Moving to Par, Cornwall? What you need to know

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Moving to Par, Cornwall - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Par in Cornwall? 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 Par 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 Par the land of milk and honey or are Charlestown, Fowey and St Blazey a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Par

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 Par. 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
Kilhallon 19
Par 18
Tywardreath Highway 17
Biscovey 15
Tywardreath 11
Bodelva 10
Lanescot 9
Polmear 7
Carlyon Bay 5
Penpillick 2

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mount Charles (Best) 17048/32845
Bugle 19141/32845
St Blazey 19388/32845
St Austell Poltair 21756/32845
Par and St Blazey Gate 22088/32845
St Austell Bay 23206/32845
Fowey and Tywardreath 24736/32845
Penwithick and Boscoppa 25207/32845
Mevagissey 27803/32845
St Austell Bethel (Worst) 28329/32845

Your Health in Par

If you are thinking of moving to Par, 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 Par 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
Cornwall (Par) 1.43% 4.87% 14.88% 33.59% 45.23%
Plymouth 1.44% 5.08% 13.95% 33.53% 46.02%
South Hams 1.11% 3.8% 13.32% 34.37% 47.41%
West Devon 1.18% 3.96% 14.28% 34.73% 45.85%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mount Charles (Best) 10539/32845
Bugle 12253/32845
St Blazey 13775/32845
Par and St Blazey Gate 14710/32845
St Austell Poltair 15076/32845
Penwithick and Boscoppa 16936/32845
St Austell Bethel 17492/32845
St Austell Bay 17495/32845
Fowey and Tywardreath 18241/32845
Mevagissey (Worst) 19328/32845

Deprivation in Par

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 Par. 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
Mount Charles (Best) 11299/32845
St Blazey 12270/32845
Penwithick and Boscoppa 14215/32845
Mevagissey 14307/32845
Par and St Blazey Gate 14921/32845
St Austell Poltair 15768/32845
Fowey and Tywardreath 17272/32845
St Austell Bay 17325/32845
St Austell Bethel 19521/32845
Bugle (Worst) 7240/32845

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