Crime Statistics for Chilton, Thanet, Kent, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Chilton, Thanet, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Chilton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 58 street level crime incidents in Chilton in October 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Chilton, 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 Crime21
Shoplifting9
Anti Social Behaviour7
Vehicle Crime6
Other Theft4
Public Order3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Robbery2
Other Crime2
Burglary1
Drugs1
All Crime58

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Dumpton (1.75 miles)584
Northwood (1.96 miles)378
Ramsgate (1.24 miles)329
Bromstone (2.24 miles)308
Isle of Thanet (2.24 miles)236
St Lawrence (0.62 miles)200
Haine (1.39 miles)67
Pegwell58
Chilton58
Manston (1.75 miles)8



Most violent places near Chilton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Dumpton218
Northwood157
Bromstone144
Ramsgate105
Isle of Thanet86
St Lawrence72
Haine26
Pegwell21
Chilton21
Manston2

Last updated: November 23, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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