Moving to Sale, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Sale, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Sale in Greater Manchester? 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 Sale 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 Sale the land of milk and honey or are Altrincham, Eccles and Stretford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sale

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 Sale. 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
Ashton upon Mersey 1
Baguley 1
Timperley 0
Sale 0
Brooklands 0
Chorlton-cum-Hardy 0
Barlow Moor 0
Gorse Hill 0
Firswood 0
Trafford Park 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sale Moor (Best) 13613/32845
St Mary's 15565/32845
Village 16011/32845
Priory 16514/32845
Ashton upon Mersey 18750/32845
Broadheath 21467/32845
Brooklands 22575/32845
Timperley 24671/32845
Brooklands 6108/32845
Stretford (Worst) 9125/32845
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Your Health in Sale

If you are thinking of moving to Sale, 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 Sale 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
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Wigan 1.49% 5.7% 14.72% 32.7% 45.39%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%
Trafford (Sale) 1.13% 4.09% 12.16% 31.64% 50.97%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stretford (Best) 10759/32845
St Mary's 16934/32845
Sale Moor 17119/32845
Village 17294/32845
Ashton upon Mersey 19334/32845
Broadheath 20486/32845
Priory 21576/32845
Brooklands 23093/32845
Timperley 24082/32845
Brooklands (Worst) 3014/32845
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Deprivation in Sale

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 Sale. 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
Stretford (Best) 11865/32845
Village 19793/32845
Sale Moor 19849/32845
St Mary's 20685/32845
Priory 23506/32845
Ashton upon Mersey 24517/32845
Broadheath 25251/32845
Brooklands 28141/32845
Timperley 29484/32845
Brooklands (Worst) 5946/32845

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