Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Otford and Shoreham, Sevenoaks

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Otford and Shoreham, Sevenoaks, Kent

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Otford and Shoreham, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Sevenoaks. 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 3 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 Otford and Shoreham 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 Otford and Shoreham. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Otford and Shoreham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Otford and Shoreham. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Sevenoaks.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Sevenoaks 008E 19.462 14856/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 009E 10.632 23735/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 009D 3.585 31848/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Otford and Shoreham

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Otford and Shoreham. 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
Sevenoaks 008E 0.071 21289/32,844 7
Sevenoaks 009E 0.06 23838/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 009D 0.023 31929/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Otford and Shoreham

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Otford and Shoreham 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
Sevenoaks 008E 0.062 21027/32,844 7
Sevenoaks 009E 0.053 23879/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 009D 0.031 30295/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Otford and Shoreham

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Otford and Shoreham population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (24956/32,844) in Otford and Shoreham is more than the adult average rank (23231/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Sevenoaks 009E 13.375 18703/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 008E 7.796 24155/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 009D 1.482 31474/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Otford and Shoreham

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Otford and Shoreham. 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
Sevenoaks 008E -0.927 28211/32,844 9
Sevenoaks 009E -1.207 30332/32,844 10
Sevenoaks 009D -1.512 31735/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Otford and Shoreham

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 Otford and Shoreham. 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
Sevenoaks 008E 0.065 15673/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 009D -0.154 18954/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 009E -0.214 19826/32,844 7

There were 154 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Otford and Shoreham in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Otford and Shoreham

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Otford and Shoreham. 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
Sevenoaks 008E 33.321 4921/32,844 2
Sevenoaks 009E 32.025 5640/32,844 2
Sevenoaks 009D 19.936 16731/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Otford and Shoreham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Otford and Shoreham. 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
Sevenoaks 008E 1.73 541/32,844 1
Sevenoaks 009E -0.301 21149/32,844 7
Sevenoaks 009D -1.003 29090/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Otford and Shoreham

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Otford and Shoreham. 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
Sevenoaks 008E 0.535 8033/32,844 3
Sevenoaks 009E -0.246 19422/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 009D -0.424 22398/32,844 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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