Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Smithills, Bolton

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Smithills, Bolton, Greater Manchester

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

Overall Deprivation in Smithills

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Smithills. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bolton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bolton 012B 66.979 402/32,844 1
Bolton 015E 37.134 5170/32,844 2
Bolton 008C 27.321 9399/32,844 3
Bolton 012E 25.922 10239/32,844 4
Bolton 018E 25.352 10539/32,844 4
Bolton 012A 21.516 13167/32,844 5
Bolton 008A 21.299 13319/32,844 5
Bolton 008E 16.821 17161/32,844 6
Bolton 012D 14.269 19669/32,844 6
Bolton 008D 6.558 28827/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Smithills

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Smithills. 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
Bolton 012B 0.431 203/32,844 1
Bolton 015E 0.249 4056/32,844 2
Bolton 012E 0.166 9121/32,844 3
Bolton 018E 0.139 11530/32,844 4
Bolton 008C 0.139 11580/32,844 4
Bolton 012A 0.114 14364/32,844 5
Bolton 008A 0.109 15050/32,844 5
Bolton 008E 0.086 18562/32,844 6
Bolton 012D 0.075 20560/32,844 7
Bolton 008D 0.041 28450/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Smithills

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Smithills 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
Bolton 012B 0.292 539/32,844 1
Bolton 012E 0.158 5889/32,844 2
Bolton 015E 0.145 7001/32,844 3
Bolton 008C 0.138 7700/32,844 3
Bolton 008A 0.103 12013/32,844 4
Bolton 018E 0.102 12244/32,844 4
Bolton 012A 0.096 13165/32,844 5
Bolton 008E 0.092 13874/32,844 5
Bolton 012D 0.069 18957/32,844 6
Bolton 008D 0.039 28247/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Smithills

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Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Smithills population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17518/32,844) in Smithills is more than the adult average rank (17199/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bolton 012B 70.586 745/32,844 1
Bolton 008A 26.456 10083/32,844 4
Bolton 015E 25.91 10363/32,844 4
Bolton 012E 21.728 12726/32,844 4
Bolton 012A 13.883 18269/32,844 6
Bolton 018E 10.093 21736/32,844 7
Bolton 008C 9.602 22257/32,844 7
Bolton 008E 7.974 23977/32,844 8
Bolton 012D 4.855 27479/32,844 9
Bolton 008D 3.628 28970/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Smithills

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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 Smithills. 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
Bolton 012B 1.648 984/32,844 1
Bolton 015E 0.767 6203/32,844 2
Bolton 008C 0.548 8533/32,844 3
Bolton 008A 0.334 11151/32,844 4
Bolton 012E 0.299 11644/32,844 4
Bolton 018E 0.198 13086/32,844 4
Bolton 008E 0.168 13502/32,844 5
Bolton 012A 0.153 13688/32,844 5
Bolton 012D -0.086 17358/32,844 6
Bolton 008D -0.353 21494/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Smithills

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Smithills. 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
Bolton 012A 1.367 1471/32,844 1
Bolton 012B 1.279 1846/32,844 1
Bolton 015E 0.969 3770/32,844 2
Bolton 018E 0.878 4598/32,844 2
Bolton 008C 0.85 4881/32,844 2
Bolton 012E 0.837 5045/32,844 2
Bolton 008A 0.577 8023/32,844 3
Bolton 012D 0.566 8177/32,844 3
Bolton 008D 0.374 10820/32,844 4
Bolton 008E -0.025 17071/32,844 6

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Smithills in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Smithills

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Excellent
iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Smithills. 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
Bolton 012B 18.417 18589/32,844 6
Bolton 012A 14.286 23899/32,844 8
Bolton 012E 10.173 28442/32,844 9
Bolton 015E 10.114 28494/32,844 9
Bolton 008D 8.646 29826/32,844 10
Bolton 008A 8.61 29864/32,844 10
Bolton 018E 7.605 30603/32,844 10
Bolton 008C 5.741 31678/32,844 10
Bolton 012D 4.195 32314/32,844 10
Bolton 008E 3.879 32413/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Smithills

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Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Smithills. 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
Bolton 018E 1.588 851/32,844 1
Bolton 015E 1.323 1782/32,844 1
Bolton 008C 1.279 1994/32,844 1
Bolton 008E 1.144 2804/32,844 1
Bolton 012D 0.924 4471/32,844 2
Bolton 008A 0.551 8524/32,844 3
Bolton 012A 0.256 12494/32,844 4
Bolton 012B -0.008 16594/32,844 6
Bolton 008D -0.118 18325/32,844 6
Bolton 012E -0.492 23824/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Smithills

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Smithills. 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
Bolton 015E 0.381 9736/32,844 3
Bolton 008C 0.324 10445/32,844 4
Bolton 012D 0.171 12561/32,844 4
Bolton 018E 0.163 12668/32,844 4
Bolton 008E 0.06 14313/32,844 5
Bolton 008A 0.022 14930/32,844 5
Bolton 012E -0.054 16176/32,844 5
Bolton 012A -0.256 19574/32,844 6
Bolton 012B -0.268 19767/32,844 7
Bolton 008D -0.353 21236/32,844 7

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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