Moving to Worsley, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

Moving to Worsley, Greater Manchester - What you need to know
Moving to Worsley, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Worsley a nice place to live?'' 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 Worsley 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 Worsley truly a nice place to live, or are Eccles, Pendlebury and Swinton a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Worsley

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 Worsley. 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.

Policing Area Voilent Crimes
Dales Brow 1
Monton 1
Swinton Park 1
Broadoak Park 0
Swinton 0
Moorside 0
Alder Forest 0
Pendlebury 0
Bridgewater Canal 0
Wardley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Boothstown and Ellenbrook (Best) 15619/32845
Claremont 14122/32845
Worsley 11986/32845
Swinton North 11278/32845
Swinton South 9143/32845
Walkden South 8853/32845
Winton 7297/32845
Pendlebury 7220/32845
Eccles 6921/32845
Barton (Worst) 5280/32845
Reader Opinion:

Swinton is a sewer, I moved here from Macclesfield, big mistake!

Your Health in Worsley

If you are thinking of moving to Worsley, 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 Worsley compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Town Very Bad Bad
Manchester 1.72% 5.37%
Wigan 1.49% 5.7%
Salford (Worsley) 1.7% 5.87%
Trafford 1.13% 4.09%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Worsley (Best) 15547/32845
Boothstown and Ellenbrook 14424/32845
Walkden South 10555/32845
Swinton South 8148/32845
Claremont 7430/32845
Eccles 7422/32845
Swinton North 6753/32845
Winton 5162/32845
Pendlebury 4813/32845
Barton (Worst) 2087/32845
Reader Opinion:

Manchester City Centre - Failing to live the dream

Deprivation in Worsley

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 Worsley. 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
Boothstown and Ellenbrook (Best) 25530/32845
Worsley 23744/32845
Walkden South 16703/32845
Claremont 14814/32845
Swinton South 13090/32845
Eccles 11471/32845
Swinton North 10585/32845
Pendlebury 8537/32845
Winton 7715/32845
Barton (Worst) 4101/32845

Average rent in Worsley

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Worsley are dated September 2021. They are split into three figures, the lower quartile, mean and upper quartile. If you recieve housing benefit or the housing benefit section of Universal Credit, the lower quartile is at the top limit of what would be affordable. The mean is the average you'd expect to pay for a rental property and the upper quartile is the average rental cost of the most expensive 25% of properties in Worsley.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Worsley

If you are thinking of moving to Worsley, you'll want to know how much you can earn in a job in the town. The government publish regular statistics on gross weekly pay and pay per hour.


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