Moving to Hythe, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Hythe, Hampshire - What you need to know

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

Crime in Hythe

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 Hythe. 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
Peartree Green 194
Itchen 130
Langdown 41
Frostlane 38
Buttsash 25
Butlocks Heath 23
Hardley 22
Netley 18
Little Holbury 17
Applemore 7

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dibden and Hythe East (Best) 16229/32845
Hamble & Netley 16822/32845
Furzedown and Hardley 17637/32845
Butts Ash and Dibden Purlieu 21735/32845
Marchwood 23791/32845
Hythe West and Langdown 24766/32845
Bevois 2521/32845
Woolston 3786/32845
Freemantle 4885/32845
Bargate (Worst) 5293/32845
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Your Health in Hythe

If you are thinking of moving to Hythe, 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 Hythe 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%
New Forest (Hythe) 1.08% 3.81% 14.09% 35.87% 45.15%
Eastleigh 0.87% 3.05% 11.61% 35.3% 49.17%
Fareham 0.9% 3.13% 12.22% 35.21% 48.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hythe West and Langdown (Best) 22592/32845
Furzedown and Hardley 22613/32845
Dibden and Hythe East 22679/32845
Butts Ash and Dibden Purlieu 24183/32845
Marchwood 25239/32845
Hamble & Netley 25348/32845
Bevois 5496/32845
Woolston 7869/32845
Bargate 8214/32845
Freemantle (Worst) 9770/32845
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Deprivation in Hythe

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 Hythe. 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
Freemantle (Best) 13256/32845
Bargate 13664/32845
Furzedown and Hardley 16771/32845
Dibden and Hythe East 20428/32845
Butts Ash and Dibden Purlieu 23489/32845
Hamble & Netley 23751/32845
Hythe West and Langdown 23850/32845
Marchwood 26568/32845
Woolston 8372/32845
Bevois (Worst) 8435/32845

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