Moving to Calne, Wiltshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Calne, Wiltshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Calne in Wiltshire? 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 Calne 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 Calne the land of milk and honey or are Chippenham, Devizes and Melksham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Calne

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 Calne. 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
Calne Marsh 38
Calne 33
Ratford 6
Low Bridge 4
Mile Elm 2
Buck Hill 2
Stockley 2
Broad’s Green 1
Cherhill 0
Compton Bassett 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Calne Central (Best) 17946/32845
Calne Chilvester and Abberd 18692/32845
Chippenham Monkton 21455/32845
Calne North 22855/32845
Calne South and Cherhill 23501/32845
Chippenham Hardens and England 24807/32845
Calne Rural 26487/32845
Urchfont and The Cannings 29564/32845
Lyneham 30832/32845
Chippenham Pewsham (Worst) 31368/32845
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Your Health in Calne

If you are thinking of moving to Calne, 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 Calne 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
Wiltshire (Calne) 0.87% 3.18% 12.15% 34.05% 49.75%
South Gloucestershire 0.93% 3.26% 11.77% 34.89% 49.15%
Swindon 0.97% 3.61% 11.98% 35.18% 48.26%
Bath and North East Somerset 0.91% 3.31% 11.85% 33.43% 50.5%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Calne Central (Best) 16398/32845
Calne Chilvester and Abberd 17216/32845
Calne North 20010/32845
Chippenham Hardens and England 21826/32845
Calne South and Cherhill 22692/32845
Chippenham Monkton 23703/32845
Calne Rural 25624/32845
Lyneham 27082/32845
Chippenham Pewsham 27452/32845
Urchfont and The Cannings (Worst) 30018/32845
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Deprivation in Calne

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 Calne. 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
Calne Chilvester and Abberd (Best) 15513/32845
Calne Central 15788/32845
Calne North 18107/32845
Calne South and Cherhill 20560/32845
Calne Rural 21148/32845
Chippenham Hardens and England 21879/32845
Urchfont and The Cannings 22057/32845
Lyneham 24075/32845
Chippenham Monkton 24848/32845
Chippenham Pewsham (Worst) 30233/32845

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