Moving to Biddulph, Staffordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Biddulph, Staffordshire - What you need to know
Moving to Biddulph, Staffordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Biddulph in Staffordshire? 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 Biddulph 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 Biddulph the land of milk and honey or are Alsager, Congleton and Kidsgrove a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Biddulph

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 Biddulph. 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
Gillow Heath 36
Knypersley 30
Biddulph 24
Newpool 16
Brown Lees 16
Marsh Green 14
Crowborough 14
Poolfold 13
Biddulph Moor 12
Congleton Edge 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Biddulph North (Best) 30993/32845
Biddulph Moor 30424/32845
Brown Edge and Endon 29658/32845
Biddulph South 26043/32845
Odd Rode 22614/32845
Newchapel & Mow Cop 20693/32845
Congleton West 19061/32845
Biddulph West 17881/32845
Biddulph East 14275/32845
Bradeley and Chell Heath (Worst) 13088/32845
Reader Opinion:

Smacklesfield... I mean Macclesfield

Your Health in Biddulph

If you are thinking of moving to Biddulph, 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 Biddulph 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
Stoke-on-Trent 1.87% 6.17% 15.33% 34.66% 41.97%
Shropshire 1.13% 3.91% 13.55% 34.92% 46.49%
Newcastle-under-Lyme 1.4% 5.1% 14.37% 34.48% 44.65%
Staffordshire Moorlands (Biddulph) 1.37% 4.55% 14.86% 35.06% 44.15%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Biddulph North (Best) 25229/32845
Biddulph Moor 22613/32845
Brown Edge and Endon 20435/32845
Biddulph West 20156/32845
Odd Rode 20101/32845
Biddulph South 18180/32845
Congleton West 17027/32845
Newchapel & Mow Cop 13997/32845
Biddulph East 12527/32845
Bradeley and Chell Heath (Worst) 3144/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kazakhstan to Crewe - no thank you!

Deprivation in Biddulph

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 Biddulph. 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
Biddulph Moor (Best) 28141/32845
Biddulph North 27076/32845
Brown Edge and Endon 26989/32845
Odd Rode 22609/32845
Biddulph South 22577/32845
Biddulph West 22032/32845
Congleton West 21760/32845
Newchapel & Mow Cop 20437/32845
Biddulph East 11198/32845
Bradeley and Chell Heath (Worst) 6675/32845

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