Moving to Bletchley, Buckinghamshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Bletchley, Buckinghamshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Bletchley in Buckinghamshire? 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 Bletchley 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 Bletchley the land of milk and honey or are Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes and Woburn Sands a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bletchley

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 Bletchley. 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
Beanhill 138
Coffee Hall 138
Netherfield 118
Bletchley 86
Fenny Stratford 82
Water Eaton 62
Walnut Tree 50
Walton 50
Caldecotte 27
Bow Brickhill 6

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bletchley Park (Best) 18846/32845
Broughton 19987/32845
Shenley Brook End 20254/32845
Bletchley West 20509/32845
Tattenhoe 20715/32845
Danesborough & Walton 21609/32845
Monkston 22487/32845
Great Brickhill & Newton Longville 25159/32845
Bletchley East 7788/32845
Woughton & Fishermead (Worst) 8017/32845
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Your Health in Bletchley

If you are thinking of moving to Bletchley, 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 Bletchley 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
Luton 1.2% 3.73% 12.44% 36.07% 46.56%
Milton Keynes (Bletchley) 0.94% 3.2% 10.82% 34.88% 50.17%
Bedford 0.98% 3.55% 12.58% 35.98% 46.9%
South Northamptonshire 0.77% 2.64% 11.01% 34.87% 50.72%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bletchley East (Best) 12029/32845
Bletchley Park 16495/32845
Bletchley West 17966/32845
Tattenhoe 19451/32845
Shenley Brook End 21160/32845
Monkston 21499/32845
Broughton 23464/32845
Danesborough & Walton 23511/32845
Great Brickhill & Newton Longville 28149/32845
Woughton & Fishermead (Worst) 9561/32845

Deprivation in Bletchley

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 Bletchley. 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
Bletchley Park (Best) 16046/32845
Bletchley West 18018/32845
Monkston 22070/32845
Danesborough & Walton 22806/32845
Shenley Brook End 23007/32845
Tattenhoe 23507/32845
Broughton 24372/32845
Great Brickhill & Newton Longville 26715/32845
Woughton & Fishermead 7660/32845
Bletchley East (Worst) 9055/32845

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