Moving to New Milton, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to New Milton, Hampshire - What you need to know

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

Crime in New Milton

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 New Milton. 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
New Milton 43
Ashley 42
Beckley 12
Tiptoe 11
Barton on Sea 9
Bashley 9
Bashley Park 9
Hordle 8
Downton 1
Ashley Clinton 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Milton (Best) 15407/32845
Brockenhurst and Forest South East 16725/32845
Bransgore and Burley 17826/32845
Becton 18343/32845
Fernhill 19606/32845
Bashley 24641/32845
Boldre and Sway 27086/32845
Barton 28967/32845
Hordle 29609/32845
Highcliffe & Walkford (Worst) 30351/32845
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Your Health in New Milton

If you are thinking of moving to New Milton, 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 New Milton 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 (New Milton) 1.08% 3.81% 14.09% 35.87% 45.15%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Milton (Best) 18796/32845
Fernhill 18866/32845
Becton 24132/32845
Highcliffe & Walkford 26206/32845
Bransgore and Burley 26796/32845
Hordle 26803/32845
Barton 27265/32845
Bashley 28297/32845
Boldre and Sway 29302/32845
Brockenhurst and Forest South East (Worst) 30800/32845

Deprivation in New Milton

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 New Milton. 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
Milton (Best) 16491/32845
Fernhill 16639/32845
Becton 21961/32845
Bransgore and Burley 24515/32845
Brockenhurst and Forest South East 24623/32845
Highcliffe & Walkford 27200/32845
Hordle 27425/32845
Bashley 27446/32845
Boldre and Sway 27611/32845
Barton (Worst) 27865/32845

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