Moving to West Tilbury, Essex? What you need to know

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Moving to West Tilbury, Essex - What you need to know

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

Crime in West 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 West 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
Grays 76
Balstonia 49
Baker Street 15
Southfields 2
Horndon-on-the-Hill 2

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for West 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 West 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 Blackshots 13110/32845
East Tilbury 13190/32845
Stifford Clays 16361/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory 17140/32845
Riverside 2053/32845
Pelham 2769/32845
Central 3401/32845
Tilbury St Chads 5444/32845
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park (Worst) 8753/32845
Reader Opinion:

Canvey Island, a great place to take your kids... if you hate them

Your Health in West Tilbury

If you are thinking of moving to West 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 West 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
Medway 1.09% 3.94% 13% 36.25% 45.72%
Thurrock (West 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 West 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 West 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
Riverside 14047/32845
Pelham 15554/32845
Stifford Clays 16765/32845
Central 17465/32845
Little Thurrock Blackshots 21506/32845
East Tilbury 22208/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory (Worst) 24653/32845
Reader Opinion:

Tilbury, a God-forsaken town of disgruntled, rancorous d*ckheads

Deprivation in West 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 West 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
East Tilbury 14330/32845
Central 15924/32845
Stifford Clays 16109/32845
Little Thurrock Blackshots 18395/32845
Little Thurrock Rectory 23408/32845
Tilbury St Chads 5253/32845
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park 7198/32845
Riverside (Worst) 7605/32845

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