Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Whitewell, Rossendale

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Whitewell, Rossendale, Lancashire

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Whitewell, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Rossendale. 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 4 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 Whitewell 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 Whitewell. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Whitewell

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Whitewell. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Rossendale.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Rossendale 010C 31.791 7167/32,844 3
Rossendale 010D 26.926 9630/32,844 3
Rossendale 010E 24.388 11130/32,844 4
Rossendale 001D 21.81 12910/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Whitewell

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Whitewell. 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
Rossendale 010C 0.187 7538/32,844 3
Rossendale 010D 0.156 9957/32,844 4
Rossendale 010E 0.127 12862/32,844 4
Rossendale 001D 0.121 13561/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Whitewell

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Whitewell 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
Rossendale 010C 0.177 4484/32,844 2
Rossendale 010D 0.126 8956/32,844 3
Rossendale 001D 0.112 10746/32,844 4
Rossendale 010E 0.111 10924/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Whitewell

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Whitewell population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (8842/32,844) in Whitewell is less than the adult average rank (14959/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Rossendale 010C 50.555 3154/32,844 1
Rossendale 010E 25.702 10460/32,844 4
Rossendale 010D 19.508 14081/32,844 5
Rossendale 001D 14.84 17471/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Whitewell

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 Whitewell. 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
Rossendale 010D 0.745 6414/32,844 2
Rossendale 010E 0.683 7044/32,844 3
Rossendale 010C 0.581 8162/32,844 3
Rossendale 001D 0.369 10727/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Whitewell

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 Whitewell. 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
Rossendale 010D -0.026 17084/32,844 6
Rossendale 010E -0.163 19090/32,844 6
Rossendale 001D -0.306 21140/32,844 7
Rossendale 010C -0.32 21323/32,844 7

There were 58 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Whitewell in February 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Whitewell

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Whitewell. 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
Rossendale 001D 25.695 10461/32,844 4
Rossendale 010E 18.649 18298/32,844 6
Rossendale 010C 15.361 22532/32,844 7
Rossendale 010D 9.617 28964/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Whitewell

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Whitewell. 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
Rossendale 010D 1.324 1770/32,844 1
Rossendale 010E 1.111 3035/32,844 1
Rossendale 001D 0.995 3900/32,844 2
Rossendale 010C 0.47 9599/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Whitewell

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Whitewell. 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
Rossendale 010D -0.059 16264/32,844 5
Rossendale 010C -0.573 24520/32,844 8
Rossendale 010E -0.779 27171/32,844 9
Rossendale 001D -0.932 28833/32,844 9

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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