Moving to Amesbury, Wiltshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Amesbury, Wiltshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Amesbury in Wiltshire? 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 Amesbury 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 Amesbury the land of milk and honey or are Salisbury, Tidworth and Wilton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Amesbury

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Amesbury. 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Ratfyn 31
Amesbury 27
Hackthorn 12
Brigmerston 11
Milston 11
Durrington 10
Bulford 8
Bulford Camp 7
Strangways 0
Lake 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Wilton and Lower Wylye Valley (Best) 18153/32845
Amesbury West 19891/32845
Laverstock, Ford and Old Sarum 19893/32845
Amesbury East 22115/32845
Salisbury St Francis and Stratford 22224/32845
Winterslow 23363/32845
Salisbury St Mark's and Bishopdown 23906/32845
Bourne and Woodford Valley 24775/32845
Durrington and Larkhill 25988/32845
Bulford, Allington and Figheldean (Worst) 26446/32845
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Your Health in Amesbury

If you are thinking of moving to Amesbury, 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 Amesbury 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
Wiltshire (Amesbury) 0.87% 3.18% 12.15% 34.05% 49.75%
New Forest 1.08% 3.81% 14.09% 35.87% 45.15%
Eastleigh 0.87% 3.05% 11.61% 35.3% 49.17%
Test Valley 0.8% 2.97% 11.62% 34.59% 50.02%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Wilton and Lower Wylye Valley (Best) 17940/32845
Amesbury West 20407/32845
Salisbury St Mark's and Bishopdown 21926/32845
Bourne and Woodford Valley 23506/32845
Durrington and Larkhill 24145/32845
Bulford, Allington and Figheldean 24457/32845
Salisbury St Francis and Stratford 24700/32845
Amesbury East 25193/32845
Laverstock, Ford and Old Sarum 27906/32845
Winterslow (Worst) 29972/32845
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Deprivation in Amesbury

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 Amesbury. 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
Wilton and Lower Wylye Valley (Best) 17526/32845
Amesbury West 20325/32845
Winterslow 22908/32845
Amesbury East 23387/32845
Laverstock, Ford and Old Sarum 23925/32845
Salisbury St Mark's and Bishopdown 24043/32845
Bourne and Woodford Valley 24420/32845
Bulford, Allington and Figheldean 24949/32845
Salisbury St Francis and Stratford 25626/32845
Durrington and Larkhill (Worst) 26619/32845

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