Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Aylesford & East Stour, Ashford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Aylesford & East Stour, Ashford, Kent

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Aylesford & East Stour, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Ashford. 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 7 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 Aylesford & East Stour 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 Aylesford & East Stour. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Aylesford & East Stour

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Aylesford & East Stour. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Ashford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Ashford 005A 35.851 5590/32,844 2
Ashford 009F 33.303 6544/32,844 2
Ashford 006A 27.56 9263/32,844 3
Ashford 009J 16.016 17929/32,844 6
Ashford 009G 12.688 21393/32,844 7
Ashford 006B 7.043 28263/32,844 9
Ashford 006C 5.703 29803/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Aylesford & East Stour

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Aylesford & East Stour. 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
Ashford 005A 0.223 5330/32,844 2
Ashford 009F 0.191 7258/32,844 3
Ashford 006A 0.176 8318/32,844 3
Ashford 009G 0.105 15594/32,844 5
Ashford 009J 0.09 17975/32,844 6
Ashford 006B 0.041 28297/32,844 9
Ashford 006C 0.033 30129/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Aylesford & East Stour

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Aylesford & East Stour 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
Ashford 009F 0.168 5122/32,844 2
Ashford 005A 0.163 5474/32,844 2
Ashford 006A 0.127 8811/32,844 3
Ashford 009J 0.076 17334/32,844 6
Ashford 009G 0.062 20872/32,844 7
Ashford 006B 0.047 25828/32,844 8
Ashford 006C 0.039 28236/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Aylesford & East Stour

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Aylesford & East Stour population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11676/32,844) in Aylesford & East Stour is less than the adult average rank (12510/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Ashford 006A 44.968 4173/32,844 2
Ashford 005A 41.742 4946/32,844 2
Ashford 009F 36.61 6277/32,844 2
Ashford 009J 23.774 11449/32,844 4
Ashford 009G 15.822 16730/32,844 6
Ashford 006B 13.966 18191/32,844 6
Ashford 006C 8.986 22870/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Aylesford & East Stour

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Aylesford & East Stour. 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
Ashford 006A 0.282 11868/32,844 4
Ashford 005A 0.266 12107/32,844 4
Ashford 009F 0.155 13669/32,844 5
Ashford 009J -0.312 20837/32,844 7
Ashford 006B -0.386 21945/32,844 7
Ashford 009G -0.42 22383/32,844 7
Ashford 006C -1.162 30045/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Aylesford & East Stour

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 Aylesford & East Stour. 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
Ashford 009F 1.151 2517/32,844 1
Ashford 005A 1.086 2900/32,844 1
Ashford 006A 0.6 7751/32,844 3
Ashford 009J 0.113 14930/32,844 5
Ashford 009G -0.028 17118/32,844 6
Ashford 006C -0.752 26809/32,844 9
Ashford 006B -0.776 27062/32,844 9

There were 158 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Aylesford & East Stour in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Aylesford & East Stour

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Aylesford & East Stour. 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
Ashford 005A 33.25 4959/32,844 2
Ashford 009F 30.66 6493/32,844 2
Ashford 006C 25.238 10880/32,844 4
Ashford 006A 21.085 15399/32,844 5
Ashford 009J 17.899 19267/32,844 6
Ashford 009G 16.525 21003/32,844 7
Ashford 006B 12.853 25577/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Aylesford & East Stour

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Aylesford & East Stour. 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
Ashford 009J 0.604 7896/32,844 3
Ashford 009G 0.154 14072/32,844 5
Ashford 006B -0.077 17672/32,844 6
Ashford 005A -0.802 27354/32,844 9
Ashford 006A -0.815 27471/32,844 9
Ashford 009F -0.877 28023/32,844 9
Ashford 006C -1.158 30058/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Aylesford & East Stour

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Aylesford & East Stour. 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
Ashford 009J -0.031 15794/32,844 5
Ashford 006C -0.04 15943/32,844 5
Ashford 006B -0.066 16387/32,844 5
Ashford 005A -0.352 21225/32,844 7
Ashford 009F -0.4 22026/32,844 7
Ashford 006A -0.718 26418/32,844 9
Ashford 009G -0.733 26605/32,844 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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