Moving to Ilford, London? What you need to know

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Moving to Ilford, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ilford in London? 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 Ilford 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 Ilford the land of milk and honey or are Barking, Dagenham and East Ham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ilford

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 Ilford. 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
Ilford 293
Little Ilford 291
Manor Park 244
Barking 220
Fair Cross 211
Newbury Park 210
Goodmayes 166
Cranbrook 123
Aldborough Hatch 114
Barkingside 110

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

Ward Average rank in England
Valentines (Best) 10396/32845
Mayfield 10492/32845
Cranbrook 11612/32845
Little Ilford 11624/32845
East Ham North 14063/32845
Newbury 16175/32845
Ilford Town 5800/32845
Goodmayes 7790/32845
Clementswood 9194/32845
Loxford (Worst) 9683/32845
Reader Opinion:

East Ham

Your Health in Ilford

If you are thinking of moving to Ilford, 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 Ilford 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
Newham 1.48% 4.14% 11.31% 34.6% 48.47%
Waltham Forest 1.34% 3.89% 12.06% 35.61% 47.11%
Redbridge (Ilford) 1.15% 3.76% 12% 34.98% 48.12%
Barking and Dagenham 1.42% 4.67% 12.93% 33.74% 47.24%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Little Ilford (Best) 17295/32845
Loxford 20137/32845
Ilford Town 22257/32845
East Ham North 22683/32845
Clementswood 23208/32845
Goodmayes 23663/32845
Valentines 25164/32845
Newbury 27486/32845
Cranbrook 27632/32845
Mayfield (Worst) 27677/32845
Reader Opinion:

Dagenham, Halfway To Hell

Deprivation in Ilford

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 Ilford. 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
East Ham North (Best) 10200/32845
Ilford Town 10583/32845
Clementswood 11535/32845
Goodmayes 13827/32845
Valentines 15415/32845
Mayfield 17121/32845
Newbury 17915/32845
Cranbrook 18356/32845
Little Ilford 7626/32845
Loxford (Worst) 9136/32845

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