Crime Statistics for Sholing, Southampton, City of Southampton

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Crime Statistics for Sholing, Southampton, City of Southampton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sholing using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 2019 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 341 street level crime incidents in Sholing in September 2019. 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, 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 Crime135
Public Order40
Criminal Damage Arson38
Vehicle Crime25
Anti Social Behaviour19
Other Theft13
Other Crime7
Possession Of Weapons5
Bicycle Theft4
Theft From The Person2
All Crime341

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Peartree Green (1.24 miles)509
Harefield (1.39 miles)344
Sholing Common (0.62 miles)337
Bitterne (1.24 miles)326
Townhill Park (1.86 miles)325
Itchen (0.62 miles)308
Netley Hill (1.24 miles)222
Butlocks Heath (1.96 miles)50
Netley (1.86 miles)22

Most violent places near Sholing

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Peartree Green181
Townhill Park128
Sholing Common120
Netley Hill93
Butlocks Heath15

Last updated: November 2, 2019
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