Moving to Sunderland, Tyne and Wear? What you need to know

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Moving to Sunderland, Tyne and Wear - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Sunderland in Tyne and Wear? 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 Sunderland 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 Sunderland the land of milk and honey or are Seaham, Grangetown and Houghton le Spring a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Sunderland

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of August 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Sunderland. 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
Ayres Quay 237
Bishopwearmouth 237
Monkwearmouth 220
Millfield 195
Pallion 136
Southwick 126
Hendon 107
Fulwell 93
Carley Hill 76
Grangetown 61

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

Ward Average rank in England
Castle (Best) 11851/32845
St Peter's 12230/32845
Silksworth 12909/32845
Fulwell 19793/32845
Hendon 2362/32845
Millfield 2852/32845
Southwick 7221/32845
Pallion 7860/32845
St Michael's 8162/32845
Barnes (Worst) 9425/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hedworth or 'Badwaff' as the Jarrow locals call it

Your Health in Sunderland

If you are thinking of moving to Sunderland, 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 Sunderland 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
Sunderland (Sunderland) 1.99% 6.59% 15.95% 32.87% 42.6%
North Tyneside 1.5% 5.3% 15.02% 33.34% 44.84%
South Tyneside 1.91% 6.34% 16% 32.99% 42.76%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Fulwell (Best) 14413/32845
Hendon 2940/32845
Castle 4193/32845
Southwick 4262/32845
Pallion 5306/32845
Millfield 6400/32845
Silksworth 7847/32845
Barnes 8887/32845
St Michael's 8948/32845
St Peter's (Worst) 9477/32845
Reader Opinion:

North Shields - Shield yourself at all costs

Deprivation in Sunderland

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 Sunderland. 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
Silksworth (Best) 12006/32845
Barnes 13813/32845
St Michael's 13869/32845
St Peter's 16657/32845
Fulwell 24118/32845
Hendon 4524/32845
Southwick 6107/32845
Castle 6245/32845
Pallion 8013/32845
Millfield (Worst) 9153/32845

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