Moving to Chafford Hundred, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to Chafford Hundred, Essex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Chafford Hundred in Essex? 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 Chafford Hundred 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 Chafford Hundred the land of milk and honey or are Grays, West Thurrock and Swanscombe and Greenhithe a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Chafford Hundred

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Chafford Hundred. 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
Little Thurrock 141
Grays 87
Tilbury 74
Biggin 71
South Ockendon 59
North Stifford 57
South Stifford 55
Lakeside 46
Aveley 39
Baker Street 16

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

Ward Average rank in England
Little Thurrock Blackshots (Best) 13110/32845
Grays Thurrock 14762/32845
Stifford Clays 16361/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory 17140/32845
South Chafford 22254/32845
Chafford and North Stifford 23516/32845
Belhus 5913/32845
Grays Riverside 8573/32845
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park 8753/32845
West Thurrock and South Stifford (Worst) 9150/32845
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Your Health in Chafford Hundred

If you are thinking of moving to Chafford Hundred, 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 Chafford Hundred 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
Bexley 1.09% 3.74% 12.51% 34.68% 47.98%
Thurrock (Chafford Hundred) 1.03% 3.73% 12.29% 34.74% 48.2%
Gravesham 1.1% 4.03% 13.4% 34.97% 46.5%
Dartford 1.03% 3.4% 12.16% 34.86% 48.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park (Best) 13867/32845
Belhus 13879/32845
Stifford Clays 16765/32845
Grays Thurrock 17886/32845
West Thurrock and South Stifford 18880/32845
Grays Riverside 19120/32845
Little Thurrock Blackshots 21506/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory 24653/32845
Chafford and North Stifford 25508/32845
South Chafford (Worst) 27140/32845
Reader Opinion:

Dartford - I escaped

Deprivation in Chafford Hundred

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 Chafford Hundred. 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
West Thurrock and South Stifford (Best) 11894/32845
Grays Riverside 13618/32845
Grays Thurrock 15409/32845
Stifford Clays 16109/32845
Little Thurrock Blackshots 18395/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory 23408/32845
Chafford and North Stifford 25246/32845
South Chafford 27515/32845
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park 7198/32845
Belhus (Worst) 8059/32845

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