Moving to Sudbury, Suffolk? What you need to know

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Moving to Sudbury, Suffolk - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Sudbury in Suffolk? 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 Sudbury 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 Sudbury the land of milk and honey or are Halstead, Clare and Hadleigh a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sudbury

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 Sudbury. 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
Great Cornard 62
Brundon 54
Newman’s Green 42
Chilton 41
Cornard Tye 26
Cuckoo Tye 11
Ballingdon 9
Acton 3
Borley 3
Great Waldingfield 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sudbury North East (Best) 12930/32845
Sudbury North West 13302/32845
Sudbury South East 14752/32845
Assington 14788/32845
Great Cornard 16625/32845
Bures St Mary & Nayland 16646/32845
Long Melford 21099/32845
Stour Valley North 24272/32845
Stour Valley South 28195/32845
Reader Opinion:

Halstead - a place time forgot

Your Health in Sudbury

If you are thinking of moving to Sudbury, 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 Sudbury 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
Tendring 1.78% 5.83% 18.15% 35.82% 38.42%
Braintree 0.93% 3.43% 12.44% 35.69% 47.51%
Mid Suffolk 0.83% 3.12% 12.85% 35.31% 47.88%
Babergh (Sudbury) 0.89% 3.45% 13.25% 35.83% 46.59%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Sudbury South East (Best) 16520/32845
Sudbury North East 16953/32845
Great Cornard 18562/32845
Sudbury North West 18608/32845
Long Melford 23845/32845
Bures St Mary & Nayland 26418/32845
Stour Valley North 26435/32845
Assington 27619/32845
Stour Valley South 28867/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Deprivation in Sudbury

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 Sudbury. 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
Sudbury North East (Best) 12626/32845
Sudbury South East 15358/32845
Sudbury North West 15801/32845
Great Cornard 16223/32845
Bures St Mary & Nayland 17779/32845
Stour Valley North 18375/32845
Assington 19120/32845
Long Melford 19452/32845
Stour Valley South 19590/32845

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