Crime Statistics for Bigods, Uttlesford, Essex, 2024

There were a total of 11 street level crime incidents in Bigods in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bigods, 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 Crime5
Criminal Damage Arson2
Public Order1
Other Theft1
Burglary1
Anti Social Behaviour1
All Crime11

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Bigods

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Churchend (1.39 miles)61
Great Dunmow (1.86 miles)60
Bigods11
Little Easton (1.39 miles)5
Mill End Green (1.39 miles)4
Little Cambridge (1.96 miles)4
Great Easton (0.88 miles)3
Tilty (2.24 miles)3
Duton Hill (1.75 miles)3
Duck End (2.24 miles)0

5.35%
of Thaxted & the Eastons residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bigods?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Churchend27
Great Dunmow27
Bigods5
Little Easton4
Great Easton2
Mill End Green1
Little Cambridge1
Tilty0
Duton Hill0
Duck End0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bigods?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Bigods to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Bigods compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bigods and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bigods is ranked #7.

#WardScore
1Broad Oak & the Hallingburys41
2Takeley36
3Great Dunmow South & Barnston33
4Great Dunmow North30
5Elsenham & Henham27
6Felsted & Stebbing25
7Thaxted & the Eastons24
8Flitch Green & Little Dunmow19
9High Easter & the Rodings19
10The Sampfords18
11Rayne13

Which road in Bigods has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bigods with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around this marker.

Last updated: March 2024
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