Moving to Pershore, Worcestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Pershore, Worcestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Pershore, Worcestershire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Pershore a nice place to live?'' 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 Pershore 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 Pershore truly a nice place to live, or are Netherton, Evesham and Upton upon Severn a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Pershore

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 Pershore. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Pinvin 6
Drakes Broughton 5
Stonebow 3
Lower Moor 1
Little Comberton 0
Great Comberton 0
Ramsden 0
Birlingham 0
Besford 0
Bricklehampton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Upton Snodsbury (Best) 26494/32845
Elmley Castle and Somerville 26075/32845
Eckington 23243/32845
Fladbury 23196/32845
Pershore 23023/32845
Pinvin 22978/32845
Drakes Broughton 21825/32845
Great Hampton 13369/32845
Evesham North 11850/32845
Harvington and Norton (Worst) 11514/32845
Reader Opinion:

Evesham, It's the worst of the worst no doubt about it.

Your Health in Pershore

If you are thinking of moving to Pershore, 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 Pershore compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Wychavon (Pershore) 0.98% 3.71%
Redditch 1.23% 4.18%
Worcester 1.03% 3.83%
Cheltenham 0.85% 3.14%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Upton Snodsbury (Best) 28173/32845
Eckington 26538/32845
Fladbury 26075/32845
Elmley Castle and Somerville 24402/32845
Drakes Broughton 22688/32845
Pershore 20894/32845
Pinvin 20819/32845
Harvington and Norton 20079/32845
Great Hampton 19877/32845
Evesham North (Worst) 16666/32845
Reader Opinion:

Evesham - most women wouldn't think twice about nicking your husband!

Deprivation in Pershore

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 Pershore. 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
Eckington (Best) 20869/32845
Drakes Broughton 20261/32845
Fladbury 19920/32845
Pinvin 19089/32845
Upton Snodsbury 18561/32845
Elmley Castle and Somerville 18208/32845
Pershore 17903/32845
Great Hampton 15559/32845
Harvington and Norton 15323/32845
Evesham North (Worst) 14373/32845

Average rent in Pershore

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Pershore are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Pershore.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Pershore

If you are thinking of moving to Pershore, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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