Deprivation Statistics for East Malling, Tonbridge and Malling

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

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in East Malling, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Tonbridge and Malling. 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 3 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 Malling 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 Malling. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in East Malling

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for East Malling. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Tonbridge and Malling.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Tonbridge and Malling 003A 39.764 4333/32,844 2
Tonbridge and Malling 014B 27.192 9476/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 014A 13.994 19958/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in East Malling

6
Average
iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in East Malling. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 003A 0.249 4073/32,844 2
Tonbridge and Malling 014B 0.201 6621/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 014A 0.062 23304/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in East Malling

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in East Malling 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
Tonbridge and Malling 003A 0.173 4793/32,844 2
Tonbridge and Malling 014B 0.123 9294/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 014A 0.065 20009/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in East Malling

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the East Malling population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (6784/32,844) in East Malling is less than the adult average rank (10982/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Tonbridge and Malling 003A 72.939 602/32,844 1
Tonbridge and Malling 014B 36.366 6338/32,844 2
Tonbridge and Malling 014A 13.177 18894/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in East Malling

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Malling. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 003A 0.278 11931/32,844 4
Tonbridge and Malling 014B -0.024 16373/32,844 5
Tonbridge and Malling 014A -1.052 29236/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in East Malling

8
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 Malling. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 003A 0.766 5773/32,844 2
Tonbridge and Malling 014B 0.712 6370/32,844 2
Tonbridge and Malling 014A 0.46 9629/32,844 3

There were 64 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers East Malling in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in East Malling

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in East Malling. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 014A 33.997 4573/32,844 2
Tonbridge and Malling 014B 23.768 12373/32,844 4
Tonbridge and Malling 003A 19.278 17539/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in East Malling

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in East Malling. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 014A 0.114 14698/32,844 5
Tonbridge and Malling 003A -0.767 27021/32,844 9
Tonbridge and Malling 014B -1.3 30787/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in East Malling

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in East Malling. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 003A 0.63 7140/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 014B -0.134 17579/32,844 6
Tonbridge and Malling 014A -0.551 24201/32,844 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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