Moving to Hindley, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Hindley, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hindley in Greater Manchester? 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 Hindley 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 Hindley the land of milk and honey or are Ince in Makerfield, Westhoughton and Wigan a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hindley

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 Hindley. 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
Hart Common 0
Pennington Green 0
Bickershaw 0
Top Lock 0
Platt Bridge 0
New Springs 0
Daisy Hill 0
Dover 0
Tamer Lane End 0
Four Gates 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hindley (Best) 11128/32845
Worsley Mesnes 11418/32845
Westhoughton South 14708/32845
Hindley Green 15881/32845
Ince 3414/32845
Leigh West 3527/32845
Douglas 4292/32845
Abram 5377/32845
Wigan West 7897/32845
Wigan Central (Worst) 8131/32845
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Your Health in Hindley

If you are thinking of moving to Hindley, 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 Hindley 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
Wigan (Hindley) 1.49% 5.7% 14.72% 32.7% 45.39%
Salford 1.7% 5.87% 14.04% 32.35% 46.03%
Bolton 1.4% 5.23% 14.14% 33.88% 45.36%
Warrington 1.17% 4.19% 12.09% 32.75% 49.81%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hindley Green (Best) 10593/32845
Ince 2389/32845
Douglas 3996/32845
Abram 4515/32845
Leigh West 5010/32845
Wigan West 6820/32845
Hindley 7316/32845
Worsley Mesnes 8048/32845
Wigan Central 9888/32845
Westhoughton South (Worst) 9964/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Hindley

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 Hindley. 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
Wigan West (Best) 10200/32845
Worsley Mesnes 11847/32845
Hindley 12457/32845
Wigan Central 13705/32845
Westhoughton South 15673/32845
Hindley Green 16210/32845
Ince 3889/32845
Leigh West 5474/32845
Douglas 6077/32845
Abram (Worst) 6807/32845

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  1. Never in all of my years have I experienced a place like Westhoughton

    Never in all of my years have I experienced a place like Westhoughton