Moving to Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Droitwich Spa in Worcestershire? 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 Droitwich Spa 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 Droitwich Spa the land of milk and honey or are Bromsgrove, Stourport on Severn and Worcester a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Droitwich Spa

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 Droitwich Spa. 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
Droitwich Spa 59
Droitwich Canal 52
Berry Hill 46
Chawson 24
Hampton Lovett 19
Hadzor 18
Copcut 9
Rashwood 9
Shernal Green 8
Henbrook 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
Droitwich West (Best) 11110/32845
Droitwich Central 12588/32845
Droitwich South West 19134/32845
Droitwich East 22014/32845
Warndon Parish North 24088/32845
Bowbrook 25845/32845
Avoncroft 27678/32845
Droitwich South East 30820/32845
Warndon 4294/32845
Dodderhill (Worst) 8565/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bromyard known by the locals as "bumrod"

Your Health in Droitwich Spa

If you are thinking of moving to Droitwich Spa, 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 Droitwich Spa 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
Wyre Forest 1.36% 4.64% 15.19% 35.19% 43.61%
Wychavon (Droitwich Spa) 0.98% 3.71% 13.35% 35.61% 46.36%
Malvern Hills 1.36% 3.94% 14.06% 35.07% 45.57%
Worcester 1.03% 3.83% 12.78% 34.93% 47.44%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Droitwich Central (Best) 11434/32845
Droitwich West 13317/32845
Droitwich East 19668/32845
Dodderhill 20598/32845
Warndon Parish North 20967/32845
Droitwich South West 21661/32845
Avoncroft 25056/32845
Bowbrook 29995/32845
Droitwich South East 31495/32845
Warndon (Worst) 5110/32845
Reader Opinion:

Evesham - most women wouldn't think twice about nicking your husband!

Deprivation in Droitwich Spa

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 Droitwich Spa. 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
Droitwich Central (Best) 12400/32845
Dodderhill 15511/32845
Droitwich East 19401/32845
Droitwich South West 21677/32845
Bowbrook 24533/32845
Warndon Parish North 26402/32845
Avoncroft 26635/32845
Droitwich South East 31093/32845
Warndon 4675/32845
Droitwich West (Worst) 8378/32845

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