Moving to Shifnal, Shropshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Shifnal, Shropshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Shifnal in Shropshire? 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 Shifnal 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 Shifnal the land of milk and honey or are Newport, Oakengates and Telford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Shifnal

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 Shifnal. 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
Stirchley 103
Hollinswood 85
Nedge Hill 64
Stafford Park 46
Shifnal 6
Sheriffhales 2
Tong Forge 0
Tong Norton 0
Tong 0
Kemberton 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
The Nedge (Best) 10885/32845
Dawley & Aqueduct 10962/32845
St Georges 14534/32845
Woodside 1744/32845
Muxton 22394/32845
Priorslee 22837/32845
Albrighton 27112/32845
Brookside 3090/32845
Malinslee & Dawley Bank 4970/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill (Worst) 8639/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Shifnal

If you are thinking of moving to Shifnal, 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 Shifnal 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
Wolverhampton 1.66% 5.53% 15.67% 35.34% 41.79%
Shropshire (Shifnal) 1.13% 3.91% 13.55% 34.92% 46.49%
Telford and Wrekin 1.42% 4.81% 13.57% 34.32% 45.87%
Cannock Chase 1.52% 5.25% 14.46% 35.02% 43.74%

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

Ward Average rank in England
St Georges (Best) 12006/32845
Muxton 15796/32845
Albrighton 20165/32845
Priorslee 22044/32845
Woodside 4515/32845
Malinslee & Dawley Bank 5183/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill 6151/32845
Brookside 7164/32845
Dawley & Aqueduct 8648/32845
The Nedge (Worst) 9540/32845
Reader Opinion:

Newport, this is just a Hillbilly Love Town

Deprivation in Shifnal

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 Shifnal. 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
The Nedge (Best) 10473/32845
Dawley & Aqueduct 11728/32845
St Georges 16861/32845
Woodside 1804/32845
Muxton 21678/32845
Albrighton 23013/32845
Priorslee 27851/32845
Malinslee & Dawley Bank 5258/32845
Madeley & Sutton Hill 7804/32845
Brookside (Worst) 8288/32845

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