Crime Statistics for Brighton, Brighton and Hove, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Brighton, Brighton, Brighton and Hove

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Brighton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 2019 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 868 street level crime incidents in Brighton in November 2019. 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 Brighton, 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 Crime216
Anti Social Behaviour170
Other Theft73
Public Order70
Criminal Damage Arson66
Vehicle Crime56
Shoplifting55
Burglary44
Bicycle Theft32
Robbery31
Drugs22
Other Crime18
Theft From The Person8
Possession Of Weapons7
All Crime868

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hollingdean868
Brighton868
Kemp Town (1.96 miles)461
Aldrington (2.56 miles)346
North Moulsecoomb (1.39 miles)243
Black Rock (2.24 miles)230
Hollingbury (1.24 miles)176
Patcham (1.39 miles)148
Coldean (1.75 miles)148
Bevendean (1.86 miles)133



Most violent places near Brighton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hollingdean216
Brighton216
Kemp Town116
Aldrington107
North Moulsecoomb99
Black Rock68
Bevendean60
Hollingbury58
Coldean45
Patcham43

Last updated: December 19, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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