Moving to Ashton in Makerfield? What you need to know

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Moving to Ashton in Makerfield, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ashton in Makerfield in Greater Manchester? 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 Ashton in Makerfield 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 Ashton in Makerfield the land of milk and honey or are Golbourne, Earlestown and Newton le Willows a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ashton in Makerfield

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Ashton in Makerfield. 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
Old Boston 40
Tithe Barn Hillock 13
Garswood 13
Bryn 13
Ashton-in-Makerfield 8
Town Green 2
Land Gate 2
Edge Green 2
Bamfurlong 0
Bryn Gates 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Earlestown (Best) 10643/32845
Burtonwood and Winwick 13753/32845
Newton 14154/32845
Golborne and Lowton West 16414/32845
Bryn 16687/32845
Blackbrook 16845/32845
Ashton 17766/32845
Haydock 19703/32845
Billinge and Seneley Green 19757/32845
Abram (Worst) 5377/32845
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Your Health in Ashton in Makerfield

If you are thinking of moving to Ashton in Makerfield, 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 Ashton in Makerfield 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
Wigan (Ashton in Makerfield) 1.49% 5.7% 14.72% 32.7% 45.39%
Knowsley 2.18% 7.29% 14.68% 29.82% 46.03%
St. Helens 1.79% 6.48% 14.94% 31.93% 44.85%
Warrington 1.17% 4.19% 12.09% 32.75% 49.81%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bryn (Best) 10403/32845
Burtonwood and Winwick 11028/32845
Ashton 12902/32845
Earlestown 3695/32845
Abram 4515/32845
Blackbrook 5133/32845
Haydock 5467/32845
Newton 6486/32845
Billinge and Seneley Green 9899/32845
Golborne and Lowton West (Worst) 9990/32845

Deprivation in Ashton in Makerfield

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 Ashton in Makerfield. 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
Blackbrook (Best) 11530/32845
Haydock 11614/32845
Newton 12746/32845
Golborne and Lowton West 15307/32845
Burtonwood and Winwick 16252/32845
Bryn 16422/32845
Billinge and Seneley Green 19523/32845
Ashton 19956/32845
Abram 6807/32845
Earlestown (Worst) 9058/32845

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