Moving to Liskeard, Cornwall? What you need to know

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Moving to Liskeard, Cornwall - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Liskeard in Cornwall? 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 Liskeard 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 Liskeard the land of milk and honey or are Callington, Looe and Lostwithiel a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Liskeard

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 Liskeard. 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
Addington 31
Liskeard 30
Hendrabridge 26
Lamellion 6
Moorswater 4
Looe Mills 4
Pengover Green 3
Tuelmenna 2
Horningtops 0
St Keyne 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Liskeard North (Best) 14387/32845
Liskeard East 14914/32845
Looe East 24991/32845
Lynher 26792/32845
Menheniot 26804/32845
St Dominick, Harrowbarrow and Kelly Bray 27476/32845
St Germans and Landulph 28021/32845
Lostwithiel 28601/32845
St Cleer 29075/32845
Reader Opinion:

Plymouth, ingrate central

Your Health in Liskeard

If you are thinking of moving to Liskeard, 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 Liskeard 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
Cornwall (Liskeard) 1.43% 4.87% 14.88% 33.59% 45.23%
Plymouth 1.44% 5.08% 13.95% 33.53% 46.02%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8% 13.32% 34.37% 47.41%
West Devon 1.18% 3.96% 14.28% 34.73% 45.85%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Looe East (Best) 13291/32845
St Cleer 15812/32845
St Dominick, Harrowbarrow and Kelly Bray 15900/32845
Menheniot 16721/32845
St Germans and Landulph 18384/32845
Lostwithiel 19059/32845
Lynher 19740/32845
Liskeard North 7925/32845
Liskeard East 8785/32845
Reader Opinion:

Looe and the whole of frigging Cornwall is a chavvy hole

Deprivation in Liskeard

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 Liskeard. 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
Liskeard East (Best) 10242/32845
Menheniot 11284/32845
St Cleer 11607/32845
Lynher 12689/32845
St Dominick, Harrowbarrow and Kelly Bray 13516/32845
Looe East 13646/32845
Lostwithiel 13832/32845
St Germans and Landulph 15420/32845
Liskeard North 8647/32845

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