Blackrod Bolton 007B

Ward: Blackrod

Local Authority: Bolton (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 20,520 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: 62% Better than 62% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
12% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 58% Better than 58% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
8% Complete (very good)

Employment: 53% Better than 53% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
3% Complete (very good)

Health: 39% Better than 39% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
29% Complete (good)
0% Complete (very good)

Education: 73% Better than 73% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
23% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 52% Better than 52% of areas in England

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

Living Environment: 48% Better than 48% of areas in England

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

Crime: 72% Better than 72% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
22% 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