Deprivation Statistics for Folkestone Harbour, Folkestone and Hythe

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

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Folkestone Harbour, 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 7 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 Folkestone Harbour 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 Folkestone Harbour. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Folkestone Harbour

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Folkestone Harbour. 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 014A 63.736 614/32,844 1
Shepway 003C 55.962 1356/32,844 1
Shepway 014D 40.541 4097/32,844 2
Shepway 004E 40.536 4100/32,844 2
Shepway 014C 38.805 4635/32,844 2
Shepway 003B 28.182 8931/32,844 3
Shepway 003D 21.572 13117/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Folkestone Harbour

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Folkestone Harbour. 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 014A 0.324 1556/32,844 1
Shepway 004E 0.265 3381/32,844 2
Shepway 014C 0.235 4750/32,844 2
Shepway 014D 0.211 6016/32,844 2
Shepway 003B 0.18 8041/32,844 3
Shepway 003D 0.162 9501/32,844 3

Employment Deprivation in Folkestone Harbour

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Folkestone Harbour 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 014A 0.25 1295/32,844 1
Shepway 014D 0.19 3722/32,844 2
Shepway 014C 0.171 4949/32,844 2
Shepway 004E 0.169 5019/32,844 2
Shepway 003B 0.138 7678/32,844 3
Shepway 003D 0.109 11196/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Folkestone Harbour

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Folkestone Harbour population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (3339/32,844) in Folkestone Harbour is less than the adult average rank (8699/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Shepway 014A 66.335 1055/32,844 1
Shepway 003C 58.484 1912/32,844 1
Shepway 014C 52.055 2877/32,844 1
Shepway 004E 41.389 5017/32,844 2
Shepway 003B 41.243 5067/32,844 2
Shepway 014D 36.366 6337/32,844 2
Shepway 003D 22.038 12514/32,844 4

Health Deprivation and Disability in Folkestone Harbour

iLivehere Rating 8/10
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 Folkestone Harbour. 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 014A 1.146 3192/32,844 1
Shepway 014C 0.616 7746/32,844 3
Shepway 014D 0.58 8168/32,844 3
Shepway 004E 0.525 8809/32,844 3
Shepway 003D 0.353 10928/32,844 4
Shepway 003B 0.343 11061/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Folkestone Harbour

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 Folkestone Harbour. 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 014D 1.931 269/32,844 1
Shepway 014A 1.835 371/32,844 1
Shepway 004E 1.417 1293/32,844 1
Shepway 014C 0.98 3684/32,844 2
Shepway 003C 0.632 7305/32,844 3
Shepway 003B 0.522 8755/32,844 3
Shepway 003D -0.026 17080/32,844 6

There were 56 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Folkestone Harbour in December 2023

Barriers to Housing and Services in Folkestone Harbour

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Folkestone Harbour. 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 014A 23.336 12846/32,844 4
Shepway 003C 21.978 14353/32,844 5
Shepway 014C 20.735 15792/32,844 5
Shepway 014D 19.732 16969/32,844 6
Shepway 003B 19.2 17617/32,844 6
Shepway 004E 18.807 18107/32,844 6
Shepway 003D 14.842 23250/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Folkestone Harbour

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Folkestone Harbour. 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 014A 1.836 402/32,844 1
Shepway 004E 0.811 5569/32,844 2
Shepway 014D 0.737 6409/32,844 2
Shepway 014C 0.736 6430/32,844 2
Shepway 003D 0.475 9539/32,844 3
Shepway 003B -0.106 18125/32,844 6
Shepway 003C -0.301 21165/32,844 7

Outside Environment Deprivation in Folkestone Harbour

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Folkestone Harbour. 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 004E -0.245 19401/32,844 6
Shepway 014A -0.267 19758/32,844 7
Shepway 014D -0.298 20314/32,844 7
Shepway 003B -0.408 22152/32,844 7
Shepway 003C -0.553 24232/32,844 8
Shepway 014C -0.79 27285/32,844 9
Shepway 003D -1.175 30755/32,844 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.