Crime Statistics for Rough Common, Canterbury, Kent, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Rough Common, Canterbury, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rough Common 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 13 street level crime incidents in Rough Common 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 Rough Common, 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 Crime4
Anti Social Behaviour3
Burglary2
Drugs2
Shoplifting1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime13

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 Rough Common. 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 Rough Common

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Canterbury (1.75 miles)414
Hales Place (1.24 miles)336
Harbledown (0.88 miles)165
Thanington (1.96 miles)69
Tyler Hill (1.39 miles)65
Rough Common13
Blean (0.62 miles)13
Chartham Hatch (2.24 miles)13
Upper Harbledown (0.88 miles)10
Honey Hill (1.39 miles)6



Most violent places near Rough Common

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Canterbury127
Hales Place110
Harbledown52
Tyler Hill31
Thanington16
Chartham Hatch7
Rough Common4
Blean2
Upper Harbledown2
Honey Hill1

Last updated: October 4, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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