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

Crime statistics for Bleak Hill, New Forest

There were a total of 4 street level crime incidents in Bleak Hill in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Other Theft, followed by Violent Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Other Theft2
Violent Crime2
All Crime4

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 Bleak 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 Bleak Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Fordingbridge (1.96 miles)51
Ashford (1.86 miles)25
Camel Green (0.88 miles)14
Alderholt (0.88 miles)14
Sandleheath (1.96 miles)12
South Gorley (1.96 miles)5
Bleak Hill4
Mockbeggar (2.24 miles)3
Daggons (1.96 miles)1
Bickton (0.88 miles)1

of Forest North West residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Bleak Hill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Camel Green5
South Gorley3
Bleak Hill2

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bleak 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 Bleak 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 Bleak Hill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bleak Hill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Residents in Bleak Hill have the highest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Cranborne & Alderholt.

1Forest North West63
2Ringwood South55
3Downlands and Forest46
5Ringwood North36
6Downton and Ebble Valley27
7West Moors & Three Legged Cross25
9St Leonards & St Ives23
11Cranborne & Alderholt11

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

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

Last updated: March 2024
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