Crime Statistics for Southway, Plymouth, Devon, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Southway, Plymouth, Devon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Southway using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 191 street level crime incidents in Southway in May 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 Southway, 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 Crime73
Anti Social Behaviour58
Criminal Damage Arson17
Public Order17
Drugs12
Burglary4
Other Crime4
Other Theft3
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
Shoplifting1
All Crime191

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Honicknowle (1.76 miles)299
Pennycross (1.96 miles)277
Manadon (1.39 miles)265
Ernesettle (1.96 miles)248
Hartley (1.86 miles)238
Southway191
Eggbuckland (2.24 miles)177
Crownhill (1.24 miles)157
Estover (1.39 miles)136
Tamerton Foliot (0.88 miles)121

7.1%
of Plymouth residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Southway

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Honicknowle104
Pennycross99
Hartley84
Manadon79
Ernesettle78
Southway73
Crownhill70
Eggbuckland64
Estover52
Tamerton Foliot47

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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