Moving to Killingworth, Tyne and Wear? What you need to know

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Moving to Killingworth, Tyne and Wear - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Killingworth in Tyne and Wear? 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 Killingworth 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 Killingworth the land of milk and honey or are Darsley Park, Little Benton and Longbenton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Killingworth

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 Killingworth. 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
Forest Hall 65
Killingworth Moor 63
Killingworth Village 63
Killingworth 53
Palmersville 43
Camperdown 41
Burradon 41
Fordley 26
Dudley 26
Backworth 19

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

Ward Average rank in England
Holywell (Best) 13340/32845
Valley 14615/32845
Benton 14642/32845
Northumberland 15565/32845
Longbenton 17214/32845
Killingworth 19119/32845
Camperdown 19401/32845
Parklands 20011/32845
Weetslade 21234/32845
Dene & South Gosforth (Worst) 23117/32845

Your Health in Killingworth

If you are thinking of moving to Killingworth, 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 Killingworth 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
Sunderland 1.99% 6.59% 15.95% 32.87% 42.6%
Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.28% 13.57% 31.8% 47.8%
North Tyneside (Killingworth) 1.5% 5.3% 15.02% 33.34% 44.84%
South Tyneside 1.91% 6.34% 16% 32.99% 42.76%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Camperdown (Best) 11224/32845
Benton 11519/32845
Northumberland 11912/32845
Holywell 12021/32845
Killingworth 12869/32845
Weetslade 14577/32845
Parklands 17979/32845
Dene & South Gosforth 20741/32845
Longbenton 7045/32845
Valley (Worst) 9004/32845

Deprivation in Killingworth

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 Killingworth. 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
Longbenton (Best) 12307/32845
Valley 12639/32845
Holywell 15279/32845
Camperdown 15349/32845
Northumberland 16367/32845
Benton 16757/32845
Killingworth 18668/32845
Weetslade 20002/32845
Parklands 24212/32845
Dene & South Gosforth (Worst) 28362/32845

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