Moving to Newhaven, East Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Newhaven, East Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Newhaven in East Sussex? 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 Newhaven 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 Newhaven the land of milk and honey or are Brighton, Peacehaven and Seaford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Newhaven

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 Newhaven. 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
Newhaven 0
South Heighton 0
Tarring Neville 0
Harbour Heights 0
Bishopstone 0
Norton 0
Peacehaven Heights 0
Peacehaven 0
Southease 0
Telscombe Cliffs 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newhaven South (Best) 12806/32845
Newhaven North 16411/32845
Peacehaven East 18835/32845
Peacehaven West 18883/32845
Seaford Central 20845/32845
Peacehaven North 20857/32845
Seaford South 22541/32845
Ouse Valley & Ringmer 25099/32845
Seaford North 27333/32845
Seaford West (Worst) 31563/32845
Reader Opinion:

Whitehawk & Moulsecoomb, Brighton, are third world areas of Sussex

Your Health in Newhaven

If you are thinking of moving to Newhaven, 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 Newhaven 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
Brighton and Hove 1.2% 4.08% 11.81% 33.64% 49.26%
Eastbourne 1.45% 4.74% 15.34% 35.4% 43.07%
Wealden 0.96% 3.49% 13.03% 34.93% 47.59%
Lewes (Newhaven) 1.21% 4.17% 14.26% 35.52% 44.84%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newhaven South (Best) 11675/32845
Newhaven North 12790/32845
Peacehaven West 13372/32845
Peacehaven East 16170/32845
Seaford Central 17403/32845
Peacehaven North 17803/32845
Seaford North 20678/32845
Seaford South 21885/32845
Ouse Valley & Ringmer 23164/32845
Seaford West (Worst) 26458/32845
Reader Opinion:

Brighton - Blackpool of the South

Deprivation in Newhaven

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 Newhaven. 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
Newhaven North (Best) 11511/32845
Peacehaven East 13459/32845
Peacehaven West 13580/32845
Peacehaven North 16516/32845
Seaford Central 18648/32845
Seaford North 19270/32845
Ouse Valley & Ringmer 19602/32845
Seaford South 21822/32845
Seaford West 25460/32845
Newhaven South (Worst) 9153/32845

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