Moving to Burntwood, Staffordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Burntwood, Staffordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Burntwood in Staffordshire? 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 Burntwood 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 Burntwood the land of milk and honey or are Lichfield, Brownhills and Pelsall a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Burntwood

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 Burntwood. 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
Chasetown 6
Gorsley Ley 0
Burntwood 0
Chorley 0
Creswell Green 0
Edial 0
Burntwood Green 0
Chase Terrace 0
Goosemoor Green 0
Cold Well 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chasetown (Best) 14680/32845
Norton Canes 16633/32845
Brownhills 17448/32845
Hammerwich with Wall 20337/32845
Aldridge North and Walsall Wood 20422/32845
Boney Hay & Central 23013/32845
Chase Terrace 24828/32845
Rawnsley 25339/32845
Summerfield & All Saints 25394/32845
Highfield (Worst) 28650/32845
Reader Opinion:

Walsall, there are unfortunately no plus sides to living in this hell hole

Your Health in Burntwood

If you are thinking of moving to Burntwood, 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 Burntwood 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
Walsall 1.68% 5.56% 15.47% 35.14% 42.15%
Cannock Chase 1.52% 5.25% 14.46% 35.02% 43.74%
Lichfield (Burntwood) 1.19% 3.93% 13.17% 34.79% 46.92%
Tamworth 1.31% 4.43% 13.43% 35.23% 45.6%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Aldridge North and Walsall Wood (Best) 11248/32845
Rawnsley 13551/32845
Chasetown 14363/32845
Norton Canes 15895/32845
Summerfield & All Saints 17129/32845
Boney Hay & Central 17390/32845
Chase Terrace 20253/32845
Hammerwich with Wall 24828/32845
Highfield 25267/32845
Brownhills (Worst) 8869/32845
Reader Opinion:

Wolverhampton: the hidden wonders of trash

Deprivation in Burntwood

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 Burntwood. 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
Brownhills (Best) 10338/32845
Chasetown 10845/32845
Norton Canes 15199/32845
Rawnsley 16809/32845
Aldridge North and Walsall Wood 17714/32845
Summerfield & All Saints 18352/32845
Boney Hay & Central 20597/32845
Chase Terrace 23244/32845
Hammerwich with Wall 24322/32845
Highfield (Worst) 29084/32845

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