Crime Statistics for Littlestone-on-Sea, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent

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Crime Statistics for Littlestone-on-Sea, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent
Crime Statistics for Littlestone-on-Sea, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Littlestone-on-Sea using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 49 street level crime incidents in Littlestone-on-Sea in September 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Littlestone-on-Sea, 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 Crime24
Criminal Damage Arson10
Public Order7
Anti Social Behaviour6
Drugs1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime49

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Littlestone-on-Sea. 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 Littlestone-on-Sea

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 Littlestone-on-Sea has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Littlestone-on-Sea49
New Romney (0.62 miles)33
St Mary’s Bay (1.96 miles)30
Dymchurch (3.62 miles)10
Greatstone-on-Sea (1.39 miles)8
St Mary in the Marsh (1.96 miles)3
Lade (2.56 miles)2
Ivychurch (3.61 miles)2
Brenzett Green (4.47 miles)2
Brenzett (4.72 miles)0

9.2%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Littlestone-on-Sea

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Littlestone-on-Sea24
St Mary’s Bay16
New Romney11
Dymchurch8
Greatstone-on-Sea5
St Mary in the Marsh1
Ivychurch1
Lade0
Brenzett Green0
Brenzett0

Last updated: September 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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