Deprivation Statistics for West Pennine, Blackburn with Darwen

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

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in West Pennine, 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 West Pennine 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 West Pennine. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in West Pennine

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for West Pennine. 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 017F 26.092 10129/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 14.542 19404/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 018A 13.102 20949/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 11.05 23274/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 018E 10.346 24084/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 9.764 24806/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 018F 2.702 32389/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in West Pennine

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in West Pennine. 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 017F 0.144 11045/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.074 20607/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 018A 0.067 22247/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 018E 0.037 29345/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 0.036 29524/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 0.033 30316/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 018F 0.023 31933/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in West Pennine

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in West Pennine 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 017F 0.097 13011/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.069 19073/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 018A 0.055 22985/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 0.049 25060/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 018E 0.035 29417/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 018F 0.032 30116/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 0.03 30690/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in West Pennine

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the West Pennine population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22685/32,844) in West Pennine is less than the adult average rank (24496/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 25.702 10459/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 018A 11.258 20659/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 8.22 23716/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 7.716 24224/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 5.393 26849/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 018E 1.501 31454/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 018F 1.043 31976/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in West Pennine

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 West Pennine. 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 017F 0.758 6309/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.226 12689/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 0.104 14446/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 018A 0.096 14584/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 018D -0.014 16223/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 018F -0.404 22172/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 018E -0.434 22554/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in West Pennine

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in West Pennine. 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 017E 0.489 9216/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.299 11943/32,844 4
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 0.196 13577/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 018E -0.318 21302/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 018D -0.641 25549/32,844 8
Blackburn with Darwen 018A -0.741 26697/32,844 9
Blackburn with Darwen 018F -1.005 29132/32,844 9

There were 88 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers West Pennine in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in West Pennine

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in West Pennine. 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 018E 32.838 5173/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 29.551 7273/32,844 3
Blackburn with Darwen 018A 22.192 14099/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 017E 15.376 22507/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 4.675 32145/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 018F 4.654 32159/32,844 10
Blackburn with Darwen 017F 2.689 32652/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in West Pennine

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in West Pennine. 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 017F 1.433 1338/32,844 1
Blackburn with Darwen 018D 1.034 3621/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 018E 0.949 4254/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017D 0.945 4303/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 018A 0.905 4642/32,844 2
Blackburn with Darwen 017E -0.023 16820/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 018F -0.466 23461/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in West Pennine

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in West Pennine. 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 018D -0.015 15561/32,844 5
Blackburn with Darwen 017D -0.159 17967/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 018A -0.161 18004/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 017F -0.167 18089/32,844 6
Blackburn with Darwen 018F -0.308 20487/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 018E -0.346 21119/32,844 7
Blackburn with Darwen 017E -0.361 21369/32,844 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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