Blackrod Bolton 014A

Ward: Blackrod

Local Authority: Bolton (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 21,157 out of 32,844 in England, where 1 was the most deprived and 32,844 the least.

This is broken down further by income; employment; health; education, barriers to services; living environment; and crime.

Overall: 64% Better than 64% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
14% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 71% Better than 71% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
21% Complete (very good)

Employment: 76% Better than 76% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
26% Complete (very good)

Health: 38% Better than 38% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
28% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Education: 68% Better than 68% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
18% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 17% Better than 17% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
7% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 52% Better than 52% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
2% Complete (very good)

Crime: 79% Better than 79% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
29% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the UK Government Website English indices of deprivation 2015.



  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly