Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Westbrook, Thanet

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in Westbrook, Thanet, Kent

We have used the 3 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Westbrook, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of Thanet. 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 3 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 Westbrook 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 Westbrook. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in Westbrook

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Westbrook. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of Thanet.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
Thanet 003E 54.21 1563/32,844 1
Thanet 005D 19.494 14826/32,844 5
Thanet 005E 11.319 22967/32,844 7

Income Deprivation in Westbrook

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Westbrook. 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
Thanet 003E 0.263 3478/32,844 2
Thanet 005D 0.101 16194/32,844 5
Thanet 005E 0.068 21911/32,844 7

Employment Deprivation in Westbrook

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Westbrook 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
Thanet 003E 0.251 1271/32,844 1
Thanet 005D 0.097 12989/32,844 4
Thanet 005E 0.057 22244/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Westbrook

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Westbrook population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (11871/32,844) in Westbrook is less than the adult average rank (12631/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Thanet 003E 52.532 2802/32,844 1
Thanet 005E 16.371 16285/32,844 5
Thanet 005D 15.042 17324/32,844 6

Health Deprivation and Disability in Westbrook

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 Westbrook. 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
Thanet 003E 1.066 3764/32,844 2
Thanet 005D 0.342 11076/32,844 4
Thanet 005E -0.298 20613/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in Westbrook

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in Westbrook. 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
Thanet 003E 1.596 791/32,844 1
Thanet 005D 0.575 8059/32,844 3
Thanet 005E -0.109 18272/32,844 6

There were 351 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Westbrook in March 2024

Barriers to Housing and Services in Westbrook

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Westbrook. 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
Thanet 003E 26.285 9904/32,844 4
Thanet 005D 21.695 14666/32,844 5
Thanet 005E 16.962 20483/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Westbrook

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Westbrook. 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
Thanet 003E 1.251 2138/32,844 1
Thanet 005E 0.333 11442/32,844 4
Thanet 005D 0.157 14037/32,844 5

Outside Environment Deprivation in Westbrook

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Westbrook. 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
Thanet 005D -0.156 17921/32,844 6
Thanet 005E -0.401 22048/32,844 7
Thanet 003E -0.445 22698/32,844 7

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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