Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Chestfield, Canterbury

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

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Chestfield, 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 Chestfield 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 Chestfield. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Chestfield

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Chestfield. 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 009A 15.839 18094/32,844 6
Canterbury 005C 11.191 23113/32,844 8
Canterbury 007A 10.123 24357/32,844 8
Canterbury 005B 8.207 26818/32,844 9
Canterbury 005A 5.321 30194/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Chestfield

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Chestfield. 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 009A 0.094 17338/32,844 6
Canterbury 005C 0.068 21884/32,844 7
Canterbury 005B 0.067 22200/32,844 7
Canterbury 007A 0.064 22805/32,844 7
Canterbury 005A 0.032 30334/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Chestfield

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Chestfield 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 009A 0.082 15915/32,844 5
Canterbury 005C 0.059 21780/32,844 7
Canterbury 007A 0.058 22178/32,844 7
Canterbury 005B 0.057 22285/32,844 7
Canterbury 005A 0.037 28734/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Chestfield

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Chestfield population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (21330/32,844) in Chestfield is more than the adult average rank (19457/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Canterbury 005C 16.679 16061/32,844 5
Canterbury 009A 14.656 17626/32,844 6
Canterbury 005B 12.863 19152/32,844 6
Canterbury 007A 9.078 22779/32,844 7
Canterbury 005A 4.242 28236/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Chestfield

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 Chestfield. 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 007A -0.297 20606/32,844 7
Canterbury 009A -0.511 23569/32,844 8
Canterbury 005B -0.534 23843/32,844 8
Canterbury 005C -0.69 25821/32,844 8
Canterbury 005A -0.927 28207/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Chestfield

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 Chestfield. 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 009A 0.206 13390/32,844 5
Canterbury 005B -0.395 22380/32,844 7
Canterbury 007A -0.624 25359/32,844 8
Canterbury 005A -1.188 30398/32,844 10
Canterbury 005C -1.35 31227/32,844 10

There were 162 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Chestfield in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Chestfield

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Chestfield. 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 005C 32.118 5568/32,844 2
Canterbury 009A 30.312 6748/32,844 3
Canterbury 005A 29.527 7284/32,844 3
Canterbury 007A 29.329 7415/32,844 3
Canterbury 005B 13.01 25391/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Chestfield

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Chestfield. 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 009A -0.09 17873/32,844 6
Canterbury 005C -0.355 21929/32,844 7
Canterbury 005B -0.682 26132/32,844 8
Canterbury 007A -1.18 30186/32,844 10
Canterbury 005A -1.551 31703/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Chestfield

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Chestfield. 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 009A -0.449 22763/32,844 7
Canterbury 005B -0.669 25787/32,844 8
Canterbury 007A -0.808 27488/32,844 9
Canterbury 005A -1.231 31080/32,844 10
Canterbury 005C -1.332 31571/32,844 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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