Moving to Surbiton, London? What you need to know

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Moving to Surbiton, London - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Surbiton in London? 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 Surbiton 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 Surbiton the land of milk and honey or are Kingston upon Thames, Twickenham and Esher a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Surbiton

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 Surbiton. 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
Southborough 104
Berrylands 97
Tolworth 89
Hampton Wick 81
New Malden 77
Coombe 63
Motspur Park 57
Thames Ditton 30
Long Ditton 24
Giggshill 24

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

Ward Average rank in England
Norbiton (Best) 15843/32845
Hampton Wick 16352/32845
Grove 17420/32845
Long Ditton 20107/32845
Surbiton Hill 20480/32845
Thames Ditton 22628/32845
St Mark's 23363/32845
Canbury 23837/32845
Berrylands 24521/32845
Teddington (Worst) 25064/32845
Reader Opinion:

Epsom: the not-so-salubrious suburb

Your Health in Surbiton

If you are thinking of moving to Surbiton, 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 Surbiton 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
Richmond upon Thames 0.75% 2.47% 8.91% 30.53% 57.34%
Kingston upon Thames (Surbiton) 0.79% 2.77% 10.26% 33.49% 52.69%
Elmbridge 0.66% 2.46% 9.44% 30.99% 56.45%
Epsom and Ewell 0.71% 2.68% 10.64% 33.76% 52.21%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Norbiton (Best) 20024/32845
Berrylands 22961/32845
Surbiton Hill 26830/32845
St Mark's 27321/32845
Grove 27497/32845
Canbury 29249/32845
Hampton Wick 30575/32845
Teddington 30671/32845
Long Ditton 30803/32845
Thames Ditton (Worst) 31484/32845
Reader Opinion:

Hinchley Wood (Clarkson was right)

Deprivation in Surbiton

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 Surbiton. 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
Norbiton (Best) 15247/32845
Berrylands 22515/32845
Grove 22527/32845
Surbiton Hill 24917/32845
St Mark's 25715/32845
Hampton Wick 26019/32845
Canbury 26397/32845
Teddington 29189/32845
Long Ditton 29615/32845
Thames Ditton (Worst) 31421/32845

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