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Paignton /ˈpeɪntən/ is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. Together with Torquay and Brixham it forms the unitary authority of Torbay which was created in 1998. The Torbay area is a holiday destination known as the English Riviera. Paignton's population in the United Kingdom Census of 2011 was 49,021. It has origins as a Celtic settlement and was first mentioned in 1086. It grew as a small fishing village and a new harbour was built in 1847. A railway line was opened to passengers in 1859 creating links to Torquay and London. As its population increased, it merged with the villages of Goodrington and Preston.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Paignton, which is a city in United Kingdom. The nearest major city to Paignton is Bath. Take a short trip from Paignton and set some time aside to explore the Bath. Dotted with places like Roman Baths Museum, Bath Abbey, The Circus And The Royal Crescent; it will definitely be a good idea. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Paignton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Paignton

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

    • Air Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 22.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11.36 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • Paignton: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 29.17 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.17 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.57 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 24 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 38 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 57 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.08 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.17 (Moderate)
  • Living in Paignton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 62.29 (High)
    • Pollution Index 21.11 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.6 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 66.92 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.83 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15.81 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 86.97 (Moderate)
    • 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 Paignton

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 72.41 USD

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

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