Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Rubery South, Bromsgrove

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

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Rubery South, 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 Rubery South 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 Rubery South. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Rubery South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Rubery South. 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 003D 18.873 15345/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 003B 14.073 19886/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003A 11.698 22523/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003C 8.453 26483/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Rubery South

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 Rubery South. 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 003D 0.119 13781/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 003A 0.082 19160/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 003B 0.067 22087/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003C 0.053 25449/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Rubery South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Rubery South 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 003D 0.082 15973/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 003A 0.08 16312/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 003B 0.075 17549/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 003C 0.048 25294/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Rubery South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Rubery South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18555/32,844) in Rubery South is more than the adult average rank (15459/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bromsgrove 003D 23.415 11663/32,844 4
Bromsgrove 003B 16.228 16385/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 003A 11.698 20232/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003C 10.858 21030/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Rubery South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Rubery South. 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 003A 0.01 15856/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 003D -0.177 18793/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 003B -0.34 21281/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003C -0.354 21500/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Rubery South

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 Rubery South. 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 003D 0.607 7636/32,844 3
Bromsgrove 003C 0.165 14093/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 003A -0.085 17915/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 003B -0.551 24474/32,844 8

There were 26 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Rubery South in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Rubery South

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Rubery South. 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 003D 19.702 16997/32,844 6
Bromsgrove 003B 16.772 20718/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003C 15.08 22898/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003A 5.935 31574/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Rubery South

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Rubery South. 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 003B 1.107 3069/32,844 1
Bromsgrove 003D 0.229 12878/32,844 4
Bromsgrove 003C -0.235 20157/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003A -0.539 24388/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Rubery South

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Rubery South. 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 003D -0.042 15988/32,844 5
Bromsgrove 003B -0.386 21823/32,844 7
Bromsgrove 003C -0.543 24079/32,844 8
Bromsgrove 003A -0.641 25434/32,844 8

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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