Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Walmer, Dover

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

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Walmer, 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 4 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 Walmer 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 Walmer. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Walmer

iLivehere Rating 3/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Walmer. 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 007D 14.428 19522/32,844 6
Dover 007E 14.138 19799/32,844 7
Dover 004D 12.059 22103/32,844 7
Dover 009D 8.416 26541/32,844 9

How grim is your Postcode?

Income Deprivation in Walmer

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Walmer. 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 007D 0.106 15455/32,844 5
Dover 007E 0.101 16188/32,844 5
Dover 004D 0.096 17024/32,844 6
Dover 009D 0.046 27042/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Walmer

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Walmer 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 007D 0.101 12298/32,844 4
Dover 007E 0.082 15828/32,844 5
Dover 004D 0.078 16808/32,844 6
Dover 009D 0.059 21947/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Walmer

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Walmer population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (24267/32,844) in Walmer is more than the adult average rank (22066/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Dover 007D 13.913 18243/32,844 6
Dover 004D 8.093 23844/32,844 8
Dover 007E 7.58 24396/32,844 8
Dover 009D 3.552 29067/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Walmer

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 Walmer. 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 007E -0.006 16107/32,844 5
Dover 007D -0.139 18220/32,844 6
Dover 004D -0.639 25194/32,844 8
Dover 009D -0.743 26388/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Walmer

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Walmer. 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 004D -0.035 17224/32,844 6
Dover 009D -0.345 21678/32,844 7
Dover 007D -0.52 24055/32,844 8
Dover 007E -0.596 25037/32,844 8

There were 113 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Walmer in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in Walmer

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Walmer. 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 009D 30.488 6618/32,844 3
Dover 007E 28.557 7998/32,844 3
Dover 007D 16.471 21085/32,844 7
Dover 004D 15.303 22619/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Walmer

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Walmer. 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 004D 0.4 10535/32,844 4
Dover 007D -0.282 20853/32,844 7
Dover 007E -0.605 25232/32,844 8
Dover 009D -0.93 28467/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Walmer

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Walmer. 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 009D -0.843 27912/32,844 9
Dover 007E -0.875 28264/32,844 9
Dover 007D -1.012 29552/32,844 9
Dover 004D -1.03 29698/32,844 10

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.

Top 10 worst places to live in England 2021