Crime Statistics for Torbay, Paignton, Devon, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Torbay, Paignton, Devon
Crime Statistics for Torbay, Paignton, Devon
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Torbay using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 301 street level crime incidents in Torbay in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour108
Violent Crime100
Criminal Damage Arson18
Other Theft18
Public Order16
Drugs10
Other Crime8
Shoplifting7
Vehicle Crime7
Theft From The Person4
Burglary3
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime301

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Torbay. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Torbay

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St Michaels (0.88 miles)312
Torbay301
Paignton (0.62 miles)261
Shorton (0.88 miles)252
Hollicombe (0.62 miles)213
Churscombe (1.39 miles)118
Livermead (0.88 miles)93
Chelston (1.86 miles)81
Cockington (1.24 miles)72
Collaton St Mary (1.96 miles)45

5.4%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Torbay

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St Michaels109
Torbay100
Shorton85
Paignton82
Hollicombe68
Churscombe45
Livermead32
Cockington24
Chelston20
Collaton St Mary19

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

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