Moving to Hedge End, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Hedge End, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hedge End 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 Hedge End 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 Hedge End the land of milk and honey or are Eastleigh, Hythe and Southampton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hedge End

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 Hedge End. 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
Harefield 165
Netley Hill 119
Hatch Bottom 61
Hedge End 35
Boorley Green 32
Long Common 32
Broadoak 32
Moorgreen 22
Botley 9
Horton Heath 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
West End South (Best) 10445/32845
West End North 18300/32845
Botley 19801/32845
Hedge End South 20392/32845
Hedge End North 24545/32845
Bitterne 4166/32845
Harefield 4674/32845
Peartree 6303/32845
Bursledon & Hound North 7559/32845
Sholing (Worst) 8743/32845
Reader Opinion:

I had the misfortune of visiting Boscombe

Your Health in Hedge End

If you are thinking of moving to Hedge End, 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 Hedge End 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
Southampton 1.2% 3.89% 12.36% 34.99% 47.56%
Eastleigh (Hedge End) 0.87% 3.05% 11.61% 35.3% 49.17%
Fareham 0.9% 3.13% 12.22% 35.21% 48.55%
Gosport 0.99% 3.89% 13.58% 36.21% 45.32%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sholing (Best) 11235/32845
Bursledon & Hound North 19851/32845
West End North 20808/32845
Hedge End South 24470/32845
West End South 24978/32845
Hedge End North 26080/32845
Botley 27508/32845
Bitterne 5888/32845
Peartree 7473/32845
Harefield (Worst) 8878/32845
Reader Opinion:

Dymchurch, a geriatric landfill on the south-east coast of Kent

Deprivation in Hedge End

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 Hedge End. 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
Harefield (Best) 10185/32845
Peartree 11069/32845
Sholing 13439/32845
Bursledon & Hound North 19104/32845
West End North 22749/32845
West End South 23182/32845
Hedge End South 25649/32845
Hedge End North 26117/32845
Botley 26336/32845
Bitterne (Worst) 5537/32845

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