Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Blean Forest, Canterbury

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Blean Forest, Canterbury, Kent

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Blean Forest, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Canterbury. 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 5 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 Blean Forest 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 Blean Forest. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Blean Forest

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Blean Forest. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Canterbury.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Canterbury 020C 17.814 16299/32,844 5
Canterbury 012C 14.742 19188/32,844 6
Canterbury 012D 7.687 27440/32,844 9
Canterbury 012E 7.502 27690/32,844 9
Canterbury 012F 5.707 29794/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Blean Forest

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Blean Forest. 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
Canterbury 020C 0.116 14227/32,844 5
Canterbury 012D 0.057 24480/32,844 8
Canterbury 012C 0.045 27442/32,844 9
Canterbury 012E 0.036 29444/32,844 9
Canterbury 012F 0.018 32373/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Blean Forest

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Blean Forest 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
Canterbury 020C 0.066 19856/32,844 7
Canterbury 012C 0.04 27982/32,844 9
Canterbury 012D 0.036 29095/32,844 9
Canterbury 012E 0.032 30050/32,844 10
Canterbury 012F 0.014 32642/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Blean Forest

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Blean Forest population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22055/32,844) in Blean Forest is less than the adult average rank (26210/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Canterbury 020C 18.215 14979/32,844 5
Canterbury 012C 7.279 24735/32,844 8
Canterbury 012E 6.076 26088/32,844 8
Canterbury 012F 4.009 28532/32,844 9
Canterbury 012D 2.983 29755/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Blean Forest

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Blean Forest. 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
Canterbury 020C 0.395 10395/32,844 4
Canterbury 012C -0.415 22317/32,844 7
Canterbury 012D -0.643 25259/32,844 8
Canterbury 012E -0.652 25368/32,844 8
Canterbury 012F -1.631 32062/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Blean Forest

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Blean Forest. 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
Canterbury 020C 0.259 12578/32,844 4
Canterbury 012C 0.093 15224/32,844 5
Canterbury 012D -0.179 19327/32,844 6
Canterbury 012E -0.672 25905/32,844 8
Canterbury 012F -1.059 29543/32,844 9

There were 60 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Blean Forest in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Blean Forest

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Blean Forest. 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
Canterbury 012C 42.055 1649/32,844 1
Canterbury 012E 33.909 4608/32,844 2
Canterbury 012F 33.619 4761/32,844 2
Canterbury 012D 29.034 7626/32,844 3
Canterbury 020C 28.649 7932/32,844 3

Inside Environment Deprivation in Blean Forest

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Blean Forest. 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
Canterbury 012C 1.073 3317/32,844 2
Canterbury 012F 0.127 14485/32,844 5
Canterbury 012E -0.386 22365/32,844 7
Canterbury 012D -0.406 22632/32,844 7
Canterbury 020C -0.703 26349/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Blean Forest

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Blean Forest. 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
Canterbury 012E -0.634 25357/32,844 8
Canterbury 012C -0.807 27473/32,844 9
Canterbury 020C -1.079 30082/32,844 10
Canterbury 012D -1.237 31109/32,844 10
Canterbury 012F -1.344 31622/32,844 10

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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