Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Mersey, Halton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Mersey, Halton, Cheshire

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

Overall Deprivation in Mersey

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Mersey. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Halton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Halton 012E 50.455 2107/32,844 1
Halton 012F 36.719 5296/32,844 2
Halton 012D 30.552 7765/32,844 3
Halton 012C 25.245 10623/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Mersey

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Mersey. 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
Halton 012E 0.285 2720/32,844 1
Halton 012D 0.186 7593/32,844 3
Halton 012F 0.176 8341/32,844 3
Halton 012C 0.139 11568/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Mersey

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Mersey 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
Halton 012E 0.238 1666/32,844 1
Halton 012F 0.151 6452/32,844 2
Halton 012D 0.141 7353/32,844 3
Halton 012C 0.121 9616/32,844 3

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Mersey

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Mersey population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (8523/32,844) in Mersey is less than the adult average rank (10319/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Halton 012E 48.698 3476/32,844 2
Halton 012F 25.499 10572/32,844 4
Halton 012D 24.973 10847/32,844 4
Halton 012C 21.776 12682/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Mersey

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Mersey. 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
Halton 012E 1.406 1852/32,844 1
Halton 012D 0.934 4749/32,844 2
Halton 012C 0.708 6804/32,844 3
Halton 012F 0.573 8257/32,844 3

Crime Deprivation in Mersey

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 Mersey. 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
Halton 012F 1.591 805/32,844 1
Halton 012E 1.076 2953/32,844 1
Halton 012D 0.179 13864/32,844 5
Halton 012C 0.014 16461/32,844 6

There were 218 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Mersey in November 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Mersey

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Mersey. 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
Halton 012D 25.341 10800/32,844 4
Halton 012C 18.326 18703/32,844 6
Halton 012E 10.037 28581/32,844 9
Halton 012F 3.935 32398/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Mersey

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Mersey. 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
Halton 012F 1.443 1301/32,844 1
Halton 012C 0.938 4366/32,844 2
Halton 012E 0.904 4660/32,844 2
Halton 012D 0.542 8625/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Mersey

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Mersey. 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
Halton 012F 0.777 5825/32,844 2
Halton 012E 0.324 10437/32,844 4
Halton 012D 0.181 12407/32,844 4
Halton 012C -0.001 15309/32,844 5

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.

Top 10 worst places to live in England 2021