Moving to Chorley, Lancashire? What you need to know

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Moving to Chorley, Lancashire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Chorley in Lancashire? 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 Chorley 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 Chorley the land of milk and honey or are Blackrod, Adlington and Leyland a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Chorley

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 Chorley. 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
Chorley 110
Birkacre 62
Hartwood 55
Heath Charnock 16
Euxton 11
Johnson’s Hillock 10
Lower Copthurst 10
Charnock Green 4
Bolton Green 3
Pincock 3

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chorley South East (Best) 11995/32845
Chorley North East 12431/32845
Chorley South West 13212/32845
Coppull 15890/32845
Chorley North West 19067/32845
Pennine 19641/32845
Chisnall 24218/32845
Astley and Buckshaw 25547/32845
Euxton South 30498/32845
Chorley East (Worst) 9885/32845
Reader Opinion:

Mawdesley: A tiny infestation of snobbish, obnoxious, inbred pricks

Your Health in Chorley

If you are thinking of moving to Chorley, 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 Chorley 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
Bolton 1.4% 5.23% 14.14% 33.88% 45.36%
Preston 1.32% 4.74% 13.26% 34.12% 46.56%
Chorley (Chorley) 1.22% 4.31% 13.27% 33.32% 47.88%
South Ribble 1.03% 4.1% 13.06% 34.12% 47.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Coppull (Best) 11239/32845
Chorley South East 12023/32845
Astley and Buckshaw 13847/32845
Euxton South 14216/32845
Chorley North West 15380/32845
Chisnall 20539/32845
Pennine 27205/32845
Chorley North East 6857/32845
Chorley East 7592/32845
Chorley South West (Worst) 9556/32845
Reader Opinion:

Mawdesley. Home to every boss you hated.

Deprivation in Chorley

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 Chorley. 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
Chorley North East (Best) 10352/32845
Chorley South West 11702/32845
Chorley South East 14019/32845
Coppull 15043/32845
Astley and Buckshaw 22324/32845
Chorley North West 22809/32845
Chisnall 24696/32845
Euxton South 27585/32845
Pennine 30173/32845
Chorley East (Worst) 8819/32845

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