Is Holland on Sea, Essex a nice place to live?

Is Holland on Sea a nice place to live or is Holland on Sea rough? Forget local estate agents sales speil and local councillors who say that Holland on Sea 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 Holland on Sea truly a nice place to live, or are Clacton on Sea, Frinton on Sea and Thorpe Bay a lot better? Time to find out.

What are the crime levels like in Holland on Sea?

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 Holland on Sea. 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
Great Clacton 214
Clacton-on-Sea 172
Rush Green 151
Burrsville Park 93
Bocking’s Elm 52
Cook’s Green 46
Holland-on-Sea 12
Little Clacton 6
Frinton-On-Sea 4
Great Holland 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Holland on Sea. 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 Holland on Sea 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 St Bartholomew's ward.

Ward Average rank in England
St Bartholomew's (Best) 24206/32845
Burrsville 16169/32845
Cann Hall 15963/32845
Eastcliff 15342/32845
Bluehouse 10655/32845
St Paul's 9290/32845
St John's 9163/32845
Coppins 4270/32845
St James 4074/32845
Pier (Worst) 464/32845
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Your Health in Holland on Sea

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Tendring (Holland on Sea) 1.78% 5.83%
Colchester 0.96% 3.29%
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Bartholomew's (Best) 8144/32845
Burrsville 7225/32845
Eastcliff 6328/32845
Cann Hall 5808/32845
St Paul's 5467/32845
St John's 4822/32845
St James 3757/32845
Bluehouse 3563/32845
Coppins 2760/32845
Pier (Worst) 677/32845
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Deprivation in Holland on Sea

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 Holland on Sea. 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
St Bartholomew's (Best) 13051/32845
Eastcliff 10418/32845
St Paul's 9292/32845
Burrsville 9134/32845
Cann Hall 9023/32845
St John's 5330/32845
Bluehouse 4974/32845
St James 4743/32845
Coppins 2888/32845
Pier (Worst) 515/32845

Average rent in Holland on Sea

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Holland on Sea

If you are thinking of moving to Holland on Sea, 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.