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

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

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

Crime in Steyning

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 Steyning. 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
Upper Beeding 0
Botolphs 0
Castle Town 0
Coombes 0
Hole Street 0
Ashurst 0
Beggars Bush 0
Nep Town 0
Washington 0
Henfield 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Steyning. 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 Steyning. 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
Peverel 22045/32845
Offington 23810/32845
Manor 24838/32845
Henfield 25633/32845
Steyning & Ashurst 25796/32845
Cokeham 26160/32845
Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote 28468/32845
West Chiltington, Thakeham & Ashington 28551/32845
Buckingham (Worst) 29992/32845

Your Health in Steyning

If you are thinking of moving to Steyning, 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 Steyning 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
Worthing 1.1% 4.16% 14.41% 36.1% 44.22%
Mid Sussex 0.78% 2.76% 10.68% 33.98% 51.8%
Horsham (Steyning) 0.82% 2.71% 11.1% 34.79% 50.57%
Adur 1.25% 4.51% 15.01% 36.57% 42.67%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Steyning. 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 Steyning. 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
Peverel 15776/32845
Cokeham 16899/32845
Buckingham 21533/32845
Manor 22690/32845
Henfield 25455/32845
Offington 27311/32845
Steyning & Ashurst 28071/32845
Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote 28518/32845
West Chiltington, Thakeham & Ashington (Worst) 31160/32845

Deprivation in Steyning

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 Steyning. 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
Peverel 15329/32845
Cokeham 16345/32845
Manor 22082/32845
Bramber, Upper Beeding & Woodmancote 22644/32845
Henfield 25572/32845
Steyning & Ashurst 27188/32845
West Chiltington, Thakeham & Ashington 28225/32845
Offington 29735/32845
Buckingham (Worst) 29848/32845

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