Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sandywell, Cotswold

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sandywell, Cotswold, Gloucestershire

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sandywell, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Cotswold. 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 3 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 Sandywell 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 Sandywell. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Sandywell

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sandywell. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Cotswold.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Cotswold 004A 15.434 18513/32,844 6
Cotswold 004D 14.599 19344/32,844 6
Cotswold 005C 7.831 27273/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Sandywell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sandywell. 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
Cotswold 005C 0.064 22706/32,844 7
Cotswold 004D 0.042 28189/32,844 9
Cotswold 004A 0.036 29486/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Sandywell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sandywell 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
Cotswold 005C 0.052 24016/32,844 8
Cotswold 004D 0.036 28932/32,844 9
Cotswold 004A 0.03 30654/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sandywell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sandywell population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25594/32,844) in Sandywell is less than the adult average rank (26013/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Cotswold 005C 7.317 24694/32,844 8
Cotswold 004D 5.864 26307/32,844 9
Cotswold 004A 3.576 29035/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sandywell

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Sandywell. 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
Cotswold 005C -1.055 29263/32,844 9
Cotswold 004D -1.251 30604/32,844 10
Cotswold 004A -1.434 31475/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Sandywell

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Sandywell. 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
Cotswold 004A -0.323 21368/32,844 7
Cotswold 005C -0.794 27246/32,844 9
Cotswold 004D -0.809 27406/32,844 9

There were 2 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sandywell in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sandywell

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sandywell. 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
Cotswold 004A 50.183 298/32,844 1
Cotswold 004D 43.584 1307/32,844 1
Cotswold 005C 8.318 30082/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sandywell

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sandywell. 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
Cotswold 004D 1.471 1184/32,844 1
Cotswold 004A 1.299 1900/32,844 1
Cotswold 005C 0.841 5243/32,844 2

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sandywell

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sandywell. 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
Cotswold 004A -0.193 18514/32,844 6
Cotswold 004D -0.427 22450/32,844 7
Cotswold 005C -0.806 27450/32,844 9

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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