Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Stone Castle, Dartford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Stone Castle, Dartford, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in Stone Castle

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Stone Castle. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dartford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dartford 006B 37.742 4961/32,844 2
Dartford 006C 19.552 14762/32,844 5
Dartford 006D 17.337 16705/32,844 6
Dartford 002A 12.148 21994/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Stone Castle

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Stone Castle. 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
Dartford 006B 0.212 5969/32,844 2
Dartford 006C 0.094 17215/32,844 6
Dartford 006D 0.078 19968/32,844 7
Dartford 002A 0.058 24303/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Stone Castle

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Stone Castle 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
Dartford 006B 0.153 6252/32,844 2
Dartford 006C 0.076 17325/32,844 6
Dartford 006D 0.047 25722/32,844 8
Dartford 002A 0.045 26200/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Stone Castle

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Stone Castle population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (14516/32,844) in Stone Castle is more than the adult average rank (13610/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dartford 006B 37.812 5961/32,844 2
Dartford 006C 25.505 10570/32,844 4
Dartford 006D 15.162 17240/32,844 6
Dartford 002A 8.58 23332/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Stone Castle

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Stone Castle. 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
Dartford 006B 0.645 7436/32,844 3
Dartford 006D 0.038 15422/32,844 5
Dartford 006C -0.122 17930/32,844 6
Dartford 002A -0.654 25400/32,844 8

Crime Deprivation in Stone Castle

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 Stone Castle. 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
Dartford 006B 1.302 1748/32,844 1
Dartford 006C 1.005 3481/32,844 2
Dartford 002A 0.278 12265/32,844 4
Dartford 006D -0.327 21427/32,844 7

There were 261 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Stone Castle in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Stone Castle

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Stone Castle. 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
Dartford 002A 36.026 3627/32,844 2
Dartford 006D 28.323 8173/32,844 3
Dartford 006B 26.933 9334/32,844 3
Dartford 006C 19.662 17045/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Stone Castle

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Stone Castle. 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
Dartford 006D 0.695 6842/32,844 3
Dartford 006B 0.318 11646/32,844 4
Dartford 006C -0.3 21136/32,844 7
Dartford 002A -0.845 27735/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Stone Castle

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Stone Castle. 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
Dartford 006D 1.806 770/32,844 1
Dartford 006B 1.002 4121/32,844 2
Dartford 006C 0.982 4259/32,844 2
Dartford 002A 0.674 6701/32,844 3

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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