Crime Statistics for Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Barrow-in-Furness using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 380 street level crime incidents in Barrow-in-Furness in November 2019. 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 Barrow-in-Furness, 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 Crime171
Anti Social Behaviour56
Criminal Damage Arson44
Public Order35
Other Theft19
Shoplifting14
Drugs11
Burglary10
Other Crime8
Bicycle Theft4
Robbery3
Vehicle Crime3
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime380

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Salthouse (0.62 miles)441
Newbarns (1.39 miles)387
Beacon Hill (1.39 miles)387
Barrow-in-Furness380
South Newbarns (1.24 miles)379
Croslands Park (1.75 miles)107
North Scale (0.88 miles)83
Newton (2.24 miles)57
North Walney (1.24 miles)34
Water Garth Nook (1.39 miles)24



Most violent places near Barrow-in-Furness

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Salthouse190
Newbarns181
Beacon Hill181
Barrow-in-Furness171
South Newbarns167
Croslands Park48
North Scale32
Newton25
North Walney13
Water Garth Nook11

Last updated: December 19, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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