Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Wordsley, Dudley

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Wordsley, Dudley, West Midlands

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

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Overall Deprivation in Wordsley

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Wordsley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dudley.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dudley 024B 30.582 7751/32,844 3
Dudley 021C 22.025 12756/32,844 4
Dudley 021F 18.719 15476/32,844 5
Dudley 021E 11.932 22245/32,844 7
Dudley 021A 11.663 22572/32,844 7
Dudley 024D 10.493 23889/32,844 8
Dudley 024A 9.554 25055/32,844 8
Dudley 024C 9.217 25511/32,844 8
Dudley 021B 6.754 28604/32,844 9
Dudley 021D 5.987 29485/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Wordsley

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Wordsley. 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
Dudley 024B 0.218 5636/32,844 2
Dudley 021C 0.144 11060/32,844 4
Dudley 021F 0.112 14714/32,844 5
Dudley 021E 0.076 20350/32,844 7
Dudley 024C 0.068 21878/32,844 7
Dudley 021B 0.061 23490/32,844 8
Dudley 024D 0.057 24494/32,844 8
Dudley 024A 0.053 25356/32,844 8
Dudley 021A 0.05 26116/32,844 8
Dudley 021D 0.044 27676/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Wordsley

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Wordsley 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
Dudley 024B 0.154 6176/32,844 2
Dudley 021C 0.122 9442/32,844 3
Dudley 021F 0.095 13418/32,844 5
Dudley 024C 0.069 19024/32,844 6
Dudley 021A 0.064 20514/32,844 7
Dudley 021E 0.063 20727/32,844 7
Dudley 024A 0.062 20986/32,844 7
Dudley 021D 0.054 23338/32,844 8
Dudley 021B 0.052 24073/32,844 8
Dudley 024D 0.051 24439/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Wordsley

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Wordsley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18853/32,844) in Wordsley is more than the adult average rank (14918/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dudley 024B 43.864 4435/32,844 2
Dudley 021C 26.066 10286/32,844 4
Dudley 021F 18.518 14763/32,844 5
Dudley 021A 14.015 18150/32,844 6
Dudley 024D 13.552 18546/32,844 6
Dudley 024A 13.15 18909/32,844 6
Dudley 021E 13.12 18931/32,844 6
Dudley 024C 11.438 20475/32,844 7
Dudley 021D 8.731 23157/32,844 8
Dudley 021B 7.624 24347/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Wordsley

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Wordsley. 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
Dudley 021C 0.321 11346/32,844 4
Dudley 021F 0.23 12647/32,844 4
Dudley 021E 0.21 12921/32,844 4
Dudley 024B 0.164 13557/32,844 5
Dudley 021A 0.068 14975/32,844 5
Dudley 024A 0.03 15542/32,844 5
Dudley 024D -0.016 16242/32,844 5
Dudley 024C -0.121 17908/32,844 6
Dudley 021B -0.272 20237/32,844 7
Dudley 021D -0.296 20593/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Wordsley

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Wordsley. 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
Dudley 021E -0.013 16884/32,844 6
Dudley 021F -0.017 16952/32,844 6
Dudley 024D -0.019 16979/32,844 6
Dudley 024B -0.184 19402/32,844 6
Dudley 021C -0.301 21052/32,844 7
Dudley 021A -0.889 28138/32,844 9
Dudley 021B -0.899 28231/32,844 9
Dudley 024C -1.189 30405/32,844 10
Dudley 021D -1.202 30479/32,844 10
Dudley 024A -1.7 32291/32,844 10

There were 1 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Wordsley in April 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Wordsley

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Wordsley. 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
Dudley 024B 19.466 17306/32,844 6
Dudley 024D 16.134 21501/32,844 7
Dudley 021B 12.47 26044/32,844 8
Dudley 021E 12.453 26060/32,844 8
Dudley 024A 9.874 28713/32,844 9
Dudley 021D 9.422 29148/32,844 9
Dudley 024C 6.638 31180/32,844 10
Dudley 021C 6.193 31439/32,844 10
Dudley 021F 4.579 32186/32,844 10
Dudley 021A 4.274 32293/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Wordsley

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Wordsley. 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
Dudley 021A 1.074 3307/32,844 2
Dudley 021F 0.986 3966/32,844 2
Dudley 024B 0.753 6213/32,844 2
Dudley 021C 0.729 6485/32,844 2
Dudley 024A 0.498 9211/32,844 3
Dudley 024D 0.205 13236/32,844 5
Dudley 024C -0.051 17278/32,844 6
Dudley 021E -0.126 18450/32,844 6
Dudley 021D -0.324 21512/32,844 7
Dudley 021B -0.661 25896/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Wordsley

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Wordsley. 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
Dudley 021C -0.289 20173/32,844 7
Dudley 024D -0.324 20753/32,844 7
Dudley 021F -0.355 21273/32,844 7
Dudley 021E -0.549 24170/32,844 8
Dudley 021A -0.582 24642/32,844 8
Dudley 024C -0.655 25608/32,844 8
Dudley 021B -0.71 26318/32,844 9
Dudley 024B -0.722 26475/32,844 9
Dudley 024A -0.722 26477/32,844 9
Dudley 021D -0.758 26920/32,844 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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