Moving to Tamworth, Staffordshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Tamworth, Staffordshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Tamworth in Staffordshire? 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 Tamworth 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 Tamworth the land of milk and honey or are Fazeley, Perry Crofts and Coal Pool a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Tamworth

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 Tamworth. 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
Amington 2
Anker 1
Bolehall 1
Kettlebrook 1
Bitterscote 1
Tamworth 1
Fazeley 1
Belgrave 1
Borough Park 0
The Alders 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Belgrave (Best) 11939/32845
Castle 12503/32845
Bolehall 14322/32845
Spital 15527/32845
Mercian 17570/32845
Fazeley 18765/32845
Amington 20199/32845
Trinity 23826/32845
Whittington & Streethay 26147/32845
Glascote (Worst) 8444/32845
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Your Health in Tamworth

If you are thinking of moving to Tamworth, 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 Tamworth 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
Lichfield 1.19% 3.93% 13.17% 34.79% 46.92%
North West Leicestershire 1.15% 3.99% 13.88% 35.52% 45.45%
Tamworth (Tamworth) 1.31% 4.43% 13.43% 35.23% 45.6%
North Warwickshire 1.38% 4.6% 14.07% 34.84% 45.12%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bolehall (Best) 11683/32845
Castle 11859/32845
Belgrave 11976/32845
Spital 12024/32845
Amington 12203/32845
Mercian 12304/32845
Fazeley 14683/32845
Trinity 18328/32845
Whittington & Streethay 22789/32845
Glascote (Worst) 8316/32845
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Deprivation in Tamworth

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 Tamworth. 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
Belgrave (Best) 12557/32845
Fazeley 13801/32845
Bolehall 14616/32845
Castle 15638/32845
Amington 16303/32845
Mercian 17478/32845
Spital 17482/32845
Trinity 24693/32845
Whittington & Streethay 25532/32845
Glascote (Worst) 8533/32845

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