CO15 2GE, Belsize Avenue - What you need to know

Essential quality of life statistics for postcode CO15 2GE, Belsize Avenue; crime hotspots, wages, unemployment, sickness & more
Essential quality of life statistics for postcode CO15 2GE, Belsize Avenue; crime hotspots, wages, unemployment, sickness & more

If you are thinking of moving to Belsize Avenue or anywhere in the CO15 2GE postcode, you’ll want to know what the area is really like, not estate agents telling you what you want to hear. On this page we give you the information no one else publishes. You are not going to find out who the local councillor is here, but you will find out if the area is a street crime hotspot or a ghetto of unemployment or if living in CO15 2GE postcode is likely to send you on a downward spiral of ill health. The information everyone wants to know before moving home. It might save you staking the place out of night to see if Belsize Avenue kicks off after dark with anti-social behaviour and your down time is constantly interrupted by the sound of Police sirens as they race to the 10th reported crime in the street that day.

Where possible, why try and present statistics down to the Local Super Output Area (LSOA) level or local district council level if not possible. This is the smallest area for which the government publishes statistics. It is roughly equivalent to around 1500 people or a few roads. We use the ‘best fit’ LSOA that includes the CO15 2GE postcode and the roads surrounding Belsize Avenue. Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty and see just how bad CO15 2GE really is!

CO15 2GE - The Most Useful Information

Nothing provides an snapshop of the Belsize Avenue area quite like the English Indices of Multiple Deprivation. These government statistics published every two years give home buyers and movers an insight into what the area is really like from the quality of the environment to the likelihood of being a victim of crime. We have taken the raw data for the LSOA that includes CO15 2GE and applied the traffic light colour code system , providing you with a quick at-a-glance overview of the vicinity.
1
Extremely Bad
Overall Deprivation Decile
Deprivation Domain
Decile
Income
1
Employment
1
Education, Skills & Training
1
Health & Disability
1
Crime
1
Barriers to Housing & Services
3
Living Environment
1
Child Income Deprivation
1
Source: English Indices of Multiple Deprivation (2019)

Unemployment Statistics & Jobs in CO15 2GE

Since the introduction of Universal Credit (UC) the Department for Work and Pensions no longer publishes statistics on the percentage of working age people in an area that are unemployed and seeking work. It is almost if they don't want you to know the true level of joblessness... However, the English Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2019 (IoD2019) has a measure of people 'involuntarily' out of work in the LSOA that includes Belsize Avenue. Although this statistic contains those who are jobless because of illness or disability, it is a good indicator of the general level of unemployment in an area. Here we will compare the rank for Belsize Avenue (CO15 2GE) to the average rank in the rest of , and the surrounding towns. The rank is out of 32,844 LSOAs in England.

Universal Credit (UC) Statistics in and around CO15 2GE,

Although Universal Credit (UC) is a in and out of work benefit, it is a good indicator of the levels of unemployment and crucially as we move to a 'gig economy', under employment in Belsize Avenue. The Department for Work & Pensions typically publish UC count figures 6 months in arrears.
Source: Department for Work & Pensions August 2020

Wages Statistics: How much can you expect to earn in CO15 2GE?

Every year the Office of National Statitics (ONS) publishes its labour market survery. Amongst these statitics is how much gross weekly pay you can earn on average in any local district council area. is ranked 195/314 local district councils in England, from the highest down to the lowest average weekly gross pay.
Source: Office for National Statitics (Nomis) April 2020
Source: Office for National Statitics (Nomis) April 2020

Health Statistics: Your wellbeing in CO15 2GE,

If you are thinking of moving to the Belsize Avenue, you'll want to know if the area is salubrius or will put you on a downward spiral of ill health.

How residents rated their own health

In every UK Census there is a question for respondents to rate their health with the options of very bad, bad, fair, good and very good. We have taken the overall number of respondents in and converted the results into percentages.
Source: UK Census 2011

Your health in compared to residents in Colchester, Maldon, Ipswich

These statistics measure the likelihood of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely!
Source: English Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2019

Crime Statistics: Is CO15 2GE a street crime hot spot?

We taken the 100 nearest incidents from the centre of the CO15 2GE post code from the Police database and plotted them on a map, so you can see if there are any crime hotspots in or around Belsize Avenue. The data provided by the Police does not have the exact address of the incident to protect people's privacy. Therefore the clusters on the map in or around Belsize Avenue can be for one or multiple addresses in that road.
Source: data.police.uk

Crime Incidents around CO15 2GE in the last quarter

We have taken all the crime incidents within a mile of CO15 2GE in the last quarter so you can see if crime in on the increase or decrease. Apart from the number of incidents in total, we have also shown the incidents or anti-social behaviour and violent crime separately. This is because anti-social behaviour is usually the most prevalent but minor and violent crime covers so many offences from common assault to murder and therefore, is one of the most prevalent categories.
Source: data.police.uk

Likelihood of being a victim of crime in CO15 2GE

The English Indices of Deprivation statistics has a crime category. This category measures the risk of personal and material victimisation at the LSOA level. So being assaulted, mugged or burgled in layman’s terms in your own neighbourhood. We have taken the 'best fit' LSOA for CO15 2GE and the Belsize Avenue area and compared this location with the rest of . This is helpful if you want to move to but want to avoid the more crime blighted roads. The ranks are out of 32,844 LSOA areas in England.
LSOA Name Rank

Tendring 018A

(Worst) (includes CO15 2GE)
Alvis Avenue, Austin Avenue, Badminton Court, Badminton Road, Beach Crescent, Beach Way, Belsize Avenue, Bentley Avenue, Broadway, Brooklands, Brooklands Gardens, Broome Way, Buick Avenue, Crossley Avenue, Daimler Avenue, Essex Avenue, Fern Way, Fiat Avenue, Fir Way, Golf Green Road, Gorse Way, Hillman Avenue, Humber Avenue, Lake Way, Lanchester Avenue, Lancia Avenue, Lavender Walk, Lincoln Avenue, Lotus Way, Meadow Way, Midway, Morris Avenue, Napier Avenue, Riley Avenue, Rover Avenue, Saint Christophers Way, Sea Cornflower Way, Sea Crescent, Sea Flowers Way, Sea Glebe Way, Sea Holly Way, Sea Lavender Way, Sea Pink Way, Sea Rosemary Way, Sea Shell Way, Sea Thistle Way, Sea Way, Singer Avenue, Standard Avenue, Sunbeam Avenue, Swift Avenue, Talbot Avenue, Tamarisk Way, Triumph Avenue, Vauxhall Avenue, Willow Way, Wolseley Avenue, Yew Way,
15

Tendring 018C


Alleyne Way, Cornflower Road, Crossways, Donne Drive, Flowers Way, Garden Road, Glebe Way, Jasmine Way, Richmond Drive, Rosemary Way, The Approach, The Close, Union Road
6831

Tendring 013C


Addis Road, Ashstead Close, Bisley Close, Bluehouse Avenue, Blyford Road, Bretten Close, Brockham Close, Burgate Close, Cavendish Drive, Clare Way, Cloes Lane, Constable Avenue, Cross Road, Dresden Square, Flixton Close, Glover Close, Grier Way, Harpers Way, Holmwood Close, Jaywick Lane, Legerton Drive, Lewis Road, Linstead Close, Little Clacton Road, Mayford Way, Melton Close, Mychett Close, Nicholls Way, Potter Close, Powell Close, Purley Way, Rouses Lane, Saint Johns Road, Salmon Close, Schofield Close, Shelley Road, Southwold Way, Stonham Avenue, Thorndon Close, Warnham Close, Waterworks Drive, Weekes Close, Woodbridge Grove, Wordsworth Way
11135

Tendring 018B

(Best)
Aragon Close, Boleyn Way, Chaucer Close, Chestnut Avenue, Drakes Approach, Elm Grove, Frobisher Drive, Leicester Close, Marlowe Road, Miller's Barn Road, Park Square East, Park Square West, Parr Close, Pauls Way, Seymour Road, Shirley Court, Somerset Way, Spenser Way, The Acorns, The Spinney, Tudor Close, Tudor Green, Tyndale Drive, Virginia Close, Woodlands
19404

Crime in CO15 2GE compared to surrounding towns

The aim of the section is to compare CO15 2GE with and the surrounding towns. Often comparisons between CO15 2GE and other areas of do not give a broad enough comparison to be useful, especially if Belsize Avenue is in a general high crime areas, such as town centre. Unfortunately Belsize Avenue is in the worst crime LSOA in all the surrounding towns.

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