Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Homewood, Swale

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Homewood, Swale, Kent

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Homewood, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Swale. 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 8 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 Homewood 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 Homewood. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Homewood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Homewood. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Swale.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Swale 010E 31.634 7235/32,844 3
Swale 012A 28.533 8752/32,844 3
Swale 010A 27.566 9259/32,844 3
Swale 012B 19.245 15049/32,844 5
Swale 013A 17.734 16372/32,844 5
Swale 012D 15.043 18881/32,844 6
Swale 012C 13.828 20121/32,844 7
Swale 012E 5.562 29956/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Homewood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Homewood. 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
Swale 012A 0.189 7384/32,844 3
Swale 010A 0.16 9641/32,844 3
Swale 010E 0.157 9880/32,844 4
Swale 012B 0.09 17903/32,844 6
Swale 012D 0.088 18227/32,844 6
Swale 013A 0.076 20288/32,844 7
Swale 012C 0.071 21262/32,844 7
Swale 012E 0.037 29438/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Homewood

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Homewood 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
Swale 010E 0.134 8073/32,844 3
Swale 012A 0.129 8662/32,844 3
Swale 010A 0.115 10264/32,844 4
Swale 012D 0.105 11724/32,844 4
Swale 013A 0.093 13675/32,844 5
Swale 012B 0.09 14214/32,844 5
Swale 012C 0.08 16301/32,844 5
Swale 012E 0.043 26902/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Homewood

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Homewood population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15631/32,844) in Homewood is more than the adult average rank (11353/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Swale 012A 51.859 2906/32,844 1
Swale 010E 28.489 9191/32,844 3
Swale 010A 28.483 9193/32,844 3
Swale 012B 21.302 12966/32,844 4
Swale 012C 17.792 15279/32,844 5
Swale 012D 16.629 16094/32,844 5
Swale 012E 11.788 20159/32,844 7
Swale 013A 10.049 21781/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Homewood

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 Homewood. 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
Swale 010A 0.717 6705/32,844 3
Swale 010E 0.346 11017/32,844 4
Swale 013A 0.235 12576/32,844 4
Swale 012C 0.179 13344/32,844 5
Swale 012A 0.171 13445/32,844 5
Swale 012B 0.084 14754/32,844 5
Swale 012D -0.118 17863/32,844 6
Swale 012E -0.692 25843/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Homewood

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 Homewood. 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
Swale 010E 1.333 1614/32,844 1
Swale 013A 0.865 4744/32,844 2
Swale 012B 0.857 4833/32,844 2
Swale 010A 0.719 6294/32,844 2
Swale 012A 0.459 9640/32,844 3
Swale 012D -0.008 16804/32,844 6
Swale 012C -0.016 16928/32,844 6
Swale 012E -0.728 26541/32,844 9

There were 258 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Homewood in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Homewood

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Homewood. 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
Swale 010E 21.293 15151/32,844 5
Swale 012A 18.044 19070/32,844 6
Swale 012C 17.982 19162/32,844 6
Swale 012E 17.808 19399/32,844 6
Swale 010A 17.597 19666/32,844 6
Swale 012B 16.858 20613/32,844 7
Swale 012D 15.801 21935/32,844 7
Swale 013A 15.321 22602/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Homewood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Homewood. 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
Swale 010E 0.816 5527/32,844 2
Swale 010A 0.586 8109/32,844 3
Swale 012B 0.456 9792/32,844 3
Swale 013A 0.172 13788/32,844 5
Swale 012D -0.245 20315/32,844 7
Swale 012A -0.263 20563/32,844 7
Swale 012C -0.515 24087/32,844 8
Swale 012E -0.976 28877/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Homewood

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Homewood. 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
Swale 010E 0.564 7746/32,844 3
Swale 013A 0.454 8878/32,844 3
Swale 010A 0.049 14487/32,844 5
Swale 012A -0.231 19176/32,844 6
Swale 012C -0.378 21683/32,844 7
Swale 012B -0.385 21801/32,844 7
Swale 012E -0.493 23380/32,844 8
Swale 012D -0.746 26772/32,844 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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