Moving to Consett, Durham? What you need to know

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Moving to Consett, Durham - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Consett in Durham? 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 Consett 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 Consett the land of milk and honey or are Stanley, Tow Law and Prudhoe a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Consett

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 Consett. 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
Leadgate 79
Crookhall 77
Bridgehill 69
Consett 69
Blackhill 69
Benfieldside 34
Iveston 28
Templetown 25
Shotley Bridge 17
Knitsley 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Consett South (Best) 10362/32845
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill 14405/32845
Consett North 15008/32845
Leadgate and Medomsley 15089/32845
Delves Lane 15670/32845
Benfieldside 19676/32845
Burnopfield and Dipton 23675/32845
Lanchester 23952/32845
South Tynedale 25858/32845
Annfield Plain (Worst) 9483/32845
Reader Opinion:

Consett, the inbred pissy-mattress furnished capital of the North

Your Health in Consett

If you are thinking of moving to Consett, 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 Consett 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
County Durham (Consett) 1.82% 6.35% 16.06% 33.43% 42.35%
Sunderland 1.99% 6.59% 15.95% 32.87% 42.6%
Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.28% 13.57% 31.8% 47.8%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burnopfield and Dipton (Best) 10049/32845
Benfieldside 10859/32845
Lanchester 12986/32845
South Tynedale 18623/32845
Consett South 4515/32845
Annfield Plain 4945/32845
Consett North 6576/32845
Delves Lane 7354/32845
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill 7712/32845
Leadgate and Medomsley (Worst) 8844/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stanley, County Durham: Bleak, Depressing, Godawful.

Deprivation in Consett

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 Consett. 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
Leadgate and Medomsley (Best) 11904/32845
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill 12259/32845
Delves Lane 12452/32845
Consett North 12513/32845
South Tynedale 16118/32845
Benfieldside 16219/32845
Burnopfield and Dipton 19170/32845
Lanchester 20623/32845
Annfield Plain 6177/32845
Consett South (Worst) 8029/32845

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