Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St Helens, Barnsley

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St Helens, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in St Helens, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Barnsley. 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 9 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 St Helens 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 St Helens. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in St Helens

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St Helens. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Barnsley.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Barnsley 007F 64.564 555/32,844 1
Barnsley 007C 60.218 902/32,844 1
Barnsley 009E 49.703 2228/32,844 1
Barnsley 007E 48.409 2422/32,844 1
Barnsley 007B 42.353 3632/32,844 2
Barnsley 007D 41.788 3787/32,844 2
Barnsley 007A 38.359 4773/32,844 2
Barnsley 002C 34.046 6248/32,844 2
Barnsley 010G 30.15 7954/32,844 3

Income Deprivation in St Helens

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 St Helens. 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
Barnsley 007F 0.369 732/32,844 1
Barnsley 007C 0.347 1081/32,844 1
Barnsley 007E 0.256 3755/32,844 2
Barnsley 007B 0.253 3880/32,844 2
Barnsley 009E 0.25 4019/32,844 2
Barnsley 007D 0.245 4284/32,844 2
Barnsley 002C 0.224 5307/32,844 2
Barnsley 007A 0.221 5453/32,844 2
Barnsley 010G 0.176 8356/32,844 3

Employment Deprivation in St Helens

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St Helens 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
Barnsley 007F 0.305 408/32,844 1
Barnsley 007E 0.267 925/32,844 1
Barnsley 009E 0.245 1454/32,844 1
Barnsley 007C 0.235 1751/32,844 1
Barnsley 007B 0.205 2903/32,844 1
Barnsley 007D 0.177 4463/32,844 2
Barnsley 002C 0.173 4746/32,844 2
Barnsley 007A 0.167 5224/32,844 2
Barnsley 010G 0.141 7422/32,844 3

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St Helens

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St Helens population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (3054/32,844) in St Helens is more than the adult average rank (2051/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Barnsley 007C 90.872 51/32,844 1
Barnsley 007F 82.003 221/32,844 1
Barnsley 007E 66.475 1039/32,844 1
Barnsley 007D 63.723 1307/32,844 1
Barnsley 009E 61.991 1522/32,844 1
Barnsley 007B 59.862 1751/32,844 1
Barnsley 007A 58.876 1857/32,844 1
Barnsley 002C 37.513 6051/32,844 2
Barnsley 010G 37.34 6093/32,844 2

Health Deprivation and Disability in St Helens

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 St Helens. 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
Barnsley 009E 1.713 843/32,844 1
Barnsley 007C 1.605 1116/32,844 1
Barnsley 007F 1.545 1307/32,844 1
Barnsley 007E 1.34 2148/32,844 1
Barnsley 007A 1.332 2189/32,844 1
Barnsley 007D 1.185 2948/32,844 1
Barnsley 007B 0.992 4292/32,844 2
Barnsley 002C 0.823 5693/32,844 2
Barnsley 010G 0.779 6092/32,844 2

Crime Deprivation in St Helens

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in St Helens. 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
Barnsley 007F 1.394 1374/32,844 1
Barnsley 007C 1.346 1556/32,844 1
Barnsley 007D 1.111 2725/32,844 1
Barnsley 007B 1.032 3286/32,844 2
Barnsley 010G 1.028 3310/32,844 2
Barnsley 009E 1.018 3380/32,844 2
Barnsley 007E 0.69 6615/32,844 3
Barnsley 002C 0.574 8072/32,844 3
Barnsley 007A 0.516 8852/32,844 3

There were 207 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St Helens in April 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in St Helens

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St Helens. 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
Barnsley 002C 22.877 13341/32,844 5
Barnsley 007C 18.773 18141/32,844 6
Barnsley 007A 18.229 18827/32,844 6
Barnsley 009E 14.868 23208/32,844 8
Barnsley 010G 9.428 29142/32,844 9
Barnsley 007F 9.307 29243/32,844 9
Barnsley 007D 7.289 30806/32,844 10
Barnsley 007B 6.284 31381/32,844 10
Barnsley 007E 4.123 32338/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in St Helens

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St Helens. 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
Barnsley 010G -0.246 20341/32,844 7
Barnsley 007B -0.634 25573/32,844 8
Barnsley 002C -0.931 28482/32,844 9
Barnsley 007E -1.159 30062/32,844 10
Barnsley 007F -1.178 30166/32,844 10
Barnsley 007D -1.224 30413/32,844 10
Barnsley 009E -1.295 30753/32,844 10
Barnsley 007C -1.536 31655/32,844 10
Barnsley 007A -1.549 31694/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in St Helens

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St Helens. 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
Barnsley 007B -0.081 16645/32,844 6
Barnsley 007D -0.128 17480/32,844 6
Barnsley 007F -0.205 18730/32,844 6
Barnsley 010G -0.294 20255/32,844 7
Barnsley 007C -0.396 21953/32,844 7
Barnsley 007A -0.509 23611/32,844 8
Barnsley 009E -0.572 24504/32,844 8
Barnsley 007E -0.636 25379/32,844 8
Barnsley 002C -0.638 25394/32,844 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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