Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Lowes Hill, Bromsgrove

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Lowes Hill, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

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

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Overall Deprivation in Lowes Hill

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Lowes Hill. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bromsgrove.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bromsgrove 011B 27.587 9249/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 008D 11.585 22660/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010C 9.59 25017/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 010A 5.676 29834/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Lowes Hill

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Lowes Hill. 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
Bromsgrove 011B 0.197 6826/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 008D 0.07 21463/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010C 0.068 21944/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010A 0.032 30360/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Lowes Hill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Lowes Hill 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
Bromsgrove 011B 0.172 4797/32,844 2
Bromsgrove 008D 0.08 16219/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 010C 0.059 21905/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010A 0.04 27919/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Lowes Hill

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Lowes Hill population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (27927/32,844) in Lowes Hill is more than the adult average rank (22242/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bromsgrove 010C 8.339 23591/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 011B 7.551 24425/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 008D 6.279 25866/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 010A 3.627 28973/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Lowes Hill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Lowes Hill. 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
Bromsgrove 011B 0.91 4965/32,844 2
Bromsgrove 008D -0.108 17702/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 010C -0.287 20456/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010A -0.734 26297/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Lowes Hill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Lowes Hill. 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
Bromsgrove 010C 0.454 9717/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 011B 0.423 10130/32,844 4
Bromsgrove 008D -0.281 20764/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010A -1.156 30204/32,844 10

There were 25 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Lowes Hill in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Lowes Hill

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Lowes Hill. 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
Bromsgrove 010A 28.643 7937/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 008D 21.887 14452/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 011B 16.563 20964/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010C 6.158 31454/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Lowes Hill

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Lowes Hill. 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
Bromsgrove 008D -0.306 21229/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010C -0.412 22690/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 010A -0.575 24849/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 011B -0.752 26853/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Lowes Hill

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Lowes Hill. 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
Bromsgrove 008D -0.613 25086/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 010C -0.822 27660/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 011B -0.938 28899/32,844 9
Bromsgrove 010A -0.956 29048/32,844 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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