Moving to Yate, Gloucestershire? What you need to know

Moving to Yate, Gloucestershire - What you need to know
Moving to Yate, Gloucestershire - What you need to know

So you're asking yourself the question 'is Yate 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 Yate 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 Yate truly a nice place to live, or are Bradley Stoke, Chipping Sodbury and Wickwar a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Yate

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 Yate. 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
Chipping Sodbury 30
Goose Green 29
Mayshill 7
Little Sodbury End 5
Engine Common 4
Colt’s Green 3
Wapley 0
Totteroak 0
Horwood Riding 0
Little Sodbury 0

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

Ward Average rank in England
Bradley Stoke North (Best) 25576/32845
Bradley Stoke South 24329/32845
Yate North 23528/32845
Frampton Cotterell 22904/32845
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge 22831/32845
Charfield 21425/32845
Dodington 21404/32845
Frenchay & Downend 19914/32845
Emersons Green 19543/32845
Yate Central (Worst) 18270/32845
Reader Opinion:

Bradley, the shit in the slippers of Huddersfield

Your Health in Yate

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

Town Very Bad Bad
Bristol, City of 1.27% 4.22%
South Gloucestershire (Yate) 0.93% 3.26%
Bath and North East Somerset 0.91% 3.31%
Cotswold 0.8% 3.01%

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

Ward Average rank in England
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge (Best) 29694/32845
Frenchay & Downend 29479/32845
Frampton Cotterell 28746/32845
Emersons Green 28606/32845
Bradley Stoke South 28507/32845
Yate North 25796/32845
Charfield 25544/32845
Bradley Stoke North 25483/32845
Dodington 25048/32845
Yate Central (Worst) 23010/32845
Reader Opinion:

Huddersfield, not such a 'brilliant' place to live!

Deprivation in Yate

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 Yate. 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
Bradley Stoke South (Best) 28821/32845
Frenchay & Downend 28414/32845
Frampton Cotterell 26522/32845
Emersons Green 26216/32845
Bradley Stoke North 25482/32845
Yate North 24369/32845
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge 23942/32845
Charfield 22968/32845
Dodington 22952/32845
Yate Central (Worst) 19736/32845

Average rent in Yate

Every six months the Office for National statitics publishes a snapshot of rental costs. These statistics for Yate 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 Yate.

Weekly Gross Pay and Hourly Pay in Yate

If you are thinking of moving to Yate, 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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