Crime Statistics for Belgrave, Leicester, City of Leicester, Feb 2021

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Crime Statistics for Belgrave, Leicester, City of Leicester

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Belgrave 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 534 street level crime incidents in Belgrave in February 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Belgrave, 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 Crime199
Public Order66
Anti Social Behaviour60
Criminal Damage Arson32
Vehicle Crime32
Burglary31
Shoplifting30
Other Theft23
Drugs19
Robbery15
Bicycle Theft12
Other Crime11
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person2
All Crime534

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 Belgrave. 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 Belgrave

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Spinney Hills (1.39 miles)700
Highfields (1.39 miles)700
Belgrave534
Clarendon Park (2.48 miles)374
Rushey Mead (0.88 miles)301
Crown Hills (2.24 miles)238
Nether Hall (2.48 miles)237
Beaumont Leys (2.24 miles)194
Birstall (1.86 miles)110
Thurmaston (2.24 miles)100

33.6%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Belgrave

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Spinney Hills301
Highfields301
Belgrave199
Rushey Mead144
Clarendon Park127
Nether Hall114
Crown Hills104
Beaumont Leys97
Thurmaston70
Birstall44

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


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