Moving to Newport, Shropshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Newport, Shropshire - What you need to know
Moving to Newport, Shropshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Newport in Shropshire? 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 Madeley, Shifnal and Fenton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Newport

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Albrighton 6
Donington 6
Oaken 0
Tong Norton 0
Tong Forge 0
Tong 0
Renshaw Wood 0
Codsall Wood 0
Coldham 0
Kiddemore Green 0

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
Perton East (Best) 30374/32845
Codsall South 28444/32845
Pattingham and Patshull 27323/32845
Albrighton 27112/32845
Perton Lakeside 26880/32845
Codsall North 25196/32845
Perton Dippons 23479/32845
Shifnal South and Cosford 22798/32845
Worfield 22058/32845
Bilbrook (Worst) 19476/32845
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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
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53% 15.67% 35.34% 41.79%
Shropshire (Newport) 1.13% 3.91% 13.55% 34.92% 46.49%
Telford and Wrekin 1.42% 4.81% 13.57% 34.32% 45.87%
Cannock Chase 1.52% 5.25% 14.46% 35.02% 43.74%

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
Pattingham and Patshull (Best) 31215/32845
Perton East 30813/32845
Codsall South 26600/32845
Shifnal South and Cosford 25923/32845
Codsall North 25838/32845
Perton Dippons 25438/32845
Perton Lakeside 23096/32845
Worfield 21564/32845
Albrighton 20165/32845
Bilbrook (Worst) 17602/32845
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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
Perton East (Best) 32095/32845
Codsall South 30317/32845
Pattingham and Patshull 27972/32845
Perton Dippons 26784/32845
Shifnal South and Cosford 26358/32845
Codsall North 25275/32845
Perton Lakeside 23761/32845
Albrighton 23013/32845
Bilbrook 15860/32845
Worfield (Worst) 11987/32845

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