Deprivation Statistics Comparison for West Bay, Canterbury

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in West Bay, Canterbury, Kent

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in West Bay, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Canterbury. 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 West Bay 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 West Bay. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in West Bay

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for West Bay. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Canterbury.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Canterbury 004D 30.654 7711/32,844 3
Canterbury 004E 22.887 12135/32,844 4
Canterbury 003E 20.269 14107/32,844 5
Canterbury 004C 14.861 19056/32,844 6

Income Deprivation in West Bay

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 West Bay. 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
Canterbury 004D 0.213 5932/32,844 2
Canterbury 004E 0.138 11735/32,844 4
Canterbury 003E 0.131 12442/32,844 4
Canterbury 004C 0.085 18629/32,844 6

Employment Deprivation in West Bay

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in West Bay 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
Canterbury 004D 0.173 4780/32,844 2
Canterbury 004E 0.128 8799/32,844 3
Canterbury 003E 0.108 11313/32,844 4
Canterbury 004C 0.105 11744/32,844 4

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in West Bay

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the West Bay population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9810/32,844) in West Bay is more than the adult average rank (8862/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Canterbury 004D 39.637 5454/32,844 2
Canterbury 004E 31.247 8093/32,844 3
Canterbury 003E 30.727 8287/32,844 3
Canterbury 004C 17.373 15554/32,844 5

Health Deprivation and Disability in West Bay

iLivehere Rating 6/10
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 West Bay. 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
Canterbury 004D 0.552 8484/32,844 3
Canterbury 004E 0.133 13993/32,844 5
Canterbury 003E -0.026 16401/32,844 5
Canterbury 004C -0.153 18437/32,844 6

Crime Deprivation in West Bay

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 West Bay. 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
Canterbury 003E 0.302 11914/32,844 4
Canterbury 004C 0.034 16152/32,844 5
Canterbury 004D -0.002 16708/32,844 6
Canterbury 004E -0.498 23769/32,844 8

There were 150 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers West Bay in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in West Bay

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in West Bay. 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
Canterbury 004E 27.568 8779/32,844 3
Canterbury 004D 17.867 19304/32,844 6
Canterbury 004C 16.919 20536/32,844 7
Canterbury 003E 9.918 28669/32,844 9

Inside Environment Deprivation in West Bay

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in West Bay. 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
Canterbury 003E 0.008 16324/32,844 5
Canterbury 004E 0.005 16374/32,844 5
Canterbury 004C -0.572 24824/32,844 8
Canterbury 004D -0.604 25219/32,844 8

Outside Environment Deprivation in West Bay

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in West Bay. 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
Canterbury 003E 0.047 14517/32,844 5
Canterbury 004D -0.22 18993/32,844 6
Canterbury 004C -0.922 28744/32,844 9
Canterbury 004E -0.962 29100/32,844 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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