Crime Statistics for Borstal, Rochester, Kent, 2024

There were a total of 120 street level crime incidents in Borstal in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Borstal, 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 Crime61
Anti Social Behaviour19
Criminal Damage Arson10
Public Order8
Other Crime7
Vehicle Crime7
Shoplifting3
Other Theft2
Burglary2
Drugs1
All Crime120

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 Borstal. 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 Borstal

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Brompton (2.23 miles)1014
Gillingham (2.55 miles)827
Frindsbury (1.96 miles)368
Wayfield (1.39 miles)249
Chatham (1.96 miles)238
Borstal120
Burham (2.56 miles)38
Halling (2.24 miles)35
Cuxton (1.86 miles)17
Upper Bush (2.48 miles)5

6.31%
of Cuxton and Halling residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Borstal?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Brompton407
Gillingham344
Frindsbury162
Wayfield97
Chatham83
Borstal61
Burham14
Cuxton9
Halling8
Upper Bush2

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

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 Borstal 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 Borstal compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Borstal and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Borstal have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Chatham Central.

#WardScore
1Chatham Central92
2Rochester West84
3Rochester East83
4River75
5Strood South74
6Burham and Wouldham63
7Rochester South and Horsted62
8Princes Park61
9Walderslade60
10Aylesford North and Walderslade53
11Cuxton and Halling51

Which road in Borstal has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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