Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Westhoughton South, Bolton

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Westhoughton South, Bolton, Greater Manchester

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

Overall Deprivation in Westhoughton South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Westhoughton South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Bolton.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Bolton 031D 40.877 4009/32,844 2
Bolton 031B 34.501 6061/32,844 2
Bolton 031E 28.274 8892/32,844 3
Bolton 035B 20.624 13828/32,844 5
Bolton 031C 17.766 16344/32,844 5
Bolton 035E 13.973 19984/32,844 7
Bolton 035A 12.306 21823/32,844 7
Bolton 035C 10.85 23495/32,844 8
Bolton 035D 8.353 26625/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Westhoughton South

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Westhoughton South. 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
Bolton 031D 0.268 3280/32,844 1
Bolton 031B 0.214 5850/32,844 2
Bolton 031E 0.187 7536/32,844 3
Bolton 035B 0.148 10660/32,844 4
Bolton 031C 0.092 17563/32,844 6
Bolton 035E 0.087 18396/32,844 6
Bolton 035A 0.082 19149/32,844 6
Bolton 035C 0.066 22351/32,844 7
Bolton 035D 0.05 26281/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Westhoughton South

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Westhoughton South 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
Bolton 031D 0.218 2351/32,844 1
Bolton 031B 0.183 4139/32,844 2
Bolton 031E 0.159 5759/32,844 2
Bolton 035B 0.123 9281/32,844 3
Bolton 035E 0.094 13626/32,844 5
Bolton 031C 0.088 14754/32,844 5
Bolton 035A 0.068 19412/32,844 6
Bolton 035C 0.063 20688/32,844 7
Bolton 035D 0.042 27282/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Westhoughton South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Westhoughton South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19074/32,844) in Westhoughton South is more than the adult average rank (15380/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Bolton 031D 44.989 4170/32,844 2
Bolton 031B 25.72 10453/32,844 4
Bolton 031E 21.22 13010/32,844 4
Bolton 035B 13.226 18851/32,844 6
Bolton 035E 12.778 19231/32,844 6
Bolton 031C 11.887 20043/32,844 7
Bolton 035A 11.54 20384/32,844 7
Bolton 035C 7.685 24270/32,844 8
Bolton 035D 4.97 27334/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Westhoughton South

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Westhoughton South. 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
Bolton 031B 1.336 2171/32,844 1
Bolton 031D 0.873 5277/32,844 2
Bolton 031E 0.744 6430/32,844 2
Bolton 031C 0.46 9589/32,844 3
Bolton 035E 0.317 11393/32,844 4
Bolton 035A 0.302 11598/32,844 4
Bolton 035C 0.201 13046/32,844 4
Bolton 035B 0.167 13515/32,844 5
Bolton 035D -0.042 16653/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Westhoughton South

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 Westhoughton South. 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
Bolton 031C 0.425 10097/32,844 4
Bolton 035B 0.422 10132/32,844 4
Bolton 031D 0.39 10595/32,844 4
Bolton 031E 0.311 11775/32,844 4
Bolton 031B 0.244 12823/32,844 4
Bolton 035D 0.039 16065/32,844 5
Bolton 035A -0.093 18035/32,844 6
Bolton 035C -0.277 20716/32,844 7
Bolton 035E -0.377 22135/32,844 7

There were 1 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Westhoughton South in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Westhoughton South

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Westhoughton South. 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
Bolton 035D 21.436 14972/32,844 5
Bolton 035B 20.636 15898/32,844 5
Bolton 031D 19.863 16815/32,844 6
Bolton 031B 14.502 23661/32,844 8
Bolton 031E 13.901 24354/32,844 8
Bolton 035A 10.056 28553/32,844 9
Bolton 035C 9.267 29282/32,844 9
Bolton 031C 9.092 29433/32,844 9
Bolton 035E 4.659 32156/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Westhoughton South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Westhoughton South. 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
Bolton 031C 0.737 6416/32,844 2
Bolton 031E 0.338 11382/32,844 4
Bolton 035C 0.281 12134/32,844 4
Bolton 031B 0.242 12707/32,844 4
Bolton 031D -0.026 16875/32,844 6
Bolton 035E -0.171 19162/32,844 6
Bolton 035A -0.209 19747/32,844 7
Bolton 035D -0.429 22965/32,844 7
Bolton 035B -1.76 32182/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Westhoughton South

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Westhoughton South. 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
Bolton 031D 0.117 13363/32,844 5
Bolton 031B -0.066 16379/32,844 5
Bolton 035C -0.101 17008/32,844 6
Bolton 031E -0.12 17345/32,844 6
Bolton 031C -0.146 17772/32,844 6
Bolton 035B -0.236 19265/32,844 6
Bolton 035E -0.264 19701/32,844 6
Bolton 035A -0.41 22195/32,844 7
Bolton 035D -0.463 22975/32,844 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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