Moving to Nailsworth, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Nailsworth, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Nailsworth in Gloucestershire? 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 Nailsworth 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 Nailsworth the land of milk and honey or are Minchinhampton, Stonehouse and Stroud a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Nailsworth

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 Nailsworth. 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
Pinfarthings 12
Inchbrook 12
Watledge 12
Forest Green 12
Shortwood 12
Newmarket 12
Box 4
Minchinhampton 4
Forwood 4
Ball’s Green 3

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stroud Central (Best) 11387/32845
Stroud Slade 12958/32845
Stroud Trinity 20280/32845
Nailsworth 25992/32845
Thrupp 28937/32845
Minchinhampton 30637/32845
Rodborough 30907/32845
Coaley and Uley 30935/32845
Amberley and Woodchester 31953/32845
Chalford (Worst) 32717/32845
Reader Opinion:

Stroud, who wants to be stared at by a group of inbreds?

Your Health in Nailsworth

If you are thinking of moving to Nailsworth, 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 Nailsworth 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
Gloucester 1.1% 3.79% 13.09% 35.46% 46.56%
Stroud (Nailsworth) 0.94% 3.35% 12.8% 35.21% 47.69%
Forest of Dean 1.13% 4.31% 14.49% 35.8% 44.27%
Cotswold 0.8% 3.01% 12.33% 35.07% 48.78%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stroud Slade (Best) 21464/32845
Stroud Trinity 21981/32845
Stroud Central 22077/32845
Minchinhampton 24068/32845
Nailsworth 24614/32845
Thrupp 25702/32845
Coaley and Uley 26290/32845
Chalford 27524/32845
Rodborough 27536/32845
Amberley and Woodchester (Worst) 31582/32845
Reader Opinion:

Cheltenham: For people who like Waitrose and gushing about their salary

Deprivation in Nailsworth

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 Nailsworth. 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
Stroud Slade (Best) 16182/32845
Stroud Trinity 17775/32845
Stroud Central 17913/32845
Thrupp 23879/32845
Minchinhampton 24481/32845
Nailsworth 26399/32845
Coaley and Uley 28873/32845
Rodborough 29718/32845
Chalford 30617/32845
Amberley and Woodchester (Worst) 31500/32845

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