Deprivation Statistics Comparison for North, Maidstone

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in North, Maidstone, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for North. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Maidstone.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Maidstone 004E 29.297 8360/32,844 3
Maidstone 004D 21.097 13489/32,844 5
Maidstone 004C 20.751 13728/32,844 5
Maidstone 002D 9.929 24621/32,844 8
Maidstone 002E 6.97 28366/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in North

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. 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
Maidstone 004E 0.156 9963/32,844 4
Maidstone 004D 0.111 14867/32,844 5
Maidstone 004C 0.096 16957/32,844 6
Maidstone 002D 0.069 21751/32,844 7
Maidstone 002E 0.046 27156/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in North

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in North 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
Maidstone 004E 0.138 7619/32,844 3
Maidstone 004D 0.071 18631/32,844 6
Maidstone 002D 0.065 20131/32,844 7
Maidstone 004C 0.064 20263/32,844 7
Maidstone 002E 0.05 24681/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the North population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16704/32,844) in North is less than the adult average rank (17573/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Maidstone 004E 30.234 8461/32,844 3
Maidstone 004C 24.891 10892/32,844 4
Maidstone 002D 12.835 19178/32,844 6
Maidstone 004D 12.114 19841/32,844 7
Maidstone 002E 3.928 28621/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in North

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. 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
Maidstone 004D 0.104 14448/32,844 5
Maidstone 004E 0.053 15180/32,844 5
Maidstone 004C -0.139 18229/32,844 6
Maidstone 002D -0.763 26604/32,844 9
Maidstone 002E -0.921 28159/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in North. 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
Maidstone 004C 0.613 7551/32,844 3
Maidstone 004E 0.369 10898/32,844 4
Maidstone 002E -0.073 17742/32,844 6
Maidstone 002D -0.264 20533/32,844 7
Maidstone 004D -0.278 20735/32,844 7

There were 506 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers North in September 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in North

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in North. 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
Maidstone 004E 38.154 2785/32,844 1
Maidstone 004D 31.217 6147/32,844 2
Maidstone 004C 22.173 14126/32,844 5
Maidstone 002D 17.559 19708/32,844 7
Maidstone 002E 15.829 21900/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in North

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in North. 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
Maidstone 004D 1.425 1373/32,844 1
Maidstone 004C 1.297 1913/32,844 1
Maidstone 004E 0.549 8553/32,844 3
Maidstone 002E 0.235 12799/32,844 4
Maidstone 002D -0.562 24695/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in North. 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
Maidstone 002D 0.397 9531/32,844 3
Maidstone 004D -0.023 15674/32,844 5
Maidstone 004E -0.069 16452/32,844 6
Maidstone 002E -0.116 17277/32,844 6
Maidstone 004C -0.155 17907/32,844 6

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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