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Penzance (/pɛnˈzæns/; Cornish: Pennsans) is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. It is well known for being the most westerly major town in Cornwall and is approximately 75 miles (121 km) west of Plymouth and 300 miles (480 km) west-southwest of London. Situated in the shelter of Mount's Bay, the town faces south-east onto the English Channel, is bordered to the west by the fishing port of Newlyn, to the north by the civil parish of Madron and to the east by the civil parish of Ludgvan. The civil parish includes the town of Newlyn and the villages of Mousehole, Paul, Gulval and Heamoor. Granted various royal charters from 1512 onwards and incorporated in 1614, it has a population of 21,200 (2011 census).

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Facts and Stats for Penzance*

  • Pollution Statistics in Penzance

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

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Penzance: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 32.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 22.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Penzance - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Penzance is 183.71 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.56 (High)
    • Climate Index 92.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 47.13 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.4 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.75 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.03 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.02 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 103.16 (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 Penzance

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.57 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 103.37 USD

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

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