Moving to Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ashton under Lyne 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 under Lyne 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 under Lyne the land of milk and honey or are Audenshaw, Droylsden and Dukinfield a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ashton under Lyne

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 Ashton under Lyne. 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
Waterloo 2
Ashton-under-Lyne 2
Crowhill 0
Taunton 0
Littlemoss 0
Tame 0
Hooley Hill 0
Audenshaw 0
Daisy Nook 0
Bardsley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ashton St Michael's (Best) 2649/32845
Denton North East 5423/32845
Ashton Hurst 5778/32845
St Peter's 5966/32845
Ashton Waterloo 6297/32845
Dukinfield 6692/32845
Audenshaw 7065/32845
Droylsden East 7131/32845
Droylsden West 7558/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge (Worst) 7876/32845
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Your Health in Ashton under Lyne

If you are thinking of moving to Ashton under Lyne, 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 under Lyne 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
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Tameside (Ashton under Lyne) 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%
Trafford 1.13% 4.09% 12.16% 31.64% 50.97%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Peter's (Best) 3130/32845
Ashton St Michael's 4484/32845
Ashton Waterloo 5653/32845
Droylsden East 5887/32845
Dukinfield 5961/32845
Ashton Hurst 6432/32845
Droylsden West 6651/32845
Audenshaw 7472/32845
Denton North East 7758/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge (Worst) 7968/32845
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Deprivation in Ashton under Lyne

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 under Lyne. 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
Denton North East (Best) 10088/32845
Audenshaw 11233/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 12507/32845
St Peter's 4388/32845
Ashton St Michael's 6642/32845
Droylsden East 8425/32845
Droylsden West 9050/32845
Ashton Hurst 9234/32845
Dukinfield 9297/32845
Ashton Waterloo (Worst) 9485/32845

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