Is Bognor Regis, West Sussex a nice place to live?

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Moving to Bognor Regis, West Sussex - What you need to know
Moving to Bognor Regis, West Sussex - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Bognor Regis a nice place to live?'' 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 Bognor Regis 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 Bognor Regis truly a nice place to live, or are Chichester, Littlehampton and Selsey a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bognor Regis

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 Bognor Regis. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
South Bersted 103
Bognor Regis 84
Felpham 40
Shripney 17
Bilsham 14
Aldwick 13
Nyetimber 11
Lagness 6
Colworth 5
Ancton 4

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

Ward Average rank in England
Pagham (Best) 29472/32845
Aldwick West 28198/32845
Aldwick East 25451/32845
Felpham East 23813/32845
Felpham West 17599/32845
Bersted 16631/32845
Orchard 16374/32845
Pevensey 12668/32845
Marine 9726/32845
Hotham (Worst) 9678/32845
Reader Opinion:

Chichester, the haven of snobs, fakes and shallow tossers!

Your Health in Bognor Regis

If you are thinking of moving to Bognor Regis, 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 Bognor Regis compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Arun (Bognor Regis) 1.25% 4.42%
Havant 1.31% 4.29%
Worthing 1.1% 4.16%
Chichester 0.96% 3.36%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Aldwick East (Best) 19031/32845
Felpham East 18790/32845
Felpham West 17403/32845
Aldwick West 15489/32845
Bersted 14053/32845
Pagham 12508/32845
Orchard 10155/32845
Pevensey 9374/32845
Hotham 8248/32845
Marine (Worst) 4092/32845
Reader Opinion:

Portsmouth: O.M.F.G.

Deprivation in Bognor Regis

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 Bognor Regis. 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
Aldwick East (Best) 25803/32845
Felpham East 22695/32845
Aldwick West 22260/32845
Felpham West 20011/32845
Pagham 19572/32845
Bersted 14857/32845
Orchard 11319/32845
Pevensey 10085/32845
Hotham 9944/32845
Marine (Worst) 7386/32845

Average rent in Bognor Regis

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Bognor Regis are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Bognor Regis.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Bognor Regis

If you are thinking of moving to Bognor Regis, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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