Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Rainham Central, Medway

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

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Rainham Central, 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 8 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 Rainham Central 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 Rainham Central. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Rainham Central

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Rainham Central. 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 029B 21.121 13472/32,844 5
Medway 029A 12.777 21299/32,844 7
Medway 029C 12.165 21977/32,844 7
Medway 030B 7.575 27594/32,844 9
Medway 029D 7.151 28127/32,844 9
Medway 030C 7.013 28309/32,844 9
Medway 036A 6.255 29141/32,844 9
Medway 030A 4.326 31184/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Rainham Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Rainham Central. 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 029B 0.141 11315/32,844 4
Medway 029C 0.08 19640/32,844 6
Medway 029A 0.068 21937/32,844 7
Medway 036A 0.055 24953/32,844 8
Medway 030B 0.044 27572/32,844 9
Medway 030C 0.043 27882/32,844 9
Medway 029D 0.042 28113/32,844 9
Medway 030A 0.029 31049/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Rainham Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Rainham Central 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 029B 0.11 11086/32,844 4
Medway 029A 0.065 20007/32,844 7
Medway 029C 0.064 20237/32,844 7
Medway 030C 0.059 21720/32,844 7
Medway 029D 0.044 26617/32,844 9
Medway 036A 0.043 27128/32,844 9
Medway 030B 0.04 27933/32,844 9
Medway 030A 0.038 28581/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Rainham Central

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Rainham Central population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20879/32,844) in Rainham Central is more than the adult average rank (18076/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Medway 029B 20.853 13232/32,844 5
Medway 029C 14.507 17756/32,844 6
Medway 029D 14.186 18001/32,844 6
Medway 029A 11.616 20309/32,844 7
Medway 036A 11.589 20342/32,844 7
Medway 030A 11.047 20849/32,844 7
Medway 030C 8.149 23789/32,844 8
Medway 030B 7.224 24774/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Rainham Central

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 Rainham Central. 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 029B 0.126 14107/32,844 5
Medway 029C -0.334 21186/32,844 7
Medway 029A -0.484 23193/32,844 8
Medway 030C -0.542 23968/32,844 8
Medway 030B -0.772 26707/32,844 9
Medway 030A -0.79 26908/32,844 9
Medway 029D -0.797 26979/32,844 9
Medway 036A -0.804 27035/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Rainham Central

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 Rainham Central. 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 029A 0.592 7841/32,844 3
Medway 030B 0.152 14273/32,844 5
Medway 029B 0.137 14523/32,844 5
Medway 029C 0.048 15904/32,844 5
Medway 030C -0.414 22626/32,844 7
Medway 029D -0.431 22849/32,844 7
Medway 036A -0.658 25740/32,844 8
Medway 030A -0.694 26156/32,844 8

There were 168 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Rainham Central in September 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Rainham Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Rainham Central. 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 029B 24.757 11365/32,844 4
Medway 030B 22.065 14245/32,844 5
Medway 029C 18.444 18556/32,844 6
Medway 029D 17.565 19703/32,844 6
Medway 030C 13.847 24414/32,844 8
Medway 036A 12.242 26302/32,844 9
Medway 029A 8.812 29676/32,844 10
Medway 030A 5.453 31830/32,844 10

Inside Environment Deprivation in Rainham Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Rainham Central. 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 029A 0.452 9843/32,844 3
Medway 029B -0.354 21912/32,844 7
Medway 029D -0.385 22350/32,844 7
Medway 029C -0.418 22787/32,844 7
Medway 036A -0.784 27177/32,844 9
Medway 030B -1.029 29266/32,844 9
Medway 030C -1.09 29677/32,844 10
Medway 030A -1.364 31054/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Rainham Central

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Rainham Central. 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 030A 0.536 8027/32,844 3
Medway 030B 0.528 8106/32,844 3
Medway 029A 0.464 8779/32,844 3
Medway 029C 0.441 9006/32,844 3
Medway 030C 0.379 9767/32,844 3
Medway 036A 0.377 9790/32,844 3
Medway 029D 0.254 11354/32,844 4
Medway 029B 0.181 12403/32,844 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.

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