Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Swalecliffe, Canterbury

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Swalecliffe, Canterbury, Kent

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Swalecliffe, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Canterbury. 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 5 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 Swalecliffe 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 Swalecliffe. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Swalecliffe

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Swalecliffe. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Canterbury.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Canterbury 004A 27.828 9133/32,844 3
Canterbury 004E 22.887 12135/32,844 4
Canterbury 005B 8.207 26818/32,844 9
Canterbury 005E 4.44 31066/32,844 10
Canterbury 005D 4.33 31176/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Swalecliffe

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 Swalecliffe. 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
Canterbury 004A 0.184 7775/32,844 3
Canterbury 004E 0.138 11735/32,844 4
Canterbury 005B 0.067 22200/32,844 7
Canterbury 005E 0.051 26022/32,844 8
Canterbury 005D 0.042 28170/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Swalecliffe

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Swalecliffe 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
Canterbury 004A 0.16 5685/32,844 2
Canterbury 004E 0.128 8799/32,844 3
Canterbury 005B 0.057 22285/32,844 7
Canterbury 005D 0.045 26293/32,844 9
Canterbury 005E 0.04 27834/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Swalecliffe

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Swalecliffe population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (18594/32,844) in Swalecliffe is more than the adult average rank (16033/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Canterbury 004A 31.41 8031/32,844 3
Canterbury 004E 31.247 8093/32,844 3
Canterbury 005B 12.863 19152/32,844 6
Canterbury 005E 8.046 23887/32,844 8
Canterbury 005D 3.289 29392/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Swalecliffe

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
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 Swalecliffe. 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
Canterbury 004A 0.59 8055/32,844 3
Canterbury 004E 0.133 13993/32,844 5
Canterbury 005B -0.534 23843/32,844 8
Canterbury 005E -0.805 27049/32,844 9
Canterbury 005D -1.056 29267/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Swalecliffe

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 Swalecliffe. 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
Canterbury 004A 0.121 14811/32,844 5
Canterbury 005B -0.395 22380/32,844 7
Canterbury 005D -0.436 22918/32,844 7
Canterbury 004E -0.498 23769/32,844 8
Canterbury 005E -0.929 28515/32,844 9

There were 111 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Swalecliffe in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Swalecliffe

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Swalecliffe. 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
Canterbury 004E 27.568 8779/32,844 3
Canterbury 004A 20.028 16613/32,844 6
Canterbury 005B 13.01 25391/32,844 8
Canterbury 005E 10.624 28016/32,844 9
Canterbury 005D 9.298 29250/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Swalecliffe

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Swalecliffe. 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
Canterbury 004E 0.005 16374/32,844 5
Canterbury 005D -0.045 17163/32,844 6
Canterbury 004A -0.67 25983/32,844 8
Canterbury 005B -0.682 26132/32,844 8
Canterbury 005E -0.723 26547/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Swalecliffe

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Swalecliffe. 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
Canterbury 005B -0.669 25787/32,844 8
Canterbury 005E -0.814 27570/32,844 9
Canterbury 004A -0.862 28125/32,844 9
Canterbury 004E -0.962 29100/32,844 9
Canterbury 005D -0.98 29269/32,844 9

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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