Moving to Hoylake, Merseyside? What you need to know

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Moving to Hoylake, Merseyside - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Hoylake in Merseyside? 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 Hoylake 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 Hoylake the land of milk and honey or are Birkenhead, Heswall and Wallasey a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Hoylake

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 Hoylake. 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
Leasowe 71
Moreton 70
Arrowe Hill 58
Grange 20
Newton 15
Dove Point 9
Frankby 9
Greasby 7
Caldy 4
Thurstaston 4

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

Ward Average rank in England
Leasowe and Moreton East (Best) 11829/32845
Claughton 12281/32845
Prenton 15869/32845
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 18527/32845
Upton 19167/32845
Hoylake and Meols 23070/32845
West Kirby and Thurstaston 24395/32845
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 26081/32845
Pensby and Thingwall 26798/32845
Heswall (Worst) 28912/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Hoylake

If you are thinking of moving to Hoylake, 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 Hoylake 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
Liverpool 2.08% 6.68% 14.03% 30.47% 46.73%
Wirral (Hoylake) 1.73% 5.77% 14.29% 31.92% 46.29%
Sefton 1.62% 5.68% 14.84% 32.55% 45.32%
Knowsley 2.18% 7.29% 14.68% 29.82% 46.03%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Pensby and Thingwall (Best) 11087/32845
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 11816/32845
Hoylake and Meols 12908/32845
West Kirby and Thurstaston 13637/32845
Heswall 16377/32845
Claughton 4135/32845
Leasowe and Moreton East 4653/32845
Upton 4973/32845
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 6398/32845
Prenton (Worst) 6424/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Hoylake

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 Hoylake. 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
Upton (Best) 10846/32845
Prenton 12173/32845
Moreton West and Saughall Massie 14046/32845
Pensby and Thingwall 20711/32845
Hoylake and Meols 21898/32845
Greasby, Frankby and Irby 22812/32845
West Kirby and Thurstaston 23217/32845
Heswall 27095/32845
Leasowe and Moreton East 8116/32845
Claughton (Worst) 9313/32845

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