Is Brough, Yorkshire a nice place to live?

Is Brough a nice place to live or is Brough rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Brough is on the up an up, it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Brough truly a nice place to live, or are Hessle, South Cave and Winterton a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Brough?

Using the latest Police street crime figures (typically from 3 months ago) we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Brough. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.
Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Drewton 21
Everthorpe 18
South Field 9
South Cave 6
Eppleworth 4
Brough 4
South Ferriby 1
Read’s Island 1
Raywell 0
High Hunsley 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Brough. These statistics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've taken the rank average for wards in and around Brough and compared them. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

You least likely to be a victim of crime in the South Hunsley ward.

Ward Average rank in England
South Hunsley (Best) 30017/32845
Dale 28382/32845
Willerby and Kirk Ella 25597/32845
Tranby 24149/32845
Brigg and Wolds 19800/32845
Hessle 17371/32845
Barton 15452/32845
Cottingham South 12591/32845
Derringham 11255/32845
Pickering (Worst) 6480/32845
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Your Health in Brough

If you are thinking of moving to Brough, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Brough compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
East Riding of Yorkshire (Brough) 1.24% 4.15%
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48%
North Lincolnshire 1.24% 4.53%
West Lindsey 1.11% 4.25%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Brough. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Brough. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
South Hunsley (Best) 28668/32845
Dale 27422/32845
Willerby and Kirk Ella 26698/32845
Hessle 21735/32845
Tranby 20965/32845
Cottingham South 20331/32845
Barton 16388/32845
Brigg and Wolds 14044/32845
Derringham 9196/32845
Pickering (Worst) 4979/32845
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Deprivation in Brough

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Brough. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
South Hunsley (Best) 31613/32845
Willerby and Kirk Ella 29504/32845
Dale 29031/32845
Tranby 21631/32845
Hessle 21516/32845
Cottingham South 19409/32845
Brigg and Wolds 16223/32845
Barton 14821/32845
Derringham 10141/32845
Pickering (Worst) 6273/32845

Average rent in Brough

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Brough are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Brough.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Brough

If you are thinking of moving to Brough, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.

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