Moving to East Ham, London? What you need to know

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Moving to East Ham, London - What you need to know
Moving to East Ham, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to East Ham 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 East Ham 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 East Ham the land of milk and honey or are Barking, Ilford and West Ham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in East Ham

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 East Ham. 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
Plashet 312
Forest Gate 301
Little Ilford 264
Manor Park 247
Ilford 219
Barking 187
Plaistow 182
Fair Cross 180
Wallend 174
Beckton 55

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

Ward Average rank in England
East Ham North (Best) 14063/32845
Plaistow North 13890/32845
Green Street East 12884/32845
Wall End 12724/32845
Green Street West 12172/32845
Boleyn 11626/32845
Manor Park 10868/32845
East Ham South 9914/32845
East Ham Central 8407/32845
Abbey (Worst) 8389/32845
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Your Health in East Ham

If you are thinking of moving to East Ham, 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 East Ham 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
Newham (East Ham) 1.48% 4.14% 11.31% 34.6% 48.47%
Waltham Forest 1.34% 3.89% 12.06% 35.61% 47.11%
Redbridge 1.15% 3.76% 12% 34.98% 48.12%
Barking and Dagenham 1.42% 4.67% 12.93% 33.74% 47.24%

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

Ward Average rank in England
East Ham North (Best) 22683/32845
East Ham Central 21165/32845
Green Street East 19940/32845
Boleyn 19670/32845
Wall End 17459/32845
Green Street West 16653/32845
Manor Park 15891/32845
Abbey 15872/32845
East Ham South 15259/32845
Plaistow North (Worst) 14488/32845

Deprivation in East Ham

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 East Ham. 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
East Ham North (Best) 10200/32845
Boleyn 9449/32845
Wall End 9412/32845
Green Street East 9386/32845
Green Street West 9146/32845
East Ham Central 9006/32845
Plaistow North 7945/32845
Manor Park 7933/32845
Abbey 7725/32845
East Ham South (Worst) 7470/32845

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