Crime Statistics for Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, Mar 2021

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Crime Statistics for Bath, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
Crime Statistics for Bath, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bath using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 303 street level crime incidents in Bath in March 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour85
Violent Crime78
Public Order34
Shoplifting29
Other Theft19
Criminal Damage Arson18
Vehicle Crime12
Burglary11
Bicycle Theft5
Drugs5
Other Crime4
Theft From The Person3
All Crime303

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Bath. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Bath

We've taken the ten nearest places to Bath and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Bath has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Bathwick (0.88 miles)315
Bath303
Beechen Cliff (0.62 miles)285
Dolemeads (0.62 miles)285
South Twerton (0.62 miles)239
Oldfield Park (0.62 miles)239
Lansdown (1.24 miles)218
Twerton (1.24 miles)173
Locksbrook (1.24 miles)173
Southdown (0.88 miles)139

9.3%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Bath

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Bath and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Dolemeads73
Bath54
Lansdown54
South Twerton48
Oldfield Park48
Bathwick43
Beechen Cliff41
Southdown40
Twerton33
Locksbrook33

Last updated: March 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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