Moving to Pudsey, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Pudsey, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Pudsey in Yorkshire? 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 Pudsey 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 Pudsey the land of milk and honey or are Bradford, Farsley and Horsforth a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Pudsey

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 Pudsey. 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
Moorside 220
New Scarbro 173
Intake 105
Farsley Beck Bottom 105
Bagley 105
Farnley 83
Swinnow Moor 81
Farsley 55
Fulneck 42
New Farnley 23

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

Ward Average rank in England
Morley North (Best) 11777/32845
Calverley & Farsley 12055/32845
Tong 1525/32845
Bowling and Barkerend 1777/32845
Bramley & Stanningley 2957/32845
Kirkstall 3108/32845
Bradford Moor 3217/32845
Farnley & Wortley 4167/32845
Pudsey 7409/32845
Eccleshill (Worst) 797/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bradford, the land of dreams, if you dream of takeaways & pound shops

Your Health in Pudsey

If you are thinking of moving to Pudsey, 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 Pudsey 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
Leeds (Pudsey) 1.22% 4.19% 12.71% 33.8% 48.08%
Bradford 1.33% 4.55% 13.7% 35.61% 44.81%
Kirklees 1.25% 4.5% 13.74% 34.97% 45.53%
Calderdale 1.15% 4.38% 13.78% 34.35% 46.34%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Pudsey (Best) 13367/32845
Calverley & Farsley 14518/32845
Morley North 14747/32845
Bowling and Barkerend 3887/32845
Bradford Moor 4845/32845
Tong 5467/32845
Eccleshill 6810/32845
Bramley & Stanningley 6930/32845
Kirkstall 7954/32845
Farnley & Wortley (Worst) 8361/32845
Reader Opinion:

Huddersfield, not such a 'brilliant' place to live!

Deprivation in Pudsey

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 Pudsey. 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
Pudsey (Best) 13252/32845
Calverley & Farsley 17680/32845
Morley North 17778/32845
Bowling and Barkerend 1891/32845
Bradford Moor 1999/32845
Tong 4083/32845
Eccleshill 5087/32845
Bramley & Stanningley 7438/32845
Kirkstall 8474/32845
Farnley & Wortley (Worst) 8688/32845

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