Crime Statistics for Bishopston, Bristol, City of Bristol, Aug 2021

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Crime Statistics for Bishopston, Bristol, City of Bristol
Crime Statistics for Bishopston, Bristol, City of Bristol
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bishopston using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 518 street level crime incidents in Bishopston in August 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 Bishopston, 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 Crime151
Anti Social Behaviour72
Public Order57
Vehicle Crime57
Criminal Damage Arson46
Other Theft33
Bicycle Theft19
Other Crime9
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime518

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Montpelier (0.88 miles)1599
Bristol (1.24 miles)808
Ashley Down (0.62 miles)794
Lockleaze (1.39 miles)389
Horfield (0.88 miles)328
Southmead (1.86 miles)312
Henleaze (0.62 miles)262
Stoke Bishop (1.24 miles)104

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

Most violent places near Bishopston

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ashley Down219
Stoke Bishop24

Last updated: August 2021
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