Moving to Chertsey, Surrey? What you need to know

Moving to Chertsey, Surrey - What you need to know
Moving to Chertsey, Surrey - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Chertsey a nice place to live?'' 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 Chertsey 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 Chertsey truly a nice place to live, or are Kingston upon Thames, Staines upon Thames and Weybridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Chertsey

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Chertsey. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Chertsey Meads 56
Addlestonemoor 49
Chertsey 48
Abbey Mead 37
Addlestone 32
Knowle Green 26
Shepperton 15
Shepperton Green 15
Laleham 13
Thames 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
Riverside and Laleham (Best) 23504/32845
Virginia Water 22612/32845
Ottershaw 19749/32845
Thorpe 19527/32845
New Haw 17098/32845
Chertsey St Ann's 15114/32845
Chertsey Riverside 15052/32845
Addlestone South 14281/32845
Addlestone North 14210/32845
Staines (Worst) 12993/32845
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Your Health in Chertsey

If you are thinking of moving to Chertsey, 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 Chertsey compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Elmbridge 0.66% 2.46%
Spelthorne 0.87% 3.23%
Woking 0.77% 2.62%
Runnymede (Chertsey) 0.75% 2.94%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Virginia Water (Best) 31226/32845
Riverside and Laleham 28427/32845
Thorpe 27772/32845
Addlestone North 25449/32845
Ottershaw 25214/32845
Staines 24872/32845
New Haw 24707/32845
Addlestone South 23678/32845
Chertsey Riverside 21932/32845
Chertsey St Ann's (Worst) 20709/32845
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Deprivation in Chertsey

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 Chertsey. 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
Virginia Water (Best) 28626/32845
Riverside and Laleham 26626/32845
Ottershaw 24699/32845
New Haw 23873/32845
Thorpe 23394/32845
Addlestone North 20724/32845
Addlestone South 20201/32845
Staines 19052/32845
Chertsey Riverside 18328/32845
Chertsey St Ann's (Worst) 18096/32845

Average rent in Chertsey

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Chertsey are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Chertsey.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Chertsey

If you are thinking of moving to Chertsey, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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