Moving to Tidworth, Wiltshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Tidworth, Wiltshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Tidworth in Wiltshire? 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 Tidworth 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 Tidworth the land of milk and honey or are Andover, Amesbury and Ludgershall a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Tidworth

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of November 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Tidworth. 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
South Tidworth 22
North Tidworth 22
Faberstown 15
Great Shoddesden 2
Fyfield 1
Shipton Bellinger 0
Collingbourne Ducis 0
Little Shoddesden 0
Cadley (near Marlborough) 0
Collingbourne Kingston 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Andover Harroway (Best) 16305/32845
Amesbury West 19891/32845
Ludgershall and Perham Down 21275/32845
Amesbury East 22115/32845
The Collingbournes and Netheravon 24179/32845
Tidworth 24687/32845
Durrington and Larkhill 25988/32845
Bulford, Allington and Figheldean 26446/32845
Charlton & the Pentons 27624/32845
Bellinger (Worst) 30289/32845
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Your Health in Tidworth

If you are thinking of moving to Tidworth, 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 Tidworth 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
Wiltshire (Tidworth) 0.87% 3.18% 12.15% 34.05% 49.75%
Eastleigh 0.87% 3.05% 11.61% 35.3% 49.17%
West Berkshire 0.68% 2.48% 10.7% 34.5% 51.64%
Test Valley 0.8% 2.97% 11.62% 34.59% 50.02%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Amesbury West (Best) 20407/32845
Ludgershall and Perham Down 20701/32845
Andover Harroway 20825/32845
Tidworth 21444/32845
Durrington and Larkhill 24145/32845
Bulford, Allington and Figheldean 24457/32845
Bellinger 25168/32845
Amesbury East 25193/32845
The Collingbournes and Netheravon 26672/32845
Charlton & the Pentons (Worst) 28151/32845
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Deprivation in Tidworth

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 Tidworth. 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
Ludgershall and Perham Down (Best) 16973/32845
Andover Harroway 19416/32845
The Collingbournes and Netheravon 19925/32845
Amesbury West 20325/32845
Tidworth 22515/32845
Bellinger 22631/32845
Amesbury East 23387/32845
Bulford, Allington and Figheldean 24949/32845
Charlton & the Pentons 25347/32845
Durrington and Larkhill (Worst) 26619/32845

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