Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Furley, Ashford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Furley, Ashford, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in Furley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Furley. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Ashford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Ashford 004B 30.972 7567/32,844 3
Ashford 005D 25.849 10281/32,844 4
Ashford 004G 20.659 13799/32,844 5
Ashford 005C 17.844 16275/32,844 5
Ashford 004H 15.728 18215/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Furley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Furley. 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
Ashford 004B 0.17 8782/32,844 3
Ashford 005D 0.143 11146/32,844 4
Ashford 004G 0.133 12249/32,844 4
Ashford 005C 0.115 14340/32,844 5
Ashford 004H 0.103 15881/32,844 5

Employment Deprivation in Furley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Furley 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
Ashford 004B 0.118 9960/32,844 4
Ashford 005D 0.111 10835/32,844 4
Ashford 004G 0.104 11879/32,844 4
Ashford 005C 0.093 13705/32,844 5
Ashford 004H 0.085 15295/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Furley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Furley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11148/32,844) in Furley is less than the adult average rank (14594/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Ashford 004B 26.142 10240/32,844 4
Ashford 005C 24.425 11123/32,844 4
Ashford 004H 20.817 13256/32,844 5
Ashford 005D 19.911 13825/32,844 5
Ashford 004G 16.914 15877/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Furley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Furley. 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
Ashford 004B 0.029 15570/32,844 5
Ashford 004G -0.171 18680/32,844 6
Ashford 005C -0.421 22396/32,844 7
Ashford 005D -0.449 22760/32,844 7
Ashford 004H -0.621 24964/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Furley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Furley. 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
Ashford 005D 1.092 2851/32,844 1
Ashford 004G 0.694 6577/32,844 3
Ashford 004B 0.619 7467/32,844 3
Ashford 005C 0.182 13807/32,844 5
Ashford 004H 0.175 13912/32,844 5

There were 380 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Furley in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Furley

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Furley. 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
Ashford 004B 57.302 30/32,844 1
Ashford 005D 31.497 5969/32,844 2
Ashford 004H 26.658 9597/32,844 3
Ashford 004G 24.635 11487/32,844 4
Ashford 005C 23.213 12973/32,844 4

Inside Environment Deprivation in Furley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Furley. 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
Ashford 005D 0.771 5981/32,844 2
Ashford 005C 0.106 14811/32,844 5
Ashford 004G -0.101 18045/32,844 6
Ashford 004B -0.846 27745/32,844 9
Ashford 004H -0.957 28704/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Furley

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Furley. 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
Ashford 004G -0.067 16396/32,844 5
Ashford 005D -0.371 21542/32,844 7
Ashford 004B -0.461 22936/32,844 7
Ashford 004H -0.541 24057/32,844 8
Ashford 005C -0.717 26409/32,844 9

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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