Moving to Littleborough, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Littleborough, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Littleborough in Greater Manchester? 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 Littleborough 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 Littleborough the land of milk and honey or are Milnrow, Rochdale and Whitworth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Littleborough

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 Littleborough. 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
Littleborough 1
Caldermoor 1
Clough 1
Shore 1
Wardle 1
Durn 0
Honresfeld 0
Calderbrook 0
Rakewood 0
Little Clegg 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Littleborough Lakeside (Best) 10384/32845
Central Rochdale 1365/32845
Healey and Whitworth 14750/32845
Kingsway 2193/32845
Milkstone and Deeplish 2287/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 2556/32845
Balderstone and Kirkholt 3322/32845
Healey 6263/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 8655/32845
Milnrow and Newhey (Worst) 9209/32845
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Your Health in Littleborough

If you are thinking of moving to Littleborough, 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 Littleborough 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
Rochdale (Littleborough) 1.68% 5.88% 14.79% 33.14% 44.51%
Tameside 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%
Bury 1.26% 4.61% 13.74% 33.3% 47.08%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Littleborough Lakeside (Best) 10177/32845
Healey and Whitworth 13681/32845
Central Rochdale 2803/32845
Milkstone and Deeplish 3799/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 3951/32845
Kingsway 4278/32845
Balderstone and Kirkholt 6293/32845
Milnrow and Newhey 7652/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 8479/32845
Healey (Worst) 9859/32845
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Deprivation in Littleborough

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 Littleborough. 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
Healey (Best) 13245/32845
Wardle and West Littleborough 13597/32845
Milnrow and Newhey 14600/32845
Healey and Whitworth 15535/32845
Littleborough Lakeside 16272/32845
Central Rochdale 1645/32845
Milkstone and Deeplish 2260/32845
Kingsway 3686/32845
Smallbridge and Firgrove 4806/32845
Balderstone and Kirkholt (Worst) 7041/32845

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