Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Victoria, Ashford

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Victoria, Ashford, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in Victoria

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Victoria. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Ashford.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Ashford 007F 42.069 3697/32,844 2
Ashford 005D 25.849 10281/32,844 4
Ashford 005E 25.588 10429/32,844 4
Ashford 004E 21.125 13465/32,844 5
Ashford 004F 8.732 26131/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Victoria

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 Victoria. 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
Ashford 007F 0.285 2723/32,844 1
Ashford 005D 0.143 11146/32,844 4
Ashford 004E 0.132 12320/32,844 4
Ashford 005E 0.132 12344/32,844 4
Ashford 004F 0.066 22295/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Victoria

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Victoria 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
Ashford 007F 0.19 3690/32,844 2
Ashford 005E 0.113 10555/32,844 4
Ashford 005D 0.111 10835/32,844 4
Ashford 004E 0.087 14942/32,844 5
Ashford 004F 0.04 27769/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Victoria

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Victoria population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11898/32,844) in Victoria is less than the adult average rank (12015/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Ashford 007F 57.785 2007/32,844 1
Ashford 005E 32 7823/32,844 3
Ashford 005D 19.911 13825/32,844 5
Ashford 004E 16.508 16193/32,844 5
Ashford 004F 11.814 20129/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Victoria

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 Victoria. 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
Ashford 007F 0.317 11404/32,844 4
Ashford 004E 0.049 15253/32,844 5
Ashford 005E -0.049 16764/32,844 6
Ashford 005D -0.449 22760/32,844 7
Ashford 004F -1.203 30298/32,844 10

Crime Deprivation in Victoria

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Victoria. 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
Ashford 005E 1.438 1233/32,844 1
Ashford 007F 1.112 2720/32,844 1
Ashford 005D 1.092 2851/32,844 1
Ashford 004E 0.21 13332/32,844 5
Ashford 004F -0.47 23369/32,844 8

There were 504 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Victoria in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Victoria

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Victoria. 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
Ashford 005D 31.497 5969/32,844 2
Ashford 004F 27.404 8907/32,844 3
Ashford 004E 26.914 9353/32,844 3
Ashford 007F 26.779 9479/32,844 3
Ashford 005E 19.95 16712/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Victoria

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Victoria. 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
Ashford 004E 0.905 4652/32,844 2
Ashford 005D 0.771 5981/32,844 2
Ashford 005E -0.225 20005/32,844 7
Ashford 004F -0.235 20160/32,844 7
Ashford 007F -1.136 29932/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Victoria

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Victoria. 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
Ashford 004E -0.194 18534/32,844 6
Ashford 004F -0.34 21031/32,844 7
Ashford 005D -0.371 21542/32,844 7
Ashford 005E -0.421 22356/32,844 7
Ashford 007F -0.768 27044/32,844 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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