Crime Statistics for Bowers Gifford, Basildon, Essex, 2024

There were a total of 140 street level crime incidents in Bowers Gifford in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bowers Gifford, 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 Crime47
Anti Social Behaviour19
Vehicle Crime17
Public Order17
Other Theft9
Criminal Damage Arson8
Shoplifting7
Drugs4
Burglary3
Bicycle Theft3
Robbery3
Theft From The Person1
Possession Of Weapons1
Other Crime1
All Crime140

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 Bowers Gifford. 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 Bowers Gifford

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Basildon (1.39 miles)554
Felmore (1.39 miles)554
Pitsea (1.24 miles)392
Chalvedon (1.24 miles)392
Burnt Mills (1.75 miles)342
Eversley (0.62 miles)246
Bowers Gifford140
New Thundersley (1.39 miles)77
Tarpots (0.62 miles)60
Hope’s Green (1.75 miles)38

13.83%
of Vange residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bowers Gifford?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Basildon238
Felmore238
Pitsea182
Chalvedon182
Burnt Mills156
Eversley105
Bowers Gifford47
New Thundersley30
Tarpots24
Hope’s Green15

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

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 Bowers Gifford 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 Bowers Gifford compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bowers Gifford and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bowers Gifford is ranked #3.

#WardScore
1St Martin's94
2Pitsea South East94
3Vange93
4Pitsea North West84
5Fryerns76
6Nethermayne73
7St Mary's36
8St Peter's31
9Appleton29
10Boyce29
11St George's26

Which road in Bowers Gifford has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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