Moving to Fleet, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Fleet, Hampshire - What you need to know

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

Crime in Fleet

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Fleet. 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 63
Farnborough 47
Rafborough 39
Pondtail 21
Rotten Green 20
Church Crookham 19
Southwood 17
Hartfordbridge 8
Crookham Village 6
Ewshot 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Empress (Best) 14881/32845
Cove and Southwood 15669/32845
Fernhill 16172/32845
Hartley Wintney 17266/32845
St John's 19052/32845
Blackwater and Hawley 21503/32845
Fleet West 23178/32845
Fleet Central 23242/32845
Fleet East 28457/32845
Crookham East (Worst) 28867/32845
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Your Health in Fleet

If you are thinking of moving to Fleet, 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 Fleet 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
Waverley 0.72% 2.53% 10.5% 32.72% 53.52%
Bracknell Forest 0.72% 2.53% 10.06% 34.29% 52.4%
Rushmoor 0.82% 2.8% 10.77% 35.54% 50.07%
Hart (Fleet) 0.56% 2.08% 9.26% 33.09% 55.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Fernhill (Best) 17576/32845
Cove and Southwood 20773/32845
Empress 22794/32845
St John's 24247/32845
Blackwater and Hawley 29750/32845
Crookham East 31281/32845
Fleet Central 31415/32845
Hartley Wintney 31495/32845
Fleet West 31754/32845
Fleet East (Worst) 31776/32845
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Deprivation in Fleet

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 Fleet. 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
Fernhill (Best) 18847/32845
Cove and Southwood 22471/32845
St John's 24438/32845
Empress 24468/32845
Hartley Wintney 25538/32845
Blackwater and Hawley 28515/32845
Fleet Central 29632/32845
Fleet West 29780/32845
Crookham East 31197/32845
Fleet East (Worst) 31271/32845

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