Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Roby, Knowsley

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Roby, Knowsley, Merseyside

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Roby, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Knowsley. 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 7 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 Roby 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 Roby. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Roby

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Roby. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Knowsley.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Knowsley 010C 73.408 141/32,844 1
Knowsley 016C 22.131 12673/32,844 4
Knowsley 016D 20.996 13557/32,844 5
Knowsley 016B 19.203 15079/32,844 5
Knowsley 014A 18.025 16107/32,844 5
Knowsley 016A 13.915 20025/32,844 7
Knowsley 016E 10.541 23844/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Roby

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Roby. 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
Knowsley 010C 0.433 194/32,844 1
Knowsley 016D 0.122 13485/32,844 5
Knowsley 016C 0.115 14317/32,844 5
Knowsley 014A 0.074 20712/32,844 7
Knowsley 016B 0.064 22807/32,844 7
Knowsley 016A 0.061 23493/32,844 8
Knowsley 016E 0.06 23677/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Roby

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Roby 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
Knowsley 010C 0.37 81/32,844 1
Knowsley 016C 0.11 11089/32,844 4
Knowsley 016D 0.094 13565/32,844 5
Knowsley 014A 0.08 16390/32,844 5
Knowsley 016B 0.072 18296/32,844 6
Knowsley 016A 0.067 19530/32,844 6
Knowsley 016E 0.056 22578/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Roby

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Roby population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19753/32,844) in Roby is more than the adult average rank (15071/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Knowsley 010C 70.988 710/32,844 1
Knowsley 016D 14.655 17629/32,844 6
Knowsley 016C 13.066 18981/32,844 6
Knowsley 016A 12.325 19638/32,844 6
Knowsley 016B 11.704 20229/32,844 7
Knowsley 014A 9.569 22300/32,844 7
Knowsley 016E 7.678 24280/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Roby

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 Roby. 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
Knowsley 010C 2.208 184/32,844 1
Knowsley 016C 1.129 3324/32,844 2
Knowsley 016D 1.125 3352/32,844 2
Knowsley 016A 0.549 8521/32,844 3
Knowsley 016B 0.485 9258/32,844 3
Knowsley 016E 0.316 11420/32,844 4
Knowsley 014A 0.285 11836/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Roby

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Roby. 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
Knowsley 010C 1.114 2707/32,844 1
Knowsley 016B 0.743 6016/32,844 2
Knowsley 014A 0.281 12222/32,844 4
Knowsley 016C 0.135 14574/32,844 5
Knowsley 016D 0.112 14950/32,844 5
Knowsley 016A 0.064 15684/32,844 5
Knowsley 016E -0.558 24555/32,844 8

There were 156 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Roby in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Roby

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Roby. 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
Knowsley 014A 31.229 6138/32,844 2
Knowsley 016B 28.137 8310/32,844 3
Knowsley 016E 21.469 14934/32,844 5
Knowsley 010C 17.943 19208/32,844 6
Knowsley 016A 10.761 27884/32,844 9
Knowsley 016D 8.961 29542/32,844 9
Knowsley 016C 7.169 30870/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Roby

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Roby. 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
Knowsley 016B 0.543 8622/32,844 3
Knowsley 016C 0.408 10415/32,844 4
Knowsley 010C 0.296 11918/32,844 4
Knowsley 014A 0.188 13498/32,844 5
Knowsley 016A 0.156 14049/32,844 5
Knowsley 016D -0.037 17030/32,844 6
Knowsley 016E -1.184 30211/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Roby

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Roby. 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
Knowsley 014A 0.823 5463/32,844 2
Knowsley 016A 0.605 7388/32,844 3
Knowsley 010C 0.465 8767/32,844 3
Knowsley 016B 0.44 9026/32,844 3
Knowsley 016D 0.352 10081/32,844 4
Knowsley 016C 0.24 11559/32,844 4
Knowsley 016E 0.231 11702/32,844 4

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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