Moving to Bridlington, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Bridlington, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Bridlington in Yorkshire? 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 Bridlington 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 Bridlington the land of milk and honey or are Driffield, Hornsea and Filey a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bridlington

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 Bridlington. 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
Bridlington 178
Marton 7
Ulrome 5
Bessingby 2
Reighton 1
The Crofts 0
Speeton 0
Rudston 0
Boynton 0
Lissett 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bridlington Central and Old Town (Best) 11808/32845
Bridlington North 21467/32845
Filey 21501/32845
Hunmanby 21734/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 25466/32845
Driffield and Rural 25903/32845
Cayton 29781/32845
Seamer 30855/32845
Sherburn 31568/32845
Bridlington South (Worst) 4638/32845
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Your Health in Bridlington

If you are thinking of moving to Bridlington, 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 Bridlington 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
East Riding of Yorkshire (Bridlington) 1.24% 4.15% 14.46% 34.97% 45.19%
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48% 14.86% 34.93% 43.12%
North East Lincolnshire 1.35% 4.7% 14.9% 35.04% 44.01%
York 0.92% 3.22% 11.99% 34.19% 49.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bridlington Central and Old Town (Best) 10826/32845
Cayton 12484/32845
Hunmanby 12736/32845
Bridlington North 14672/32845
Seamer 15416/32845
Driffield and Rural 19744/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 21767/32845
Sherburn 21869/32845
Bridlington South 6431/32845
Filey (Worst) 9541/32845
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Deprivation in Bridlington

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 Bridlington. 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
Filey (Best) 10431/32845
Hunmanby 13969/32845
Sherburn 15462/32845
Bridlington North 16688/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 18578/32845
Cayton 19315/32845
Driffield and Rural 19842/32845
Seamer 22836/32845
Bridlington South 5485/32845
Bridlington Central and Old Town (Worst) 9150/32845

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