Moving to Camberley, Surrey? What you need to know

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Moving to Camberley, Surrey - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Camberley in Surrey? 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 Camberley 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 Camberley the land of milk and honey or are Sandhurst, Blackwater and Hawley and Yateley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Camberley

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 Camberley. 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
Frimley 66
York Town 64
Camberley 64
Crawley Hill 64
Frimley Ridge 42
College Town 41
Frogmore 28
Heatherside 21
High Curley 7
Bagshot Heath 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
Town (Best) 15146/32845
Watchetts 18268/32845
St Michaels 19201/32845
Old Dean 21299/32845
Bagshot 21546/32845
Frimley 25682/32845
Frimley Green 27123/32845
Parkside 29103/32845
College Town 29332/32845
St Pauls (Worst) 30990/32845
Reader Opinion:

Farnborough: It isn't a nice place, a cesspool of human filth is better description

Your Health in Camberley

If you are thinking of moving to Camberley, 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 Camberley 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
Bracknell Forest 0.72% 2.53% 10.06% 34.29% 52.4%
Rushmoor 0.82% 2.8% 10.77% 35.54% 50.07%
Surrey Heath (Camberley) 0.74% 2.49% 10% 33.3% 53.47%
Runnymede 0.75% 2.94% 10.89% 34.1% 51.32%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Michaels (Best) 17563/32845
Town 19800/32845
Old Dean 22810/32845
Watchetts 24621/32845
Frimley 24905/32845
Frimley Green 25440/32845
Bagshot 27572/32845
Parkside 30238/32845
College Town 30287/32845
St Pauls (Worst) 31896/32845
Reader Opinion:

Woking: good train links to London apart from that it's a sh*thole

Deprivation in Camberley

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 Camberley. 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
Town (Best) 19488/32845
St Michaels 19640/32845
Old Dean 20162/32845
Watchetts 22829/32845
Frimley 25464/32845
Frimley Green 27631/32845
Bagshot 27742/32845
College Town 28571/32845
Parkside 30909/32845
St Pauls (Worst) 31540/32845

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