Moving to Dawlish, Devon? What you need to know

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Moving to Dawlish, Devon - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Dawlish in Devon? 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 Dawlish 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 Dawlish the land of milk and honey or are Chudleigh, Kingsteignton and Teignmouth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Dawlish

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 Dawlish. 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
Chudleigh 4
Kenn 4
Cockwood 3
Kenton 2
South Town 2
Cofton 1
Ideford 1
Harcombe 0
Gappah 0
Olchard 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Teignmouth West (Best) 18921/32845
Teignmouth Central 20462/32845
Teignmouth East 22133/32845
Kingsteignton West 22394/32845
Dawlish North East 22794/32845
Dawlish South West 23814/32845
Kingsteignton East 25761/32845
Chudleigh 28130/32845
Bishopsteignton 29947/32845
Kenton & Starcross (Worst) 30531/32845

Your Health in Dawlish

If you are thinking of moving to Dawlish, 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 Dawlish 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
Torbay 1.73% 5.82% 16.31% 34.44% 41.7%
Teignbridge (Dawlish) 1.25% 4.24% 14.68% 34.89% 44.94%
Exeter 1.1% 3.68% 11.95% 33.37% 49.91%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8% 13.32% 34.37% 47.41%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Teignmouth West (Best) 14506/32845
Dawlish North East 15107/32845
Teignmouth Central 16001/32845
Dawlish South West 17851/32845
Kingsteignton West 17896/32845
Teignmouth East 19758/32845
Kingsteignton East 20348/32845
Kenton & Starcross 20823/32845
Chudleigh 21668/32845
Bishopsteignton (Worst) 24298/32845

Deprivation in Dawlish

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 Dawlish. 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
Teignmouth West (Best) 12495/32845
Dawlish North East 14077/32845
Dawlish South West 15698/32845
Teignmouth Central 16885/32845
Kingsteignton West 18513/32845
Teignmouth East 19218/32845
Kenton & Starcross 20838/32845
Chudleigh 21646/32845
Kingsteignton East 21720/32845
Bishopsteignton (Worst) 28973/32845

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