Moving to Egham, Surrey? What you need to know

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Moving to Egham, Surrey - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Egham in Surrey? 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 Egham 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 Egham the land of milk and honey or are Chertsey, Kingston upon Thames and Staines upon Thames a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Egham

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Egham. 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
Staines 72
Knowle Green 48
Egham 24
Thames 23
Englefield Green 19
Cooper’s Hill 18
Bishopsgate 16
Beaumont 10
Horton 7
Colne Brook 4

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

Ward Average rank in England
Staines (Best) 12993/32845
Englefield Green West 13691/32845
Staines South 18093/32845
Egham Town 18544/32845
Egham Hythe 19483/32845
Thorpe 19527/32845
Englefield Green East 19737/32845
Old Windsor 20544/32845
Virginia Water 22612/32845
Riverside and Laleham (Worst) 23504/32845
Reader Opinion:

Staines, the town that died of shame

Your Health in Egham

If you are thinking of moving to Egham, 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 Egham 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
Slough 0.99% 3.5% 11.62% 35.99% 47.9%
Spelthorne 0.87% 3.23% 12.04% 35.82% 48.04%
Woking 0.77% 2.62% 10.27% 34.57% 51.78%
Runnymede (Egham) 0.75% 2.94% 10.89% 34.1% 51.32%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Staines South (Best) 21510/32845
Egham Hythe 21816/32845
Englefield Green West 23362/32845
Egham Town 24790/32845
Staines 24872/32845
Thorpe 27772/32845
Riverside and Laleham 28427/32845
Old Windsor 29809/32845
Englefield Green East 30022/32845
Virginia Water (Worst) 31226/32845
Reader Opinion:

How to fit in around Ashford or Stanwell

Deprivation in Egham

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 Egham. 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
Staines South (Best) 17263/32845
Staines 19052/32845
Englefield Green West 19782/32845
Egham Hythe 19844/32845
Thorpe 23394/32845
Egham Town 23400/32845
Riverside and Laleham 26626/32845
Englefield Green East 27813/32845
Old Windsor 28033/32845
Virginia Water (Worst) 28626/32845

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