Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Boxley, Maidstone

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Boxley, Maidstone, Kent

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Boxley, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Maidstone. 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 Boxley 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 Boxley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Boxley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Boxley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Maidstone.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Maidstone 001C 18.057 16084/32,844 5
Maidstone 001A 13.201 20847/32,844 7
Maidstone 001B 8.887 25938/32,844 8
Maidstone 001D 7.681 27456/32,844 9
Maidstone 005B 4.657 30847/32,844 10
Maidstone 005C 3.024 32223/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Boxley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Boxley. 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
Maidstone 001C 0.054 25268/32,844 8
Maidstone 001A 0.05 26232/32,844 8
Maidstone 001B 0.027 31285/32,844 10
Maidstone 005B 0.026 31502/32,844 10
Maidstone 001D 0.025 31672/32,844 10
Maidstone 005C 0.021 32169/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Boxley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Boxley 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
Maidstone 001A 0.05 24783/32,844 8
Maidstone 001C 0.042 27318/32,844 9
Maidstone 005B 0.033 29751/32,844 10
Maidstone 005C 0.033 29798/32,844 10
Maidstone 001D 0.032 30093/32,844 10
Maidstone 001B 0.026 31408/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Boxley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Boxley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25340/32,844) in Boxley is more than the adult average rank (20504/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Maidstone 001A 19.686 13957/32,844 5
Maidstone 001C 11.303 20615/32,844 7
Maidstone 001B 8.26 23677/32,844 8
Maidstone 005B 5.549 26667/32,844 9
Maidstone 001D 5.215 27071/32,844 9
Maidstone 005C 3.447 29198/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Boxley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Boxley. 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
Maidstone 001A -0.563 24226/32,844 8
Maidstone 001D -0.789 26889/32,844 9
Maidstone 001B -0.837 27360/32,844 9
Maidstone 001C -0.85 27507/32,844 9
Maidstone 005C -0.873 27742/32,844 9
Maidstone 005B -1.185 30197/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Boxley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Boxley. 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
Maidstone 001C 0.503 9039/32,844 3
Maidstone 005B -0.054 17482/32,844 6
Maidstone 001D -0.407 22531/32,844 7
Maidstone 001A -0.466 23315/32,844 8
Maidstone 005C -1.201 30469/32,844 10
Maidstone 001B -1.669 32237/32,844 10

There were 70 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Boxley in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Boxley

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Boxley. 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
Maidstone 001C 43.608 1298/32,844 1
Maidstone 001B 43.033 1423/32,844 1
Maidstone 001A 41.584 1757/32,844 1
Maidstone 001D 36.892 3240/32,844 1
Maidstone 005C 18.37 18651/32,844 6
Maidstone 005B 14.021 24205/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Boxley

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Boxley. 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
Maidstone 001C 0.833 5345/32,844 2
Maidstone 001B -0.659 25865/32,844 8
Maidstone 001A -0.992 29004/32,844 9
Maidstone 005B -1.467 31413/32,844 10
Maidstone 001D -1.536 31654/32,844 10
Maidstone 005C -1.764 32190/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Boxley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Boxley. 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
Maidstone 001C 1.182 3038/32,844 1
Maidstone 005B 0.869 5080/32,844 2
Maidstone 001A 0.122 13281/32,844 5
Maidstone 001B 0.045 14566/32,844 5
Maidstone 001D -0.002 15341/32,844 5
Maidstone 005C -0.227 19097/32,844 6

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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