Crime Statistics for Southbourne, Wick, Bournemouth, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for Southbourne, Wick, Bournemouth
Crime Statistics for Southbourne, Wick, Bournemouth
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Southbourne 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 92 street level crime incidents in Southbourne in March 2021. 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 Southbourne, 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 Crime34
Anti Social Behaviour25
Criminal Damage Arson8
Other Theft6
Vehicle Crime5
Bicycle Theft4
Public Order3
All Crime92

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 Southbourne. 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 Southbourne

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Littledown (1.76 miles)469
Pokesdown (1.39 miles)450
Boscombe (1.86 miles)427
Iford (1.39 miles)270
Stour (1.75 miles)200
Tuckton (0.62 miles)185
Christchurch (0.88 miles)157
Fairmile (1.96 miles)138
Jumpers Common (1.86 miles)128

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

Most violent places near Southbourne

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Jumpers Common35

Last updated: March 2021
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