Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Poplar, Tower Hamlets

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Poplar, Tower Hamlets, Greater London

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Poplar, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Tower Hamlets. 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 8 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 Poplar 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 Poplar. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Poplar

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Poplar. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Tower Hamlets.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Tower Hamlets 024C 35.605 5676/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 024A 35.19 5828/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 023C 34.736 5983/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 028B 33.685 6380/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 024D 32.994 6674/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 024B 28.245 8904/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 028F 18.527 15657/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 028G 17.421 16614/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Poplar

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Poplar. 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
Tower Hamlets 024C 0.276 3000/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 024A 0.276 3024/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 023C 0.258 3679/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 024D 0.221 5463/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 028B 0.22 5543/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 024B 0.213 5944/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 028F 0.121 13510/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 028G 0.057 24431/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Poplar

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Poplar 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
Tower Hamlets 024C 0.157 5962/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 023C 0.156 6024/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 024A 0.149 6664/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 024D 0.116 10235/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 024B 0.114 10442/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 028B 0.101 12352/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 028F 0.07 18860/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 028G 0.03 30655/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Poplar

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Poplar population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18742/32,844) in Poplar is more than the adult average rank (13608/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Tower Hamlets 024C 31.22 8103/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 024D 30.161 8492/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 024B 28.164 9331/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 023C 21.131 13055/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 028B 15.61 16897/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 024A 12.836 19176/32,844 6
Tower Hamlets 028G 10.553 21307/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 028F 8.4 23529/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Poplar

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Poplar. 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
Tower Hamlets 024A 0.752 6353/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 023C 0.518 8898/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 028B 0.342 11065/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 024D 0.329 11232/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 024C 0.29 11757/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 024B 0.06 15086/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 028F 0.035 15462/32,844 5
Tower Hamlets 028G -0.289 20479/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Poplar

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 Poplar. 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
Tower Hamlets 028B 1.292 1794/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 024D 1.091 2855/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 024A 0.615 7522/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 024B 0.554 8336/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 023C 0.533 8636/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 028G 0.395 10526/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 024C 0.296 11989/32,844 4
Tower Hamlets 028F -0.704 26260/32,844 8

There were 1240 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Poplar in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Poplar

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Poplar. 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
Tower Hamlets 028F 41.007 1926/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 028B 36.005 3637/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 028G 34.053 4550/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 024A 33.835 4657/32,844 2
Tower Hamlets 023C 30.152 6851/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 024C 29.559 7265/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 024B 28.675 7908/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 024D 27.877 8541/32,844 3

Inside Environment Deprivation in Poplar

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Poplar. 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
Tower Hamlets 028G 0.671 7082/32,844 3
Tower Hamlets 028B -0.221 19936/32,844 7
Tower Hamlets 028F -0.663 25917/32,844 8
Tower Hamlets 024B -0.949 28644/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 024D -0.985 28945/32,844 9
Tower Hamlets 023C -1.16 30064/32,844 10
Tower Hamlets 024C -1.184 30213/32,844 10
Tower Hamlets 024A -1.432 31306/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Poplar

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Poplar. 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
Tower Hamlets 028B 2.441 33/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 028G 2.267 121/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 024D 2.161 206/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 024C 2.03 368/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 023C 1.979 448/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 024A 1.493 1652/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 024B 1.46 1761/32,844 1
Tower Hamlets 028F 1.223 2814/32,844 1

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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