Moving to Eton, Berkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Eton, Berkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Eton in Berkshire? 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 Eton 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 Eton the land of milk and honey or are Slough, Windsor and Egham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Eton

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 Eton. 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
Grand Union Canal 233
Manor Park 190
Salt Hill 169
Chalvey 108
Eton 58
Spital 43
South Field 16
Thames 15
Eton Wick 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
Upton (Best) 10167/32845
Eton & Castle 12798/32845
Cippenham Meadows 13348/32845
Cippenham Green 14950/32845
Clewer & Dedworth East 18386/32845
Old Windsor 20544/32845
Clewer East 20815/32845
Clewer & Dedworth West 22379/32845
Central 7286/32845
Chalvey (Worst) 8450/32845
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Your Health in Eton

If you are thinking of moving to Eton, 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 Eton 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%
Wycombe 0.78% 2.71% 10.75% 34.21% 51.55%
Windsor and Maidenhead (Eton) 0.75% 2.68% 9.85% 32.22% 54.51%
South Bucks 0.84% 2.93% 10.51% 33.3% 52.42%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chalvey (Best) 10506/32845
Central 14470/32845
Cippenham Meadows 15195/32845
Cippenham Green 16802/32845
Upton 19672/32845
Clewer East 22790/32845
Clewer & Dedworth East 22873/32845
Clewer & Dedworth West 26800/32845
Eton & Castle 28210/32845
Old Windsor (Worst) 29809/32845
Reader Opinion:

Slough, If the Earth needed an enema, this where they'd insert the tube

Deprivation in Eton

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 Eton. 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
Central (Best) 11022/32845
Cippenham Meadows 13746/32845
Upton 15711/32845
Cippenham Green 17192/32845
Clewer & Dedworth East 22701/32845
Eton & Castle 25934/32845
Clewer East 26018/32845
Clewer & Dedworth West 26493/32845
Old Windsor 28033/32845
Chalvey (Worst) 9268/32845

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