Deprivation Statistics for Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East, Birmingham

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East, Birmingham, West Midlands

We have used the 20 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Birmingham. 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 20 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 Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East 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 Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

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 Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Birmingham.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Birmingham 071D 72.39 178/32,844 1
Birmingham 083A 67.159 389/32,844 1
Birmingham 071C 66.314 441/32,844 1
Birmingham 071B 63.826 604/32,844 1
Birmingham 083C 62.81 678/32,844 1
Birmingham 077A 62.676 687/32,844 1
Birmingham 083E 62.315 719/32,844 1
Birmingham 077D 61.087 824/32,844 1
Birmingham 084C 59.053 1002/32,844 1
Birmingham 090C 57.483 1167/32,844 1
Birmingham 077E 57.163 1201/32,844 1
Birmingham 084F 55.778 1375/32,844 1
Birmingham 082D 54.371 1538/32,844 1
Birmingham 083B 53.821 1626/32,844 1
Birmingham 140A 52.522 1800/32,844 1
Birmingham 077F 52.488 1804/32,844 1
Birmingham 082B 52.035 1868/32,844 1
Birmingham 082A 49.566 2255/32,844 1
Birmingham 140B 43.259 3411/32,844 2
Birmingham 140G 41.614 3837/32,844 2

Income Deprivation in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

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 Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East. 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
Birmingham 071D 0.507 30/32,844 1
Birmingham 083C 0.451 134/32,844 1
Birmingham 077A 0.426 221/32,844 1
Birmingham 071C 0.421 243/32,844 1
Birmingham 077D 0.418 262/32,844 1
Birmingham 084C 0.415 283/32,844 1
Birmingham 083A 0.391 485/32,844 1
Birmingham 071B 0.391 488/32,844 1
Birmingham 077E 0.388 507/32,844 1
Birmingham 083E 0.379 608/32,844 1
Birmingham 082B 0.369 735/32,844 1
Birmingham 083B 0.369 738/32,844 1
Birmingham 077F 0.359 881/32,844 1
Birmingham 084F 0.351 1018/32,844 1
Birmingham 082D 0.35 1020/32,844 1
Birmingham 082A 0.343 1154/32,844 1
Birmingham 140A 0.337 1273/32,844 1
Birmingham 090C 0.323 1579/32,844 1
Birmingham 140G 0.28 2867/32,844 1
Birmingham 140B 0.259 3636/32,844 2

Employment Deprivation in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East 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
Birmingham 071D 0.361 98/32,844 1
Birmingham 083C 0.288 584/32,844 1
Birmingham 071C 0.285 623/32,844 1
Birmingham 083A 0.275 787/32,844 1
Birmingham 084C 0.259 1078/32,844 1
Birmingham 077A 0.256 1148/32,844 1
Birmingham 084F 0.246 1389/32,844 1
Birmingham 077E 0.245 1462/32,844 1
Birmingham 071B 0.24 1615/32,844 1
Birmingham 083E 0.232 1849/32,844 1
Birmingham 090C 0.216 2430/32,844 1
Birmingham 082D 0.215 2484/32,844 1
Birmingham 082B 0.214 2535/32,844 1
Birmingham 077F 0.21 2687/32,844 1
Birmingham 077D 0.209 2733/32,844 1
Birmingham 083B 0.202 3013/32,844 1
Birmingham 082A 0.199 3202/32,844 1
Birmingham 140A 0.19 3705/32,844 2
Birmingham 140G 0.173 4795/32,844 2
Birmingham 140B 0.152 6334/32,844 2

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

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 Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11699/32,844) in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East is more than the adult average rank (848/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Birmingham 083E 64.416 1243/32,844 1
Birmingham 082A 60.491 1685/32,844 1
Birmingham 090C 59.24 1819/32,844 1
Birmingham 077F 58.177 1950/32,844 1
Birmingham 083B 57.046 2094/32,844 1
Birmingham 077D 56.31 2209/32,844 1
Birmingham 082B 55.901 2274/32,844 1
Birmingham 071D 55.447 2331/32,844 1
Birmingham 083C 55.446 2332/32,844 1
Birmingham 077E 55.182 2368/32,844 1
Birmingham 071C 54.605 2464/32,844 1
Birmingham 082D 53.56 2637/32,844 1
Birmingham 083A 50.279 3192/32,844 1
Birmingham 140A 50.038 3249/32,844 1
Birmingham 077A 48.919 3440/32,844 2
Birmingham 071B 46.498 3854/32,844 2
Birmingham 084F 41.261 5058/32,844 2
Birmingham 084C 40.763 5178/32,844 2
Birmingham 140G 39.093 5612/32,844 2
Birmingham 140B 37.888 5939/32,844 2

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
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 Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East. 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
Birmingham 077A 1.302 2339/32,844 1
Birmingham 083E 1.285 2428/32,844 1
Birmingham 071C 1.242 2635/32,844 1
Birmingham 083C 1.207 2822/32,844 1
Birmingham 071B 1.199 2881/32,844 1
Birmingham 071D 1.164 3078/32,844 1
Birmingham 082D 1.131 3300/32,844 2
Birmingham 083A 1.055 3835/32,844 2
Birmingham 083B 1.009 4166/32,844 2
Birmingham 077F 0.945 4652/32,844 2
Birmingham 090C 0.923 4841/32,844 2
Birmingham 084F 0.901 5040/32,844 2
Birmingham 084C 0.851 5436/32,844 2
Birmingham 077E 0.831 5621/32,844 2
Birmingham 140A 0.77 6178/32,844 2
Birmingham 082A 0.733 6551/32,844 2
Birmingham 077D 0.703 6846/32,844 3
Birmingham 082B 0.692 6973/32,844 3
Birmingham 140B 0.617 7739/32,844 3
Birmingham 140G 0.311 11475/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

6
Average
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 Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East. 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
Birmingham 071B 1.281 1839/32,844 1
Birmingham 083A 1.184 2326/32,844 1
Birmingham 071C 1.047 3159/32,844 1
Birmingham 071D 0.937 4062/32,844 2
Birmingham 077D 0.892 4474/32,844 2
Birmingham 084F 0.744 6003/32,844 2
Birmingham 084C 0.648 7107/32,844 3
Birmingham 077E 0.564 8212/32,844 3
Birmingham 083C 0.434 9974/32,844 4
Birmingham 083E 0.357 11074/32,844 4
Birmingham 077A 0.203 13438/32,844 5
Birmingham 090C 0.181 13825/32,844 5
Birmingham 082D 0.153 14257/32,844 5
Birmingham 140A 0.132 14616/32,844 5
Birmingham 083B 0.118 14838/32,844 5
Birmingham 140G 0.067 15637/32,844 5
Birmingham 140B -0.326 21401/32,844 7
Birmingham 077F -0.397 22410/32,844 7
Birmingham 082A -0.464 23287/32,844 8
Birmingham 082B -1.261 30791/32,844 10

There were 1258 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East. 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
Birmingham 090C 44.939 1069/32,844 1
Birmingham 071B 41.535 1766/32,844 1
Birmingham 084C 40.099 2159/32,844 1
Birmingham 071C 39.439 2362/32,844 1
Birmingham 083A 39.425 2367/32,844 1
Birmingham 082B 39.104 2452/32,844 1
Birmingham 083B 38.745 2573/32,844 1
Birmingham 071D 38.024 2827/32,844 1
Birmingham 077A 36.892 3239/32,844 1
Birmingham 082D 36.423 3445/32,844 2
Birmingham 077F 36.236 3521/32,844 2
Birmingham 084F 36.123 3573/32,844 2
Birmingham 140B 36.052 3609/32,844 2
Birmingham 077E 35.865 3698/32,844 2
Birmingham 077D 35.303 3937/32,844 2
Birmingham 083C 35.176 4005/32,844 2
Birmingham 140G 34.536 4304/32,844 2
Birmingham 140A 34.498 4323/32,844 2
Birmingham 082A 34.264 4446/32,844 2
Birmingham 083E 34.075 4535/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East. 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
Birmingham 140B 1.981 230/32,844 1
Birmingham 140A 1.502 1104/32,844 1
Birmingham 083E 1.388 1503/32,844 1
Birmingham 090C 1.353 1655/32,844 1
Birmingham 077D 1.216 2344/32,844 1
Birmingham 083A 1.163 2685/32,844 1
Birmingham 140G 1.105 3084/32,844 1
Birmingham 084F 1.066 3360/32,844 2
Birmingham 082D 0.884 4868/32,844 2
Birmingham 077A 0.805 5633/32,844 2
Birmingham 071B 0.713 6643/32,844 3
Birmingham 083B 0.692 6875/32,844 3
Birmingham 084C 0.637 7490/32,844 3
Birmingham 077F 0.586 8112/32,844 3
Birmingham 082B 0.562 8403/32,844 3
Birmingham 082A 0.553 8505/32,844 3
Birmingham 071D 0.399 10557/32,844 4
Birmingham 077E 0.339 11368/32,844 4
Birmingham 071C -0.254 20460/32,844 7
Birmingham 083C -0.399 22539/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sparkbrook & Balsall Heath East. 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
Birmingham 071D 1.932 519/32,844 1
Birmingham 071B 1.87 617/32,844 1
Birmingham 071C 1.844 663/32,844 1
Birmingham 083A 1.786 814/32,844 1
Birmingham 077D 1.768 851/32,844 1
Birmingham 077A 1.623 1240/32,844 1
Birmingham 082B 1.442 1815/32,844 1
Birmingham 140A 1.419 1898/32,844 1
Birmingham 090C 1.39 2033/32,844 1
Birmingham 077E 1.369 2140/32,844 1
Birmingham 082A 1.338 2267/32,844 1
Birmingham 077F 1.283 2520/32,844 1
Birmingham 140B 1.224 2805/32,844 1
Birmingham 082D 1.185 3024/32,844 1
Birmingham 083C 1.156 3188/32,844 1
Birmingham 140G 1.121 3373/32,844 2
Birmingham 083E 1.084 3587/32,844 2
Birmingham 083B 0.895 4886/32,844 2
Birmingham 084C 0.893 4898/32,844 2
Birmingham 084F 0.88 5000/32,844 2

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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