Moving to Driffield, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Driffield, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Driffield in Yorkshire? 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 Driffield 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 Driffield the land of milk and honey or are Beverley, Bridlington and Hornsea a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Driffield

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 Driffield. 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
Driffield 24
Kelleythorpe 4
Little Driffield 1
Langtoft 1
Cranswick 1
Church End 0
Southburn 0
Kilham 0
Rudston 0
Lissett 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Minster and Woodmansey (Best) 20166/32845
Hunmanby 21734/32845
St Mary's 24805/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 25466/32845
Driffield and Rural 25903/32845
Wolds Weighton 29061/32845
Beverley Rural 30628/32845
Wolds 31528/32845
Sherburn 31568/32845
Bridlington South (Worst) 4638/32845
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Your Health in Driffield

If you are thinking of moving to Driffield, 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 Driffield 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
East Riding of Yorkshire (Driffield) 1.24% 4.15% 14.46% 34.97% 45.19%
Kingston upon Hull, City of 1.61% 5.48% 14.86% 34.93% 43.12%
North East Lincolnshire 1.35% 4.7% 14.9% 35.04% 44.01%
York 0.92% 3.22% 11.99% 34.19% 49.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hunmanby (Best) 12736/32845
Driffield and Rural 19744/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 21767/32845
Sherburn 21869/32845
Minster and Woodmansey 22830/32845
St Mary's 25028/32845
Wolds 25299/32845
Wolds Weighton 26706/32845
Beverley Rural 28146/32845
Bridlington South (Worst) 6431/32845
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Deprivation in Driffield

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 Driffield. 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
Wolds (Best) 12855/32845
Hunmanby 13969/32845
Sherburn 15462/32845
East Wolds and Coastal 18578/32845
Driffield and Rural 19842/32845
Minster and Woodmansey 21219/32845
Wolds Weighton 22562/32845
St Mary's 26408/32845
Beverley Rural 27735/32845
Bridlington South (Worst) 5485/32845

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