Moving to Mossley, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Mossley, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Mossley in Greater Manchester? 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 Mossley 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 Mossley the land of milk and honey or are Dukinfield, Oldham and Stalybridge a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Mossley

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Mossley. 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
Mossley Brow 0
Mossley 0
Brook Bottom 0
Hartshead Pike 0
Heyheads 0
Carrbrook 0
Hartshead Green 0
Grasscroft 0
Buckton Vale 0
Holts 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mossley (Best) 10263/32845
Saddleworth South 18419/32845
Alexandra 2588/32845
Ashton St Michael's 2649/32845
Waterhead 3715/32845
St Mary's 4037/32845
Ashton Hurst 5778/32845
Stalybridge North 7558/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 7876/32845
Saddleworth West and Lees (Worst) 8006/32845
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Your Health in Mossley

If you are thinking of moving to Mossley, 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 Mossley 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
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Tameside (Mossley) 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%
Trafford 1.13% 4.09% 12.16% 31.64% 50.97%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Saddleworth West and Lees (Best) 10818/32845
Saddleworth South 21272/32845
Alexandra 3389/32845
St Mary's 4168/32845
Ashton St Michael's 4484/32845
Stalybridge North 5741/32845
Ashton Hurst 6432/32845
Mossley 7623/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 7968/32845
Waterhead (Worst) 8403/32845
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Deprivation in Mossley

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 Mossley. 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
Mossley (Best) 12218/32845
Dukinfield Stalybridge 12507/32845
Saddleworth West and Lees 13676/32845
Alexandra 1990/32845
St Mary's 2136/32845
Saddleworth South 26349/32845
Ashton St Michael's 6642/32845
Waterhead 8500/32845
Stalybridge North 9024/32845
Ashton Hurst (Worst) 9234/32845

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