Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Weald Central, Ashford

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

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

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Overall Deprivation in Weald Central

iLivehere Rating 5/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Weald Central. 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 012B 21.668 13028/32,844 4
Ashford 011C 21.588 13102/32,844 4
Ashford 012F 13.221 20820/32,844 7
Ashford 012E 8.55 26358/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Weald Central

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Weald Central. 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 011C 0.1 16301/32,844 5
Ashford 012B 0.097 16784/32,844 6
Ashford 012F 0.095 17176/32,844 6
Ashford 012E 0.073 20816/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Weald Central

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Weald Central 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 011C 0.083 15761/32,844 5
Ashford 012B 0.08 16358/32,844 5
Ashford 012F 0.057 22317/32,844 7
Ashford 012E 0.041 27689/32,844 9

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Weald Central

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Weald Central population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9946/32,844) in Weald Central is less than the adult average rank (19377/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Ashford 012B 26.84 9895/32,844 4
Ashford 011C 26.793 9919/32,844 4
Ashford 012E 17.314 15598/32,844 5
Ashford 012F 11.368 20548/32,844 7

Health Deprivation and Disability in Weald Central

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
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 Weald Central. 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 011C -0.274 20261/32,844 7
Ashford 012B -0.476 23085/32,844 8
Ashford 012E -0.994 28770/32,844 9
Ashford 012F -1.087 29496/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Weald Central

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 Weald Central. 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 012F 0.301 11916/32,844 4
Ashford 012B 0.109 15006/32,844 5
Ashford 012E 0.033 16182/32,844 5
Ashford 011C -0.13 18591/32,844 6

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

Barriers to Housing and Services in Weald Central

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Weald Central. 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 011C 42.638 1506/32,844 1
Ashford 012B 35.433 3881/32,844 2
Ashford 012F 28.22 8249/32,844 3
Ashford 012E 18.021 19107/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Weald Central

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Weald Central. 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 012B 1.174 2607/32,844 1
Ashford 011C 0.62 7696/32,844 3
Ashford 012F -0.092 17902/32,844 6
Ashford 012E -1.404 31206/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in Weald Central

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Weald Central. 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 012F 0.113 13443/32,844 5
Ashford 012B -0.626 25250/32,844 8
Ashford 011C -0.801 27397/32,844 9
Ashford 012E -0.826 27717/32,844 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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