Moving to Southwick, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Southwick, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Southwick in Hampshire? 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 Southwick 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 Southwick the land of milk and honey or are Fareham, Portchester and Waterlooville a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Southwick

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 Southwick. 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
Paulsgrove 86
Anmore 66
Portchester 39
Mead End 25
Southwick 5
Forest Gate 4
Anthill Common 4
Boarhunt 1
Furzeley Corner 1
Hoe Gate 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Hart Plain (Best) 12271/32845
Cosham 12522/32845
Stakes 13817/32845
Fareham East 15985/32845
Purbrook 19637/32845
Portchester East 20304/32845
Waterloo 20466/32845
Denmead 22531/32845
Portchester West 26645/32845
Paulsgrove (Worst) 8016/32845
Reader Opinion:

Fareham: if inbreeding was a town.

Your Health in Southwick

If you are thinking of moving to Southwick, 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 Southwick 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
Portsmouth 1.15% 3.9% 12.42% 34.84% 47.69%
Fareham 0.9% 3.13% 12.22% 35.21% 48.55%
Winchester (Southwick) 0.74% 2.69% 10.6% 32.78% 53.2%
Gosport 0.99% 3.89% 13.58% 36.21% 45.32%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Stakes (Best) 11569/32845
Cosham 13486/32845
Hart Plain 18804/32845
Purbrook 19603/32845
Waterloo 20754/32845
Portchester East 24741/32845
Fareham East 25833/32845
Denmead 27647/32845
Portchester West 28451/32845
Paulsgrove (Worst) 9437/32845
Reader Opinion:

Chichester: The Hyacinth Bucket of the South

Deprivation in Southwick

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 Southwick. 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
Cosham (Best) 13102/32845
Stakes 13255/32845
Hart Plain 17902/32845
Purbrook 22206/32845
Fareham East 22853/32845
Waterloo 23072/32845
Portchester East 24039/32845
Denmead 24656/32845
Portchester West 27014/32845
Paulsgrove (Worst) 6062/32845

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