Crime Statistics for Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold, Gloucestershire

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There were a total of 19 street level crime incidents in Bourton-on-the-Water in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Other Theft.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour7
Other Theft3
Violent Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson1
Public Order1
All Crime19

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Bourton-on-the-Water. 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 Bourton-on-the-Water

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Stow-on-the-Wold (3.62 miles)25
Lower Slaughter (1.24 miles)23
Church Westcote (3.72 miles)5
Nether Westcote (3.72 miles)5
Little Rissington (1.96 miles)3
Great Rissington (2.63 miles)2
Farmington (3.62 miles)2
Lower Swell (3.17 miles)1
Sherborne Brook (3.77 miles)1

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

Where are the most violent places near Bourton-on-the-Water?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Slaughter5
Church Westcote3
Nether Westcote3
Great Rissington1
Little Rissington0
Lower Swell0
Sherborne Brook0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bourton-on-the-Water?

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 Bourton-on-the-Water 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 Bourton-on-the-Water compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bourton-on-the-Water and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bourton-on-the-Water is ranked #2.

2Bourton Village21
5Moreton West13
6Coln Valley11
8The Rissingtons5
10Ascott and Shipton1

Which road in Bourton-on-the-Water has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bourton-on-the-Water with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Folly Field.

Last updated: June 2023
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