Moving to Lee on the Solent, Hampshire? What you need to know

Moving to Lee on the Solent, Hampshire - What you need to know
Moving to Lee on the Solent, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Lee on the Solent a nice place to live?'' 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 Lee on the Solent 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 Lee on the Solent truly a nice place to live, or are Fareham, Gosport and East Cowes a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Lee on the Solent

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 Lee on the Solent. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Hardway 113
Brockhurst 85
Fareham 68
Ann’s Hill 64
Rowner 51
Bridgemary 43
Peel Common 26
Titchfield 9
Alverstoke 7
Little Posbrook 2

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hill Head (Best) 29031/32845
Lee East 23707/32845
Stubbington 21712/32845
Lee West 18989/32845
Privett 15632/32845
Elson 14306/32845
Peel Common 13402/32845
Bridgemary South 9142/32845
Rowner and Holbrook 6613/32845
Grange (Worst) 2588/32845
Reader Opinion:

Waterlooville - this place is a sh*thole

Your Health in Lee on the Solent

If you are thinking of moving to Lee on the Solent, 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 Lee on the Solent compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Portsmouth 1.15% 3.9%
Isle of Wight 1.47% 5.01%
Fareham 0.9% 3.13%
Gosport (Lee on the Solent) 0.99% 3.89%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hill Head (Best) 29288/32845
Stubbington 26303/32845
Lee West 20481/32845
Privett 19959/32845
Lee East 18928/32845
Elson 15646/32845
Peel Common 15495/32845
Grange 11706/32845
Rowner and Holbrook 10238/32845
Bridgemary South (Worst) 8786/32845
Reader Opinion:

Portsmouth: O.M.F.G.

Deprivation in Lee on the Solent

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 Lee on the Solent. 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
Hill Head (Best) 31580/32845
Lee West 26963/32845
Stubbington 26469/32845
Lee East 24680/32845
Privett 23283/32845
Elson 19251/32845
Peel Common 18083/32845
Bridgemary South 10157/32845
Rowner and Holbrook 10100/32845
Grange (Worst) 5017/32845

Average rent in Lee on the Solent

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Lee on the Solent are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Lee on the Solent.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Lee on the Solent

If you are thinking of moving to Lee on the Solent, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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