Deprivation Statistics for East Folkestone, Folkestone and Hythe

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in East Folkestone, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent

We have used the 10 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in East Folkestone, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Folkestone and Hythe. 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 10 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 East Folkestone 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 East Folkestone. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in East Folkestone

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for East Folkestone. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Folkestone and Hythe.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Shepway 003C 55.962 1356/32,844 1
Shepway 003A 45.067 3047/32,844 1
Shepway 004B 39.094 4540/32,844 2
Shepway 004D 36.56 5351/32,844 2
Shepway 015D 36.537 5361/32,844 2
Shepway 004C 31.82 7160/32,844 3
Shepway 004A 30.794 7651/32,844 3
Shepway 003B 28.182 8931/32,844 3
Shepway 003E 15.307 18634/32,844 6
Shepway 006E 13.701 20262/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in East Folkestone

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in East Folkestone. 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
Shepway 003C 0.365 798/32,844 1
Shepway 003A 0.297 2299/32,844 1
Shepway 004B 0.25 4007/32,844 2
Shepway 004C 0.217 5691/32,844 2
Shepway 004D 0.211 6041/32,844 2
Shepway 015D 0.207 6226/32,844 2
Shepway 004A 0.196 6881/32,844 3
Shepway 003B 0.18 8041/32,844 3
Shepway 003E 0.102 16070/32,844 5
Shepway 006E 0.065 22548/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in East Folkestone

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in East Folkestone 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
Shepway 003C 0.287 600/32,844 1
Shepway 003A 0.207 2799/32,844 1
Shepway 015D 0.193 3500/32,844 2
Shepway 004B 0.18 4297/32,844 2
Shepway 004D 0.164 5435/32,844 2
Shepway 004A 0.158 5880/32,844 2
Shepway 003B 0.138 7678/32,844 3
Shepway 004C 0.13 8502/32,844 3
Shepway 003E 0.084 15354/32,844 5
Shepway 006E 0.083 15575/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in East Folkestone

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the East Folkestone population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9229/32,844) in East Folkestone is more than the adult average rank (8995/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Shepway 003C 58.484 1912/32,844 1
Shepway 004B 41.65 4959/32,844 2
Shepway 004C 41.314 5043/32,844 2
Shepway 003B 41.243 5067/32,844 2
Shepway 004A 40.934 5134/32,844 2
Shepway 003A 39.351 5540/32,844 2
Shepway 004D 34.793 6832/32,844 3
Shepway 015D 19.645 13987/32,844 5
Shepway 003E 13.503 18586/32,844 6
Shepway 006E 9.95 21876/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in East Folkestone

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 East Folkestone. 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
Shepway 003C 1.211 2803/32,844 1
Shepway 015D 1.021 4085/32,844 2
Shepway 004B 0.819 5737/32,844 2
Shepway 003A 0.717 6706/32,844 3
Shepway 004D 0.649 7402/32,844 3
Shepway 004C 0.462 9566/32,844 3
Shepway 003B 0.343 11061/32,844 4
Shepway 004A 0.32 11359/32,844 4
Shepway 003E 0.072 14923/32,844 5
Shepway 006E -0.162 18573/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in East Folkestone

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Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in East Folkestone. 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
Shepway 004D 1.3 1755/32,844 1
Shepway 003A 1.159 2465/32,844 1
Shepway 004B 1.094 2843/32,844 1
Shepway 006E 0.794 5495/32,844 2
Shepway 015D 0.668 6875/32,844 3
Shepway 003C 0.632 7305/32,844 3
Shepway 003B 0.522 8755/32,844 3
Shepway 004A 0.427 10070/32,844 4
Shepway 004C 0.343 11270/32,844 4
Shepway 003E 0.212 13302/32,844 5

There were 48 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers East Folkestone in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in East Folkestone

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in East Folkestone. 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
Shepway 003A 29.341 7406/32,844 3
Shepway 015D 22.922 13291/32,844 5
Shepway 003C 21.978 14353/32,844 5
Shepway 003B 19.2 17617/32,844 6
Shepway 003E 16.349 21231/32,844 7
Shepway 004D 15.387 22496/32,844 7
Shepway 006E 15.378 22505/32,844 7
Shepway 004B 14.166 24027/32,844 8
Shepway 004A 13.021 25374/32,844 8
Shepway 004C 12.748 25703/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in East Folkestone

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Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in East Folkestone. 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
Shepway 004C 1.151 2759/32,844 1
Shepway 015D 1.012 3789/32,844 2
Shepway 004D 0.83 5369/32,844 2
Shepway 004A 0.813 5550/32,844 2
Shepway 004B 0.638 7481/32,844 3
Shepway 003A 0.009 16319/32,844 5
Shepway 003B -0.106 18125/32,844 6
Shepway 003E -0.191 19491/32,844 6
Shepway 003C -0.301 21165/32,844 7
Shepway 006E -0.356 21946/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in East Folkestone

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in East Folkestone. 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
Shepway 003A 0.437 9068/32,844 3
Shepway 004D 0.144 12959/32,844 4
Shepway 003E -0.183 18370/32,844 6
Shepway 004C -0.265 19717/32,844 7
Shepway 003B -0.408 22152/32,844 7
Shepway 006E -0.51 23626/32,844 8
Shepway 003C -0.553 24232/32,844 8
Shepway 004A -0.562 24370/32,844 8
Shepway 004B -0.573 24517/32,844 8
Shepway 015D -0.678 25897/32,844 8

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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