Crime Statistics for Hollingdean, Brighton, Brighton and Hove

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Crime Statistics for Hollingdean, Brighton, Brighton and Hove

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Hollingdean using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 823 street level crime incidents in Hollingdean in February 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour339
Violent Crime167
Public Order54
Criminal Damage Arson52
Other Theft34
Vehicle Crime31
Bicycle Theft15
Other Crime8
Possession Of Weapons7
Theft From The Person5
All Crime823

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Hollingdean

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Kemp Town (1.96 miles)335
Aldrington (2.56 miles)317
North Moulsecoomb (1.39 miles)282
Black Rock (2.24 miles)213
Bevendean (1.86 miles)176
Hollingbury (1.24 miles)151
Coldean (1.75 miles)137
Patcham (1.39 miles)124

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

Most violent places near Hollingdean

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Kemp Town75
North Moulsecoomb59
Black Rock49

Last updated: February 2021
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