Moving to Edgware, London? What you need to know

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

So you are thinking of moving to Edgware 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 Edgware 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 Edgware the land of milk and honey or are Harrow, Hendon and Elstree a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Edgware

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 Edgware. 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
Burnt Oak 139
Colindale 115
Belmont 82
Little Stanmore 79
Holders Hill 79
Edgware 73
Canons Park 65
Mill Hill 52
Barnet Gate 15
Arkley 8

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

Ward Average rank in England
Queensbury (Best) 20573/32845
Stanmore Park 20044/32845
Canons 19856/32845
Hale 16839/32845
Edgware 16619/32845
Colindale 13951/32845
Queensbury 12798/32845
Edgware 11677/32845
Fryent 10433/32845
Burnt Oak (Worst) 9912/32845
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Your Health in Edgware

If you are thinking of moving to Edgware, 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 Edgware 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
Ealing 1.22% 3.79% 11.35% 34.48% 49.16%
Barnet (Edgware) 1.14% 3.42% 10.99% 32.97% 51.48%
Harrow 1.1% 3.47% 11.85% 36% 47.58%
Three Rivers 0.84% 3.06% 11.19% 34.21% 50.7%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Queensbury (Best) 30638/32845
Edgware 29424/32845
Canons 28851/32845
Stanmore Park 27997/32845
Hale 27737/32845
Edgware 27443/32845
Fryent 24633/32845
Colindale 24619/32845
Queensbury 24484/32845
Burnt Oak (Worst) 21769/32845
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Deprivation in Edgware

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 Edgware. 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
Queensbury (Best) 20942/32845
Edgware 20311/32845
Canons 20088/32845
Hale 19359/32845
Stanmore Park 18565/32845
Edgware 16670/32845
Fryent 15060/32845
Queensbury 14817/32845
Colindale 11352/32845
Burnt Oak (Worst) 9288/32845

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