Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St Matthew’s, Walsall

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St Matthew's, Walsall, West Midlands

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

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Overall Deprivation in St Matthew's

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iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St Matthew's. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Walsall.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Walsall 030A 61.194 820/32,844 1
Walsall 030C 58.589 1053/32,844 1
Walsall 024D 52.658 1774/32,844 1
Walsall 024B 47.461 2583/32,844 1
Walsall 026D 46.583 2740/32,844 1
Walsall 030D 45.082 3042/32,844 1
Walsall 030B 44.984 3062/32,844 1
Walsall 024C 23.416 11750/32,844 4
Walsall 024A 13.707 20253/32,844 7
Walsall 030E 12.496 21616/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in St Matthew's

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iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in St Matthew's. 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
Walsall 030C 0.356 924/32,844 1
Walsall 030A 0.351 1008/32,844 1
Walsall 024D 0.32 1662/32,844 1
Walsall 024B 0.312 1884/32,844 1
Walsall 026D 0.296 2328/32,844 1
Walsall 030B 0.287 2621/32,844 1
Walsall 030D 0.276 3005/32,844 1
Walsall 024C 0.118 13885/32,844 5
Walsall 030E 0.09 17913/32,844 6
Walsall 024A 0.063 23049/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in St Matthew's

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iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St Matthew's 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
Walsall 024D 0.261 1060/32,844 1
Walsall 030A 0.249 1313/32,844 1
Walsall 030B 0.241 1575/32,844 1
Walsall 030C 0.241 1584/32,844 1
Walsall 024B 0.24 1614/32,844 1
Walsall 026D 0.21 2713/32,844 1
Walsall 030D 0.198 3242/32,844 1
Walsall 024C 0.124 9158/32,844 3
Walsall 024A 0.069 19165/32,844 6
Walsall 030E 0.063 20664/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St Matthew's

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iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St Matthew's population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15019/32,844) in St Matthew's is more than the adult average rank (9587/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Walsall 030A 66.069 1086/32,844 1
Walsall 030C 49.886 3270/32,844 1
Walsall 026D 37.974 5913/32,844 2
Walsall 030B 36.919 6213/32,844 2
Walsall 030D 33.626 7234/32,844 3
Walsall 024B 29.408 8819/32,844 3
Walsall 024D 26.852 9889/32,844 4
Walsall 024C 9.104 22755/32,844 7
Walsall 030E 5.002 27292/32,844 9
Walsall 024A 4.947 27361/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in St Matthew's

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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 St Matthew's. 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
Walsall 024D 1.681 913/32,844 1
Walsall 030A 1.625 1052/32,844 1
Walsall 030C 1.616 1083/32,844 1
Walsall 030D 1.318 2253/32,844 1
Walsall 026D 1.036 3954/32,844 2
Walsall 030B 1.031 3999/32,844 2
Walsall 024B 0.916 4902/32,844 2
Walsall 024C 0.444 9790/32,844 3
Walsall 024A 0.057 15128/32,844 5
Walsall 030E -0.097 17527/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in St Matthew's

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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 St Matthew's. 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
Walsall 030C 1.207 2201/32,844 1
Walsall 030A 1.158 2475/32,844 1
Walsall 030D 1.083 2920/32,844 1
Walsall 024B 1.061 3079/32,844 1
Walsall 024D 0.745 5992/32,844 2
Walsall 026D 0.733 6142/32,844 2
Walsall 030B 0.552 8376/32,844 3
Walsall 030E 0.242 12851/32,844 4
Walsall 024C 0.199 13521/32,844 5
Walsall 024A -0.158 19005/32,844 6

There were 7 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St Matthew's in June 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in St Matthew's

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St Matthew's. 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
Walsall 024A 31.443 5997/32,844 2
Walsall 026D 25.59 10574/32,844 4
Walsall 030C 24.019 12120/32,844 4
Walsall 030A 23.987 12154/32,844 4
Walsall 024C 22.906 13316/32,844 5
Walsall 024B 22.72 13506/32,844 5
Walsall 024D 21.699 14664/32,844 5
Walsall 030B 19.839 16841/32,844 6
Walsall 030D 17.132 20272/32,844 7
Walsall 030E 15.262 22667/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in St Matthew's

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iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St Matthew's. 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
Walsall 024C 1.009 3810/32,844 2
Walsall 026D 0.861 5070/32,844 2
Walsall 030C 0.756 6164/32,844 2
Walsall 030D 0.739 6381/32,844 2
Walsall 024D 0.677 7022/32,844 3
Walsall 024B 0.588 8076/32,844 3
Walsall 030B 0.529 8795/32,844 3
Walsall 030A 0.518 8927/32,844 3
Walsall 030E 0.228 12913/32,844 4
Walsall 024A 0.064 15457/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in St Matthew's

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Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St Matthew's. 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
Walsall 030A 0.827 5416/32,844 2
Walsall 026D 0.747 6074/32,844 2
Walsall 024D 0.711 6393/32,844 2
Walsall 030D 0.69 6580/32,844 3
Walsall 030C 0.604 7395/32,844 3
Walsall 024B 0.506 8356/32,844 3
Walsall 030B 0.371 9875/32,844 4
Walsall 024A 0.301 10727/32,844 4
Walsall 030E 0.279 11038/32,844 4
Walsall 024C 0.221 11835/32,844 4

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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