Moving to Lymington, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Lymington, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Lymington in Hampshire? 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 Lymington 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 Lymington the land of milk and honey or are Lyndhurst, New Milton and Yarmouth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Lymington

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 Lymington. 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 Buckland 43
Buckland 34
Pennington 19
Portmore 16
Boldre 9
Waterford 7
Bull Hill 6
Pilley Bailey 6
Pilley 6
Battramsley Cross 4

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

Ward Average rank in England
Pennington (Best) 13153/32845
Milton 15407/32845
Lymington Town 16788/32845
Becton 18343/32845
Fernhill 19606/32845
Totland 22096/32845
Buckland 22867/32845
Boldre and Sway 27086/32845
Milford 27614/32845
Hordle (Worst) 29609/32845
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Your Health in Lymington

If you are thinking of moving to Lymington, 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 Lymington 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
Southampton 1.2% 3.89% 12.36% 34.99% 47.56%
Isle of Wight 1.47% 5.01% 16.18% 36.53% 40.81%
New Forest (Lymington) 1.08% 3.81% 14.09% 35.87% 45.15%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Totland (Best) 16824/32845
Milton 18796/32845
Fernhill 18866/32845
Pennington 22010/32845
Buckland 24080/32845
Becton 24132/32845
Hordle 26803/32845
Lymington Town 27425/32845
Boldre and Sway 29302/32845
Milford (Worst) 29384/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Lymington

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 Lymington. 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
Totland (Best) 16221/32845
Milton 16491/32845
Fernhill 16639/32845
Pennington 19841/32845
Buckland 21142/32845
Becton 21961/32845
Hordle 27425/32845
Lymington Town 27479/32845
Boldre and Sway 27611/32845
Milford (Worst) 28361/32845

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