Moving to Aldeburgh, Suffolk? What you need to know

Moving to Aldeburgh, Suffolk - What you need to know
Moving to Aldeburgh, Suffolk - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Aldeburgh a nice place to live?'' 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 Aldeburgh 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 Aldeburgh truly a nice place to live, or are Leiston, Orford and Saxmundham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Aldeburgh

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 Aldeburgh. 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
Carlton 15
Curlew Green 10
Dorley’s Corner 10
Aldeburgh 4
Coldfair Green 1
Knodishall 1
Tunstall 0
Farnham 0
Blaxhall 0
Theberton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Rendlesham & Orford (Best) 29872/32845
Framlingham 29314/32845
Deben 27742/32845
Melton 27497/32845
Wickham Market 27087/32845
Carlford & Fynn Valley 26134/32845
Aldeburgh & Leiston 25692/32845
Southwold 25128/32845
Wrentham, Wangford & Westleton 22440/32845
Saxmundham (Worst) 18825/32845

Your Health in Aldeburgh

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92%
South Norfolk 1.02% 3.46%
Mid Suffolk 0.83% 3.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Framlingham (Best) 28182/32845
Carlford & Fynn Valley 27635/32845
Wickham Market 25944/32845
Melton 25704/32845
Deben 25461/32845
Rendlesham & Orford 25323/32845
Wrentham, Wangford & Westleton 23589/32845
Saxmundham 21905/32845
Aldeburgh & Leiston 21143/32845
Southwold (Worst) 19841/32845

Deprivation in Aldeburgh

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 Aldeburgh. 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
Melton (Best) 26635/32845
Carlford & Fynn Valley 23027/32845
Framlingham 20769/32845
Rendlesham & Orford 20350/32845
Wickham Market 19677/32845
Deben 18820/32845
Southwold 18528/32845
Aldeburgh & Leiston 16653/32845
Saxmundham 15758/32845
Wrentham, Wangford & Westleton (Worst) 13694/32845

Average rent in Aldeburgh

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

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Aldeburgh

If you are thinking of moving to Aldeburgh, 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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