Deprivation Statistics for Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet, Dartford

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet, Dartford, Kent

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Dartford. 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 5 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 Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet 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 Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dartford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dartford 012C 36.381 5404/32,844 2
Dartford 013A 14.098 19852/32,844 7
Dartford 013B 12.29 21842/32,844 7
Dartford 013D 8.19 26840/32,844 9
Dartford 013C 7.602 27556/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet. 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
Dartford 012C 0.166 9131/32,844 3
Dartford 013B 0.074 20659/32,844 7
Dartford 013A 0.06 23692/32,844 8
Dartford 013C 0.031 30704/32,844 10
Dartford 013D 0.028 31199/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet 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
Dartford 012C 0.117 10074/32,844 4
Dartford 013B 0.07 18889/32,844 6
Dartford 013A 0.048 25482/32,844 8
Dartford 013C 0.036 29151/32,844 9
Dartford 013D 0.028 31107/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (22183/32,844) in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet is more than the adult average rank (15877/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dartford 012C 45.486 4063/32,844 2
Dartford 013B 11.215 20703/32,844 7
Dartford 013A 10.828 21058/32,844 7
Dartford 013C 6.614 25471/32,844 8
Dartford 013D 6.532 25562/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

4
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 Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet. 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
Dartford 012C 1.003 4213/32,844 2
Dartford 013A -0.359 21578/32,844 7
Dartford 013B -0.463 22922/32,844 7
Dartford 013D -0.925 28188/32,844 9
Dartford 013C -1.159 30018/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

6
Average
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 Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet. 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
Dartford 012C 0.954 3883/32,844 2
Dartford 013B 0.343 11273/32,844 4
Dartford 013A 0.307 11834/32,844 4
Dartford 013D -0.187 19454/32,844 6
Dartford 013C -0.727 26530/32,844 9

There were 13 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet in August 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet. 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
Dartford 013A 37.689 2942/32,844 1
Dartford 013D 35.716 3766/32,844 2
Dartford 013C 35.349 3915/32,844 2
Dartford 012C 34.23 4465/32,844 2
Dartford 013B 13.429 24903/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet. 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
Dartford 012C 0.31 11735/32,844 4
Dartford 013B 0.113 14706/32,844 5
Dartford 013A -0.547 24479/32,844 8
Dartford 013C -0.963 28769/32,844 9
Dartford 013D -1.037 29310/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Longfield, New Barn & Southfleet. 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
Dartford 012C 1.206 2912/32,844 1
Dartford 013A 0.906 4814/32,844 2
Dartford 013D 0.559 7799/32,844 3
Dartford 013B 0.444 8970/32,844 3
Dartford 013C 0.414 9327/32,844 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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