Moving to Holt, Norfolk? What you need to know

MovingStatisticsPic Via

Moving to Holt, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Holt in Norfolk? 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 Holt 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 Holt the land of milk and honey or are Cromer, Reepham and Sheringham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Holt

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 Holt. 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
Stody 3
Bodham 2
Holt 1
Newgate 0
Salthouse 0
High Kelling 0
Sharrington 0
Little Thornage 0
Edgefield 0
Edgefield Street 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sheringham North (Best) 24050/32845
Sheringham South 27617/32845
Priory 28176/32845
Stibbard 28384/32845
Holt 29306/32845
Briston 29406/32845
Gresham 29980/32845
Coastal 31203/32845
Beeston Regis & The Runtons 31235/32845
Reader Opinion:

Cromer, supposedly known as 'Gem of the North Norfolk coast' - why?

Your Health in Holt

If you are thinking of moving to Holt, 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 Holt 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
Norwich 1.24% 4.42% 14.05% 35.42% 44.87%
Great Yarmouth 1.63% 5.48% 16.58% 36.01% 40.3%
North Norfolk (Holt) 1.39% 4.77% 17.15% 37.77% 38.92%
Broadland 1.08% 3.61% 14.02% 36.99% 44.3%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sheringham North (Best) 15059/32845
Beeston Regis & The Runtons 16035/32845
Stibbard 18199/32845
Sheringham South 18236/32845
Priory 18778/32845
Holt 19023/32845
Coastal 20722/32845
Gresham 21081/32845
Briston 23041/32845
Reader Opinion:

Great Yarmouth - A museum of bleakness and decay

Deprivation in Holt

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 Holt. 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
Priory (Best) 11714/32845
Coastal 12699/32845
Gresham 13499/32845
Stibbard 13689/32845
Holt 16262/32845
Beeston Regis & The Runtons 16369/32845
Sheringham North 16828/32845
Sheringham South 17758/32845
Briston 17801/32845

Top 10 worst places to live in England 2020






  1. Thetford is very, very scary

    Thetford is very, very scary

  2. Dereham – More like Drearam. Stay away if you’re not a local

    Dereham – More like Drearam. Stay away if you’re not a local

  3. Downham Market: from ex-cons in the flats by the train tracks to the Retreat Estate

    Downham Market: from ex-cons in the flats by the train tracks to the Retreat Estate

  4. Thetford – An optimists guide

    Thetford – An optimists guide

  5. Come to Weeting, we have a steam festival and that’s about it

    Come to Weeting, we have a steam festival and that’s about it

  6. Watton – Most Boring Town Ever

    Watton – Most Boring Town Ever

  7. Cromer, supposedly known as ‘Gem of the North Norfolk coast’ – why?

    Cromer, supposedly known as ‘Gem of the North Norfolk coast’ – why?

  8. Swaffham, kinda near the legendary King’s Lynn

    Swaffham, kinda near the legendary King’s Lynn

  9. Gayton, Norfolk

    Gayton, Norfolk