Moving to Leyton, London? What you need to know

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Moving to Leyton, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Leyton 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 Leyton 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 Leyton the land of milk and honey or are Tottenham, Walthamstow and West Ham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Leyton

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 Leyton. 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
Lea Bridge 337
Walthamstow 221
Lea (Lee) 177
Temple Mills 175
Higham Hill 154
Highams Park 154
Aldersbrook 132
Hale End 128
Wanstead 77
South Woodford 55

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

Ward Average rank in England
Cathall (Best) 10120/32845
Leyton 11167/32845
Leytonstone 11782/32845
Grove Green 16819/32845
Markhouse 6864/32845
Hoe Street 7542/32845
Forest 8477/32845
High Street 8751/32845
Lea Bridge 8808/32845
King's Park (Worst) 8941/32845
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Your Health in Leyton

If you are thinking of moving to Leyton, 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 Leyton 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%
Islington 1.68% 4.74% 11.21% 30.75% 51.61%
Waltham Forest (Leyton) 1.34% 3.89% 12.06% 35.61% 47.11%
Redbridge 1.15% 3.76% 12% 34.98% 48.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hoe Street (Best) 15806/32845
Cathall 16781/32845
Markhouse 16806/32845
Lea Bridge 17137/32845
Forest 17556/32845
Leyton 17946/32845
High Street 18020/32845
Leytonstone 20478/32845
Grove Green 21126/32845
King's Park (Worst) 8194/32845

Deprivation in Leyton

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 Leyton. 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
Forest (Best) 11330/32845
High Street 11798/32845
Leytonstone 13556/32845
Grove Green 15936/32845
King's Park 5567/32845
Lea Bridge 8583/32845
Cathall 8873/32845
Markhouse 9088/32845
Hoe Street 9768/32845
Leyton (Worst) 9910/32845

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