Crime Statistics for Bromstone, Thanet, Kent, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Bromstone, Thanet, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bromstone using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 2019 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 327 street level crime incidents in Bromstone in August 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bromstone, 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 Crime124
Anti Social Behaviour51
Burglary30
Other Theft28
Public Order28
Criminal Damage Arson17
Vehicle Crime13
Shoplifting12
Robbery7
Other Crime6
Bicycle Theft4
Possession Of Weapons4
Drugs3
All Crime327

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Dumpton (0.62 miles)651
Ramsgate (1.86 miles)410
Northwood (0.62 miles)400
Bromstone327
St Peter’s (0.62 miles)255
Isle of Thanet (1.23 miles)250
Broadstairs (0.62 miles)193
St Lawrence (1.75 miles)193
Reading Street (1.24 miles)187
Haine (1.96 miles)79



Most violent places near Bromstone

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Dumpton229
Ramsgate145
Northwood139
Bromstone124
Isle of Thanet95
St Peter’s80
St Lawrence72
Reading Street70
Broadstairs56
Haine36

Last updated: October 1, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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