Moving to Rothwell, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Rothwell, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Rothwell 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 Rothwell 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 Rothwell the land of milk and honey or are West Bridgefield, Leeds and Normanton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Rothwell

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 Rothwell. 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
Belle Isle 136
Stourton 117
John O’Gaunts 53
Rothwell 47
Rothwell Haigh 47
Lofthouse 38
Newsam Green 30
Carlton 24
Little Preston 14
Royds Green 11

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

Ward Average rank in England
Rothwell (Best) 10945/32845
Ardsley & Robin Hood 12209/32845
Stanley and Outwood East 16204/32845
Wrenthorpe and Outwood West 16577/32845
Garforth & Swillington 19768/32845
Burmantofts & Richmond Hill 2819/32845
Middleton Park 3498/32845
Beeston & Holbeck 3661/32845
Little London & Woodhouse 6175/32845
Temple Newsam (Worst) 7374/32845
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Your Health in Rothwell

If you are thinking of moving to Rothwell, 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 Rothwell 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 (Rothwell) 1.22% 4.19% 12.71% 33.8% 48.08%
Bradford 1.33% 4.55% 13.7% 35.61% 44.81%
Wakefield 1.7% 5.99% 15.53% 34.04% 42.75%
Kirklees 1.25% 4.5% 13.74% 34.97% 45.53%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Temple Newsam (Best) 10629/32845
Rothwell 12711/32845
Stanley and Outwood East 12981/32845
Wrenthorpe and Outwood West 13504/32845
Ardsley & Robin Hood 13707/32845
Garforth & Swillington 14995/32845
Burmantofts & Richmond Hill 4241/32845
Little London & Woodhouse 5277/32845
Middleton Park 5537/32845
Beeston & Holbeck (Worst) 7251/32845
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Deprivation in Rothwell

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 Rothwell. 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
Temple Newsam (Best) 13518/32845
Rothwell 15742/32845
Ardsley & Robin Hood 17238/32845
Wrenthorpe and Outwood West 19553/32845
Stanley and Outwood East 20073/32845
Garforth & Swillington 21142/32845
Burmantofts & Richmond Hill 2898/32845
Middleton Park 4542/32845
Beeston & Holbeck 5972/32845
Little London & Woodhouse (Worst) 9053/32845

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