Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Princes Park, Medway

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Princes Park, Medway, Kent

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Princes Park, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Medway. 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 Princes Park 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 Princes Park. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Princes Park

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Princes Park. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Medway.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Medway 031D 51.436 1962/32,844 1
Medway 031E 27.647 9223/32,844 3
Medway 034B 16.014 17932/32,844 6
Medway 034A 14.686 19246/32,844 6
Medway 031C 11.928 22250/32,844 7
Medway 034D 10.591 23785/32,844 8
Medway 034C 6.694 28669/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Princes Park

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Princes Park. 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
Medway 031D 0.288 2580/32,844 1
Medway 031E 0.168 8987/32,844 3
Medway 034B 0.097 16740/32,844 6
Medway 034A 0.087 18348/32,844 6
Medway 031C 0.075 20391/32,844 7
Medway 034D 0.055 24953/32,844 8
Medway 034C 0.039 28758/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Princes Park

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Princes Park 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
Medway 031D 0.212 2605/32,844 1
Medway 031E 0.115 10273/32,844 4
Medway 034B 0.073 17915/32,844 6
Medway 034D 0.058 21970/32,844 7
Medway 031C 0.055 23240/32,844 8
Medway 034A 0.044 26664/32,844 9
Medway 034C 0.038 28306/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Princes Park

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Princes Park population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10340/32,844) in Princes Park is less than the adult average rank (10750/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Medway 031D 69.8 793/32,844 1
Medway 031E 48.827 3450/32,844 2
Medway 034B 28.555 9162/32,844 3
Medway 034A 23.056 11865/32,844 4
Medway 031C 19.008 14398/32,844 5
Medway 034D 18.485 14782/32,844 5
Medway 034C 14.611 17670/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Princes Park

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Princes Park. 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
Medway 031D 0.986 4333/32,844 2
Medway 034B 0.01 15844/32,844 5
Medway 031E -0.04 16620/32,844 6
Medway 034A -0.152 18426/32,844 6
Medway 034C -0.408 22217/32,844 7
Medway 031C -0.471 23021/32,844 8
Medway 034D -0.524 23736/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Princes Park

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Princes Park. 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
Medway 031D 0.847 4908/32,844 2
Medway 034A 0.629 7338/32,844 3
Medway 031E 0.375 10804/32,844 4
Medway 034B 0.324 11590/32,844 4
Medway 031C 0.168 14029/32,844 5
Medway 034D -0.206 19698/32,844 6
Medway 034C -0.248 20312/32,844 7

There were 214 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Princes Park in February 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Princes Park

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Princes Park. 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
Medway 031D 37.782 2907/32,844 1
Medway 031E 30.353 6718/32,844 3
Medway 034A 23.474 12699/32,844 4
Medway 031C 22.225 14057/32,844 5
Medway 034D 20.872 15641/32,844 5
Medway 034C 13.935 24318/32,844 8
Medway 034B 12.632 25847/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Princes Park

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Princes Park. 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
Medway 031D -0.073 17607/32,844 6
Medway 034D -0.655 25820/32,844 8
Medway 031E -0.696 26282/32,844 9
Medway 034B -0.996 29029/32,844 9
Medway 034A -1.031 29285/32,844 9
Medway 031C -1.381 31111/32,844 10
Medway 034C -1.736 32134/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Princes Park

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Princes Park. 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
Medway 034D 0.583 7574/32,844 3
Medway 031D 0.407 9411/32,844 3
Medway 031E 0.376 9796/32,844 3
Medway 034B 0.376 9801/32,844 3
Medway 034A 0.349 10126/32,844 4
Medway 031C 0.298 10764/32,844 4
Medway 034C 0.285 10947/32,844 4

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.