Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Rainhill, St. Helens

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Rainhill, St. Helens, Merseyside

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

Overall Deprivation in Rainhill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Rainhill. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of St. Helens.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
St. Helens 021A 26.706 9756/32,844 3
St. Helens 021C 23.17 11946/32,844 4
St. Helens 021B 19.143 15118/32,844 5
St. Helens 021D 18.24 15928/32,844 5
St. Helens 023C 17.249 16772/32,844 6
St. Helens 023A 10.435 23963/32,844 8
St. Helens 023B 8.934 25869/32,844 8
St. Helens 023D 7.938 27132/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Rainhill

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 Rainhill. 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
St. Helens 021C 0.143 11187/32,844 4
St. Helens 021A 0.141 11340/32,844 4
St. Helens 021B 0.122 13443/32,844 5
St. Helens 021D 0.1 16303/32,844 5
St. Helens 023C 0.087 18309/32,844 6
St. Helens 023A 0.059 23895/32,844 8
St. Helens 023D 0.053 25388/32,844 8
St. Helens 023B 0.04 28494/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Rainhill

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Rainhill 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
St. Helens 021C 0.126 8932/32,844 3
St. Helens 021A 0.125 9018/32,844 3
St. Helens 021B 0.122 9497/32,844 3
St. Helens 021D 0.111 10834/32,844 4
St. Helens 023C 0.108 11345/32,844 4
St. Helens 023A 0.077 17103/32,844 6
St. Helens 023D 0.066 19939/32,844 7
St. Helens 023B 0.059 21916/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Rainhill

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Rainhill population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (23893/32,844) in Rainhill is more than the adult average rank (20084/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
St. Helens 021C 17.146 15702/32,844 5
St. Helens 021A 16.301 16332/32,844 5
St. Helens 021D 14.785 17523/32,844 6
St. Helens 021B 13.765 18361/32,844 6
St. Helens 023C 8.933 22937/32,844 7
St. Helens 023D 3.136 29579/32,844 10
St. Helens 023B 3.121 29594/32,844 10
St. Helens 023A 2.93 29814/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Rainhill

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 Rainhill. 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
St. Helens 021A 1.578 1204/32,844 1
St. Helens 023C 0.846 5482/32,844 2
St. Helens 021D 0.734 6543/32,844 2
St. Helens 021C 0.685 7028/32,844 3
St. Helens 023A 0.533 8707/32,844 3
St. Helens 021B 0.461 9576/32,844 3
St. Helens 023B 0.415 10126/32,844 4
St. Helens 023D 0.176 13386/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Rainhill

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Rainhill. 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
St. Helens 023C -0.098 18110/32,844 6
St. Helens 021D -0.184 19394/32,844 6
St. Helens 021C -0.188 19464/32,844 6
St. Helens 021B -0.36 21895/32,844 7
St. Helens 021A -0.534 24248/32,844 8
St. Helens 023A -0.728 26545/32,844 9
St. Helens 023B -0.737 26657/32,844 9
St. Helens 023D -0.811 27426/32,844 9

There were 115 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Rainhill in July 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Rainhill

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Rainhill. 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
St. Helens 023B 14.462 23702/32,844 8
St. Helens 021D 10.428 28195/32,844 9
St. Helens 021B 9.449 29119/32,844 9
St. Helens 023C 9.444 29126/32,844 9
St. Helens 021A 9.138 29397/32,844 9
St. Helens 021C 5.56 31788/32,844 10
St. Helens 023D 5.398 31855/32,844 10
St. Helens 023A 4.238 32303/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Rainhill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Rainhill. 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
St. Helens 021C 0.847 5187/32,844 2
St. Helens 021A 0.671 7088/32,844 3
St. Helens 021B 0.426 10169/32,844 4
St. Helens 021D -0.147 18799/32,844 6
St. Helens 023C -0.263 20554/32,844 7
St. Helens 023D -0.379 22264/32,844 7
St. Helens 023A -0.453 23266/32,844 8
St. Helens 023B -0.532 24306/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Rainhill

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Rainhill. 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
St. Helens 023B 0.539 7996/32,844 3
St. Helens 023C 0.019 14981/32,844 5
St. Helens 021C -0.049 16100/32,844 5
St. Helens 023A -0.056 16205/32,844 5
St. Helens 021A -0.113 17229/32,844 6
St. Helens 021D -0.246 19414/32,844 6
St. Helens 021B -0.272 19840/32,844 7
St. Helens 023D -0.336 20960/32,844 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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