Moving to Budleigh Salterton, Devon? What you need to know

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Moving to Budleigh Salterton, Devon - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Budleigh Salterton in Devon? 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 Budleigh Salterton 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 Budleigh Salterton the land of milk and honey or are Exmouth, Sidmouth and Topsham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Budleigh Salterton

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 Budleigh Salterton. 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
Exmouth 46
Littleham 23
Budleigh Salterton 6
Little Knowle 6
Kersbrook 6
Newton Poppleford 1
Bridge End 1
Northmostown 1
North Star 0
Colaton Raleigh 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Exmouth Town (Best) 12955/32845
Exmouth Littleham 21006/32845
Exmouth Withycombe Raleigh 26668/32845
Ottery St Mary 27724/32845
Sidmouth Town 28318/32845
Exmouth Brixington 29116/32845
Exmouth Halsdon 29475/32845
Budleigh & Raleigh 30871/32845
Woodbury & Lympstone 31530/32845
Newton Poppleford & Harpford (Worst) 31563/32845
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Your Health in Budleigh Salterton

If you are thinking of moving to Budleigh Salterton, 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 Budleigh Salterton 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
Torbay 1.73% 5.82% 16.31% 34.44% 41.7%
Teignbridge 1.25% 4.24% 14.68% 34.89% 44.94%
East Devon (Budleigh Salterton) 1.13% 3.99% 15.07% 36.02% 43.79%
Exeter 1.1% 3.68% 11.95% 33.37% 49.91%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Exmouth Town (Best) 19704/32845
Exmouth Withycombe Raleigh 19833/32845
Exmouth Littleham 21366/32845
Exmouth Brixington 21834/32845
Exmouth Halsdon 23300/32845
Budleigh & Raleigh 25203/32845
Sidmouth Town 27453/32845
Ottery St Mary 28535/32845
Woodbury & Lympstone 28668/32845
Newton Poppleford & Harpford (Worst) 30943/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Budleigh Salterton

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 Budleigh Salterton. 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
Exmouth Town (Best) 16027/32845
Exmouth Withycombe Raleigh 19049/32845
Exmouth Littleham 21048/32845
Exmouth Brixington 22431/32845
Budleigh & Raleigh 24413/32845
Exmouth Halsdon 25063/32845
Ottery St Mary 25501/32845
Woodbury & Lympstone 25795/32845
Newton Poppleford & Harpford 27685/32845
Sidmouth Town (Worst) 28373/32845

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