Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Shirley West, Solihull

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

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

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Overall Deprivation in Shirley West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Shirley West. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Solihull.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Solihull 021A 27.399 9348/32,844 3
Solihull 030B 19.027 15217/32,844 5
Solihull 021C 17.165 16847/32,844 6
Solihull 030D 15.705 18232/32,844 6
Solihull 021B 15.346 18593/32,844 6
Solihull 021D 8.873 25961/32,844 8
Solihull 030C 8.812 26038/32,844 8
Solihull 030A 8.482 26438/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Shirley West

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Shirley West. 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
Solihull 021A 0.159 9741/32,844 3
Solihull 030B 0.127 12834/32,844 4
Solihull 021B 0.099 16452/32,844 6
Solihull 021C 0.099 16487/32,844 6
Solihull 021D 0.078 19947/32,844 7
Solihull 030D 0.074 20796/32,844 7
Solihull 030C 0.064 22818/32,844 7
Solihull 030A 0.058 24251/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Shirley West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Shirley West 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
Solihull 021A 0.154 6184/32,844 2
Solihull 030B 0.088 14603/32,844 5
Solihull 021C 0.073 18057/32,844 6
Solihull 030D 0.071 18498/32,844 6
Solihull 021B 0.065 20213/32,844 7
Solihull 021D 0.052 24045/32,844 8
Solihull 030A 0.046 25991/32,844 8
Solihull 030C 0.041 27454/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Shirley West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Shirley West population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19677/32,844) in Shirley West is more than the adult average rank (16590/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Solihull 021A 30.763 8279/32,844 3
Solihull 030B 24.006 11344/32,844 4
Solihull 021C 14.932 17403/32,844 6
Solihull 021B 11.21 20706/32,844 7
Solihull 021D 10.678 21199/32,844 7
Solihull 030D 9.381 22493/32,844 7
Solihull 030C 9.36 22514/32,844 7
Solihull 030A 8.125 23815/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Shirley West

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 Shirley West. 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
Solihull 021A 0.521 8867/32,844 3
Solihull 021C -0.007 16122/32,844 5
Solihull 030B -0.071 17108/32,844 6
Solihull 021B -0.119 17884/32,844 6
Solihull 030D -0.158 18509/32,844 6
Solihull 030C -0.424 22429/32,844 7
Solihull 030A -0.616 24903/32,844 8
Solihull 021D -0.649 25327/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Shirley West

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 Shirley West. 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
Solihull 030D 0.826 5152/32,844 2
Solihull 021A 0.534 8626/32,844 3
Solihull 021C 0.357 11066/32,844 4
Solihull 021B 0.253 12685/32,844 4
Solihull 030B 0.17 13990/32,844 5
Solihull 021D -0.12 18444/32,844 6
Solihull 030C -0.314 21239/32,844 7
Solihull 030A -0.367 21995/32,844 7

There were 9 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Shirley West in June 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Shirley West

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Shirley West. 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
Solihull 021C 26.335 9869/32,844 4
Solihull 030D 20.912 15603/32,844 5
Solihull 021B 16.557 20972/32,844 7
Solihull 021A 16.241 21367/32,844 7
Solihull 030B 16.202 21421/32,844 7
Solihull 021D 14.094 24120/32,844 8
Solihull 030A 13.02 25375/32,844 8
Solihull 030C 12.882 25541/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Shirley West

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Shirley West. 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
Solihull 021B 0.976 4047/32,844 2
Solihull 030A 0.79 5790/32,844 2
Solihull 030B 0.653 7292/32,844 3
Solihull 030C 0.635 7516/32,844 3
Solihull 030D 0.591 8047/32,844 3
Solihull 021C 0.539 8677/32,844 3
Solihull 021A 0.159 13989/32,844 5
Solihull 021D -0.065 17489/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Shirley West

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Shirley West. 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
Solihull 030D -0.2 18652/32,844 6
Solihull 030C -0.208 18789/32,844 6
Solihull 030B -0.308 20469/32,844 7
Solihull 030A -0.492 23364/32,844 8
Solihull 021B -0.539 24018/32,844 8
Solihull 021A -0.673 25829/32,844 8
Solihull 021D -0.758 26919/32,844 9
Solihull 021C -0.79 27287/32,844 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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