Moving to Eastbourne, East Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Eastbourne, East Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Eastbourne in East Sussex? 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 Eastbourne 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 Eastbourne the land of milk and honey or are Brighton, Hailsham and Polegate a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Eastbourne

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Eastbourne. 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
Langney 1
Hampden Park 1
Meads 0
Downside 0
Beachy Head 0
South Downs 0
Foulride Green 0
Mill Hill 0
Hankham 0
Wannock 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Langney (Best) 13111/32845
Hampden Park 14165/32845
St Anthony's 17672/32845
Upperton 18126/32845
Old Town 18541/32845
Sovereign 23673/32845
Ratton 24401/32845
Herstmonceux & Pevensey Levels 25427/32845
Upper Willingdon 26210/32845
Devonshire (Worst) 6868/32845
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Your Health in Eastbourne

If you are thinking of moving to Eastbourne, 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 Eastbourne 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
Hastings 1.72% 5.72% 15.82% 36.24% 40.5%
Eastbourne (Eastbourne) 1.45% 4.74% 15.34% 35.4% 43.07%
Wealden 0.96% 3.49% 13.03% 34.93% 47.59%
Rother 1.41% 4.93% 16.51% 36.6% 40.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Devonshire (Best) 11158/32845
Langney 12401/32845
St Anthony's 15029/32845
Upperton 15544/32845
Ratton 19787/32845
Sovereign 21914/32845
Old Town 21990/32845
Upper Willingdon 25334/32845
Herstmonceux & Pevensey Levels 26660/32845
Hampden Park (Worst) 9663/32845
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Deprivation in Eastbourne

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 Eastbourne. 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
St Anthony's (Best) 15468/32845
Upperton 16560/32845
Sovereign 17225/32845
Herstmonceux & Pevensey Levels 20831/32845
Ratton 21293/32845
Old Town 23383/32845
Upper Willingdon 26117/32845
Hampden Park 8261/32845
Langney 8271/32845
Devonshire (Worst) 8361/32845

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