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

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

So you are thinking of moving to Bognor Regis in West 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 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 the land of milk and honey 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 August 2020 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.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Aldwick 13
South Bersted 2
Bognor Regis 2
Lagness 1
Nyetimber 1
Felpham 0
Shripney 0
Colworth 0
Bilsham 0
Ancton 0

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

Bognor Regis is the sh*test backwater slop-house

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;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Arun (Bognor Regis) 1.25% 4.42% 15.58% 36.77% 41.98%
Havant 1.31% 4.29% 14.24% 35.86% 44.31%
Worthing 1.1% 4.16% 14.41% 36.1% 44.22%
Chichester 0.96% 3.36% 13.09% 34.95% 47.64%

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

Bognor Regis is the only place I know that has a clear class divide

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

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