Moving to Ludlow, Shropshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Ludlow, Shropshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Ludlow in Shropshire? 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 Ludlow 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 Ludlow the land of milk and honey or are Cleobury Mortimer, Craven Arms and Tenbury Wells a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Ludlow

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 Ludlow. 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
Lower Ledwyche 8
Sheet 8
Batchcott 0
Knowbury 0
Old Field 0
Caynham 0
Bitterley 0
Lower Hayton 0
Bringewood Forge 0
Walton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ludlow East (Best) 19241/32845
Leominster North & Rural 20083/32845
Leominster West 20177/32845
Ludlow North 20931/32845
Tenbury 24861/32845
Ludlow South 27590/32845
Brown Clee 27639/32845
Bircher 28478/32845
Corvedale 29749/32845
Clee (Worst) 30153/32845
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Your Health in Ludlow

If you are thinking of moving to Ludlow, 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 Ludlow 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
Shropshire (Ludlow) 1.13% 3.91% 13.55% 34.92% 46.49%
South Staffordshire 1.27% 4.1% 13.78% 35.5% 45.34%
Wyre Forest 1.36% 4.64% 15.19% 35.19% 43.61%
Malvern Hills 1.36% 3.94% 14.06% 35.07% 45.57%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ludlow East (Best) 16518/32845
Leominster North & Rural 17831/32845
Ludlow North 20205/32845
Leominster West 21345/32845
Tenbury 22059/32845
Bircher 23405/32845
Ludlow South 25096/32845
Corvedale 26744/32845
Brown Clee 27123/32845
Clee (Worst) 28175/32845
Reader Opinion:

Whitchurch (Wem): The abyss of Shropshire

Deprivation in Ludlow

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 Ludlow. 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
Leominster North & Rural (Best) 11875/32845
Corvedale 12263/32845
Brown Clee 15599/32845
Ludlow East 15973/32845
Ludlow North 15985/32845
Tenbury 16244/32845
Clee 16438/32845
Leominster West 17323/32845
Ludlow South 17981/32845
Bircher (Worst) 18585/32845

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