Moving to Painswick, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Painswick, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

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

Crime in Painswick

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Painswick. 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
Paradise 5
Painswick 4
Jack’s Green 2
Longridge 2
Pitchcombe 1
Stockend 1
Edge 1
Horsepools 1
Sheepscombe 0
Cranham 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Painswick. 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 Painswick. 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 Farmhill and Paganhill 12666/32845
Stroud Slade 12958/32845
Stroud Valley 15083/32845
Stroud Trinity 20280/32845
Stroud Uplands 20763/32845
Brockworth West 24951/32845
Rodborough 30907/32845
Bisley 31899/32845
Randwick, Whiteshill and Ruscombe (Worst) 32300/32845
Reader Opinion:

Larkhall mobs are often quiet during the week, the weekend is a different story

Your Health in Painswick

If you are thinking of moving to Painswick, 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 Painswick 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 (Painswick) 0.94% 3.35% 12.8% 35.21% 47.69%
Cheltenham 0.85% 3.14% 11.78% 34.32% 49.91%
Tewkesbury 0.99% 3.3% 12.46% 35.61% 47.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stroud Farmhill and Paganhill (Best) 17181/32845
Brockworth West 20877/32845
Stroud Slade 21464/32845
Stroud Trinity 21981/32845
Stroud Central 22077/32845
Stroud Uplands 24896/32845
Stroud Valley 25269/32845
Randwick, Whiteshill and Ruscombe 27317/32845
Rodborough 27536/32845
Bisley (Worst) 30431/32845
Reader Opinion:

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

Deprivation in Painswick

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 Painswick. 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 Farmhill and Paganhill (Best) 15899/32845
Stroud Slade 16182/32845
Stroud Trinity 17775/32845
Stroud Central 17913/32845
Stroud Valley 20336/32845
Brockworth West 21058/32845
Stroud Uplands 21950/32845
Randwick, Whiteshill and Ruscombe 28312/32845
Rodborough 29718/32845
Bisley (Worst) 30711/32845

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