Moving to Droylsden, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Droylsden, Greater Manchester - What you need to know
Moving to Droylsden, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Droylsden in Greater Manchester? 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 Droylsden 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 Droylsden the land of milk and honey or are Ashton under Lyne, Audenshaw and Failsworth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Droylsden

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Droylsden. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Manchester and Ashton Canal 0
Greenside 0
Littlemoss 0
Crowhill 0
Ashton Canal 0
Fairfield 0
Droylsden 0
Audenshaw Reservoirs 0
Hooley Hill 0
Audenshaw 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Droylsden West (Best) 7558/32845
Droylsden East 7131/32845
Audenshaw 7065/32845
Ashton Waterloo 6297/32845
Failsworth West 6256/32845
St Peter's 5966/32845
Failsworth East 4518/32845
Clayton & Openshaw 1906/32845
Gorton & Abbey Hey 1362/32845
Miles Platting & Newton Heath (Worst) 1034/32845
Reader Opinion:

Failsworth: a town of hard working individuals & lazy inbred pond life

Your Health in Droylsden

If you are thinking of moving to Droylsden, 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 Droylsden 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
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Tameside (Droylsden) 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%
Trafford 1.13% 4.09% 12.16% 31.64% 50.97%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Failsworth East (Best) 7821/32845
Failsworth West 7768/32845
Audenshaw 7472/32845
Droylsden West 6651/32845
Droylsden East 5887/32845
Ashton Waterloo 5653/32845
St Peter's 3130/32845
Gorton & Abbey Hey 2519/32845
Miles Platting & Newton Heath 922/32845
Clayton & Openshaw (Worst) 892/32845
Reader Opinion:

Oldham - Drugs, Grooming and early death

Deprivation in Droylsden

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 Droylsden. 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
Audenshaw (Best) 11233/32845
Failsworth West 10837/32845
Ashton Waterloo 9485/32845
Failsworth East 9453/32845
Droylsden West 9050/32845
Droylsden East 8425/32845
St Peter's 4388/32845
Gorton & Abbey Hey 2117/32845
Clayton & Openshaw 1460/32845
Miles Platting & Newton Heath (Worst) 1103/32845

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