Moving to Aldershot, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Aldershot, Hampshire - What you need to know
Moving to Aldershot, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Aldershot in Hampshire? 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 Aldershot 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 Aldershot the land of milk and honey or are Farnborough, North Camp and Farnham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Aldershot

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 Aldershot. 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
North Town 112
Montgomery Lines 91
Aldershot 86
Blackwater 78
Ash 45
Tongham 36
Farnborough 31
Upper Hale 18
Heath End 18
Badshot Lea 11

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

Ward Average rank in England
Farnham Hale and Heath End (Best) 28536/32845
Farnham Weybourne and Badshot Lea 26513/32845
Ash South and Tongham 21867/32845
North Town 21735/32845
St Mark's 20494/32845
Aldershot Park 19483/32845
Ash Wharf 15866/32845
Rowhill 15544/32845
Manor Park 13308/32845
Wellington (Worst) 11685/32845
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Your Health in Aldershot

If you are thinking of moving to Aldershot, 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 Aldershot 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
Waverley 0.72% 2.53% 10.5% 32.72% 53.52%
Rushmoor (Aldershot) 0.82% 2.8% 10.77% 35.54% 50.07%
Surrey Heath 0.74% 2.49% 10% 33.3% 53.47%
Hart 0.56% 2.08% 9.26% 33.09% 55.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Farnham Hale and Heath End (Best) 28001/32845
Farnham Weybourne and Badshot Lea 25828/32845
Ash South and Tongham 22318/32845
Ash Wharf 21253/32845
North Town 18775/32845
Manor Park 18019/32845
Aldershot Park 15092/32845
St Mark's 14180/32845
Rowhill 14097/32845
Wellington (Worst) 11487/32845
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Deprivation in Aldershot

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 Aldershot. 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
Farnham Hale and Heath End (Best) 29682/32845
Farnham Weybourne and Badshot Lea 29438/32845
Ash South and Tongham 23753/32845
North Town 20256/32845
St Mark's 20094/32845
Ash Wharf 19410/32845
Aldershot Park 17787/32845
Manor Park 17543/32845
Rowhill 16982/32845
Wellington (Worst) 12577/32845

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