Moving to Acle, Norfolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Acle, Norfolk - What you need to know
Moving to Acle, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Acle in Norfolk? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Acle is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Acle the land of milk and honey or are Caister on Sea, Rackheath and Wroxham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Acle

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Acle. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Fishley 10
Burlingham Green 4
Acle 3
Stokesby 2
Tunstall 1
South Burlingham 1
Pilson Green 1
Tyegate Green 1
South Walsham 1
Town Green 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Acle. These statitics 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 collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Acle. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Marshes (Best) 32005/32845
Burlingham 31830/32845
Brundall 30710/32845
St. Benet's 30251/32845
Blofield with South Walsham 30023/32845
Plumstead 29820/32845
Acle 24972/32845
Fleggburgh 24147/32845
West Flegg 23747/32845
East Flegg (Worst) 21845/32845
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Your Health in Acle

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

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Norwich 1.24% 4.42% 14.05% 35.42% 44.87%
Great Yarmouth 1.63% 5.48% 16.58% 36.01% 40.3%
North Norfolk 1.39% 4.77% 17.15% 37.77% 38.92%
Broadland (Acle) 1.08% 3.61% 14.02% 36.99% 44.3%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Plumstead (Best) 27295/32845
Blofield with South Walsham 25666/32845
Marshes 25594/32845
Acle 23490/32845
Brundall 21900/32845
St. Benet's 18597/32845
Burlingham 18572/32845
West Flegg 15950/32845
Fleggburgh 15257/32845
East Flegg (Worst) 10256/32845

Deprivation in Acle

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 Acle. 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
Blofield with South Walsham (Best) 24667/32845
Plumstead 23780/32845
Brundall 23101/32845
Acle 22548/32845
Burlingham 22253/32845
Marshes 15514/32845
St. Benet's 14460/32845
Fleggburgh 14419/32845
West Flegg 13988/32845
East Flegg (Worst) 11483/32845

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