Moving to Swadlincote, Derbyshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Swadlincote, Derbyshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Swadlincote in Derbyshire? 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 Swadlincote 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 Swadlincote the land of milk and honey or are Ashby de la Zouch, Ashby Woulds and Burton upon Trent a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Swadlincote

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 Swadlincote. 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
Lower Midway 108
Newhall 61
Albert Village 39
Church Gresley 37
Goseley Dale 29
Boundary 17
Blackfordby 17
Hartshorne 14
Castle Gresley 7
Bretby 3

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

Ward Average rank in England
Ashby Woulds (Best) 19634/32845
Blackfordby 20718/32845
Newhall and Stanton 21151/32845
Church Gresley 21368/32845
Linton 21418/32845
Swadlincote 23327/32845
Woodville 25021/32845
Brizlincote 25559/32845
Midway 27452/32845
Repton (Worst) 28900/32845

Your Health in Swadlincote

If you are thinking of moving to Swadlincote, 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 Swadlincote 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
Derby 1.31% 4.59% 14.15% 35% 44.96%
East Staffordshire 1.09% 3.85% 13.47% 35.72% 45.86%
North West Leicestershire 1.15% 3.99% 13.88% 35.52% 45.45%
South Derbyshire (Swadlincote) 1.05% 3.85% 13.05% 34.4% 47.64%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Church Gresley (Best) 10992/32845
Newhall and Stanton 11851/32845
Swadlincote 13256/32845
Midway 15335/32845
Blackfordby 15581/32845
Ashby Woulds 15880/32845
Woodville 15928/32845
Linton 17007/32845
Brizlincote 22633/32845
Repton (Worst) 26185/32845

Deprivation in Swadlincote

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 Swadlincote. 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
Newhall and Stanton (Best) 13533/32845
Church Gresley 15083/32845
Woodville 16614/32845
Swadlincote 17244/32845
Ashby Woulds 17500/32845
Blackfordby 18238/32845
Midway 18300/32845
Linton 18643/32845
Repton 25416/32845
Brizlincote (Worst) 27913/32845

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