Moving to Littlehampton, West Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Littlehampton, West Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Littlehampton in West Sussex? 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 Littlehampton 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 Littlehampton the land of milk and honey or are Arundel, Bognor Regis and Worthing a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Littlehampton

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 Littlehampton. 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
Angmering 0
Crossbush 0
Littlehampton 0
Toddington 0
Poling 0
Rustington 0
Brookpits 0
Poling Corner 0
Atherington 0
Horsemere Green 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Beach (Best) 17760/32845
Yapton 20729/32845
Brookfield 21961/32845
Arundel & Walberton 22584/32845
Rustington East 23089/32845
East Preston 24006/32845
Rustington West 25401/32845
Middleton-on-Sea 28319/32845
River 9148/32845
Courtwick with Toddington (Worst) 9377/32845
Reader Opinion:

Arundel - Land of Chavs and Pensioners

Your Health in Littlehampton

If you are thinking of moving to Littlehampton, 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 Littlehampton 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
Arun (Littlehampton) 1.25% 4.42% 15.58% 36.77% 41.98%
Worthing 1.1% 4.16% 14.41% 36.1% 44.22%
Chichester 0.96% 3.36% 13.09% 34.95% 47.64%
Adur 1.25% 4.51% 15.01% 36.57% 42.67%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Yapton (Best) 12068/32845
Rustington East 13739/32845
Beach 13916/32845
Brookfield 15541/32845
Rustington West 16472/32845
Middleton-on-Sea 17183/32845
East Preston 19147/32845
Arundel & Walberton 19603/32845
River 8479/32845
Courtwick with Toddington (Worst) 9764/32845
Reader Opinion:

Chichester, the haven of snobs, fakes and shallow tossers!

Deprivation in Littlehampton

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 Littlehampton. 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
Yapton (Best) 15068/32845
Brookfield 15233/32845
Beach 17487/32845
Rustington East 18893/32845
Arundel & Walberton 19094/32845
Middleton-on-Sea 20944/32845
Rustington West 22403/32845
East Preston 22513/32845
River 9179/32845
Courtwick with Toddington (Worst) 9298/32845

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  1. Arundel – Land of ***** and Pensioners

    Arundel – Land of ***** and Pensioners

  2. Bognor Regis… In short, everyone looks slightly ******

    Bognor Regis… In short, everyone looks slightly ******

  3. Chichester, the haven of snobs, fakes and shallow *******!

    Chichester, the haven of snobs, fakes and shallow *******!

  4. Wick, Littlehampton, the ******** of the south

    Wick, Littlehampton, the ******** of the south