Moving to Eye, Suffolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Eye, Suffolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Eye in Suffolk? 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 Eye 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 Eye the land of milk and honey or are Diss, Redenhall with Harleston and Framlingham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Eye

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 Eye. 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
Great Green 32
Langton Green 4
Eye 4
Cranley 3
Cross Street 3
Oakley Park 2
Heckfield Green 1
Brome 1
South Green 0
Oakley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Palgrave (Best) 21398/32845
Gislingham 22079/32845
Bacton 22499/32845
Diss & Roydon 22641/32845
Rickinghall 26400/32845
Bressingham & Burston 26550/32845
Mendlesham 26923/32845
Eye 27603/32845
Stradbroke & Laxfield 30023/32845
Hoxne & Worlingworth (Worst) 30894/32845
Reader Opinion:

Diss, at least it sounds like a nice place

Your Health in Eye

If you are thinking of moving to Eye, 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 Eye 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
Breckland 1.18% 4.31% 14.99% 37.29% 42.22%
Ipswich 1.14% 3.92% 13.53% 35.84% 45.56%
South Norfolk 1.02% 3.46% 13.37% 35.8% 46.35%
Mid Suffolk (Eye) 0.83% 3.12% 12.85% 35.31% 47.88%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Diss & Roydon (Best) 22308/32845
Bressingham & Burston 22321/32845
Palgrave 25415/32845
Bacton 26204/32845
Rickinghall 27025/32845
Eye 28421/32845
Mendlesham 29030/32845
Gislingham 29764/32845
Stradbroke & Laxfield 31792/32845
Hoxne & Worlingworth (Worst) 31942/32845

Deprivation in Eye

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 Eye. 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
Bressingham & Burston (Best) 13579/32845
Palgrave 16798/32845
Hoxne & Worlingworth 16817/32845
Bacton 18602/32845
Gislingham 18655/32845
Eye 18688/32845
Mendlesham 18879/32845
Diss & Roydon 18984/32845
Rickinghall 20295/32845
Stradbroke & Laxfield (Worst) 22396/32845

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