Moving to Brierley, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Brierley, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Brierley 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 Brierley 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 Brierley the land of milk and honey or are Hemsworth, South Elmsall and South Kirkby and Moorthorpe a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Brierley

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of September 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Brierley. 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
Hemsworth 57
Upper Cudworth 54
Belle Green 53
South Kirkby 35
Royd Moor 29
South Hiendley 28
Brierley 27
Grimethorpe 24
Newstead 20
Felkirk 10

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

Ward Average rank in England
North East (Best) 10246/32845
Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton 12682/32845
Crofton, Ryhill and Walton 13423/32845
St Helens 4352/32845
Royston 5993/32845
South Elmsall and South Kirkby 6167/32845
Monk Bretton 6463/32845
Hemsworth 6857/32845
Darfield 7175/32845
Cudworth (Worst) 8566/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kirkby - Merseyside (what a sh*thole!)

Your Health in Brierley

If you are thinking of moving to Brierley, 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 Brierley 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
Wakefield 1.7% 5.99% 15.53% 34.04% 42.75%
Doncaster 1.64% 5.62% 15.13% 34.05% 43.56%
Barnsley (Brierley) 1.79% 6.61% 16.42% 33.58% 41.6%
Selby 0.97% 3.6% 12.77% 34.3% 48.35%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Crofton, Ryhill and Walton (Best) 11251/32845
Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton 11294/32845
St Helens 2959/32845
Darfield 4144/32845
Hemsworth 4418/32845
North East 4606/32845
Monk Bretton 5863/32845
South Elmsall and South Kirkby 5920/32845
Royston 7083/32845
Cudworth (Worst) 7444/32845
Reader Opinion:

Kirkby - the bastard cousin of Liverpool

Deprivation in Brierley

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 Brierley. 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
Crofton, Ryhill and Walton (Best) 14484/32845
Ackworth, North Elmsall and Upton 14632/32845
St Helens 3611/32845
Hemsworth 5792/32845
South Elmsall and South Kirkby 6879/32845
North East 7853/32845
Monk Bretton 7979/32845
Darfield 8540/32845
Cudworth 9566/32845
Royston (Worst) 9638/32845
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