Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Dover Downs & River, Dover

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Dover Downs & River, Dover, Kent

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

Overall Deprivation in Dover Downs & River

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Dover Downs & River. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dover.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dover 014D 14.644 19295/32,844 6
Dover 008B 11.031 23306/32,844 8
Dover 010G 9.252 25461/32,844 8
Dover 010D 8.972 25830/32,844 8
Dover 010C 3.769 31698/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Dover Downs & River

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 Dover Downs & River. 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
Dover 010D 0.062 23253/32,844 8
Dover 010G 0.053 25418/32,844 8
Dover 008B 0.051 25859/32,844 8
Dover 014D 0.045 27336/32,844 9
Dover 010C 0.026 31481/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Dover Downs & River

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Dover Downs & River 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
Dover 014D 0.073 17920/32,844 6
Dover 010G 0.057 22509/32,844 7
Dover 010D 0.048 25475/32,844 8
Dover 008B 0.046 25833/32,844 8
Dover 010C 0.044 26649/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Dover Downs & River

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Dover Downs & River population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (26241/32,844) in Dover Downs & River is more than the adult average rank (21100/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dover 010D 10.111 21717/32,844 7
Dover 014D 9.315 22556/32,844 7
Dover 010G 7.137 24895/32,844 8
Dover 010C 6.747 25306/32,844 8
Dover 008B 4.93 27381/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Dover Downs & River

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 Dover Downs & River. 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
Dover 010D 0.063 15037/32,844 5
Dover 010G -0.231 19601/32,844 6
Dover 014D -0.511 23562/32,844 8
Dover 008B -0.608 24819/32,844 8
Dover 010C -0.752 26492/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Dover Downs & River

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 Dover Downs & River. 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
Dover 008B -0.223 19962/32,844 7
Dover 014D -0.229 20025/32,844 7
Dover 010G -0.268 20584/32,844 7
Dover 010D -0.284 20814/32,844 7
Dover 010C -1.154 30194/32,844 10

There were 24 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Dover Downs & River in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Dover Downs & River

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Dover Downs & River. 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
Dover 014D 42.774 1474/32,844 1
Dover 008B 29.793 7112/32,844 3
Dover 010G 21.056 15433/32,844 5
Dover 010D 17.344 19995/32,844 7
Dover 010C 15.058 22933/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Dover Downs & River

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Dover Downs & River. 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
Dover 008B 0.967 4114/32,844 2
Dover 014D 0.376 10865/32,844 4
Dover 010G 0.19 13457/32,844 5
Dover 010D -0.542 24430/32,844 8
Dover 010C -0.948 28628/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Dover Downs & River

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Dover Downs & River. 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
Dover 008B -0.908 28604/32,844 9
Dover 010D -0.952 29010/32,844 9
Dover 010C -1.051 29864/32,844 10
Dover 010G -1.131 30483/32,844 10
Dover 014D -1.31 31461/32,844 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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