Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Medway, Tonbridge and Malling

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Medway, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent

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

Overall Deprivation in Medway

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 Medway. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Tonbridge and Malling.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Tonbridge and Malling 012E 24.655 10976/32,844 4
Tonbridge and Malling 012D 17.335 16708/32,844 6
Tonbridge and Malling 011D 11.161 23150/32,844 8
Tonbridge and Malling 012F 4.433 31072/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Medway

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Medway. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 012E 0.18 8062/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 012D 0.112 14706/32,844 5
Tonbridge and Malling 011D 0.071 21342/32,844 7
Tonbridge and Malling 012F 0.039 28857/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Medway

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Medway 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
Tonbridge and Malling 012E 0.13 8439/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 012D 0.079 16577/32,844 6
Tonbridge and Malling 011D 0.064 20520/32,844 7
Tonbridge and Malling 012F 0.035 29271/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Medway

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 Medway population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19534/32,844) in Medway is more than the adult average rank (17977/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Tonbridge and Malling 012E 34.716 6861/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 011D 12.633 19369/32,844 6
Tonbridge and Malling 012D 11.663 20268/32,844 7
Tonbridge and Malling 012F 2.39 30424/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Medway

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Medway. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 012E -0.254 19939/32,844 7
Tonbridge and Malling 012D -0.306 20743/32,844 7
Tonbridge and Malling 011D -0.575 24371/32,844 8
Tonbridge and Malling 012F -1.177 30152/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Medway

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 Medway. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 011D 0.571 8129/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 012D 0.522 8762/32,844 3
Tonbridge and Malling 012E 0.139 14497/32,844 5
Tonbridge and Malling 012F -0.127 18547/32,844 6

There were 253 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Medway in August 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Medway

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Medway. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 012D 25.72 10439/32,844 4
Tonbridge and Malling 012E 24.956 11156/32,844 4
Tonbridge and Malling 011D 15.465 22406/32,844 7
Tonbridge and Malling 012F 15.032 22967/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Medway

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Medway. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 012D 0.372 10902/32,844 4
Tonbridge and Malling 012F -0.173 19195/32,844 6
Tonbridge and Malling 012E -0.564 24717/32,844 8
Tonbridge and Malling 011D -0.879 28035/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Medway

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Medway. 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
Tonbridge and Malling 012D -0.095 16889/32,844 6
Tonbridge and Malling 012E -0.188 18445/32,844 6
Tonbridge and Malling 011D -0.254 19535/32,844 6
Tonbridge and Malling 012F -0.457 22887/32,844 7

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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