Crime Statistics for Bowling, Bradford, Bradford, 2024

There were a total of 421 street level crime incidents in Bowling in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bowling, 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 Crime191
Public Order38
Other Theft35
Criminal Damage Arson30
Burglary28
Anti Social Behaviour24
Vehicle Crime24
Other Crime23
Drugs14
Shoplifting6
Robbery4
Theft From The Person2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime421

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Bowling

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Laisterdyke (1.39 miles)669
Little Horton (1.24 miles)614
Dudley Hill (0.62 miles)500
Tyersal (1.39 miles)443
Bowling421
Holme (1.24 miles)421
Holme Wood (1.24 miles)421
Tong Street (1.39 miles)328
Bierley (0.88 miles)264
Toftshaw (1.39 miles)101

14.68%
of Wibsey residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bowling?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Laisterdyke295
Little Horton288
Dudley Hill232
Tyersal200
Bowling191
Holme190
Holme Wood190
Tong Street135
Bierley116
Toftshaw44

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bowling?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Bowling to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Bowling compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bowling and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bowling is ranked #2.

#WardScore
1Bowling and Barkerend94
2Wibsey93
3Little Horton92
4Royds92
5Bolton and Undercliffe92
6City90
7Bradford Moor90
8Great Horton89
9Wyke88
10Manningham86
11Pudsey77

Which road in Bowling has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bowling with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Ormondroyd Avenue.

Last updated: March 2024
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