Crime Statistics for Downend, Bristol, City of Bristol, November 2020

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Crime Statistics for Downend, Bristol, City of Bristol

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Downend using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 2020 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 234 street level crime incidents in Downend in November 2020. 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 Downend, 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 Crime54
Anti Social Behaviour46
Public Order30
Shoplifting25
Burglary24
Other Theft18
Criminal Damage Arson16
Vehicle Crime9
Bicycle Theft4
Robbery4
Drugs2
Other Crime2
All Crime234

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Broomhill (1.39 miles)293
Mangotsfield (0.88 miles)252
Frenchay234
Downend234
Emerson’s Green (1.39 miles)181
Harry Stoke (1.39 miles)144
Blackhorse (1.24 miles)143
Moorend (0.88 miles)106
Bromley Heath (0.88 miles)106
Hambrook (0.62 miles)84

14.8%
of Bristol, City of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Downend

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Mangotsfield70
Broomhill67
Frenchay54
Downend54
Emerson’s Green40
Blackhorse38
Harry Stoke33
Moorend25
Bromley Heath25
Hambrook19

Last updated: December 26, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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