Moving to Tilbury, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to Tilbury, Essex - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Tilbury in Essex? 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 Tilbury 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 Tilbury the land of milk and honey or are Grays, West Tilbury and Gravesend a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Tilbury

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 Tilbury. 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
Milton 220
Gravesend 220
Tilbury 109
Little Thurrock 102
Biggin 98
New House 96
Grays 76
South Stifford 49
Baker Street 15
Southfields 2

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chadwell St Mary (Best) 10978/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory 17140/32845
Riverside 2053/32845
Pelham 2769/32845
Northfleet North 3097/32845
Central 3401/32845
Northfleet South 5280/32845
Tilbury St Chads 5444/32845
Woodlands 5463/32845
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park (Worst) 8753/32845
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Your Health in Tilbury

If you are thinking of moving to Tilbury, 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 Tilbury 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
Bexley 1.09% 3.74% 12.51% 34.68% 47.98%
Thurrock (Tilbury) 1.03% 3.73% 12.29% 34.74% 48.2%
Gravesham 1.1% 4.03% 13.4% 34.97% 46.5%
Dartford 1.03% 3.4% 12.16% 34.86% 48.55%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Tilbury St Chads (Best) 10705/32845
Chadwell St Mary 13443/32845
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park 13867/32845
Northfleet North 13934/32845
Riverside 14047/32845
Pelham 15554/32845
Central 17465/32845
Northfleet South 18387/32845
Woodlands 23712/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory (Worst) 24653/32845
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Deprivation in Tilbury

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 Tilbury. 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
Chadwell St Mary (Best) 10139/32845
Pelham 12449/32845
Northfleet South 12659/32845
Central 15924/32845
Woodlands 19935/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory 23408/32845
Tilbury St Chads 5253/32845
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park 7198/32845
Riverside 7605/32845
Northfleet North (Worst) 8984/32845

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