Crime Statistics for Sandgate, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, Dec 2020

StatisticsPic Via
Share

Crime Statistics for Sandgate, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sandgate using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 2020 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 Sandgate in December 2020. 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 Sandgate, 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 Crime25
Anti Social Behaviour12
Criminal Damage Arson10
Burglary5
Other Theft2
Public Order2
Drugs1
Other Crime1
All Crime58

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Coolinge (0.62 miles)129
Morehall (0.62 miles)129
Cheriton (0.88 miles)106
Sandgate58
Shorncliffe Camp (0.62 miles)55
Gibraltar (2.48 miles)55
Peene (1.75 miles)43
Horn Street (1.24 miles)26
Frogholt (2.23 miles)2
Newington (2.23 miles)2

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



Most violent places near Sandgate

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Coolinge52
Morehall52
Cheriton44
Sandgate25
Shorncliffe Camp23
Gibraltar15
Peene14
Horn Street4
Frogholt1
Newington1

Last updated: February 4, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


Top 10 worst places to live in England 2021






Share
  1. If Margate is a spot on England’s ****, Westgate-on-sea is the pus

    If Margate is a spot on England’s ****, Westgate-on-sea is the pus

  2. Dymchurch, a geriatric landfill on the south-east coast of Kent

    Dymchurch, a geriatric landfill on the south-east coast of Kent

  3. Deal, a pleasant Kent seaside resort on the face of it, but dig deeper…

    Deal, a pleasant Kent seaside resort on the face of it, but dig deeper…

  4. Hoo, if you smoke weed then there’s one dealer for every 3 people

    Hoo, if you smoke weed then there’s one dealer for every 3 people

  5. Swanley is the Manchester United of **** towns

    Swanley is the Manchester United of **** towns

  6. Sittingbourne, oh the joy

    Sittingbourne, oh the joy

  7. Gillingham- The Bane of my Life

    Gillingham- The Bane of my Life

  8. Tonbridge: where ***** and toffs come face-to-face

    Tonbridge: where ***** and toffs come face-to-face

  9. Luton in Chatham is the festering cesspit of Medway

    Luton in Chatham is the festering cesspit of Medway