Moving to Bromsgrove, Worcestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Bromsgrove, Worcestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Bromsgrove in Worcestershire? 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 Bromsgrove 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 Bromsgrove the land of milk and honey or are Halesowen, Droitwich Spa and Redditch a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Bromsgrove

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 Bromsgrove. 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
Stoney Hill 84
Bromsgrove 69
Sidemoor 68
Aston Fields 53
Charford 42
Catshill 25
Burcot 13
Alfred’s Well 9
Finstall 6
Tutnall 6

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

Ward Average rank in England
Charford (Best) 12270/32845
Hill Top 13120/32845
Sanders Park 14232/32845
Perryfields 16244/32845
Bromsgrove Central 17090/32845
Lowes Hill 17704/32845
Slideslow 25140/32845
Aston Fields 25901/32845
Sidemoor 7955/32845
Reader Opinion:

Northfield, Birmingham, the worst place anybody could wish to live

Your Health in Bromsgrove

If you are thinking of moving to Bromsgrove, 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 Bromsgrove 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
Dudley 1.42% 5.09% 15.28% 35.76% 42.45%
Stratford-on-Avon 0.88% 3.36% 12.71% 34.83% 48.22%
Redditch 1.23% 4.18% 12.96% 34.86% 46.77%
Bromsgrove (Bromsgrove) 1.1% 3.72% 12.69% 33.43% 49.05%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sidemoor (Best) 13321/32845
Sanders Park 15020/32845
Charford 17265/32845
Lowes Hill 17355/32845
Perryfields 17551/32845
Bromsgrove Central 20879/32845
Hill Top 24812/32845
Aston Fields 27908/32845
Slideslow 29329/32845
Reader Opinion:

Evesham, It's the worst of the worst no doubt about it.

Deprivation in Bromsgrove

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 Bromsgrove. 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
Sidemoor (Best) 14801/32845
Charford 16781/32845
Perryfields 17709/32845
Sanders Park 17865/32845
Hill Top 21657/32845
Lowes Hill 21690/32845
Bromsgrove Central 23237/32845
Aston Fields 28596/32845
Slideslow 31203/32845

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