Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Pembury, Tunbridge Wells

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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

Overall Deprivation in Pembury

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Pembury. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Tunbridge Wells.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Tunbridge Wells 004E 10.58 23797/32,844 8
Tunbridge Wells 004D 9.544 25067/32,844 8
Tunbridge Wells 004B 8.404 26553/32,844 9
Tunbridge Wells 004C 8.275 26729/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Pembury

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Pembury. 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
Tunbridge Wells 004E 0.073 20902/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004C 0.071 21272/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004D 0.067 22077/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004B 0.032 30322/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Pembury

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Pembury 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
Tunbridge Wells 004D 0.078 16728/32,844 6
Tunbridge Wells 004E 0.066 19747/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004C 0.058 22126/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004B 0.034 29548/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Pembury

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Pembury population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (19940/32,844) in Pembury is less than the adult average rank (22954/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Tunbridge Wells 004E 12.96 19083/32,844 6
Tunbridge Wells 004D 11.631 20298/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004C 8.69 23204/32,844 8
Tunbridge Wells 004B 6.229 25919/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Pembury

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Pembury. 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
Tunbridge Wells 004D -0.143 18280/32,844 6
Tunbridge Wells 004C -0.435 22573/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004E -0.503 23463/32,844 8
Tunbridge Wells 004B -0.859 27571/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Pembury

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Pembury. 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
Tunbridge Wells 004B 0.414 10246/32,844 4
Tunbridge Wells 004E -0.644 25585/32,844 8
Tunbridge Wells 004D -0.978 28906/32,844 9
Tunbridge Wells 004C -1.279 30884/32,844 10

There were 24 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Pembury in July 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Pembury

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Pembury. 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
Tunbridge Wells 004E 23.45 12721/32,844 4
Tunbridge Wells 004B 20.84 15674/32,844 5
Tunbridge Wells 004C 19.282 17535/32,844 6
Tunbridge Wells 004D 9.853 28734/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Pembury

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Pembury. 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
Tunbridge Wells 004B 0.638 7471/32,844 3
Tunbridge Wells 004E -0.272 20703/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004C -0.402 22584/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004D -0.546 24474/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Pembury

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Pembury. 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
Tunbridge Wells 004B -0.308 20488/32,844 7
Tunbridge Wells 004C -0.804 27432/32,844 9
Tunbridge Wells 004E -0.857 28059/32,844 9
Tunbridge Wells 004D -0.865 28157/32,844 9

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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