Moving to Haywards Heath, West Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Haywards Heath, West Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Haywards Heath in West Sussex? 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 Haywards Heath 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 Haywards Heath the land of milk and honey or are Hove, Burgess Hill and Cuckfield a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Haywards Heath

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 Haywards Heath. 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
Burgess Hill 1
Abbotsford 1
Ardingly Reservoir 0
Bolnore 0
Chownes Mead 0
Cuckfield 0
Adur 0
Brook Street 0
Ansty 0
Ardingly 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burgess Hill Leylands (Best) 17807/32845
Haywards Heath Bentswood 23310/32845
Haywards Heath Ashenground 23664/32845
Burgess Hill St Andrews 25310/32845
Cuckfield 25408/32845
Wivelsfield 26457/32845
Haywards Heath Lucastes 28529/32845
Haywards Heath Franklands 29446/32845
Haywards Heath Heath 29485/32845
Lindfield (Worst) 30878/32845

Your Health in Haywards Heath

If you are thinking of moving to Haywards Heath, 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 Haywards Heath 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
Brighton and Hove 1.2% 4.08% 11.81% 33.64% 49.26%
Lewes 1.21% 4.17% 14.26% 35.52% 44.84%
Mid Sussex (Haywards Heath) 0.78% 2.76% 10.68% 33.98% 51.8%
Crawley 0.97% 3.45% 12.06% 35.91% 47.61%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burgess Hill Leylands (Best) 23811/32845
Haywards Heath Bentswood 24381/32845
Haywards Heath Ashenground 25935/32845
Burgess Hill St Andrews 27432/32845
Haywards Heath Lucastes 29082/32845
Wivelsfield 29481/32845
Cuckfield 29492/32845
Haywards Heath Heath 30759/32845
Haywards Heath Franklands 31350/32845
Lindfield (Worst) 31692/32845

Deprivation in Haywards Heath

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 Haywards Heath. 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
Burgess Hill Leylands (Best) 22591/32845
Haywards Heath Bentswood 23926/32845
Burgess Hill St Andrews 25414/32845
Haywards Heath Ashenground 26001/32845
Cuckfield 26125/32845
Haywards Heath Franklands 28566/32845
Wivelsfield 29809/32845
Haywards Heath Lucastes 30054/32845
Haywards Heath Heath 31176/32845
Lindfield (Worst) 31744/32845

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