Moving to Leyland, Lancashire? What you need to know

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Moving to Leyland, Lancashire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Leyland in Lancashire? 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 Leyland 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 Leyland the land of milk and honey or are Chorley, Penwortham and Preston a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Leyland

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 Leyland. 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
Earnshaw Bridge 88
Cuerden Green 38
Lostock Hall 28
Farington 25
Tardy Gate 16
Euxton 11
Farington Moss 10
Cocker Bar 10
Shaw Green 8
Runshaw Moor 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Seven Stars (Best) 10953/32845
Broadfield 12385/32845
Leyland Central 16831/32845
Earnshaw Bridge 17117/32845
St Ambrose 17500/32845
Farington East 19148/32845
Clayton-le-Woods West and Cuerden 20942/32845
Farington West 23883/32845
Buckshaw & Worden 24008/32845
Euxton North (Worst) 25780/32845
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Your Health in Leyland

If you are thinking of moving to Leyland, 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 Leyland 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
Blackburn with Darwen 1.58% 5.71% 14.05% 33.23% 45.42%
Preston 1.32% 4.74% 13.26% 34.12% 46.56%
Chorley 1.22% 4.31% 13.27% 33.32% 47.88%
South Ribble (Leyland) 1.03% 4.1% 13.06% 34.12% 47.69%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Earnshaw Bridge (Best) 10511/32845
Clayton-le-Woods West and Cuerden 12167/32845
Farington East 14145/32845
St Ambrose 14206/32845
Farington West 15000/32845
Leyland Central 15032/32845
Euxton North 15496/32845
Buckshaw & Worden 18091/32845
Seven Stars 6599/32845
Broadfield (Worst) 8567/32845
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Deprivation in Leyland

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 Leyland. 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
Broadfield (Best) 11407/32845
Earnshaw Bridge 14910/32845
Farington East 17154/32845
St Ambrose 17657/32845
Leyland Central 18495/32845
Clayton-le-Woods West and Cuerden 19591/32845
Buckshaw & Worden 21713/32845
Farington West 21781/32845
Euxton North 24469/32845
Seven Stars (Worst) 9360/32845

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