Moving to Newport, Isle of Wight? What you need to know

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Moving to Newport, Isle of Wight - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Newport in Isle of Wight? 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 Newport 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 Newport the land of milk and honey or are Cowes, East Cowes and Ryde a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Newport

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 Newport. 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
Fairlee 93
Barton 78
Parkhurst 77
Pan 59
Shide 59
Newport 47
Carisbrooke 19
Forest Side 7
Clatterford 6
Isle of Wight 4

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newport South (Best) 11059/32845
Newport North 13511/32845
Parkhurst 15041/32845
Newport West 15518/32845
Carisbrooke 20966/32845
Arreton and Newchurch 27026/32845
Cowes South and Northwood 27404/32845
Central Wight 28126/32845
Newport Central 7410/32845
Newport East (Worst) 9796/32845
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Your Health in Newport

If you are thinking of moving to Newport, 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 Newport 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
Portsmouth 1.15% 3.9% 12.42% 34.84% 47.69%
Isle of Wight (Newport) 1.47% 5.01% 16.18% 36.53% 40.81%
Fareham 0.9% 3.13% 12.22% 35.21% 48.55%
Gosport 0.99% 3.89% 13.58% 36.21% 45.32%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Newport Central (Best) 10482/32845
Newport East 10910/32845
Newport South 11132/32845
Newport North 15067/32845
Carisbrooke 17425/32845
Newport West 17670/32845
Cowes South and Northwood 18939/32845
Central Wight 18989/32845
Arreton and Newchurch 20042/32845
Parkhurst (Worst) 8680/32845
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Deprivation in Newport

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 Newport. 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
Parkhurst (Best) 10191/32845
Newport North 12944/32845
Central Wight 13943/32845
Arreton and Newchurch 16011/32845
Carisbrooke 16111/32845
Newport West 17080/32845
Cowes South and Northwood 21065/32845
Newport Central 8044/32845
Newport East 8313/32845
Newport South (Worst) 9385/32845

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