Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Tower Hamlets, Dover

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Tower Hamlets, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Dover. 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 3 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 Tower Hamlets 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 Tower Hamlets. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Tower Hamlets

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Tower Hamlets. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dover.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dover 013D 38.312 4790/32,844 2
Dover 012D 37.899 4906/32,844 2
Dover 011H 33.219 6584/32,844 3

Income Deprivation in Tower Hamlets

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Tower Hamlets. 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
Dover 011H 0.223 5344/32,844 2
Dover 013D 0.218 5661/32,844 2
Dover 012D 0.205 6390/32,844 2

Employment Deprivation in Tower Hamlets

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Tower Hamlets 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
Dover 012D 0.187 3852/32,844 2
Dover 011H 0.171 4954/32,844 2
Dover 013D 0.164 5383/32,844 2

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Tower Hamlets

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Tower Hamlets population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (2243/32,844) in Tower Hamlets is less than the adult average rank (6908/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dover 013D 56.39 2197/32,844 1
Dover 012D 44.881 4191/32,844 2
Dover 011H 42.299 4800/32,844 2

Health Deprivation and Disability in Tower Hamlets

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 Tower Hamlets. 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
Dover 012D 0.567 8318/32,844 3
Dover 011H 0.267 12085/32,844 4
Dover 013D 0.266 12102/32,844 4

Crime Deprivation in Tower Hamlets

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Tower Hamlets. 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
Dover 013D 1.44 1231/32,844 1
Dover 012D 1.322 1661/32,844 1
Dover 011H 0.884 4546/32,844 2

There were 392 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Tower Hamlets in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Tower Hamlets

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Tower Hamlets. 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
Dover 012D 18.626 18329/32,844 6
Dover 013D 17.865 19308/32,844 6
Dover 011H 15.927 21777/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Tower Hamlets

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Tower Hamlets. 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
Dover 013D 0.585 8124/32,844 3
Dover 012D 0.392 10649/32,844 4
Dover 011H 0.142 14251/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Tower Hamlets

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Tower Hamlets. 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
Dover 012D -0.29 20180/32,844 7
Dover 013D -0.353 21237/32,844 7
Dover 011H -0.816 27592/32,844 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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