Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Strood North, Medway

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Strood North, Medway, Kent

We have used the 9 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Strood North, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Medway. 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 9 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 Strood North 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 Strood North. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Strood North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Strood North. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Medway.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Medway 006D 36.751 5286/32,844 2
Medway 006B 34.086 6239/32,844 2
Medway 006E 25.779 10321/32,844 4
Medway 006C 25.613 10414/32,844 4
Medway 006A 21.343 13275/32,844 5
Medway 005B 16.384 17573/32,844 6
Medway 005D 11.992 22186/32,844 7
Medway 005C 9.014 25775/32,844 8
Medway 005A 6.87 28478/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Strood North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Strood North. 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
Medway 006D 0.188 7425/32,844 3
Medway 006B 0.176 8330/32,844 3
Medway 006C 0.159 9686/32,844 3
Medway 006E 0.117 14101/32,844 5
Medway 006A 0.103 15882/32,844 5
Medway 005B 0.093 17373/32,844 6
Medway 005D 0.064 22895/32,844 7
Medway 005A 0.037 29395/32,844 9
Medway 005C 0.034 30083/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Strood North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Strood North 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
Medway 006D 0.146 6977/32,844 3
Medway 006B 0.145 7005/32,844 3
Medway 006C 0.098 12827/32,844 4
Medway 006E 0.096 13278/32,844 5
Medway 006A 0.085 15148/32,844 5
Medway 005B 0.085 15177/32,844 5
Medway 005D 0.057 22551/32,844 7
Medway 005C 0.041 27569/32,844 9
Medway 005A 0.03 30628/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Strood North

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Strood North population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12438/32,844) in Strood North is more than the adult average rank (10989/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Medway 006B 38.037 5894/32,844 2
Medway 006C 30.896 8218/32,844 3
Medway 006D 30.547 8347/32,844 3
Medway 006E 28.86 9038/32,844 3
Medway 006A 26.663 9992/32,844 4
Medway 005B 21.993 12545/32,844 4
Medway 005D 19.883 13840/32,844 5
Medway 005C 16.923 15868/32,844 5
Medway 005A 10.189 21641/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Strood North

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 Strood North. 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
Medway 006B 0.681 7060/32,844 3
Medway 006D 0.409 10216/32,844 4
Medway 006C 0.33 11211/32,844 4
Medway 006A 0.317 11391/32,844 4
Medway 006E 0.233 12611/32,844 4
Medway 005B -0.382 21889/32,844 7
Medway 005A -0.547 24011/32,844 8
Medway 005D -0.554 24111/32,844 8
Medway 005C -0.862 27610/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Strood North

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Strood North. 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
Medway 006D 1.369 1465/32,844 1
Medway 006B 1.161 2454/32,844 1
Medway 006E 0.881 4575/32,844 2
Medway 006A 0.492 9179/32,844 3
Medway 005B 0.31 11790/32,844 4
Medway 006C 0.201 13484/32,844 5
Medway 005D 0.046 15958/32,844 5
Medway 005C -0.409 22558/32,844 7
Medway 005A -0.765 26955/32,844 9

There were 301 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Strood North in December 2023

Barriers to Housing and Services in Strood North

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Strood North. 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
Medway 005C 28.801 7811/32,844 3
Medway 006B 25.811 10347/32,844 4
Medway 005A 25.721 10436/32,844 4
Medway 005B 23.788 12355/32,844 4
Medway 005D 18.243 18802/32,844 6
Medway 006D 16.273 21320/32,844 7
Medway 006E 13.639 24645/32,844 8
Medway 006C 12.663 25816/32,844 8
Medway 006A 12.491 26017/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Strood North

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Strood North. 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
Medway 006D 1.363 1622/32,844 1
Medway 006E 1.145 2802/32,844 1
Medway 006C 1.103 3095/32,844 1
Medway 006A 0.826 5411/32,844 2
Medway 005D 0.247 12639/32,844 4
Medway 006B 0.101 14884/32,844 5
Medway 005A -0.539 24386/32,844 8
Medway 005C -0.642 25665/32,844 8
Medway 005B -0.858 27850/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Strood North

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Strood North. 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
Medway 006D 0.914 4729/32,844 2
Medway 006E 0.755 6012/32,844 2
Medway 006B 0.67 6755/32,844 3
Medway 005C 0.643 7019/32,844 3
Medway 006A 0.539 8000/32,844 3
Medway 006C 0.506 8357/32,844 3
Medway 005B 0.463 8789/32,844 3
Medway 005D 0.391 9630/32,844 3
Medway 005A 0.274 11085/32,844 4

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.