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(For other uses, see Dewsbury (disambiguation).) Dewsbury (/ˈdjuːzbəri/) is a minster town in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, in West Yorkshire, England. It is to the west of Wakefield, east of Huddersfield and south of Leeds. It lies by the River Calder and an arm of the Calder and Hebble Navigation. Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, after undergoing a period of major growth in the 19th century as a mill town, Dewsbury went through a period of decline. More recently there has been redevelopment of derelict mills into flats, and regenerating of city areas. According to the 2011 census the Dewsbury urban sub-area had a population of 62,945. Dewsbury is the largest town in the Heavy Woollen District, a conurbation of small mill towns.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Dewsbury in United Kingdom. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Dewsbury like a local. Dewsbury is located at a short trip away from Manchester a major city in United Kingdom. Manchester, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. Also, to reach Dewsbury, you'll have to take a flight to Manchester; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Dewsbury can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Dewsbury*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dewsbury

    Know the pollution level of Dewsbury before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.82 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.47 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 38.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.88 (Low)
  • Dewsbury: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dewsbury for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dewsbury.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.58 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.54 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.46 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.47 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.69 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.58 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.74 (Low)
    • Drug offense 53.77 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.83 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52.4 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.4 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.37 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.47 (Moderate)
  • Living in Dewsbury - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dewsbury is 175.41 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.39 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.82 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 46.11 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.6 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.24 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 82.14 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.74 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 119.25 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dewsbury

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dewsbury

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.05 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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