.326 11526/32,844 4
Birmingham 131D 0.304 11821/32,844 4
Birmingham 126C 0.286 12058/32,844 4
Birmingham 127C 0.282 12118/32,844 4
Birmingham 120C -0.005 16540/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Longbridge & West Heath

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Longbridge & West 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 120B 0.982 4257/32,844 2
Birmingham 131A 0.751 6046/32,844 2
Birmingham 131D 0.719 6327/32,844 2
Birmingham 126B 0.699 6489/32,844 2
Birmingham 129B 0.687 6605/32,844 3
Birmingham 131C 0.666 6798/32,844 3
Birmingham 126C 0.656 6896/32,844 3
Birmingham 120C 0.638 7055/32,844 3
Birmingham 124A 0.606 7374/32,844 3
Birmingham 124E 0.591 7504/32,844 3
Birmingham 124D 0.584 7568/32,844 3
Birmingham 131E 0.529 8097/32,844 3
Birmingham 127C 0.525 8144/32,844 3
Birmingham 126D 0.512 8287/32,844 3
Birmingham 126E 0.489 8521/32,844 3
Birmingham 131B 0.431 9122/32,844 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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