Deprivation Statistics Comparison for Willesborough, Ashford

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

We have used the 5 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in Willesborough, 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 5 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 Willesborough 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 Willesborough. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

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Overall Deprivation in Willesborough

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for Willesborough. 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 005A 35.851 5590/32,844 2
Ashford 006A 27.56 9263/32,844 3
Ashford 006F 18.717 15479/32,844 5
Ashford 006D 11.994 22183/32,844 7
Ashford 006E 10.63 23738/32,844 8

Income Deprivation in Willesborough

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in Willesborough. 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 005A 0.223 5330/32,844 2
Ashford 006A 0.176 8318/32,844 3
Ashford 006F 0.124 13184/32,844 5
Ashford 006D 0.074 20610/32,844 7
Ashford 006E 0.041 28429/32,844 9

Employment Deprivation in Willesborough

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in Willesborough 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 005A 0.163 5474/32,844 2
Ashford 006A 0.127 8811/32,844 3
Ashford 006F 0.102 12243/32,844 4
Ashford 006D 0.085 15235/32,844 5
Ashford 006E 0.031 30434/32,844 10

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in Willesborough

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the Willesborough population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (10884/32,844) in Willesborough is less than the adult average rank (13265/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated adults move into the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
Ashford 006A 44.968 4173/32,844 2
Ashford 005A 41.742 4946/32,844 2
Ashford 006D 21.299 12970/32,844 4
Ashford 006F 20.532 13443/32,844 5
Ashford 006E 6.886 25156/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in Willesborough

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 Willesborough. 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 006A 0.282 11868/32,844 4
Ashford 005A 0.266 12107/32,844 4
Ashford 006F 0 16013/32,844 5
Ashford 006D -0.836 27347/32,844 9
Ashford 006E -0.848 27484/32,844 9

Crime Deprivation in Willesborough

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 Willesborough. 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 005A 1.086 2900/32,844 1
Ashford 006A 0.6 7751/32,844 3
Ashford 006F 0.119 14826/32,844 5
Ashford 006E -0.42 22701/32,844 7
Ashford 006D -0.698 26197/32,844 8

There were 380 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers Willesborough in July 2021

Barriers to Housing and Services in Willesborough

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in Willesborough. 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 006E 46.241 852/32,844 1
Ashford 005A 33.25 4959/32,844 2
Ashford 006A 21.085 15399/32,844 5
Ashford 006D 18.023 19102/32,844 6
Ashford 006F 16.572 20955/32,844 7

Inside Environment Deprivation in Willesborough

iLivehere Rating 3/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in Willesborough. 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 006F 0.38 10815/32,844 4
Ashford 006D -0.282 20862/32,844 7
Ashford 005A -0.802 27354/32,844 9
Ashford 006A -0.815 27471/32,844 9
Ashford 006E -0.886 28077/32,844 9

Outside Environment Deprivation in Willesborough

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in Willesborough. 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 006E -0.135 17581/32,844 6
Ashford 006D -0.264 19702/32,844 6
Ashford 005A -0.352 21225/32,844 7
Ashford 006F -0.384 21765/32,844 7
Ashford 006A -0.718 26418/32,844 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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