Moving to Cirencester, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Cirencester, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Cirencester in Gloucestershire? 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 Cirencester 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 Cirencester the land of milk and honey or are Fairford, Minchinhampton and Cricklade a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Cirencester

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Cirencester. 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
Churn 39
Bowling Green 38
The Beeches 37
Watermoor 32
Cirencester 32
Stratton 12
Chesterton 2
Baunton 2
Siddington 0
Ampney Crucis 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Michael's (Best) 23454/32845
Abbey 23729/32845
Watermoor 24850/32845
Four Acres 26314/32845
The Beeches 28164/32845
New Mills 29442/32845
Siddington & Cerney Rural 29652/32845
Stratton 31865/32845
Chesterton 32059/32845
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Your Health in Cirencester

If you are thinking of moving to Cirencester, 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 Cirencester 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
Swindon 0.97% 3.61% 11.98% 35.18% 48.26%
Stroud 0.94% 3.35% 12.8% 35.21% 47.69%
Vale of White Horse 0.75% 2.61% 10.8% 33.98% 51.85%
Cotswold (Cirencester) 0.8% 3.01% 12.33% 35.07% 48.78%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Michael's (Best) 18612/32845
Watermoor 20214/32845
Chesterton 22481/32845
The Beeches 22628/32845
New Mills 25429/32845
Four Acres 26320/32845
Abbey 27678/32845
Siddington & Cerney Rural 28430/32845
Stratton 30551/32845
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Deprivation in Cirencester

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 Cirencester. 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
St Michael's (Best) 19477/32845
Watermoor 19754/32845
New Mills 20529/32845
The Beeches 20801/32845
Chesterton 23705/32845
Siddington & Cerney Rural 25232/32845
Four Acres 27091/32845
Abbey 27113/32845
Stratton 31999/32845

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