Moving to Laindon, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to Laindon, Essex - What you need to know
Moving to Laindon, Essex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Laindon in Essex? 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 Laindon 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 Laindon the land of milk and honey or are Basildon, Corringham and Langdon Hills a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Laindon

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Laindon. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Fryerns 222
Pipps Hill 180
Barstable 171
Laindon 105
Langdon Hills 22
Great Berry 22
Great Burstead 6
Crays Hill 2
Dry Street 2
Little Burstead 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Burstead (Best) 19659/32845
Langdon Hills 18196/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 17444/32845
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon 15358/32845
Laindon Park 13051/32845
Nethermayne 8638/32845
Fryerns 7830/32845
Vange 2188/32845
Lee Chapel North 2036/32845
St Martin's (Worst) 1662/32845
Reader Opinion:

Ode to Basildon

Your Health in Laindon

If you are thinking of moving to Laindon, 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 Laindon 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
Havering 1.17% 3.99% 13.27% 35.57% 46%
Basildon (Laindon) 1.32% 4.21% 13.26% 34.95% 46.25%
Thurrock 1.03% 3.73% 12.29% 34.74% 48.2%
Brentwood 0.88% 3.13% 11.64% 33.34% 51.02%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon (Best) 31376/32845
Burstead 26611/32845
Langdon Hills 22850/32845
Nethermayne 18590/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 16396/32845
St Martin's 12359/32845
Fryerns 12108/32845
Laindon Park 11893/32845
Lee Chapel North 10074/32845
Vange (Worst) 9450/32845
Reader Opinion:

Billericay the bullsh*t town of Essex

Deprivation in Laindon

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 Laindon. 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
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon (Best) 28039/32845
Burstead 26055/32845
Langdon Hills 24307/32845
Nethermayne 15601/32845
Stanford East and Corringham Town 14491/32845
Laindon Park 9941/32845
Fryerns 7972/32845
Lee Chapel North 6325/32845
St Martin's 6301/32845
Vange (Worst) 4713/32845

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