Moving to Wickham, Hampshire? What you need to know

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Moving to Wickham, Hampshire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Wickham in Hampshire? 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 Wickham 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 Wickham the land of milk and honey or are Fareham, Portchester and Southwick a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wickham

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 Wickham. 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
Funtley 38
Crockerhill 15
Tapnage 7
Shirrell Heath 3
Waltham Chase 3
Curdridge 3
Turkey Island 2
Shedfield 2
Row Ash 2
Boarhunt 1

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

Ward Average rank in England
Fareham South (Best) 14349/32845
Fareham East 15985/32845
Southwick and Wickham 17503/32845
Fareham North-West 21578/32845
Central Meon Valley 23586/32845
Sarisbury 23826/32845
Fareham North 25362/32845
Portchester West 26645/32845
Whiteley and Shedfield 27494/32845
Fareham West (Worst) 27968/32845
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Your Health in Wickham

If you are thinking of moving to Wickham, 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 Wickham 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
Portsmouth 1.15% 3.9% 12.42% 34.84% 47.69%
Fareham 0.9% 3.13% 12.22% 35.21% 48.55%
Winchester (Wickham) 0.74% 2.69% 10.6% 32.78% 53.2%
Gosport 0.99% 3.89% 13.58% 36.21% 45.32%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Fareham South (Best) 17082/32845
Fareham North-West 19841/32845
Fareham North 25300/32845
Southwick and Wickham 25789/32845
Fareham East 25833/32845
Fareham West 27791/32845
Portchester West 28451/32845
Whiteley and Shedfield 29960/32845
Central Meon Valley 30694/32845
Sarisbury (Worst) 30927/32845
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Deprivation in Wickham

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 Wickham. 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
Fareham South (Best) 14406/32845
Southwick and Wickham 15675/32845
Fareham North-West 21301/32845
Fareham East 22853/32845
Whiteley and Shedfield 26553/32845
Fareham North 27003/32845
Portchester West 27014/32845
Central Meon Valley 27568/32845
Sarisbury 29793/32845
Fareham West (Worst) 29979/32845

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