Moving to Whitby, Yorkshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Whitby, Yorkshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Whitby in Yorkshire? 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 Whitby 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 Whitby the land of milk and honey or are Guisborough, Middlesbrough and Robin Hood's Bay a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Whitby

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 Whitby. 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
Nelly Ayre Foss 31
Sandsend 4
Airy Hill 3
Briggswath 3
Ugglebarnby 3
Ruswarp 2
High Hawsker 1
Stainsacre 0
Newholm 0
Dunsley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Loftus (Best) 15000/32845
Lockwood 17116/32845
Streonshalh 17373/32845
Whitby West Cliff 20568/32845
Burniston & Cloughton 29055/32845
Mayfield 29509/32845
Danby & Mulgrave 29581/32845
Fylingdales & Ravenscar 29591/32845
Thornton Dale 31432/32845
Esk Valley (Worst) 31452/32845
Reader Opinion:

For those who criticise the North

Your Health in Whitby

If you are thinking of moving to Whitby, 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 Whitby 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
Middlesbrough 1.84% 5.78% 14.25% 32.72% 45.41%
Redcar and Cleveland 1.79% 6.05% 15.87% 33.91% 42.38%
Scarborough (Whitby) 1.41% 5.25% 16.17% 35.59% 41.58%
Ryedale 1.05% 3.57% 14.16% 35.7% 45.52%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Mayfield (Best) 11683/32845
Fylingdales & Ravenscar 13042/32845
Danby & Mulgrave 14262/32845
Burniston & Cloughton 15020/32845
Esk Valley 15820/32845
Thornton Dale 27230/32845
Loftus 4034/32845
Lockwood 5366/32845
Streonshalh 7845/32845
Whitby West Cliff (Worst) 7906/32845
Reader Opinion:

The sad decline of The North

Deprivation in Whitby

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 Whitby. 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
Danby & Mulgrave (Best) 11810/32845
Whitby West Cliff 11971/32845
Fylingdales & Ravenscar 14212/32845
Esk Valley 15293/32845
Mayfield 18456/32845
Thornton Dale 20418/32845
Burniston & Cloughton 25581/32845
Loftus 5707/32845
Lockwood 6373/32845
Streonshalh (Worst) 8055/32845

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