Moving to Clun, Shropshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Clun, Shropshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Clun in Shropshire? 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 Clun 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 Clun the land of milk and honey or are Bishop's Castle, Craven Arms and Knighton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Clun

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 Clun. 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
Bishop’s Castle 5
Cabin 5
Castlegreen 5
Knighton 4
Panpunton 4
Teme 4
Nether Skyborry 2
Garth 2
Bucknell 1
Bedstone 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Kerry (Best) 1423/32845
Presteigne 1448/32845
Beguildy 1601/32845
Churchstoke 1738/32845
Montgomery 1797/32845
Chirbury and Worthen 27100/32845
Bishop's Castle 29643/32845
Corvedale 29749/32845
Clun 30700/32845
Knighton (Worst) 978/32845

Your Health in Clun

If you are thinking of moving to Clun, 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 Clun 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
Shropshire (Clun) 1.13% 3.91% 13.55% 34.92% 46.49%
Telford and Wrekin 1.42% 4.81% 13.57% 34.32% 45.87%
Wyre Forest 1.36% 4.64% 15.19% 35.19% 43.61%
Malvern Hills 1.36% 3.94% 14.06% 35.07% 45.57%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Presteigne (Best) 1192/32845
Churchstoke 1203/32845
Montgomery 1324/32845
Knighton 1342/32845
Beguildy 1454/32845
Kerry 1748/32845
Bishop's Castle 22833/32845
Chirbury and Worthen 25082/32845
Clun 25835/32845
Corvedale (Worst) 26744/32845

Deprivation in Clun

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 Clun. 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
Churchstoke (Best) 1047/32845
Corvedale 12263/32845
Kerry 1259/32845
Bishop's Castle 12648/32845
Knighton 1289/32845
Chirbury and Worthen 12966/32845
Montgomery 1312/32845
Clun 13937/32845
Presteigne 1409/32845
Beguildy (Worst) 830/32845

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