Crime Statistics for Blackfield, New Forest, Hampshire, June 2023

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There were a total of 24 street level crime incidents in Blackfield in June 2023. 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 Blackfield, 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 Crime9
Criminal Damage Arson6
Public Order2
Anti Social Behaviour1
Other Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime24

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 Blackfield. 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 Blackfield

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Holbury (1.39 miles)54
Fawley (1.39 miles)48
Hardley (1.96 miles)45
Buttsash (2.78 miles)40
Little Holbury (2.24 miles)38
Stonehills (1.39 miles)25
Ashlett (1.76 miles)19
Calshot (1.86 miles)5
Langley (0.62 miles)2

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

Where are the most violent places near Blackfield?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Little Holbury21

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

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 Blackfield 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 Blackfield compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blackfield and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blackfield is ranked #9.

1Holbury and North Blackfield50
2Hamble & Netley48
3Furzedown and Hardley46
4Whippingham and Osborne35
5Butts Ash and Dibden Purlieu33
6Cowes Medina32
7East Cowes29
8Cowes North28
9Fawley, Blackfield and Langley26
10Cowes West and Gurnard24
11Hythe West and Langdown24

Which road in Blackfield has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
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