Deprivation Statistics for Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village, Sevenoaks

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English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village, Sevenoaks, Kent

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village, 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 Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village 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 Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village. 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 001D 17.467 16584/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 003B 11.005 23333/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 003D 10.629 23741/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 003C 5.309 30208/32,844 10

Income Deprivation in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

4
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 Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village. 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 001D 0.104 15709/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 003B 0.087 18421/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 003D 0.084 18924/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 003C 0.023 31876/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village 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 001D 0.069 19128/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 003D 0.06 21384/32,844 7
Sevenoaks 003B 0.057 22382/32,844 7
Sevenoaks 003C 0.038 28515/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

5
Average
iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (20528/32,844) in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village is more than the adult average rank (12263/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Sevenoaks 001D 23.408 11665/32,844 4
Sevenoaks 003B 17.478 15481/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 003D 16.475 16214/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 003C 11.561 20367/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

2
Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village. 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 003B -0.569 24307/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 001D -0.799 26991/32,844 9
Sevenoaks 003D -0.855 27533/32,844 9
Sevenoaks 003C -1.245 30568/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

5
Average
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 Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village. 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 001D 0.657 7003/32,844 3
Sevenoaks 003D -0.032 17162/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 003B -0.084 17897/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 003C -0.406 22504/32,844 7

There were 117 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village in September 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

4
Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village. 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 001D 23.472 12701/32,844 4
Sevenoaks 003C 18.719 18209/32,844 6
Sevenoaks 003D 14.368 23800/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 003B 12.387 26138/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

3
Good
iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village. 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 001D 0.21 13164/32,844 5
Sevenoaks 003D -0.628 25509/32,844 8
Sevenoaks 003B -0.743 26761/32,844 9
Sevenoaks 003C -0.864 27893/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village

7
Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Swanley Christchurch and Swanley Village. 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 003B 0.699 6491/32,844 2
Sevenoaks 001D 0.512 8290/32,844 3
Sevenoaks 003D 0.353 10068/32,844 4
Sevenoaks 003C 0.283 10983/32,844 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.

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