Moving to Southall, London? What you need to know

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Moving to Southall, London - What you need to know
Moving to Southall, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Southall in London? 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 Southall 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 Southall the land of milk and honey or are Acton, Brentford and Ealing a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Southall

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Southall. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Dormer’s Wells 193
Lampton 167
Greenford 163
Crane 120
North Hyde 116
Ealing 110
Hanwell 103
Heston 103
Norwood Green 98
Northolt 94

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hobbayne (Best) 15757/32845
Lady Margaret 15590/32845
Elthorne 14017/32845
Southall Green 11676/32845
Dormers Wells 11655/32845
Norwood Green 10365/32845
Greenford Broadway 9899/32845
Yeading 9591/32845
Southall Broadway 8860/32845
Townfield (Worst) 4858/32845
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Your Health in Southall

If you are thinking of moving to Southall, 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 Southall 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
Brent 1.38% 3.96% 11.8% 34.76% 48.1%
Ealing (Southall) 1.22% 3.79% 11.35% 34.48% 49.16%
Hounslow 1.11% 3.58% 11.24% 35.07% 49%
Hillingdon 1.01% 3.43% 11.5% 35.28% 48.78%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Yeading (Best) 20105/32845
Hobbayne 19268/32845
Greenford Broadway 18583/32845
Lady Margaret 18463/32845
Southall Green 18267/32845
Elthorne 18126/32845
Dormers Wells 16607/32845
Southall Broadway 15716/32845
Townfield 15544/32845
Norwood Green (Worst) 14216/32845

Deprivation in Southall

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 Southall. 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
Lady Margaret (Best) 14314/32845
Elthorne 13720/32845
Hobbayne 13011/32845
Yeading 11586/32845
Greenford Broadway 10261/32845
Dormers Wells 9858/32845
Southall Green 9161/32845
Townfield 8964/32845
Southall Broadway 8092/32845
Norwood Green (Worst) 7301/32845

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