Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Kemsley, Swale

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

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Kemsley, 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 4 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 Kemsley 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 Kemsley. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Kemsley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Kemsley. 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 007E 22.381 12481/32,844 4
Swale 007C 21.596 13092/32,844 4
Swale 007D 14.993 18919/32,844 6
Swale 007B 13.121 20930/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Kemsley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Kemsley. 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 007E 0.154 10162/32,844 4
Swale 007C 0.124 13257/32,844 5
Swale 007D 0.108 15241/32,844 5
Swale 007B 0.059 23992/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Kemsley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Kemsley 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 007C 0.117 10078/32,844 4
Swale 007E 0.112 10787/32,844 4
Swale 007D 0.081 16075/32,844 5
Swale 007B 0.059 21719/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Kemsley

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Kemsley population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (13787/32,844) in Kemsley is more than the adult average rank (10181/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Swale 007E 35.006 6758/32,844 3
Swale 007C 23.099 11844/32,844 4
Swale 007D 21.14 13049/32,844 4
Swale 007B 17.095 15742/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Kemsley

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Kemsley. 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 007C 0.273 12012/32,844 4
Swale 007E -0.058 16921/32,844 6
Swale 007D -0.095 17489/32,844 6
Swale 007B -0.119 17885/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Kemsley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Kemsley. 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 007B 0.651 7067/32,844 3
Swale 007C 0.584 7934/32,844 3
Swale 007D -0.023 17045/32,844 6
Swale 007E -0.048 17391/32,844 6

There were 143 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Kemsley in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Kemsley

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Kemsley. 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 007E 27.127 9143/32,844 3
Swale 007B 22.231 14045/32,844 5
Swale 007C 19.848 16830/32,844 6
Swale 007D 18.467 18533/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Kemsley

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Kemsley. 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 007B -0.804 27372/32,844 9
Swale 007C -0.865 27911/32,844 9
Swale 007E -1.474 31445/32,844 10
Swale 007D -1.634 31921/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Kemsley

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Kemsley. 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 007C 0.038 14669/32,844 5
Swale 007B -0.282 20036/32,844 7
Swale 007D -0.335 20936/32,844 7
Swale 007E -0.85 27980/32,844 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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