Crime Statistics for Kemp Town, Brighton, Brighton and Hove, Feb 2021

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Crime Statistics for Kemp Town, Brighton, Brighton and Hove

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Kemp Town 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 335 street level crime incidents in Kemp Town 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 Behaviour130
Violent Crime67
Public Order31
Vehicle Crime22
Criminal Damage Arson16
Shoplifting15
Other Theft12
Drugs11
Bicycle Theft7
Robbery7
Possession Of Weapons6
Burglary5
Other Crime5
Theft From The Person1
All Crime335

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 Kemp Town. 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 Kemp Town

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hollingdean (1.96 miles)823
Brighton (1.96 miles)823
Kemp Town335
Aldrington (3.34 miles)317
North Moulsecoomb (2.56 miles)282
Black Rock (0.62 miles)213
Bevendean (2.24 miles)176
Hollingbury (3.17 miles)151
Coldean (3.17 miles)137
Rottingdean (3.16 miles)43

7.4%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Kemp Town

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hollingdean192
Brighton192
Aldrington80
Kemp Town75
Bevendean63
North Moulsecoomb59
Coldean59
Black Rock49
Hollingbury43
Rottingdean6

Last updated: February 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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