Moving to Filton, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Filton, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Filton in Gloucestershire? 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 Filton 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 Filton the land of milk and honey or are Bristol, Bradley Stoke and Patchway a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Filton

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 Filton. 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
Filton 158
Southmead 121
Brentry 69
Little Stoke 66
Cribbs Causeway 62
Catbrain 62
Patchway 49
Harry Stoke 49
Stoke Gifford 42
Great Stoke 42

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

Ward Average rank in England
Filton (Best) 10820/32845
Winterbourne 22491/32845
Bradley Stoke South 24329/32845
Stoke Gifford 24707/32845
Stoke Park & Cheswick 26972/32845
Lockleaze 4943/32845
Henbury and Brentry 5115/32845
Southmead 5297/32845
Horfield 6093/32845
Charlton & Cribbs (Worst) 8781/32845
Reader Opinion:

Huddersfield, such a brilliant place to live!

Your Health in Filton

If you are thinking of moving to Filton, 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 Filton 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
Bristol, City of 1.27% 4.22% 12.25% 33.46% 48.81%
South Gloucestershire (Filton) 0.93% 3.26% 11.77% 34.89% 49.15%
Bath and North East Somerset 0.91% 3.31% 11.85% 33.43% 50.5%
Cotswold 0.8% 3.01% 12.33% 35.07% 48.78%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Horfield (Best) 12984/32845
Charlton & Cribbs 21006/32845
Filton 23640/32845
Stoke Gifford 26324/32845
Bradley Stoke South 28507/32845
Winterbourne 28527/32845
Stoke Park & Cheswick 31091/32845
Southmead 8384/32845
Lockleaze 8726/32845
Henbury and Brentry (Worst) 9439/32845
Reader Opinion:

Huddersfield, not such a 'brilliant' place to live!

Deprivation in Filton

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 Filton. 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
Charlton & Cribbs (Best) 13322/32845
Horfield 15064/32845
Filton 20816/32845
Stoke Gifford 26365/32845
Stoke Park & Cheswick 26408/32845
Winterbourne 26433/32845
Bradley Stoke South 28821/32845
Lockleaze 7578/32845
Henbury and Brentry 9157/32845
Southmead (Worst) 9659/32845

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