Moving to Braunstone Town, Leicestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Braunstone Town, Leicestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Braunstone Town in Leicestershire? 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 Braunstone Town 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 Braunstone Town the land of milk and honey or are Leicester, Oadby and Wigston Magna a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Braunstone Town

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 Braunstone Town. 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
Aylestone Park 169
Knighton 156
Knighton Fields 156
New Parks 149
Clarendon Park 136
Aylestone 114
Eyres Monsell 84
Grand Union Canal 48
Rothley 42
Enderby 23

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ravenhurst and Fosse (Best) 11241/32845
Winstanley 13625/32845
Millfield 18554/32845
Forest 19188/32845
Enderby and St John's 21334/32845
Muxloe 23125/32845
Westcotes 2981/32845
Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields 3610/32845
Western 4395/32845
Fosse (Worst) 6704/32845
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Your Health in Braunstone Town

If you are thinking of moving to Braunstone Town, 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 Braunstone Town 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
Leicester 1.49% 4.54% 13.42% 35.64% 44.9%
Charnwood 0.89% 3.29% 12.41% 35.3% 48.11%
Blaby (Braunstone Town) 0.88% 3.28% 12.53% 35.81% 47.51%
Oadby and Wigston 1.09% 3.71% 13.4% 36.62% 45.19%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Westcotes (Best) 10129/32845
Fosse 10191/32845
Ravenhurst and Fosse 19153/32845
Enderby and St John's 21211/32845
Winstanley 21528/32845
Muxloe 22746/32845
Millfield 23420/32845
Forest 23715/32845
Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields 5598/32845
Western (Worst) 6680/32845
Reader Opinion:

Fleckney, Leicestershire, avoid this town like the plague

Deprivation in Braunstone Town

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 Braunstone Town. 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
Westcotes (Best) 11235/32845
Fosse 11297/32845
Ravenhurst and Fosse 17673/32845
Enderby and St John's 17874/32845
Winstanley 20517/32845
Millfield 23511/32845
Forest 26363/32845
Muxloe 28424/32845
Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields 5807/32845
Western (Worst) 7494/32845

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