Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Smith’s Wood, Solihull

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Smith's Wood, Solihull, West Midlands

We have used the 10 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Smith's Wood, 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 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 Smith's Wood 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 Smith's Wood. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Smith's Wood

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Smith's Wood. 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 004B 53.784 1635/32,844 1
Solihull 004D 53.106 1711/32,844 1
Solihull 005C 49.922 2195/32,844 1
Solihull 002A 48.544 2403/32,844 1
Solihull 002C 44.373 3185/32,844 1
Solihull 002D 42.563 3577/32,844 2
Solihull 002B 42.44 3609/32,844 2
Solihull 004A 39.487 4429/32,844 2
Solihull 004C 30.462 7805/32,844 3
Solihull 005A 24.46 11089/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Smith's Wood

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Smith's Wood. 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 004B 0.344 1119/32,844 1
Solihull 005C 0.328 1472/32,844 1
Solihull 002A 0.311 1921/32,844 1
Solihull 002B 0.302 2155/32,844 1
Solihull 004D 0.292 2457/32,844 1
Solihull 002C 0.276 3017/32,844 1
Solihull 002D 0.274 3076/32,844 1
Solihull 004A 0.267 3309/32,844 2
Solihull 004C 0.19 7344/32,844 3
Solihull 005A 0.143 11200/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Smith's Wood

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Smith's Wood 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 002A 0.247 1382/32,844 1
Solihull 004D 0.242 1550/32,844 1
Solihull 004B 0.238 1665/32,844 1
Solihull 002C 0.216 2455/32,844 1
Solihull 005C 0.21 2712/32,844 1
Solihull 002B 0.206 2844/32,844 1
Solihull 002D 0.197 3284/32,844 1
Solihull 004A 0.188 3789/32,844 2
Solihull 004C 0.156 6077/32,844 2
Solihull 005A 0.11 10989/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Smith's Wood

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Smith's Wood population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (4690/32,844) in Smith's Wood is more than the adult average rank (2150/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Solihull 002A 69.438 826/32,844 1
Solihull 005C 66.28 1061/32,844 1
Solihull 004D 59.57 1782/32,844 1
Solihull 002D 56.833 2129/32,844 1
Solihull 002B 56.466 2184/32,844 1
Solihull 004B 55.558 2311/32,844 1
Solihull 004A 51.331 3001/32,844 1
Solihull 002C 50.403 3175/32,844 1
Solihull 005A 40.49 5247/32,844 2
Solihull 004C 35.465 6614/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Smith's Wood

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Smith's Wood. 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 004D 1.332 2193/32,844 1
Solihull 004B 1.236 2671/32,844 1
Solihull 002C 1.036 3961/32,844 2
Solihull 005C 0.969 4467/32,844 2
Solihull 002D 0.735 6524/32,844 2
Solihull 004A 0.698 6906/32,844 3
Solihull 002A 0.623 7686/32,844 3
Solihull 002B 0.622 7695/32,844 3
Solihull 004C 0.408 10223/32,844 4
Solihull 005A 0.202 13039/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Smith's Wood

8
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 Smith's Wood. 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 004B 1.184 2325/32,844 1
Solihull 005C 0.936 4065/32,844 2
Solihull 004C 0.8 5423/32,844 2
Solihull 004D 0.761 5824/32,844 2
Solihull 005A 0.736 6108/32,844 2
Solihull 004A 0.702 6477/32,844 2
Solihull 002A 0.563 8214/32,844 3
Solihull 002B 0.315 11714/32,844 4
Solihull 002C 0.198 13540/32,844 5
Solihull 002D 0.125 14720/32,844 5

There were 19 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Smith's Wood in June 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Smith's Wood

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Smith's Wood. 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 004D 36.465 3428/32,844 2
Solihull 002C 33.317 4923/32,844 2
Solihull 002D 32.281 5479/32,844 2
Solihull 002B 24.098 12036/32,844 4
Solihull 002A 21.823 14531/32,844 5
Solihull 004C 21.174 15302/32,844 5
Solihull 004B 20.677 15858/32,844 5
Solihull 005C 19.859 16818/32,844 6
Solihull 004A 15.66 22139/32,844 7
Solihull 005A 11.587 27033/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Smith's Wood

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Smith's Wood. 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 005C 0.401 10531/32,844 4
Solihull 004A 0.328 11506/32,844 4
Solihull 004B 0.324 11558/32,844 4
Solihull 002D 0.174 13740/32,844 5
Solihull 004D 0.142 14254/32,844 5
Solihull 005A 0.117 14642/32,844 5
Solihull 002C -0.078 17683/32,844 6
Solihull 004C -0.221 19929/32,844 7
Solihull 002B -0.252 20435/32,844 7
Solihull 002A -0.428 22949/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Smith's Wood

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Smith's Wood. 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 004D -0.1 16972/32,844 6
Solihull 005A -0.14 17669/32,844 6
Solihull 002C -0.144 17732/32,844 6
Solihull 004B -0.169 18122/32,844 6
Solihull 002D -0.172 18174/32,844 6
Solihull 002A -0.217 18937/32,844 6
Solihull 004C -0.22 18997/32,844 6
Solihull 004A -0.291 20206/32,844 7
Solihull 002B -0.377 21662/32,844 7
Solihull 005C -0.391 21882/32,844 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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