Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Westgate, Canterbury

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

We have used the 8 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Westgate, 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 8 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 Westgate 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 Westgate. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Westgate

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Westgate. 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 020E 34.084 6241/32,844 2
Canterbury 020G 21.013 13550/32,844 5
Canterbury 020C 17.814 16299/32,844 5
Canterbury 020F 14.081 19875/32,844 7
Canterbury 020D 13.38 20646/32,844 7
Canterbury 020B 12.026 22141/32,844 7
Canterbury 012E 7.502 27690/32,844 9
Canterbury 020A 6.692 28671/32,844 9

Income Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Westgate. 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 020E 0.221 5471/32,844 2
Canterbury 020C 0.116 14227/32,844 5
Canterbury 020G 0.101 16213/32,844 5
Canterbury 020B 0.054 25073/32,844 8
Canterbury 020F 0.044 27685/32,844 9
Canterbury 020A 0.039 28886/32,844 9
Canterbury 012E 0.036 29444/32,844 9
Canterbury 020D 0.034 30099/32,844 10

Employment Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Westgate 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 020E 0.165 5332/32,844 2
Canterbury 020C 0.066 19856/32,844 7
Canterbury 020G 0.06 21631/32,844 7
Canterbury 020B 0.046 25922/32,844 8
Canterbury 020F 0.035 29204/32,844 9
Canterbury 012E 0.032 30050/32,844 10
Canterbury 020A 0.023 31965/32,844 10
Canterbury 020D 0.013 32664/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Westgate

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Westgate population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (15066/32,844) in Westgate is less than the adult average rank (25831/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Canterbury 020E 41.261 5059/32,844 2
Canterbury 020G 27.115 9764/32,844 3
Canterbury 020D 20.209 13651/32,844 5
Canterbury 020C 18.215 14979/32,844 5
Canterbury 012E 6.076 26088/32,844 8
Canterbury 020A 4.112 28395/32,844 9
Canterbury 020F 3.695 28889/32,844 9
Canterbury 020B 3.657 28939/32,844 9

Health Deprivation and Disability in Westgate

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 Westgate. 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 020E 0.883 5197/32,844 2
Canterbury 020C 0.395 10395/32,844 4
Canterbury 020B -0.092 17451/32,844 6
Canterbury 020F -0.26 20025/32,844 7
Canterbury 020G -0.33 21122/32,844 7
Canterbury 020D -0.546 23996/32,844 8
Canterbury 012E -0.652 25368/32,844 8
Canterbury 020A -0.805 27055/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Westgate

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 Westgate. 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 020F 1.391 1384/32,844 1
Canterbury 020D 1.1 2801/32,844 1
Canterbury 020G 1.069 3000/32,844 1
Canterbury 020E 0.396 10517/32,844 4
Canterbury 020B 0.388 10633/32,844 4
Canterbury 020A 0.27 12393/32,844 4
Canterbury 020C 0.259 12578/32,844 4
Canterbury 012E -0.672 25905/32,844 8

There were 459 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Westgate in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Westgate

Below Average
iLivehere Rating 7/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Westgate. 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 020G 34.265 4445/32,844 2
Canterbury 012E 33.909 4608/32,844 2
Canterbury 020C 28.649 7932/32,844 3
Canterbury 020A 25.66 10506/32,844 4
Canterbury 020E 25.056 11054/32,844 4
Canterbury 020F 21.668 14697/32,844 5
Canterbury 020B 19.085 17763/32,844 6
Canterbury 020D 18.119 18968/32,844 6

Inside Environment Deprivation in Westgate

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Westgate. 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 020B 1.062 3387/32,844 2
Canterbury 020D 1.01 3803/32,844 2
Canterbury 020F 0.831 5360/32,844 2
Canterbury 020G 0.126 14502/32,844 5
Canterbury 012E -0.386 22365/32,844 7
Canterbury 020E -0.477 23615/32,844 8
Canterbury 020A -0.483 23681/32,844 8
Canterbury 020C -0.703 26349/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Westgate

Very Good
iLivehere Rating 2/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Westgate. 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 020G -0.137 17628/32,844 6
Canterbury 020F -0.304 20403/32,844 7
Canterbury 020A -0.482 23238/32,844 8
Canterbury 020B -0.606 24997/32,844 8
Canterbury 012E -0.634 25357/32,844 8
Canterbury 020D -0.835 27815/32,844 9
Canterbury 020E -1.057 29905/32,844 10
Canterbury 020C -1.079 30082/32,844 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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