Moving to Polegate, East Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Polegate, East Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Polegate in East Sussex? 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 Polegate 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 Polegate the land of milk and honey or are Brighton, Eastbourne and Hailsham a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Polegate

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 Polegate. 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
Hampden Park 1
Langney 1
Polegate 0
Foulride Green 0
Wannock 0
Hankham 0
Mill Hill 0
Hailsham 0
Arlington 0
Arlington Reservoir 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hampden Park (Best) 14165/32845
Hailsham East 19573/32845
Polegate Central 22132/32845
Polegate South & Willingdon Watermill 22413/32845
Polegate North 22960/32845
Hailsham Central 23552/32845
Hailsham South 23751/32845
Stone Cross 24791/32845
Lower Willingdon 24990/32845
Upper Willingdon (Worst) 26210/32845
Reader Opinion:

Eastbourne where the elderly flock in their thousands to die

Your Health in Polegate

If you are thinking of moving to Polegate, 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 Polegate 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
Eastbourne 1.45% 4.74% 15.34% 35.4% 43.07%
Wealden (Polegate) 0.96% 3.49% 13.03% 34.93% 47.59%
Rother 1.41% 4.93% 16.51% 36.6% 40.55%
Lewes 1.21% 4.17% 14.26% 35.52% 44.84%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hailsham South (Best) 16921/32845
Hailsham East 17060/32845
Polegate South & Willingdon Watermill 21642/32845
Hailsham Central 21694/32845
Polegate North 22400/32845
Lower Willingdon 24208/32845
Upper Willingdon 25334/32845
Polegate Central 28733/32845
Stone Cross 29578/32845
Hampden Park (Worst) 9663/32845
Reader Opinion:

Eastbourne: God is ignoring this waiting room...

Deprivation in Polegate

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 Polegate. 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
Hailsham East (Best) 12178/32845
Hailsham South 15369/32845
Polegate North 17675/32845
Polegate South & Willingdon Watermill 18590/32845
Hailsham Central 21380/32845
Lower Willingdon 24482/32845
Polegate Central 25531/32845
Upper Willingdon 26117/32845
Stone Cross 29016/32845
Hampden Park (Worst) 8261/32845

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