Moving to Ealing, London? What you need to know

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Moving to Ealing, London - What you need to know
Moving to Ealing, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ealing in London? 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 Ealing 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 Ealing the land of milk and honey or are Acton, Brentford and Wembley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ealing

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 Ealing. 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
Lower Place 147
Stonebridge 147
Acton 122
Ealing 110
Acton Green 109
Hanwell 103
Park Royal 91
Alperton 81
Grand Union Canal 78
Brent 60

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ealing Broadway (Best) 17307/32845
Cleveland 16833/32845
Hobbayne 15757/32845
Turnham Green 15457/32845
Northfield 15131/32845
Walpole 13519/32845
Acton Central 11553/32845
South Acton 10264/32845
Ealing Common 9397/32845
Brentford (Worst) 7892/32845
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Your Health in Ealing

If you are thinking of moving to Ealing, 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 Ealing 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
Brent 1.38% 3.96% 11.8% 34.76% 48.1%
Ealing (Ealing) 1.22% 3.79% 11.35% 34.48% 49.16%
Hounslow 1.11% 3.58% 11.24% 35.07% 49%
Hammersmith and Fulham 1.3% 3.58% 9.42% 29.25% 56.46%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Turnham Green (Best) 26366/32845
Northfield 24361/32845
Walpole 23448/32845
Ealing Broadway 23057/32845
Cleveland 21877/32845
Ealing Common 21164/32845
Hobbayne 19268/32845
Brentford 17535/32845
Acton Central 17521/32845
South Acton (Worst) 15080/32845
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Deprivation in Ealing

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 Ealing. 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
Northfield (Best) 21634/32845
Turnham Green 20671/32845
Walpole 20237/32845
Ealing Broadway 19131/32845
Cleveland 16268/32845
Ealing Common 14540/32845
Hobbayne 13011/32845
Acton Central 12924/32845
Brentford 10521/32845
South Acton (Worst) 10049/32845

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