Deprivation Statistics for Wensley Fold, Blackburn with Darwen

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Wensley Fold, Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Wensley Fold, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Blackburn with Darwen. 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 7 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 Wensley Fold 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 Wensley Fold. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Wensley Fold

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 Wensley Fold. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Blackburn with Darwen.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 006E 78.945 35/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 53.209 1692/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 52.557 1795/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 49.757 2219/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 37.417 5073/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 002E 31.993 7087/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 31.656 7223/32,844 3

Income Deprivation in Wensley Fold

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 Wensley Fold. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 006E 0.535 13/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 0.331 1409/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 0.296 2331/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 0.294 2408/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 002E 0.209 6171/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 0.197 6833/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 0.189 7386/32,844 3

Employment Deprivation in Wensley Fold

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wensley Fold 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
Blackburn with Darwen 006E 0.45 9/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 0.243 1510/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 0.228 1956/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 0.204 2959/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 0.168 5147/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 0.138 7651/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 002E 0.118 9914/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wensley Fold

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wensley Fold population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (13808/32,844) in Wensley Fold is more than the adult average rank (2846/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 006E 68.472 891/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 49.877 3271/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 44.883 4190/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 43.333 4558/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 28.271 9284/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 002E 28.268 9286/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 26.275 10169/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wensley Fold

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 Wensley Fold. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 006E 3.345 4/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 1.433 1731/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 1.411 1823/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 1.295 2373/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 1.208 2820/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 002E 1.048 3886/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 0.996 4256/32,844 2

Crime Deprivation in Wensley Fold

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Wensley Fold. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 006E 1.792 416/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 0.607 7646/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 0.605 7682/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 0.598 7774/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 0.26 12558/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 0.162 14134/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 002E -0.201 19624/32,844 6

There were 697 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wensley Fold in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wensley Fold

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wensley Fold. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 006E 16.059 21589/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 14.935 23119/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 13.028 25362/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 11.142 27477/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 10.055 28555/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 6.851 31063/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 002E 5.698 31707/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wensley Fold

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wensley Fold. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 1.77 490/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 1.65 708/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 1.522 1029/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 002E 1.489 1135/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 1.305 1867/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 1.12 2977/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 006E -0.073 17622/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wensley Fold

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wensley Fold. 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
Blackburn with Darwen 006E 0.874 5041/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 005B 0.622 7204/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005C 0.582 7580/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005D 0.509 8318/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 005E 0.124 13248/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 002E 0.106 13562/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 005A 0.097 13723/32,844 5

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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