Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sedgley, Dudley

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sedgley, Dudley, West Midlands

We have used the 10 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sedgley, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Dudley. 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 10 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 Sedgley 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 Sedgley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Sedgley

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sedgley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dudley.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dudley 002B 32.866 6724/32,844 3
Dudley 005C 30.939 7585/32,844 3
Dudley 002A 30.112 7978/32,844 3
Dudley 002D 20.624 13831/32,844 5
Dudley 002C 17.007 16980/32,844 6
Dudley 003C 10.033 24478/32,844 8
Dudley 003A 9.92 24625/32,844 8
Dudley 003D 9.631 24968/32,844 8
Dudley 003E 5.732 29764/32,844 10
Dudley 003B 5.099 30422/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Sedgley

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sedgley. 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
Dudley 005C 0.22 5561/32,844 2
Dudley 002A 0.195 6976/32,844 3
Dudley 002B 0.187 7543/32,844 3
Dudley 002D 0.129 12655/32,844 4
Dudley 002C 0.097 16728/32,844 6
Dudley 003D 0.082 19256/32,844 6
Dudley 003C 0.079 19704/32,844 6
Dudley 003A 0.077 20036/32,844 7
Dudley 003E 0.038 29105/32,844 9
Dudley 003B 0.031 30608/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Sedgley

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sedgley 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
Dudley 005C 0.169 5053/32,844 2
Dudley 002B 0.168 5158/32,844 2
Dudley 002A 0.154 6219/32,844 2
Dudley 002D 0.13 8565/32,844 3
Dudley 003A 0.071 18563/32,844 6
Dudley 003C 0.069 19034/32,844 6
Dudley 002C 0.066 19935/32,844 7
Dudley 003D 0.063 20604/32,844 7
Dudley 003B 0.051 24407/32,844 8
Dudley 003E 0.048 25435/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sedgley

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sedgley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19042/32,844) in Sedgley is more than the adult average rank (14825/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dudley 005C 43.914 4428/32,844 2
Dudley 002A 38.087 5883/32,844 2
Dudley 002B 37.129 6158/32,844 2
Dudley 002C 18.947 14436/32,844 5
Dudley 002D 16.709 16042/32,844 5
Dudley 003C 9.383 22492/32,844 7
Dudley 003E 8.688 23205/32,844 8
Dudley 003A 8.011 23925/32,844 8
Dudley 003D 5.784 26403/32,844 9
Dudley 003B 3.93 28618/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sedgley

6
Average
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 Sedgley. 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
Dudley 002B 0.574 8244/32,844 3
Dudley 005C 0.516 8921/32,844 3
Dudley 002A 0.348 11006/32,844 4
Dudley 002D 0.32 11350/32,844 4
Dudley 002C 0.046 15309/32,844 5
Dudley 003D 0.035 15474/32,844 5
Dudley 003E -0.151 18408/32,844 6
Dudley 003C -0.163 18587/32,844 6
Dudley 003A -0.232 19606/32,844 6
Dudley 003B -0.371 21740/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Sedgley

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Sedgley. 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
Dudley 002D 0.408 10320/32,844 4
Dudley 002B 0.334 11437/32,844 4
Dudley 002A 0.22 13190/32,844 5
Dudley 002C 0.172 13964/32,844 5
Dudley 005C 0.134 14584/32,844 5
Dudley 003A -0.147 18834/32,844 6
Dudley 003C -0.318 21290/32,844 7
Dudley 003D -1.044 29445/32,844 9
Dudley 003E -1.668 32235/32,844 10
Dudley 003B -1.736 32352/32,844 10

There were 187 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sedgley in May 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sedgley

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sedgley. 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
Dudley 002B 17.915 19243/32,844 6
Dudley 003B 16.53 20998/32,844 7
Dudley 005C 13.286 25069/32,844 8
Dudley 003D 12.71 25749/32,844 8
Dudley 002D 11.602 27015/32,844 9
Dudley 002A 8.483 29952/32,844 10
Dudley 003E 8.303 30089/32,844 10
Dudley 003C 6.527 31246/32,844 10
Dudley 003A 5.138 31983/32,844 10
Dudley 002C 4.803 32100/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sedgley

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sedgley. 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
Dudley 002C 1.111 3033/32,844 1
Dudley 002B 1.049 3487/32,844 2
Dudley 002A 0.903 4680/32,844 2
Dudley 003D -0.071 17580/32,844 6
Dudley 003E -0.103 18070/32,844 6
Dudley 003C -0.28 20827/32,844 7
Dudley 002D -0.316 21389/32,844 7
Dudley 003A -0.317 21402/32,844 7
Dudley 003B -0.331 21600/32,844 7
Dudley 005C -0.504 23949/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sedgley

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sedgley. 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
Dudley 002C 0.091 13828/32,844 5
Dudley 002A 0.048 14506/32,844 5
Dudley 002D -0.107 17119/32,844 6
Dudley 003A -0.185 18396/32,844 6
Dudley 003C -0.227 19109/32,844 6
Dudley 002B -0.24 19313/32,844 6
Dudley 005C -0.24 19317/32,844 6
Dudley 003B -0.463 22973/32,844 7
Dudley 003D -0.507 23584/32,844 8
Dudley 003E -0.601 24933/32,844 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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