Moving to Dawley, Shropshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Dawley, Shropshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Dawley 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 Dawley 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 Dawley the land of milk and honey or are Oakengates, Telford and Wellington a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Dawley

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 Dawley. 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
Telford 121
Town Park 118
Town Centre 118
Malinslee 118
Little Dawley 92
Dalwey 88
Hollinswood 85
Lawley 57
Horsehay 46
Doseley 31

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

Ward Average rank in England
The Nedge (Best) 10885/32845
Dawley & Aqueduct 10962/32845
Ketley & Overdale 13274/32845
St Georges 14534/32845
Ironbridge Gorge 15437/32845
Woodside 1744/32845
Horsehay & Lightmoor 18703/32845
Brookside 3090/32845
Malinslee & Dawley Bank 4970/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill (Worst) 8639/32845
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Your Health in Dawley

If you are thinking of moving to Dawley, 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 Dawley 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
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53% 15.67% 35.34% 41.79%
Telford and Wrekin (Dawley) 1.42% 4.81% 13.57% 34.32% 45.87%
Cannock Chase 1.52% 5.25% 14.46% 35.02% 43.74%
South Staffordshire 1.27% 4.1% 13.78% 35.5% 45.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Georges (Best) 12006/32845
Ketley & Overdale 12524/32845
Horsehay & Lightmoor 13254/32845
Woodside 4515/32845
Malinslee & Dawley Bank 5183/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill 6151/32845
Brookside 7164/32845
Dawley & Aqueduct 8648/32845
Ironbridge Gorge 9213/32845
The Nedge (Worst) 9540/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Dawley

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 Dawley. 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
The Nedge (Best) 10473/32845
Dawley & Aqueduct 11728/32845
Ironbridge Gorge 14039/32845
Ketley & Overdale 15993/32845
St Georges 16861/32845
Woodside 1804/32845
Horsehay & Lightmoor 18829/32845
Malinslee & Dawley Bank 5258/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill 7804/32845
Brookside (Worst) 8288/32845

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