Crime Statistics for Paulton, Bath and North East Somerset, Aug 2020

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Crime Statistics for Paulton, Paulton, Bath and North East Somerset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Paulton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 2020 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 26 street level crime incidents in Paulton in August 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Paulton, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime7
Anti Social Behaviour6
Public Order6
Criminal Damage Arson2
Shoplifting2
Vehicle Crime2
Other Theft1
All Crime26

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Paulton. 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 Paulton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Clandown (1.96 miles)72
Paulton26
Britten’s26
High Littleton (1.39 miles)18
Amesbury (1.24 miles)15
Timsbury (1.39 miles)14
Hallatrow (1.39 miles)11
Camerton (1.96 miles)9
Radford (1.39 miles)6
Farrington Gurney (1.39 miles)3

9.3%
of Bath and North East Somerset residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Paulton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Clandown26
Amesbury10
Paulton7
Britten’s7
High Littleton7
Hallatrow6
Timsbury4
Camerton2
Radford2
Farrington Gurney2

Last updated: October 16, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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