Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Newtown, Dartford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Newtown, Dartford, Kent

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Newtown, 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 6 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 Newtown 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 Newtown. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Newtown

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Newtown. 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 005C 25.335 10553/32,844 4
Dartford 008D 21.666 13029/32,844 4
Dartford 005E 21.099 13485/32,844 5
Dartford 005D 20.98 13568/32,844 5
Dartford 005B 18.784 15427/32,844 5
Dartford 008B 15.828 18108/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in Newtown

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Newtown. 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 008D 0.118 13908/32,844 5
Dartford 005B 0.092 17620/32,844 6
Dartford 005E 0.09 17887/32,844 6
Dartford 005C 0.088 18259/32,844 6
Dartford 005D 0.07 21513/32,844 7
Dartford 008B 0.052 25741/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Newtown

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Newtown 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 008D 0.077 17059/32,844 6
Dartford 005D 0.076 17196/32,844 6
Dartford 005C 0.072 18363/32,844 6
Dartford 005E 0.068 19255/32,844 6
Dartford 005B 0.066 19960/32,844 7
Dartford 008B 0.054 23585/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Newtown

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Newtown population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (17302/32,844) in Newtown is more than the adult average rank (12746/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dartford 005C 23.288 11733/32,844 4
Dartford 005B 22.517 12226/32,844 4
Dartford 008D 19.111 14313/32,844 5
Dartford 005E 16.702 16045/32,844 5
Dartford 005D 16.235 16375/32,844 5
Dartford 008B 13.766 18360/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Newtown

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 Newtown. 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 008D 0.128 14071/32,844 5
Dartford 005D -0.185 18908/32,844 6
Dartford 008B -0.202 19160/32,844 6
Dartford 005C -0.252 19907/32,844 7
Dartford 005B -0.255 19956/32,844 7
Dartford 005E -0.488 23260/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Newtown

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Newtown. 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 005D 1.251 1965/32,844 1
Dartford 005C 0.917 4238/32,844 2
Dartford 005E 0.811 5294/32,844 2
Dartford 008D 0.687 6646/32,844 3
Dartford 005B 0.34 11318/32,844 4
Dartford 008B 0.071 15567/32,844 5

There were 530 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Newtown in April 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Newtown

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Newtown. 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 005C 39.208 2425/32,844 1
Dartford 005E 23.856 12292/32,844 4
Dartford 008B 20.535 16020/32,844 5
Dartford 005B 18.985 17885/32,844 6
Dartford 005D 18.485 18508/32,844 6
Dartford 008D 17.633 19611/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Newtown

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Newtown. 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 005E 1.117 3001/32,844 1
Dartford 005C 0.729 6486/32,844 2
Dartford 005B 0.702 6758/32,844 3
Dartford 008B 0.671 7091/32,844 3
Dartford 005D 0.481 9464/32,844 3
Dartford 008D 0.04 15808/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Newtown

Extremely Bad
iLivehere Rating 10/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Newtown. 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 008B 2.299 99/32,844 1
Dartford 008D 2.21 157/32,844 1
Dartford 005D 1.845 659/32,844 1
Dartford 005C 1.643 1172/32,844 1
Dartford 005B 1.585 1362/32,844 1
Dartford 005E 1.284 2513/32,844 1

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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