Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Roman, Swale

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Roman, Swale, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in Roman

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Roman. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Swale.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Swale 011D 38.97 4579/32,844 2
Swale 010D 33.812 6335/32,844 2
Swale 010E 31.634 7235/32,844 3
Swale 011E 22.571 12343/32,844 4

Income Deprivation in Roman

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Roman. 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
Swale 011D 0.22 5549/32,844 2
Swale 010D 0.192 7163/32,844 3
Swale 010E 0.157 9880/32,844 4
Swale 011E 0.132 12356/32,844 4

Employment Deprivation in Roman

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Roman 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
Swale 011D 0.183 4108/32,844 2
Swale 010D 0.144 7076/32,844 3
Swale 010E 0.134 8073/32,844 3
Swale 011E 0.116 10261/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Roman

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Roman population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (7498/32,844) in Roman is more than the adult average rank (5773/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Swale 011D 55.183 2367/32,844 1
Swale 011E 35.071 6743/32,844 3
Swale 010D 34.355 6994/32,844 3
Swale 010E 28.489 9191/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Roman

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
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 Roman. 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
Swale 011D 0.697 6914/32,844 3
Swale 010D 0.531 8726/32,844 3
Swale 010E 0.346 11017/32,844 4
Swale 011E 0.333 11167/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Roman

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Roman. 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
Swale 010E 1.333 1614/32,844 1
Swale 010D 0.98 3675/32,844 2
Swale 011D 0.869 4703/32,844 2
Swale 011E 0.081 15409/32,844 5

There were 108 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Roman in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Roman

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Roman. 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
Swale 011D 28.701 7890/32,844 3
Swale 011E 23.567 12588/32,844 4
Swale 010E 21.293 15151/32,844 5
Swale 010D 17.946 19204/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Roman

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Roman. 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
Swale 010D 0.985 3977/32,844 2
Swale 010E 0.816 5527/32,844 2
Swale 011D -0.485 23714/32,844 8
Swale 011E -1.179 30175/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Roman

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Roman. 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
Swale 010E 0.564 7746/32,844 3
Swale 010D 0.37 9889/32,844 4
Swale 011D -0.499 23462/32,844 8
Swale 011E -0.682 25942/32,844 8

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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