Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Sandwich, Dover

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Sandwich, Dover, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in Sandwich

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Sandwich. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dover.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dover 002C 20.959 13582/32,844 5
Dover 002E 13.449 20558/32,844 7
Dover 002B 13.35 20684/32,844 7
Dover 002D 7.065 28240/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Sandwich

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Sandwich. 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
Dover 002C 0.163 9341/32,844 3
Dover 002E 0.072 21091/32,844 7
Dover 002D 0.07 21451/32,844 7
Dover 002B 0.055 24865/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Sandwich

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Sandwich 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
Dover 002C 0.137 7780/32,844 3
Dover 002B 0.077 16942/32,844 6
Dover 002E 0.071 18566/32,844 6
Dover 002D 0.049 25016/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Sandwich

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Sandwich population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (25650/32,844) in Sandwich is more than the adult average rank (19363/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dover 002C 18.519 14762/32,844 5
Dover 002E 7.832 24107/32,844 8
Dover 002B 7.357 24638/32,844 8
Dover 002D 4.103 28408/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Sandwich

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 Sandwich. 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
Dover 002C 0.073 14904/32,844 5
Dover 002B -0.54 23928/32,844 8
Dover 002E -0.609 24827/32,844 8
Dover 002D -0.735 26314/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Sandwich

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 Sandwich. 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
Dover 002B -0.355 21814/32,844 7
Dover 002E -0.442 23018/32,844 8
Dover 002C -0.605 25134/32,844 8
Dover 002D -0.747 26757/32,844 9

There were 34 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Sandwich in January 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Sandwich

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Sandwich. 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
Dover 002B 39.187 2429/32,844 1
Dover 002E 36.037 3616/32,844 2
Dover 002C 19.309 17507/32,844 6
Dover 002D 11.611 27003/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Sandwich

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Sandwich. 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
Dover 002D 0.49 9336/32,844 3
Dover 002E 0.273 12238/32,844 4
Dover 002C -0.079 17705/32,844 6
Dover 002B -0.124 18413/32,844 6

Outside Environment Deprivation in Sandwich

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Sandwich. 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
Dover 002E -0.797 27354/32,844 9
Dover 002B -1.041 29782/32,844 10
Dover 002C -1.099 30253/32,844 10
Dover 002D -1.14 30537/32,844 10

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.