Moving to Lyndhurst, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Lyndhurst, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Lyndhurst 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 Lyndhurst 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 Lyndhurst the land of milk and honey or are Hythe, Lymington and Totton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Lyndhurst

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 Lyndhurst. 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
Bartley 4
Balmerlawn 3
Brockenhurst 2
Custards 1
Goose Green 1
Ashurst 1
Emery Down 1
Cadnam 0
Minstead 0
London Minstead 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead (Best) 11859/32845
Totton West 12882/32845
Totton South 14198/32845
Totton Central 19239/32845
Ashurst, Copythorne South and Netley Marsh 20064/32845
Marchwood 23791/32845
Lyndhurst 25828/32845
Boldre and Sway 27086/32845
Totton East 8367/32845
Totton North (Worst) 9209/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Lyndhurst

If you are thinking of moving to Lyndhurst, 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 Lyndhurst 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%
New Forest (Lyndhurst) 1.08% 3.81% 14.09% 35.87% 45.15%
Eastleigh 0.87% 3.05% 11.61% 35.3% 49.17%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Totton North (Best) 19705/32845
Totton East 20785/32845
Ashurst, Copythorne South and Netley Marsh 22128/32845
Totton South 23500/32845
Totton Central 23883/32845
Marchwood 25239/32845
Totton West 25252/32845
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead 25786/32845
Lyndhurst 26822/32845
Boldre and Sway (Worst) 29302/32845
Reader Opinion:

Romsey pretends to be a nice place

Deprivation in Lyndhurst

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 Lyndhurst. 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
Totton North (Best) 15127/32845
Bramshaw, Copythorne North and Minstead 15955/32845
Totton East 18114/32845
Totton South 18850/32845
Totton West 20663/32845
Ashurst, Copythorne South and Netley Marsh 23752/32845
Lyndhurst 23785/32845
Totton Central 25351/32845
Marchwood 26568/32845
Boldre and Sway (Worst) 27611/32845

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