Deprivation Statistics Comparison for New Romney, Folkestone and Hythe

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in New Romney, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in New Romney

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for New Romney. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Folkestone and Hythe.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Shepway 012C 30.272 7903/32,844 3
Shepway 012A 19.854 14471/32,844 5
Shepway 012D 14.897 19016/32,844 6
Shepway 012B 13.224 20817/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in New Romney

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in New Romney. 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
Shepway 012C 0.221 5456/32,844 2
Shepway 012A 0.11 14973/32,844 5
Shepway 012D 0.075 20507/32,844 7
Shepway 012B 0.072 21126/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in New Romney

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in New Romney 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
Shepway 012C 0.151 6469/32,844 2
Shepway 012A 0.116 10253/32,844 4
Shepway 012D 0.091 14113/32,844 5
Shepway 012B 0.088 14731/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in New Romney

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the New Romney population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9892/32,844) in New Romney is less than the adult average rank (12363/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Shepway 012C 35.881 6477/32,844 2
Shepway 012A 31.376 8049/32,844 3
Shepway 012D 22.915 11965/32,844 4
Shepway 012B 14.37 17852/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in New Romney

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 New Romney. 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
Shepway 012C 0.583 8142/32,844 3
Shepway 012A 0.154 13676/32,844 5
Shepway 012D 0.015 15765/32,844 5
Shepway 012B -0.226 19501/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in New Romney

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in New Romney. 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
Shepway 012C 0.371 10863/32,844 4
Shepway 012D 0.165 14088/32,844 5
Shepway 012A -0.634 25465/32,844 8
Shepway 012B -0.932 28536/32,844 9

There were 40 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers New Romney in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in New Romney

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in New Romney. 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
Shepway 012B 29.147 7538/32,844 3
Shepway 012A 25.759 10397/32,844 4
Shepway 012C 20.278 16326/32,844 5
Shepway 012D 14.848 23244/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in New Romney

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in New Romney. 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
Shepway 012D -0.414 22724/32,844 7
Shepway 012C -0.477 23602/32,844 8
Shepway 012A -0.725 26576/32,844 9
Shepway 012B -0.921 28379/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in New Romney

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in New Romney. 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
Shepway 012D -0.712 26351/32,844 9
Shepway 012C -1.049 29839/32,844 10
Shepway 012B -1.06 29926/32,844 10
Shepway 012A -1.317 31494/32,844 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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