Moving to Longbenton, Tyne and Wear? What you need to know

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Moving to Longbenton, Tyne and Wear - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Longbenton in Tyne and Wear? 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 Longbenton 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 Longbenton the land of milk and honey or are Darsley Park, Killingworth and Little Benton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Longbenton

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 Longbenton. 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
Heaton 151
Jesmond 116
Gosforth 92
Longbenton 70
Forest Hall 65
Killingworth Moor 63
Killingworth Village 63
Killingworth 53
South Gosforth 49
Palmersville 43

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

Ward Average rank in England
Fawdon & West Gosforth (Best) 13155/32845
Benton 14642/32845
Northumberland 15565/32845
Longbenton 17214/32845
North Jesmond 17763/32845
Gosforth 18760/32845
Camperdown 19401/32845
Parklands 20011/32845
Dene & South Gosforth 23117/32845
Manor Park (Worst) 24062/32845

Your Health in Longbenton

If you are thinking of moving to Longbenton, 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 Longbenton 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
Sunderland 1.99% 6.59% 15.95% 32.87% 42.6%
Newcastle upon Tyne (Longbenton) 1.55% 5.28% 13.57% 31.8% 47.8%
North Tyneside 1.5% 5.3% 15.02% 33.34% 44.84%
South Tyneside 1.91% 6.34% 16% 32.99% 42.76%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Camperdown (Best) 11224/32845
Benton 11519/32845
Northumberland 11912/32845
North Jesmond 13724/32845
Manor Park 14570/32845
Parklands 17979/32845
Gosforth 18012/32845
Dene & South Gosforth 20741/32845
Fawdon & West Gosforth 6918/32845
Longbenton (Worst) 7045/32845

Deprivation in Longbenton

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 Longbenton. 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
Fawdon & West Gosforth (Best) 11414/32845
Longbenton 12307/32845
Camperdown 15349/32845
Northumberland 16367/32845
Benton 16757/32845
Manor Park 22204/32845
Parklands 24212/32845
Gosforth 25588/32845
North Jesmond 27165/32845
Dene & South Gosforth (Worst) 28362/32845

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