Moving to Lydd, Kent? What you need to know

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Moving to Lydd, Kent - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Lydd in Kent? 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 Lydd 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 Lydd the land of milk and honey or are Rye, Winchelsea and New Romney a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Lydd

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 Lydd. 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
Littlestone-on-Sea 29
New Romney 19
St Mary’s Bay 15
Greatstone-on-Sea 7
Brenzett 5
Lade 2
Dungeness 1
St Mary in the Marsh 0
Ivychurch 0
Jury’s Gap 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Eastern Rother (Best) 16066/32845
Rye & Winchelsea 18090/32845
Walland & Denge Marsh 18202/32845
New Romney 19738/32845
Romney Marsh 20404/32845
Saxon Shore 20657/32845
Park Farm South 20933/32845
Brede & Udimore 21575/32845
Hythe Rural 24054/32845
Isle of Oxney (Worst) 24057/32845
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Your Health in Lydd

If you are thinking of moving to Lydd, 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 Lydd 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
Shepway (Lydd) 1.49% 4.93% 15.25% 36.12% 42.21%
Hastings 1.72% 5.72% 15.82% 36.24% 40.5%
Maidstone 0.97% 3.43% 12.43% 35.05% 48.11%
Ashford 1.06% 3.53% 12.74% 35.09% 47.58%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Walland & Denge Marsh (Best) 13171/32845
New Romney 14271/32845
Rye & Winchelsea 16739/32845
Eastern Rother 17340/32845
Hythe Rural 17536/32845
Brede & Udimore 18408/32845
Park Farm South 24333/32845
Saxon Shore 25538/32845
Isle of Oxney 25902/32845
Romney Marsh (Worst) 9593/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Lydd

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 Lydd. 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
Isle of Oxney (Best) 11493/32845
Rye & Winchelsea 12203/32845
Hythe Rural 14886/32845
New Romney 15552/32845
Saxon Shore 17341/32845
Brede & Udimore 19801/32845
Park Farm South 24237/32845
Walland & Denge Marsh 8036/32845
Romney Marsh 8956/32845
Eastern Rother (Worst) 9779/32845

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