Crime Statistics for Basingstoke, Hampshire, May 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Basingstoke using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2022 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 349 street level crime incidents in Basingstoke in May 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Basingstoke, 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 Crime130
Public Order49
Anti Social Behaviour45
Criminal Damage Arson23
Other Theft19
Vehicle Crime17
Bicycle Theft8
Possession Of Weapons7
Theft From The Person5
Other Crime2
All Crime349

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Oakridge (0.62 miles)418
South View349
Daneshill (1.39 miles)344
Popley (1.39 miles)326
Black Dam (0.88 miles)241
South Ham (1.39 miles)227
Cranbourne (1.24 miles)130
Buckskin (1.96 miles)121
Old Basing (1.86 miles)44

Most violent places near Basingstoke

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South View130
Black Dam103
South Ham94
Old Basing22

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Last updated: May 2022
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