Moving to Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Shoreham by Sea in West Sussex? 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 Shoreham by Sea 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 Shoreham by Sea the land of milk and honey or are Southwick, Steyning and Worthing a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Shoreham by Sea

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 Shoreham by Sea. 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
North Lancing 1
Lancing 1
South Lancing 1
Shoreham Beach 0
Fishersgate 0
Portslade-By-Sea 0
Southern Cross 0
Portslade Village 0
Southwick 0
Coombes 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mash Barn (Best) 17348/32845
Hillside 17863/32845
St Mary's 17906/32845
Southwick Green 20695/32845
Marine 20985/32845
Widewater 21052/32845
Southlands 21867/32845
Manor 24838/32845
St Nicolas 25953/32845
Buckingham (Worst) 29992/32845
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Your Health in Shoreham by Sea

If you are thinking of moving to Shoreham by Sea, 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 Shoreham by Sea 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
Brighton and Hove 1.2% 4.08% 11.81% 33.64% 49.26%
Worthing 1.1% 4.16% 14.41% 36.1% 44.22%
Mid Sussex 0.78% 2.76% 10.68% 33.98% 51.8%
Adur (Shoreham by Sea) 1.25% 4.51% 15.01% 36.57% 42.67%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mash Barn (Best) 11650/32845
Southlands 12114/32845
Hillside 15369/32845
Widewater 15435/32845
Southwick Green 15438/32845
St Mary's 15837/32845
Buckingham 21533/32845
Manor 22690/32845
St Nicolas 23071/32845
Marine (Worst) 26560/32845
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Deprivation in Shoreham by Sea

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 Shoreham by Sea. 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
Mash Barn (Best) 11336/32845
St Mary's 14291/32845
Hillside 16244/32845
Widewater 17010/32845
Southwick Green 19501/32845
Manor 22082/32845
Marine 26121/32845
St Nicolas 27224/32845
Buckingham 29848/32845
Southlands (Worst) 9640/32845

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