Moving to Syston, Leicestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Syston, Leicestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Syston in Leicestershire? 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 Syston 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 Syston the land of milk and honey or are Braunstone Town, Leicester and Oadby a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Syston

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 Syston. 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
Thurmaston 70
Birstall 69
Wanlip 42
Syston 41
Sileby 25
Barkby 18
Barkby Thorpe 18
Cossington 4
Ratcliffe on the Wreake 1
Rearsby 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Rushey Mead (Best) 12847/32845
Troon 13097/32845
Birstall Watermead 17380/32845
Syston East 17431/32845
Thurmaston 17506/32845
Syston West 17828/32845
Sileby 18773/32845
Barrow and Sileby West 20509/32845
Birstall Wanlip 21238/32845
East Goscote (Worst) 28224/32845
Reader Opinion:

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Your Health in Syston

If you are thinking of moving to Syston, 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 Syston 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
Leicester 1.49% 4.54% 13.42% 35.64% 44.9%
Charnwood (Syston) 0.89% 3.29% 12.41% 35.3% 48.11%
Blaby 0.88% 3.28% 12.53% 35.81% 47.51%
Oadby and Wigston 1.09% 3.71% 13.4% 36.62% 45.19%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Rushey Mead (Best) 12092/32845
Syston East 18089/32845
Thurmaston 19173/32845
Syston West 19197/32845
East Goscote 22927/32845
Sileby 23323/32845
Birstall Watermead 23621/32845
Barrow and Sileby West 23968/32845
Birstall Wanlip 30240/32845
Troon (Worst) 8844/32845
Reader Opinion:

Melton Mowbray: Neanderthals loiter outside McDonalds, with not one GCSE in Car Theft between them

Deprivation in Syston

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 Syston. 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
Rushey Mead (Best) 10934/32845
Thurmaston 18812/32845
Syston East 19559/32845
Syston West 21154/32845
Sileby 21201/32845
Birstall Watermead 22748/32845
Barrow and Sileby West 25640/32845
East Goscote 25974/32845
Birstall Wanlip 29095/32845
Troon (Worst) 9947/32845

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