Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Washford, Ashford

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

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

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Overall Deprivation in Washford

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Washford. 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 008F 20.255 14121/32,844 5
Ashford 007C 15.532 18411/32,844 6
Ashford 007E 9.616 24992/32,844 8
Ashford 008E 9.09 25668/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Washford

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 Washford. 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 008F 0.114 14453/32,844 5
Ashford 007C 0.088 18156/32,844 6
Ashford 007E 0.08 19533/32,844 6
Ashford 008E 0.053 25397/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in Washford

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Washford 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 008F 0.076 17167/32,844 6
Ashford 007C 0.066 19853/32,844 7
Ashford 007E 0.048 25442/32,844 8
Ashford 008E 0.039 28270/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Washford

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Washford population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11633/32,844) in Washford is less than the adult average rank (13935/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Ashford 008F 50.886 3096/32,844 1
Ashford 007C 26.246 10186/32,844 4
Ashford 008E 15.49 16989/32,844 6
Ashford 007E 10.949 20951/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Washford

iLivehere Rating 3/10
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 Washford. 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 007C -0.269 20181/32,844 7
Ashford 008F -0.465 22956/32,844 7
Ashford 007E -0.617 24937/32,844 8
Ashford 008E -0.801 27011/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Washford

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Washford. 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 007C 0.611 7583/32,844 3
Ashford 007E 0.086 15339/32,844 5
Ashford 008F -0.111 18304/32,844 6
Ashford 008E -0.218 19873/32,844 7

There were 300 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Washford in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Washford

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Washford. 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 008F 31.12 6206/32,844 2
Ashford 008E 30.5 6610/32,844 3
Ashford 007E 22.248 14027/32,844 5
Ashford 007C 21.833 14521/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in Washford

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Washford. 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 007C -1.124 29872/32,844 10
Ashford 007E -1.191 30240/32,844 10
Ashford 008F -1.383 31121/32,844 10
Ashford 008E -1.415 31254/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Washford

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Washford. 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 007C -0.512 23668/32,844 8
Ashford 007E -0.882 28325/32,844 9
Ashford 008F -0.884 28343/32,844 9
Ashford 008E -1.146 30564/32,844 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.

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