Moving to Ashby Woulds, Leicestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Ashby Woulds, Leicestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Ashby Woulds, Leicestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ashby Woulds in Leicestershire? 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 Ashby Woulds 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 Ashby Woulds the land of milk and honey or are Swadlincote, Ashby de la Zouch and Burton upon Trent a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ashby Woulds

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 Ashby Woulds. 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
Church Gresley 44
Albert Village 29
Annwell Place 17
Shellbrook 9
Blackfordby 7
Spring Cottage 7
Moira 7
Donisthorpe 6
Short Heath 6
Boundary 5

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

Ward Average rank in England
Seales (Best) 24507/32845
Swadlincote 23327/32845
Oakthorpe & Donisthorpe 21783/32845
Ashby Willesley 21667/32845
Linton 21418/32845
Church Gresley 21368/32845
Ashby Ivanhoe 20800/32845
Blackfordby 20718/32845
Ashby Holywell 20670/32845
Ashby Woulds (Worst) 19634/32845

Your Health in Ashby Woulds

If you are thinking of moving to Ashby Woulds, 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 Ashby Woulds 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
East Staffordshire 1.09% 3.85% 13.47% 35.72% 45.86%
North West Leicestershire (Ashby Woulds) 1.15% 3.99% 13.88% 35.52% 45.45%
Tamworth 1.31% 4.43% 13.43% 35.23% 45.6%
South Derbyshire 1.05% 3.85% 13.05% 34.4% 47.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ashby Ivanhoe (Best) 23507/32845
Ashby Holywell 21237/32845
Ashby Willesley 21107/32845
Linton 17007/32845
Seales 16793/32845
Oakthorpe & Donisthorpe 16684/32845
Ashby Woulds 15880/32845
Blackfordby 15581/32845
Swadlincote 13256/32845
Church Gresley (Worst) 10992/32845

Deprivation in Ashby Woulds

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 Ashby Woulds. 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
Ashby Ivanhoe (Best) 25597/32845
Ashby Willesley 24693/32845
Ashby Holywell 23083/32845
Seales 18806/32845
Linton 18643/32845
Blackfordby 18238/32845
Oakthorpe & Donisthorpe 17575/32845
Ashby Woulds 17500/32845
Swadlincote 17244/32845
Church Gresley (Worst) 15083/32845

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