Crime Statistics for Birchy Hill, New Forest, Hampshire, 2024

There were a total of 10 street level crime incidents in Birchy Hill in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Criminal Damage Arson, followed by Public Order.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Criminal Damage Arson4
Public Order2
Violent Crime2
Vehicle Crime1
Other Theft1
All Crime10

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 Birchy Hill. 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 Birchy Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Buckland (2.24 miles)63
Tiptoe (1.96 miles)29
Hordle (1.96 miles)23
Battramsley Cross (1.86 miles)11
Avon Water (0.38 miles)10
Birchy Hill10
Durns Town10
Battramsley (1.39 miles)4
Bowling Green (1.39 miles)3
Shirley Holms (1.24 miles)3

7.59%
of Boldre and Sway residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Birchy Hill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Buckland32
Hordle9
Tiptoe7
Battramsley Cross7
Avon Water2
Birchy Hill2
Durns Town2
Bowling Green1
Battramsley0
Shirley Holms0

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

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 Birchy Hill 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 Birchy Hill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Birchy Hill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Birchy Hill is ranked #8.

#WardScore
1Pennington59
2Milton52
3Brockenhurst and Forest South East48
4Lymington Town48
5Becton44
6Fernhill40
7Buckland30
8Boldre and Sway17
9Milford15
10Barton11
11Hordle9

Which road in Birchy Hill has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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