Highfield Ashford 006B

Ward: Highfield

Local Authority: Ashford (Contact Council)


In the latest Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) this area was ranked 29,136 out of 32,844 in England, where 1 was the most deprived and 32,844 the least.

This is broken down further by income; employment; health; education, barriers to services; living environment; and crime.

Overall: 88% Better than 88% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
38% Complete (very good)

Income Deprivation: 81% Better than 81% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
31% Complete (very good)

Employment: 79% Better than 79% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
29% Complete (very good)

Health: 73% Better than 73% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
23% Complete (very good)

Education: 64% Better than 64% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
14% Complete (very good)

Barriers to Services: 79% Better than 79% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
29% Complete (very good)

Living Environment: 64% Better than 64% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
14% Complete (very good)

Crime: 91% Better than 91% of areas in England

10% Complete (poor)
40% Complete (good)
41% Complete (very good)

Full details of the Index of Deprivation are available from the UK Government Website English indices of deprivation 2015.



  • Deprivation Index last published: 2015 (England), 2014 (Wales), 2012 (Scotland)
  • Census last published for 2011
  • School league tables published annually
  • House prices published quaterly