Moving to Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Burton upon Trent 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 Burton upon Trent 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 Burton upon Trent the land of milk and honey or are Swadlincote, Ashby de la Zouch and Ashby Woulds a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Burton upon Trent

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 Burton upon Trent. 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
Newhall 61
Bretby 3
Horninglow 2
Shobnall 0
Drakelow 0
Beam Hill 0
Anslow 0
Rough Hay 0
Alder Moor 0
Cokhay Green 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burton (Best) 10387/32845
Anglesey 10804/32845
Shobnall 12219/32845
Winshill 13083/32845
Horninglow 16550/32845
Branston 24615/32845
Brizlincote 25559/32845
Repton 28900/32845
Eton Park 8806/32845
Stapenhill (Worst) 9440/32845

Your Health in Burton upon Trent

If you are thinking of moving to Burton upon Trent, 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 Burton upon Trent 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
Derby 1.31% 4.59% 14.15% 35% 44.96%
East Staffordshire (Burton upon Trent) 1.09% 3.85% 13.47% 35.72% 45.86%
North West Leicestershire 1.15% 3.99% 13.88% 35.52% 45.45%
South Derbyshire 1.05% 3.85% 13.05% 34.4% 47.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Anglesey (Best) 10593/32845
Horninglow 12993/32845
Winshill 13389/32845
Branston 18494/32845
Brizlincote 22633/32845
Repton 26185/32845
Burton 5213/32845
Stapenhill 8428/32845
Eton Park 8560/32845
Shobnall (Worst) 9053/32845

Deprivation in Burton upon Trent

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 Burton upon Trent. 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
Horninglow (Best) 14037/32845
Winshill 15029/32845
Branston 23498/32845
Repton 25416/32845
Brizlincote 27913/32845
Burton 7067/32845
Anglesey 7938/32845
Stapenhill 7969/32845
Eton Park 8162/32845
Shobnall (Worst) 8696/32845

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    Leek: Lock your windows and don’t make eye contact

  2. Leek… Don’t go near it!!!

    Leek… Don’t go near it!!!

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    Stoke-on-trent, more like Sh*thole-on-trent

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    Wombourne, the **** of South Staffordshire

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    Wombourne – lovely village with some buts…

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    Stoke On Trent – A place devoid of intelligence

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    Stafford truly is the new Crewe and then some!

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