Is Gratton, Surrey a nice place to live?

Is Gratton a nice place to live or is Gratton rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Gratton 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 Gratton truly a nice place to live, or are Beltchingley, Gomshall and Great Brookham a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Gratton?

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 Gratton. 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
Bushy Hill 23
Church End 9
Gomshall 6
Shere 4
Abinger Hammer 4
Effingham 4
Newlands Corner 3
Burntcommon 3
Albury 0
Ockham 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Gratton. 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 Gratton 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 Merrow ward.

Ward Average rank in England
Merrow (Best) 28283/32845
Clandon and Horsley 28171/32845
Tillingbourne 27045/32845
Send 26591/32845
Effingham 25351/32845
Burpham 24328/32845
Worplesdon 23601/32845
Holy Trinity 21319/32845
Stoke 14424/32845
Lovelace (Worst) 11686/32845

Your Health in Gratton

If you are thinking of moving to Gratton, 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 Gratton compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Guildford (Gratton) 0.67% 2.48%
Woking 0.77% 2.62%
Mole Valley 0.71% 2.85%
Runnymede 0.75% 2.94%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Gratton. 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 Gratton. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Clandon and Horsley (Best) 31553/32845
Tillingbourne 31314/32845
Effingham 30843/32845
Burpham 30778/32845
Send 29310/32845
Merrow 28487/32845
Holy Trinity 28275/32845
Lovelace 26703/32845
Worplesdon 25715/32845
Stoke (Worst) 14639/32845

Deprivation in Gratton

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 Gratton. 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
Burpham (Best) 31402/32845
Effingham 30695/32845
Send 29571/32845
Clandon and Horsley 29559/32845
Merrow 29205/32845
Holy Trinity 27019/32845
Tillingbourne 26007/32845
Worplesdon 24634/32845
Lovelace 16062/32845
Stoke (Worst) 12886/32845

Average rent in Gratton

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Gratton 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 Gratton.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Gratton

If you are thinking of moving to Gratton, 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.