Moving to Farnborough, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Farnborough, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Farnborough in Hampshire? 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 Farnborough 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 Farnborough the land of milk and honey or are Aldershot, Blackwater and Hawley and North Camp a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Farnborough

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 Farnborough. 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
Fox Lane 83
Farnborough Green 80
Farnborough Street 78
Farnborough Park 70
Frimley 66
South Farnborough 48
Farnborough 48
Rafborough 42
Frimley Green 29
Southwood 20

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

Ward Average rank in England
West Heath (Best) 12577/32845
Empress 14881/32845
Fernhill 16172/32845
St John's 19052/32845
St Mark's 20494/32845
Ash Vale 21371/32845
Knellwood 23263/32845
Frimley 25682/32845
Frimley Green 27123/32845
Cherrywood (Worst) 8673/32845
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Your Health in Farnborough

If you are thinking of moving to Farnborough, 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 Farnborough 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
Bracknell Forest 0.72% 2.53% 10.06% 34.29% 52.4%
Rushmoor (Farnborough) 0.82% 2.8% 10.77% 35.54% 50.07%
Surrey Heath 0.74% 2.49% 10% 33.3% 53.47%
Hart 0.56% 2.08% 9.26% 33.09% 55.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Mark's (Best) 14180/32845
Cherrywood 14806/32845
Fernhill 17576/32845
West Heath 18523/32845
Knellwood 22455/32845
Empress 22794/32845
St John's 24247/32845
Frimley 24905/32845
Frimley Green 25440/32845
Ash Vale (Worst) 27308/32845
Reader Opinion:

Farnborough: It isn't a nice place, a cesspool of human filth is better description

Deprivation in Farnborough

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 Farnborough. 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
Cherrywood (Best) 11836/32845
Fernhill 18847/32845
West Heath 19575/32845
St Mark's 20094/32845
St John's 24438/32845
Empress 24468/32845
Ash Vale 24897/32845
Frimley 25464/32845
Knellwood 27164/32845
Frimley Green (Worst) 27631/32845

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