Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Town, Dartford

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

We have used the 6 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Town, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Dartford. 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 6 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 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. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Town

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Town. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Dartford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Dartford 001A 50.311 2133/32,844 1
Dartford 003C 26.374 9952/32,844 4
Dartford 009C 25.224 10630/32,844 4
Dartford 003B 20.067 14288/32,844 5
Dartford 003A 16.048 17899/32,844 6
Dartford 003F 11.73 22488/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Town

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Town. 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
Dartford 001A 0.3 2209/32,844 1
Dartford 009C 0.126 13031/32,844 4
Dartford 003C 0.123 13342/32,844 5
Dartford 003B 0.07 21457/32,844 7
Dartford 003F 0.068 21889/32,844 7
Dartford 003A 0.065 22612/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Town

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Town 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
Dartford 001A 0.229 1939/32,844 1
Dartford 009C 0.093 13839/32,844 5
Dartford 003C 0.092 13911/32,844 5
Dartford 003B 0.058 22194/32,844 7
Dartford 003F 0.057 22425/32,844 7
Dartford 003A 0.049 24938/32,844 8

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Town

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Town population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (16062/32,844) in Town is more than the adult average rank (11134/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dartford 001A 40.747 5182/32,844 2
Dartford 009C 24.641 11022/32,844 4
Dartford 003A 23.805 11435/32,844 4
Dartford 003C 19.059 14349/32,844 5
Dartford 003B 16.057 16522/32,844 6
Dartford 003F 9.039 22820/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Town

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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. 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
Dartford 001A 1.102 3515/32,844 2
Dartford 003C 0.394 10418/32,844 4
Dartford 009C 0.132 14009/32,844 5
Dartford 003A 0.094 14606/32,844 5
Dartford 003F -0.312 20826/32,844 7
Dartford 003B -0.318 20939/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Town

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 Town. 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
Dartford 001A 1.664 645/32,844 1
Dartford 003B 1.462 1169/32,844 1
Dartford 003C 1.2 2231/32,844 1
Dartford 009C 0.842 4979/32,844 2
Dartford 003A 0.608 7623/32,844 3
Dartford 003F 0.296 11986/32,844 4

There were 411 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Town in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Town

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Town. 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
Dartford 003C 30.147 6854/32,844 3
Dartford 009C 27.974 8464/32,844 3
Dartford 001A 26.333 9870/32,844 4
Dartford 003A 25.933 10225/32,844 4
Dartford 003B 21.619 14756/32,844 5
Dartford 003F 17.301 20054/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Town

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Town. 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
Dartford 009C 0.667 7123/32,844 3
Dartford 003B 0.624 7651/32,844 3
Dartford 003C 0.418 10271/32,844 4
Dartford 003F 0.131 14420/32,844 5
Dartford 003A -0.208 19727/32,844 7
Dartford 001A -0.621 25430/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in Town

Very Bad
iLivehere Rating 9/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Town. 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
Dartford 003B 1.299 2441/32,844 1
Dartford 001A 1.004 4101/32,844 2
Dartford 003C 0.8 5647/32,844 2
Dartford 009C 0.799 5659/32,844 2
Dartford 003A 0.726 6259/32,844 2
Dartford 003F 0.688 6603/32,844 3

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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