Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Seal and Weald, Sevenoaks

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Seal and Weald, Sevenoaks, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in Seal and Weald

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Seal and Weald. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Sevenoaks.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Sevenoaks 010A 17.039 16950/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 012B 12.03 22132/32,844 7
Sevenoaks 012A 11.707 22512/32,844 7
Sevenoaks 011A 10.702 23652/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Seal and Weald

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Seal and Weald. 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
Sevenoaks 010A 0.1 16325/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 012B 0.045 27312/32,844 9
Sevenoaks 011A 0.025 31647/32,844 10
Sevenoaks 012A 0.023 31907/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Seal and Weald

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Seal and Weald 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
Sevenoaks 010A 0.086 14953/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 012A 0.032 30102/32,844 10
Sevenoaks 012B 0.03 30584/32,844 10
Sevenoaks 011A 0.03 30728/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Seal and Weald

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Seal and Weald population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (27541/32,844) in Seal and Weald is less than the adult average rank (29286/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Sevenoaks 010A 9.437 22439/32,844 7
Sevenoaks 012B 1.837 31065/32,844 10
Sevenoaks 011A 1.559 31386/32,844 10
Sevenoaks 012A 1.397 31578/32,844 10

Health Deprivation and Disability in Seal and Weald

iLivehere Rating 1/10
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 Seal and Weald. 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
Sevenoaks 010A -0.626 25042/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 011A -1.469 31600/32,844 10
Sevenoaks 012B -1.882 32496/32,844 10
Sevenoaks 012A -1.918 32538/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Seal and Weald

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 Seal and Weald. 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
Sevenoaks 012A 0.602 7734/32,844 3
Sevenoaks 010A 0.437 9947/32,844 4
Sevenoaks 011A -0.042 17315/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 012B -0.705 26269/32,844 8

There were 1 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Seal and Weald in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Seal and Weald

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Seal and Weald. 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
Sevenoaks 011A 42.369 1571/32,844 1
Sevenoaks 012A 41.249 1853/32,844 1
Sevenoaks 012B 37.864 2883/32,844 1
Sevenoaks 010A 31.315 6079/32,844 2

Inside Environment Deprivation in Seal and Weald

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Seal and Weald. 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
Sevenoaks 012B 1.275 2012/32,844 1
Sevenoaks 012A 0.586 8105/32,844 3
Sevenoaks 011A 0.255 12508/32,844 4
Sevenoaks 010A 0.116 14648/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Seal and Weald

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Seal and Weald. 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
Sevenoaks 011A 0.894 4891/32,844 2
Sevenoaks 010A 0.148 12904/32,844 4
Sevenoaks 012B 0.053 14422/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 012A -0.11 17159/32,844 6

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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