Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Little Stour & Ashstone, Dover

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Little Stour & Ashstone, Dover, Kent

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Little Stour & Ashstone, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Dover. 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 Little Stour & Ashstone 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 Little Stour & Ashstone. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Little Stour & Ashstone

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Little Stour & Ashstone. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dover.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dover 001C 23.468 11716/32,844 4
Dover 001A 21.144 13444/32,844 5
Dover 001B 17.924 16186/32,844 5
Dover 001D 9.948 24593/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Little Stour & Ashstone

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Little Stour & Ashstone. 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
Dover 001C 0.129 12621/32,844 4
Dover 001A 0.088 18246/32,844 6
Dover 001D 0.082 19277/32,844 6
Dover 001B 0.078 19981/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Little Stour & Ashstone

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Little Stour & Ashstone 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
Dover 001C 0.101 12304/32,844 4
Dover 001A 0.077 16951/32,844 6
Dover 001B 0.059 21727/32,844 7
Dover 001D 0.057 22324/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Little Stour & Ashstone

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Little Stour & Ashstone population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20366/32,844) in Little Stour & Ashstone is less than the adult average rank (20623/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dover 001A 19.003 14402/32,844 5
Dover 001C 14.73 17563/32,844 6
Dover 001B 6.731 25332/32,844 8
Dover 001D 5.267 27003/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Little Stour & Ashstone

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 Little Stour & Ashstone. 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
Dover 001C -0.023 16352/32,844 5
Dover 001B -0.407 22209/32,844 7
Dover 001A -0.43 22510/32,844 7
Dover 001D -0.654 25401/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Little Stour & Ashstone

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Little Stour & Ashstone. 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
Dover 001C -0.139 18720/32,844 6
Dover 001A -0.549 24447/32,844 8
Dover 001B -0.585 24914/32,844 8
Dover 001D -0.59 24970/32,844 8

There were 5 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Little Stour & Ashstone in March 2022

Barriers to Housing and Services in Little Stour & Ashstone

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Little Stour & Ashstone. 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
Dover 001A 45.678 942/32,844 1
Dover 001C 42.174 1623/32,844 1
Dover 001B 40.057 2174/32,844 1
Dover 001D 17.999 19129/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Little Stour & Ashstone

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Little Stour & Ashstone. 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
Dover 001B 1.482 1152/32,844 1
Dover 001A 1.149 2773/32,844 1
Dover 001C 0.834 5322/32,844 2
Dover 001D 0.697 6822/32,844 3

Outside Environment Deprivation in Little Stour & Ashstone

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Little Stour & Ashstone. 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
Dover 001D -0.659 25665/32,844 8
Dover 001C -0.934 28862/32,844 9
Dover 001A -1.01 29539/32,844 9
Dover 001B -1.162 30676/32,844 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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