Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Beaver, Ashford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Beaver, Ashford, Kent

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Beaver, 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 6 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 Beaver 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 Beaver. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Beaver

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Beaver. 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 007F 42.069 3697/32,844 2
Ashford 008A 39.523 4412/32,844 2
Ashford 007B 38.415 4761/32,844 2
Ashford 007A 36.327 5422/32,844 2
Ashford 009A 30.076 7994/32,844 3
Ashford 007C 15.532 18411/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Beaver

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Beaver. 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 007F 0.285 2723/32,844 1
Ashford 007B 0.244 4300/32,844 2
Ashford 008A 0.22 5534/32,844 2
Ashford 007A 0.214 5834/32,844 2
Ashford 009A 0.196 6913/32,844 3
Ashford 007C 0.088 18156/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Beaver

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Beaver 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 007F 0.19 3690/32,844 2
Ashford 008A 0.169 5080/32,844 2
Ashford 007B 0.164 5395/32,844 2
Ashford 007A 0.163 5468/32,844 2
Ashford 009A 0.151 6439/32,844 2
Ashford 007C 0.066 19853/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Beaver

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Beaver population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (3748/32,844) in Beaver is less than the adult average rank (4247/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Ashford 007A 63.266 1367/32,844 1
Ashford 008A 58.672 1885/32,844 1
Ashford 007F 57.785 2007/32,844 1
Ashford 007B 56.778 2136/32,844 1
Ashford 009A 42.588 4728/32,844 2
Ashford 007C 26.246 10186/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Beaver

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Beaver. 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 007B 0.509 8990/32,844 3
Ashford 007F 0.317 11404/32,844 4
Ashford 009A 0.257 12222/32,844 4
Ashford 008A 0.247 12391/32,844 4
Ashford 007A 0.244 12440/32,844 4
Ashford 007C -0.269 20181/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Beaver

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Beaver. 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 008A 1.654 668/32,844 1
Ashford 007B 1.316 1691/32,844 1
Ashford 007A 1.196 2252/32,844 1
Ashford 007F 1.112 2720/32,844 1
Ashford 007C 0.611 7583/32,844 3
Ashford 009A 0.536 8584/32,844 3

There were 300 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Beaver in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Beaver

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Beaver. 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 007F 26.779 9479/32,844 3
Ashford 008A 23.689 12451/32,844 4
Ashford 009A 22.03 14293/32,844 5
Ashford 007C 21.833 14521/32,844 5
Ashford 007B 19.723 16979/32,844 6
Ashford 007A 18.231 18822/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Beaver

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Beaver. 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 009A -0.056 17344/32,844 6
Ashford 008A -0.215 19838/32,844 7
Ashford 007A -0.982 28917/32,844 9
Ashford 007C -1.124 29872/32,844 10
Ashford 007F -1.136 29932/32,844 10
Ashford 007B -1.151 30002/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Beaver

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Beaver. 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 008A -0.329 20832/32,844 7
Ashford 007C -0.512 23668/32,844 8
Ashford 007B -0.551 24207/32,844 8
Ashford 007A -0.648 25523/32,844 8
Ashford 009A -0.761 26946/32,844 9
Ashford 007F -0.768 27044/32,844 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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