Moving to Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

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Moving to Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Wotton under Edge in Gloucestershire? 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 Wotton under Edge 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 Wotton under Edge the land of milk and honey or are Berkeley, Dursley and Wickwar a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Wotton under Edge

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 Wotton under Edge. 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
Coombe 6
Synwell 6
Holywell 6
Little Avon 4
Bournstream 2
Southend 1
Pitt Court 0
Millend 0
Forthay 0
North Nibley 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Charfield (Best) 21425/32845
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge 22831/32845
Dursley 26653/32845
Cam East 28936/32845
Cam West 29175/32845
Berkeley Vale 29448/32845
Wotton-under-Edge 30857/32845
Grumbolds Ash with Avening 30909/32845
Coaley and Uley 30935/32845
Kingswood (Worst) 31557/32845

Your Health in Wotton under Edge

If you are thinking of moving to Wotton under Edge, 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 Wotton under Edge 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
South Gloucestershire 0.93% 3.26% 11.77% 34.89% 49.15%
Stroud (Wotton under Edge) 0.94% 3.35% 12.8% 35.21% 47.69%
Forest of Dean 1.13% 4.31% 14.49% 35.8% 44.27%
Cotswold 0.8% 3.01% 12.33% 35.07% 48.78%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Dursley (Best) 18065/32845
Cam East 19085/32845
Cam West 19895/32845
Berkeley Vale 25146/32845
Charfield 25544/32845
Coaley and Uley 26290/32845
Wotton-under-Edge 27973/32845
Grumbolds Ash with Avening 28865/32845
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge 29694/32845
Kingswood (Worst) 30175/32845

Deprivation in Wotton under Edge

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 Wotton under Edge. 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
Dursley (Best) 19329/32845
Grumbolds Ash with Avening 20818/32845
Cam East 22146/32845
Cam West 22853/32845
Charfield 22968/32845
Berkeley Vale 23054/32845
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge 23942/32845
Wotton-under-Edge 27474/32845
Coaley and Uley 28873/32845
Kingswood (Worst) 30142/32845

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