Moving to Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire? 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 Whittlesey 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 Whittlesey the land of milk and honey or are Peterborough, Ramsey and Crowland a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Whittlesey

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 Whittlesey. 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
Fengate 150
Newark 91
Eye 45
Farcet 20
Eye Green 14
North Side 10
Ramsey Mereside 1
Pondersbridge 1
Turves 0
Coates 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Eye, Thorney and Newborough (Best) 10457/32845
Stanground South 12905/32845
Lattersey 15774/32845
Bassenhally 17798/32845
Yaxley 18556/32845
St Andrews 19327/32845
Ramsey 20132/32845
East 6546/32845
Fletton and Stanground 7080/32845
Reader Opinion:

Peterborough: oh for a nuclear bomb (or a really big bulldozer)

Your Health in Whittlesey

If you are thinking of moving to Whittlesey, 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 Whittlesey 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
Peterborough 1.13% 4.04% 13.27% 37.3% 44.26%
Fenland (Whittlesey) 1.36% 4.82% 16.54% 37.83% 39.45%
South Holland 1.38% 4.72% 15.82% 37.55% 40.52%
East Cambridgeshire 0.85% 3.12% 12.09% 35.18% 48.77%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Fletton and Stanground (Best) 10550/32845
Eye, Thorney and Newborough 11228/32845
St Andrews 11269/32845
Lattersey 11837/32845
Bassenhally 13436/32845
Ramsey 19696/32845
Yaxley 23293/32845
East 8393/32845
Stanground South 9763/32845
Reader Opinion:

Fleet: a miserable cabbage plantation of mud and depression in Lincs

Deprivation in Whittlesey

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 Whittlesey. 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
Fletton and Stanground (Best) 11030/32845
Stanground South 12543/32845
Eye, Thorney and Newborough 12593/32845
Lattersey 15329/32845
Bassenhally 16869/32845
St Andrews 18307/32845
Ramsey 18422/32845
Yaxley 19959/32845
East 6723/32845

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