Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Walderslade, Medway

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Walderslade, Medway, Kent

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

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Overall Deprivation in Walderslade

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Walderslade. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Medway.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Medway 037C 32.867 6723/32,844 3
Medway 033D 31.073 7511/32,844 3
Medway 037A 26.205 10048/32,844 4
Medway 038E 13.434 20578/32,844 7
Medway 037B 9.978 24560/32,844 8
Medway 037D 6.838 28522/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Walderslade

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Walderslade. 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
Medway 037C 0.227 5166/32,844 2
Medway 033D 0.195 6968/32,844 3
Medway 037A 0.184 7727/32,844 3
Medway 038E 0.072 21147/32,844 7
Medway 037B 0.064 22749/32,844 7
Medway 037D 0.038 28994/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Walderslade

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Walderslade 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
Medway 033D 0.16 5749/32,844 2
Medway 037C 0.15 6577/32,844 3
Medway 037A 0.133 8124/32,844 3
Medway 038E 0.078 16857/32,844 6
Medway 037B 0.046 25999/32,844 8
Medway 037D 0.044 26721/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Walderslade

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Walderslade population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (12743/32,844) in Walderslade is more than the adult average rank (8897/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Medway 037C 47.246 3717/32,844 2
Medway 033D 37.453 6068/32,844 2
Medway 037A 29.333 8848/32,844 3
Medway 038E 25.888 10373/32,844 4
Medway 037B 18.868 14498/32,844 5
Medway 037D 11.669 20261/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Walderslade

iLivehere Rating 5/10
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 Walderslade. 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
Medway 037C 0.709 6787/32,844 3
Medway 033D 0.456 9645/32,844 3
Medway 037A 0.068 14978/32,844 5
Medway 038E -0.139 18222/32,844 6
Medway 037D -0.314 20879/32,844 7
Medway 037B -0.419 22374/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Walderslade

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Walderslade. 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
Medway 033D 0.844 4954/32,844 2
Medway 037A 0.711 6381/32,844 2
Medway 037C 0.253 12675/32,844 4
Medway 037B 0.066 15660/32,844 5
Medway 037D -0.131 18604/32,844 6
Medway 038E -0.242 20218/32,844 7

There were 100 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Walderslade in December 2023

Barriers to Housing and Services in Walderslade

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Walderslade. 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
Medway 037A 18.533 18449/32,844 6
Medway 037C 16.869 20596/32,844 7
Medway 037B 15.26 22674/32,844 7
Medway 033D 12.792 25648/32,844 8
Medway 038E 11.667 26938/32,844 9
Medway 037D 10.379 28248/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in Walderslade

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Walderslade. 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
Medway 037C -0.043 17136/32,844 6
Medway 033D -0.226 20007/32,844 7
Medway 038E -0.322 21488/32,844 7
Medway 037B -0.699 26312/32,844 9
Medway 037A -0.756 26901/32,844 9
Medway 037D -1.166 30092/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Walderslade

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Walderslade. 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
Medway 033D 0.509 8317/32,844 3
Medway 037A 0.48 8613/32,844 3
Medway 037D 0.474 8672/32,844 3
Medway 037B 0.418 9276/32,844 3
Medway 037C 0.266 11182/32,844 4
Medway 038E 0.264 11214/32,844 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.