Moving to Battle, East Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Battle, East Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Battle in East Sussex? 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 Battle 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 Battle the land of milk and honey or are Bexhill on Sea, Hastings and Ore Valley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Battle

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 Battle. 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
Battle 0
Canadia 0
Telham 0
Netherfield 0
Catsfield 0
Crowhurst 0
Catsfield Stream 0
John’s Cross 0
Green Street 0
Watermill 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bexhill Sidley (Best) 10416/32845
Hollington 10992/32845
Wishing Tree 11489/32845
Ashdown 18830/32845
Sedlescombe & Westfield 19506/32845
Bexhill Old Town & Worsham 23155/32845
South Battle & Telham 23442/32845
North Battle, Netherfield & Whatlington 23917/32845
Bexhill Pebsham & St Michaels 25570/32845
Conquest (Worst) 26107/32845
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Your Health in Battle

If you are thinking of moving to Battle, 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 Battle 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
Hastings 1.72% 5.72% 15.82% 36.24% 40.5%
Eastbourne 1.45% 4.74% 15.34% 35.4% 43.07%
Wealden 0.96% 3.49% 13.03% 34.93% 47.59%
Rother (Battle) 1.41% 4.93% 16.51% 36.6% 40.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bexhill Pebsham & St Michaels (Best) 10820/32845
Bexhill Old Town & Worsham 11883/32845
Ashdown 14959/32845
Conquest 15367/32845
Sedlescombe & Westfield 18360/32845
South Battle & Telham 21529/32845
North Battle, Netherfield & Whatlington 23353/32845
Hollington 3049/32845
Bexhill Sidley 5268/32845
Wishing Tree (Worst) 6570/32845
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Deprivation in Battle

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 Battle. 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
Bexhill Pebsham & St Michaels (Best) 12586/32845
Ashdown 14941/32845
Sedlescombe & Westfield 16557/32845
Bexhill Old Town & Worsham 16780/32845
South Battle & Telham 19680/32845
North Battle, Netherfield & Whatlington 20228/32845
Conquest 21269/32845
Hollington 3257/32845
Bexhill Sidley 5367/32845
Wishing Tree (Worst) 5948/32845

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