Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Gillingham, Dorset

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Gillingham, Dorset,

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Gillingham, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Dorset. 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 9 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 Gillingham 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 Gillingham. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Gillingham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Gillingham. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dorset.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
North Dorset 001A 19.518 14795/32,844 5
North Dorset 002D 18.505 15688/32,844 5
North Dorset 001B 16.623 17341/32,844 6
North Dorset 002A 15.386 18558/32,844 6
North Dorset 001D 8.483 26436/32,844 9
North Dorset 002F 7.564 27612/32,844 9
North Dorset 002E 7.401 27806/32,844 9
North Dorset 002B 6.208 29201/32,844 9
North Dorset 001C 4.843 30654/32,844 10

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Income Deprivation in Gillingham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Gillingham. 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
North Dorset 001A 0.13 12483/32,844 4
North Dorset 001B 0.114 14400/32,844 5
North Dorset 002D 0.064 22914/32,844 7
North Dorset 002A 0.061 23423/32,844 8
North Dorset 001D 0.06 23650/32,844 8
North Dorset 002E 0.058 24279/32,844 8
North Dorset 002B 0.049 26461/32,844 9
North Dorset 002F 0.041 28335/32,844 9
North Dorset 001C 0.04 28557/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Gillingham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Gillingham 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
North Dorset 001A 0.112 10806/32,844 4
North Dorset 001B 0.079 16603/32,844 6
North Dorset 002A 0.062 20842/32,844 7
North Dorset 001D 0.06 21632/32,844 7
North Dorset 002D 0.051 24266/32,844 8
North Dorset 001C 0.047 25770/32,844 8
North Dorset 002F 0.04 27905/32,844 9
North Dorset 002E 0.039 28069/32,844 9
North Dorset 002B 0.036 29108/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Gillingham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Gillingham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15603/32,844) in Gillingham is less than the adult average rank (18049/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
North Dorset 001B 36.118 6405/32,844 2
North Dorset 001A 28.47 9201/32,844 3
North Dorset 001D 21.822 12660/32,844 4
North Dorset 002E 20.182 13672/32,844 5
North Dorset 002B 13.679 18439/32,844 6
North Dorset 002D 11.858 20077/32,844 7
North Dorset 001C 8.369 23557/32,844 8
North Dorset 002F 7.8 24151/32,844 8
North Dorset 002A 7.137 24893/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Gillingham

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 Gillingham. 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
North Dorset 001A 0.252 12303/32,844 4
North Dorset 001B -0.041 16652/32,844 6
North Dorset 001D -0.455 22823/32,844 7
North Dorset 002E -0.656 25419/32,844 8
North Dorset 002A -0.729 26223/32,844 8
North Dorset 002D -0.795 26957/32,844 9
North Dorset 001C -0.89 27883/32,844 9
North Dorset 002F -1.05 29220/32,844 9
North Dorset 002B -1.515 31744/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Gillingham

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Gillingham. 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
North Dorset 001A -0.177 19316/32,844 6
North Dorset 001B -0.946 28663/32,844 9
North Dorset 002A -1.002 29105/32,844 9
North Dorset 001D -1.028 29324/32,844 9
North Dorset 002D -1.109 29905/32,844 10
North Dorset 002B -1.166 30263/32,844 10
North Dorset 001C -1.17 30299/32,844 10
North Dorset 002F -1.276 30868/32,844 10
North Dorset 002E -1.314 31043/32,844 10

There were 0 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Gillingham in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Gillingham

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Gillingham. 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
North Dorset 002D 46.758 761/32,844 1
North Dorset 002A 35.985 3652/32,844 2
North Dorset 002F 28.801 7812/32,844 3
North Dorset 002B 23.137 13057/32,844 4
North Dorset 001B 19.844 16836/32,844 6
North Dorset 002E 19.525 17238/32,844 6
North Dorset 001C 18.396 18612/32,844 6
North Dorset 001A 16.74 20767/32,844 7
North Dorset 001D 11.365 27259/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Gillingham

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Gillingham. 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
North Dorset 002D 1.562 920/32,844 1
North Dorset 002A 1.44 1308/32,844 1
North Dorset 002F 0.395 10609/32,844 4
North Dorset 002B -0.212 19789/32,844 7
North Dorset 001B -0.4 22562/32,844 7
North Dorset 002E -0.843 27714/32,844 9
North Dorset 001A -0.85 27779/32,844 9
North Dorset 001D -1.073 29557/32,844 9
North Dorset 001C -1.466 31412/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Gillingham

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Gillingham. 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
North Dorset 002F -0.463 22972/32,844 7
North Dorset 002D -0.929 28810/32,844 9
North Dorset 002E -0.978 29246/32,844 9
North Dorset 002B -1.005 29494/32,844 9
North Dorset 002A -1.074 30052/32,844 10
North Dorset 001C -1.501 32190/32,844 10
North Dorset 001B -1.511 32216/32,844 10
North Dorset 001A -1.545 32312/32,844 10
North Dorset 001D -1.596 32432/32,844 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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