Moving to Broadstairs, Kent? What you need to know

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Moving to Broadstairs, Kent - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Broadstairs in Kent? 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 Broadstairs 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 Broadstairs the land of milk and honey or are Margate, Ramsgate and Westgate on Sea a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Broadstairs

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 Broadstairs. 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
Dumpton 275
Ramsgate 154
Northwood 148
Bromstone 126
St Lawrence 108
Broadstairs 84
St Peter’s 83
Reading Street 82
Isle of Thanet 76
Haine 43

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

Ward Average rank in England
Cliftonville East (Best) 11328/32845
Viking 11411/32845
Beacon Road 12442/32845
St Peters 14015/32845
Kingsgate 17053/32845
Central Harbour 1904/32845
Bradstowe 19747/32845
Northwood 2461/32845
Eastcliff 2773/32845
Sir Moses Montefiore (Worst) 7497/32845
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Your Health in Broadstairs

If you are thinking of moving to Broadstairs, 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 Broadstairs 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
Thanet (Broadstairs) 1.7% 5.8% 16.68% 35.11% 40.72%
Canterbury 1.12% 4.06% 13.37% 34.63% 46.82%
Shepway 1.49% 4.93% 15.25% 36.12% 42.21%
Dover 1.33% 4.96% 14.99% 35.35% 43.37%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sir Moses Montefiore (Best) 12135/32845
Beacon Road 12923/32845
Cliftonville East 16363/32845
St Peters 16760/32845
Viking 19698/32845
Bradstowe 22145/32845
Kingsgate 24876/32845
Northwood 4998/32845
Eastcliff 7345/32845
Central Harbour (Worst) 9187/32845
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Deprivation in Broadstairs

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 Broadstairs. 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
Beacon Road (Best) 11637/32845
Sir Moses Montefiore 12602/32845
Cliftonville East 17326/32845
Viking 19266/32845
St Peters 19450/32845
Kingsgate 21109/32845
Bradstowe 22418/32845
Eastcliff 4474/32845
Northwood 4596/32845
Central Harbour (Worst) 6267/32845

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