Crime Statistics for Sholing Common, Southampton, City of Southampton

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Crime Statistics for Sholing Common, Southampton, City of Southampton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sholing Common using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 292 street level crime incidents in Sholing Common in December 2020. 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 Sholing Common, 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 Crime105
Public Order37
Anti Social Behaviour35
Criminal Damage Arson30
Burglary25
Shoplifting16
Other Theft14
Vehicle Crime13
Drugs6
Other Crime6
Bicycle Theft3
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime292

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Peartree Green (1.39 miles)482
Portswood (1.76 miles)467
Bitterne Park (1.39 miles)382
Harefield (0.88 miles)374
Bitterne (0.62 miles)356
Townhill Park (1.24 miles)328
Sholing (0.62 miles)318
Itchen (0.88 miles)305
Sholing Common292
Netley Hill (1.39 miles)221

17.6%
of Southampton residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Sholing Common

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Peartree Green165
Harefield145
Sholing140
Portswood134
Bitterne134
Itchen119
Bitterne Park110
Townhill Park108
Sholing Common105
Netley Hill94

Last updated: February 4, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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