Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Town & Castle, Dover

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Town & Castle, Dover, Kent

We have used the 7 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Town & Castle, 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 7 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 Town & 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 Town & Castle. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Town & Castle

iLivehere Rating 8/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Town & Castle. 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 013B 50.474 2105/32,844 1
Dover 012F 48.078 2473/32,844 1
Dover 013A 42.264 3655/32,844 2
Dover 013E 38.601 4692/32,844 2
Dover 012E 26.671 9778/32,844 3
Dover 013C 19.247 15047/32,844 5
Dover 014B 17.533 16529/32,844 6

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Income Deprivation in Town & Castle

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Town & 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
Dover 013B 0.287 2650/32,844 1
Dover 012F 0.241 4445/32,844 2
Dover 013A 0.238 4604/32,844 2
Dover 013E 0.221 5479/32,844 2
Dover 012E 0.146 10832/32,844 4
Dover 013C 0.11 14958/32,844 5
Dover 014B 0.083 19069/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in Town & Castle

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Town & 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
Dover 012F 0.24 1603/32,844 1
Dover 013B 0.214 2530/32,844 1
Dover 013A 0.176 4557/32,844 2
Dover 013E 0.172 4841/32,844 2
Dover 012E 0.137 7774/32,844 3
Dover 013C 0.078 16663/32,844 6
Dover 014B 0.073 17903/32,844 6

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Town & Castle

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Town & Castle population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (6050/32,844) in Town & Castle is less than the adult average rank (9921/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dover 013A 61.862 1537/32,844 1
Dover 013B 57.819 2000/32,844 1
Dover 013E 55.547 2314/32,844 1
Dover 012F 46.002 3947/32,844 2
Dover 013C 26.873 9883/32,844 4
Dover 012E 18.867 14500/32,844 5
Dover 014B 16.836 15935/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in Town & Castle

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 Town & 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
Dover 012F 0.915 4918/32,844 2
Dover 013B 0.821 5721/32,844 2
Dover 013E 0.734 6541/32,844 2
Dover 013A 0.722 6657/32,844 3
Dover 012E 0.159 13629/32,844 5
Dover 013C -0.07 17090/32,844 6
Dover 014B -0.209 19252/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in Town & Castle

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Town & 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
Dover 013B 1.686 597/32,844 1
Dover 012F 1.594 800/32,844 1
Dover 013A 1.116 2697/32,844 1
Dover 013C 0.729 6196/32,844 2
Dover 013E 0.571 8119/32,844 3
Dover 014B 0.347 11213/32,844 4
Dover 012E 0.144 14407/32,844 5

There were 392 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Town & Castle in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Town & Castle

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Town & 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
Dover 012E 33.398 4877/32,844 2
Dover 013E 31.35 6048/32,844 2
Dover 012F 29.799 7107/32,844 3
Dover 014B 28.253 8223/32,844 3
Dover 013B 23.783 12361/32,844 4
Dover 013A 20.305 16287/32,844 5
Dover 013C 12.714 25741/32,844 8

Inside Environment Deprivation in Town & Castle

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Town & 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
Dover 014B 0.903 4672/32,844 2
Dover 012E 0.836 5310/32,844 2
Dover 013A 0.83 5374/32,844 2
Dover 013B 0.815 5537/32,844 2
Dover 013C 0.701 6768/32,844 3
Dover 012F 0.287 12036/32,844 4
Dover 013E 0.213 13109/32,844 4

Outside Environment Deprivation in Town & Castle

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Town & 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
Dover 012E -0.098 16945/32,844 6
Dover 013B -0.252 19513/32,844 6
Dover 012F -0.31 20521/32,844 7
Dover 013C -0.586 24700/32,844 8
Dover 013A -0.696 26115/32,844 8
Dover 014B -0.885 28356/32,844 9
Dover 013E -0.909 28608/32,844 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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