Moving to Southwick, West Sussex? What you need to know

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Moving to Southwick, West Sussex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Southwick 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 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 Shoreham by Sea, Steyning and Worthing 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
Shoreham Beach 0
Southern Cross 0
Portslade-By-Sea 0
Fishersgate 0
Portslade Village 0
Hangleton 0
Aldrington 0
Southwick 0
Mile Oak 0
Fulking 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
Eastbrook (Best) 13004/32845
Hillside 17863/32845
St Mary's 17906/32845
South Portslade 18763/32845
Wish 18967/32845
Southwick Green 20695/32845
Marine 20985/32845
North Portslade 21258/32845
Southlands 21867/32845
St Nicolas (Worst) 25953/32845
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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
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 (Southwick) 1.25% 4.51% 15.01% 36.57% 42.67%

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
North Portslade (Best) 11582/32845
South Portslade 11739/32845
Eastbrook 11744/32845
Southlands 12114/32845
Hillside 15369/32845
Southwick Green 15438/32845
St Mary's 15837/32845
Wish 17633/32845
St Nicolas 23071/32845
Marine (Worst) 26560/32845
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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
Eastbrook (Best) 12491/32845
South Portslade 13178/32845
North Portslade 14087/32845
St Mary's 14291/32845
Hillside 16244/32845
Southwick Green 19501/32845
Wish 20442/32845
Marine 26121/32845
St Nicolas 27224/32845
Southlands (Worst) 9640/32845

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