Crime Statistics for Highgate, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, July 2021

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Crime Statistics for Highgate, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Crime Statistics for Highgate, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Highgate using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 2021 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 29 street level crime incidents in Highgate in July 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Highgate, 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 Crime10
Public Order4
Criminal Damage Arson3
Other Theft3
Anti Social Behaviour2
All Crime29

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Highgate. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Highgate

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Beal’s Green (0.62 miles)30
Pipsden (0.62 miles)26
Four Wents (1.24 miles)26
Gill’s Green (1.39 miles)17
Sandhurst (2.24 miles)8
Sandhurst Cross (2.24 miles)4
Field Green (1.39 miles)3
Benenden (2.77 miles)2
Tubslake (1.86 miles)1

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

Most violent places near Highgate

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Beal’s Green11
Four Wents8
Gill’s Green6
Sandhurst Cross0
Field Green0

Last updated: July 2021
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