Moving to Loddon, Norfolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Loddon, Norfolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Loddon in Norfolk? 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 Loddon 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 Loddon the land of milk and honey or are Acle, Beccles and Bungay a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Loddon

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 Loddon. 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
Chedgrave 14
Loddon 14
Langley Street 4
Heckingham 1
Hales 1
Raveningham 0
Hales Green 0
Hardley Street 0
Chet 0
Carleton St Peter 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Beccles & Worlingham (Best) 21125/32845
Lothingland 21986/32845
Acle 24972/32845
Thurlton 25444/32845
Loddon & Chedgrave 25696/32845
Brundall 30710/32845
Burlingham 31830/32845
Brooke 31871/32845
Marshes 32005/32845
Rockland (Worst) 32094/32845

Your Health in Loddon

If you are thinking of moving to Loddon, 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 Loddon 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
Norwich 1.24% 4.42% 14.05% 35.42% 44.87%
Great Yarmouth 1.63% 5.48% 16.58% 36.01% 40.3%
Broadland 1.08% 3.61% 14.02% 36.99% 44.3%
South Norfolk (Loddon) 1.02% 3.46% 13.37% 35.8% 46.35%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Lothingland (Best) 12594/32845
Beccles & Worlingham 17223/32845
Burlingham 18572/32845
Brundall 21900/32845
Acle 23490/32845
Thurlton 24533/32845
Loddon & Chedgrave 25270/32845
Marshes 25594/32845
Rockland 27070/32845
Brooke (Worst) 27555/32845

Deprivation in Loddon

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 Loddon. 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
Thurlton (Best) 13735/32845
Lothingland 14421/32845
Marshes 15514/32845
Beccles & Worlingham 17864/32845
Loddon & Chedgrave 18647/32845
Burlingham 22253/32845
Acle 22548/32845
Brundall 23101/32845
Rockland 23813/32845
Brooke (Worst) 23915/32845

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