Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Shepway South, Maidstone

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Shepway South, Maidstone, Kent

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

Overall Deprivation in Shepway South

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Shepway South. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Maidstone.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Maidstone 013D 44.828 3092/32,844 1
Maidstone 013E 42.291 3643/32,844 2
Maidstone 013F 31.278 7403/32,844 3
Maidstone 013G 20.626 13826/32,844 5

Income Deprivation in Shepway South

7
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 Shepway South. 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
Maidstone 013E 0.25 4031/32,844 2
Maidstone 013D 0.248 4148/32,844 2
Maidstone 013F 0.2 6641/32,844 3
Maidstone 013G 0.093 17394/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Shepway South

8
Bad
iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Shepway South 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
Maidstone 013D 0.202 3044/32,844 1
Maidstone 013E 0.19 3665/32,844 2
Maidstone 013F 0.155 6151/32,844 2
Maidstone 013G 0.085 15298/32,844 5

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Shepway South

9
Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Shepway South population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (4153/32,844) in Shepway South is more than the adult average rank (3765/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Maidstone 013D 70.837 728/32,844 1
Maidstone 013E 68.799 865/32,844 1
Maidstone 013F 47.432 3675/32,844 2
Maidstone 013G 28.045 9382/32,844 3

Health Deprivation and Disability in Shepway South

7
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 Shepway South. 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
Maidstone 013D 0.598 7950/32,844 3
Maidstone 013F 0.486 9253/32,844 3
Maidstone 013E 0.395 10408/32,844 4
Maidstone 013G 0.263 12143/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Shepway South

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Shepway South. 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
Maidstone 013G 0.997 3539/32,844 2
Maidstone 013E 0.844 4950/32,844 2
Maidstone 013D 0.822 5194/32,844 2
Maidstone 013F -0.298 21010/32,844 7

There were 163 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Shepway South in August 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Shepway South

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Shepway South. 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
Maidstone 013F 29.657 7206/32,844 3
Maidstone 013D 27.46 8864/32,844 3
Maidstone 013E 24.81 11316/32,844 4
Maidstone 013G 20.581 15961/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Shepway South

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Shepway South. 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
Maidstone 013D 0.412 10356/32,844 4
Maidstone 013E 0.121 14564/32,844 5
Maidstone 013F -0.452 23247/32,844 8
Maidstone 013G -0.535 24345/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Shepway South

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Shepway South. 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
Maidstone 013E -0.057 16233/32,844 5
Maidstone 013G -0.059 16257/32,844 5
Maidstone 013D -0.415 22262/32,844 7
Maidstone 013F -0.5 23487/32,844 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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