Moving to Shaw and Crompton, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Shaw and Crompton, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Shaw and Crompton 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 Shaw and Crompton 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 Shaw and Crompton the land of milk and honey or are Milnrow, Oldham and Royton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Shaw and Crompton

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Shaw and Crompton. 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
Jubilee 1
Crompton Fold 1
Fullwood 1
Clough 1
Shaw 1
Shaw Side 1
High Crompton 1
Bentgate 0
Newhey 0
Burnedge 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Crompton (Best) 10483/32845
Saddleworth North 17508/32845
Kingsway 2193/32845
Waterhead 3715/32845
St Mary's 4037/32845
Shaw 6441/32845
Royton South 6710/32845
St James' 6766/32845
Chadderton North 6851/32845
Milnrow and Newhey (Worst) 9209/32845
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Your Health in Shaw and Crompton

If you are thinking of moving to Shaw and Crompton, 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 Shaw and Crompton 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%
Rochdale 1.68% 5.88% 14.79% 33.14% 44.51%
Tameside 1.6% 5.7% 15.05% 33.7% 43.96%
Oldham (Shaw and Crompton) 1.52% 5.42% 14.57% 33.34% 45.14%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chadderton North (Best) 12131/32845
Saddleworth North 18106/32845
St Mary's 4168/32845
Kingsway 4278/32845
St James' 6952/32845
Milnrow and Newhey 7652/32845
Crompton 8195/32845
Waterhead 8403/32845
Shaw 9241/32845
Royton South (Worst) 9549/32845
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Deprivation in Shaw and Crompton

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 Shaw and Crompton. 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
Shaw (Best) 12280/32845
Royton South 13484/32845
Milnrow and Newhey 14600/32845
Crompton 15855/32845
Chadderton North 15979/32845
St Mary's 2136/32845
Saddleworth North 24034/32845
Kingsway 3686/32845
Waterhead 8500/32845
St James' (Worst) 9887/32845

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