Moving to Wallasey, Merseyside? What you need to know

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Moving to Wallasey, Merseyside - What you need to know
Moving to Wallasey, Merseyside - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Wallasey in Merseyside? 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 Wallasey 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 Wallasey the land of milk and honey or are Birkenhead, Bootle and Crosby a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wallasey

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Wallasey. 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.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Everton 271
Claughton 106
Wallasey 80
Liscard 80
New Brighton 73
Leasowe 57
Bidston Hill 46
Bidston 41
Bootle 21
Sandhills 12

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

Ward Average rank in England
Wallasey (Best) 19288/32845
Claughton 12281/32845
New Brighton 12171/32845
Leasowe and Moreton East 11829/32845
Liscard 9283/32845
Kirkdale 7086/32845
Bidston and St James 6459/32845
Seacombe 6353/32845
Birkenhead and Tranmere 4830/32845
Everton (Worst) 2640/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bootle - The land that time and government forgot

Your Health in Wallasey

If you are thinking of moving to Wallasey, 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 Wallasey 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
Liverpool 2.08% 6.68% 14.03% 30.47% 46.73%
Wirral (Wallasey) 1.73% 5.77% 14.29% 31.92% 46.29%
Sefton 1.62% 5.68% 14.84% 32.55% 45.32%
Knowsley 2.18% 7.29% 14.68% 29.82% 46.03%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Wallasey (Best) 10126/32845
New Brighton 5087/32845
Leasowe and Moreton East 4653/32845
Liscard 4192/32845
Claughton 4135/32845
Kirkdale 1825/32845
Seacombe 1770/32845
Bidston and St James 1035/32845
Birkenhead and Tranmere 804/32845
Everton (Worst) 227/32845
Reader Opinion:

West Kirby: The Jekyll and Hyde of Wirral

Deprivation in Wallasey

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 Wallasey. 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
Wallasey (Best) 18925/32845
Claughton 9313/32845
New Brighton 8704/32845
Leasowe and Moreton East 8116/32845
Liscard 7420/32845
Kirkdale 4505/32845
Seacombe 2802/32845
Bidston and St James 2492/32845
Birkenhead and Tranmere 1808/32845
Everton (Worst) 1134/32845

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