Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Gillingham South, Medway

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Gillingham South, Medway, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in Gillingham South

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Gillingham South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Medway.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Medway 012D 49.398 2274/32,844 1
Medway 012B 41.102 3945/32,844 2
Medway 013A 36.552 5355/32,844 2
Medway 016B 34.313 6141/32,844 2
Medway 013B 32.062 7062/32,844 3
Medway 016A 30.393 7845/32,844 3
Medway 013C 30.056 8002/32,844 3
Medway 016C 29.165 8424/32,844 3
Medway 012C 28.57 8722/32,844 3
Medway 016D 22.538 12361/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Gillingham South

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Gillingham South. 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
Medway 012D 0.254 3854/32,844 2
Medway 012B 0.201 6579/32,844 3
Medway 016B 0.184 7747/32,844 3
Medway 013B 0.174 8468/32,844 3
Medway 016A 0.166 9150/32,844 3
Medway 013A 0.165 9188/32,844 3
Medway 016C 0.162 9500/32,844 3
Medway 013C 0.156 9919/32,844 4
Medway 012C 0.144 11008/32,844 4
Medway 016D 0.134 12150/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Gillingham South

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Gillingham South 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
Medway 012D 0.172 4865/32,844 2
Medway 013A 0.153 6325/32,844 2
Medway 016B 0.149 6642/32,844 3
Medway 012B 0.147 6807/32,844 3
Medway 013C 0.143 7218/32,844 3
Medway 013B 0.142 7281/32,844 3
Medway 016C 0.113 10558/32,844 4
Medway 016A 0.105 11733/32,844 4
Medway 012C 0.097 13145/32,844 5
Medway 016D 0.09 14270/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Gillingham South

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 Gillingham South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10768/32,844) in Gillingham South is more than the adult average rank (8912/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Medway 012D 44.855 4195/32,844 2
Medway 013A 36.947 6207/32,844 2
Medway 012B 32.486 7621/32,844 3
Medway 013B 28.863 9034/32,844 3
Medway 016A 26.391 10104/32,844 4
Medway 012C 25.521 10560/32,844 4
Medway 013C 23.884 11408/32,844 4
Medway 016D 23.701 11496/32,844 4
Medway 016C 22.168 12428/32,844 4
Medway 016B 20.921 13189/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Gillingham South

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 Gillingham South. 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
Medway 012B 0.934 4747/32,844 2
Medway 012D 0.933 4769/32,844 2
Medway 016B 0.565 8350/32,844 3
Medway 013C 0.528 8765/32,844 3
Medway 013A 0.422 10040/32,844 4
Medway 013B 0.372 10691/32,844 4
Medway 016A 0.367 10756/32,844 4
Medway 016C 0.291 11746/32,844 4
Medway 012C 0.246 12409/32,844 4
Medway 016D 0.069 14956/32,844 5

Crime Deprivation in Gillingham South

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Gillingham South. 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
Medway 012B 1.859 345/32,844 1
Medway 012C 1.506 1044/32,844 1
Medway 012D 1.471 1145/32,844 1
Medway 013A 1.452 1200/32,844 1
Medway 013C 1.25 1975/32,844 1
Medway 016A 1.107 2759/32,844 1
Medway 013B 1.012 3430/32,844 2
Medway 016B 1.009 3455/32,844 2
Medway 016C 0.983 3659/32,844 2
Medway 016D 0.249 12730/32,844 4

There were 716 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Gillingham South in February 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Gillingham South

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Gillingham South. 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
Medway 012D 22.502 13748/32,844 5
Medway 012B 19.228 17588/32,844 6
Medway 013A 19.141 17692/32,844 6
Medway 016A 18.155 18932/32,844 6
Medway 013B 18.07 19032/32,844 6
Medway 016D 17.685 19548/32,844 6
Medway 012C 16.317 21266/32,844 7
Medway 016C 16.226 21386/32,844 7
Medway 016B 14.18 24012/32,844 8
Medway 013C 11.414 27211/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Gillingham South

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Gillingham South. 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
Medway 016B 1.424 1378/32,844 1
Medway 012D 1.291 1938/32,844 1
Medway 016C 1.23 2267/32,844 1
Medway 013A 1.191 2504/32,844 1
Medway 016A 1.176 2595/32,844 1
Medway 012B 1.146 2794/32,844 1
Medway 016D 1.075 3302/32,844 2
Medway 013B 1.026 3681/32,844 2
Medway 012C 0.925 4462/32,844 2
Medway 013C 0.651 7313/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Gillingham South

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Gillingham South. 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
Medway 012D 2.343 73/32,844 1
Medway 012B 0.864 5130/32,844 2
Medway 016B 0.777 5829/32,844 2
Medway 016A 0.772 5868/32,844 2
Medway 012C 0.712 6387/32,844 2
Medway 013A 0.669 6771/32,844 3
Medway 016C 0.666 6794/32,844 3
Medway 013C 0.577 7631/32,844 3
Medway 013B 0.568 7704/32,844 3
Medway 016D 0.417 9293/32,844 3

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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