Moving to Selby, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Selby, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Selby 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 Selby 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 Selby the land of milk and honey or are Snaith, Sherburn in Elmet and Knottingley a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Selby

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 Selby. 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
Barlby 11
Hemingbrough 9
Kelfield 8
Barlow 5
Riccall 2
South Duffield 2
Newhay 1
Gateforth 1
Hambleton 0
Cawood 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Selby East (Best) 13346/32845
Selby West 21463/32845
Barlby Village 25558/32845
Camblesforth & Carlton 25644/32845
Eggborough 26050/32845
Hambleton 27840/32845
Derwent 27911/32845
Thorpe Willoughby 27943/32845
Brayton 29639/32845
Riccall (Worst) 32741/32845
Reader Opinion:

Selby is packed to the grubby chlamydia infested gills with utter dreck

Your Health in Selby

If you are thinking of moving to Selby, 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 Selby 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
Wakefield 1.7% 5.99% 15.53% 34.04% 42.75%
East Riding of Yorkshire 1.24% 4.15% 14.46% 34.97% 45.19%
York 0.92% 3.22% 11.99% 34.19% 49.69%
Selby (Selby) 0.97% 3.6% 12.77% 34.3% 48.35%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Selby East (Best) 12120/32845
Selby West 17154/32845
Barlby Village 21273/32845
Eggborough 22078/32845
Brayton 23804/32845
Camblesforth & Carlton 24278/32845
Thorpe Willoughby 24702/32845
Riccall 26309/32845
Hambleton 27094/32845
Derwent (Worst) 28229/32845
Reader Opinion:

Knottingley, eee by gum it's rough

Deprivation in Selby

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 Selby. 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
Selby East (Best) 11459/32845
Selby West 17436/32845
Eggborough 19451/32845
Camblesforth & Carlton 21897/32845
Barlby Village 22311/32845
Thorpe Willoughby 25723/32845
Riccall 26417/32845
Brayton 26802/32845
Hambleton 27026/32845
Derwent (Worst) 27213/32845

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  1. Knottingley, eee by gum it’s rough

    Knottingley, eee by gum it’s rough

  2. Selby is packed to the grubby chlamydia ******** gills with utter dreck

    Selby is packed to the grubby chlamydia ******** gills with utter dreck

  3. Selby, it’s a culture shock to anyone from somewhere decent

    Selby, it’s a culture shock to anyone from somewhere decent