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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 22.73 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 22.73 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9.09 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.55 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.45 (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 28 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 26.92 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.27 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 23.08 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32 (Low)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 58 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.58 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54 (Moderate)
  • Living in Paignton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 62.51 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.76 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.67 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 66.61 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.61 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.85 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 91.64 (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 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.62 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.65 USD

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

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