Deprivation Statistics for North Downs East, Folkestone and Hythe

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in North Downs East, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in North Downs East, 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 7 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 North Downs East 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 North Downs East. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in North Downs East

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for North Downs East. 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 002B 24.186 11264/32,844 4
Shepway 001B 18.178 15981/32,844 5
Shepway 001A 13.607 20358/32,844 7
Shepway 008D 13.575 20402/32,844 7
Shepway 002E 11.717 22500/32,844 7
Shepway 002C 11.264 23036/32,844 8
Shepway 002F 7.053 28254/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in North Downs East

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 North Downs East. 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 002B 0.163 9386/32,844 3
Shepway 002E 0.091 17689/32,844 6
Shepway 002C 0.09 17857/32,844 6
Shepway 001B 0.072 21013/32,844 7
Shepway 008D 0.068 21892/32,844 7
Shepway 001A 0.062 23197/32,844 8
Shepway 002F 0.048 26733/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in North Downs East

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in North Downs East 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 002B 0.139 7611/32,844 3
Shepway 001B 0.102 12184/32,844 4
Shepway 002C 0.065 20041/32,844 7
Shepway 002E 0.065 20177/32,844 7
Shepway 001A 0.05 24601/32,844 8
Shepway 008D 0.047 25582/32,844 8
Shepway 002F 0.037 28696/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in North Downs East

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the North Downs East population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18147/32,844) in North Downs East is less than the adult average rank (19549/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Shepway 002B 29.699 8698/32,844 3
Shepway 002C 19.79 13885/32,844 5
Shepway 001B 15.993 16588/32,844 6
Shepway 002F 12.453 19537/32,844 6
Shepway 008D 8.22 23713/32,844 8
Shepway 002E 7.917 24041/32,844 8
Shepway 001A 4.202 28286/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in North Downs East

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 North Downs East. 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 002B 0.051 15214/32,844 5
Shepway 001B 0.05 15222/32,844 5
Shepway 002E -0.046 16719/32,844 6
Shepway 002F -0.26 20041/32,844 7
Shepway 002C -0.33 21118/32,844 7
Shepway 001A -0.758 26555/32,844 9
Shepway 008D -0.787 26864/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in North Downs East

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 North Downs East. 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 002B 0.121 14788/32,844 5
Shepway 002F -0.03 17142/32,844 6
Shepway 001B -0.103 18171/32,844 6
Shepway 002E -0.302 21082/32,844 7
Shepway 002C -0.339 21575/32,844 7
Shepway 001A -0.571 24741/32,844 8
Shepway 008D -0.902 28262/32,844 9

There were 3 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers North Downs East in October 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in North Downs East

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in North Downs East. 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 008D 39.959 2200/32,844 1
Shepway 001B 30.562 6559/32,844 2
Shepway 001A 29.389 7382/32,844 3
Shepway 002B 25.769 10391/32,844 4
Shepway 002E 24.015 12125/32,844 4
Shepway 002C 15.091 22883/32,844 7
Shepway 002F 11.033 27598/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in North Downs East

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in North Downs East. 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 001A 1.543 975/32,844 1
Shepway 008D 0.789 5803/32,844 2
Shepway 001B 0.585 8117/32,844 3
Shepway 002F -0.971 28828/32,844 9
Shepway 002B -0.984 28938/32,844 9
Shepway 002E -1.318 30871/32,844 10
Shepway 002C -1.497 31519/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in North Downs East

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in North Downs East. 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 002F 0.045 14559/32,844 5
Shepway 008D -0.051 16138/32,844 5
Shepway 001B -0.686 25989/32,844 8
Shepway 002E -0.856 28049/32,844 9
Shepway 002C -0.93 28819/32,844 9
Shepway 002B -1.095 30219/32,844 10
Shepway 001A -1.11 30344/32,844 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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