Crime Statistics for St Margaret’s at Cliffe, Dover, Kent

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Crime Statistics for St Margaret’s at Cliffe, Dover, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in St Margaret’s at Cliffe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 6 street level crime incidents in St Margaret’s at Cliffe in February 2020. 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 St Margaret’s at Cliffe, 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 Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
Public Order1
All Crime6

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes St Margaret’s at Cliffe. 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 St Margaret’s at Cliffe

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Dover (3.61 miles)336
Buckland (3.92 miles)281
Buckland Valley (3.77 miles)249
Tower Hamlets (4.16 miles)172
Pineham (3.16 miles)85
Church Whitfield (3.16 miles)85
Walmer (3.78 miles)69
St Margaret’s at Cliffe6
Martin (2.63 miles)4
South Foreland (0.63 miles)0



Most violent places near St Margaret’s at Cliffe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Dover161
Buckland140
Buckland Valley133
Tower Hamlets97
Pineham40
Church Whitfield40
Walmer29
Martin4
St Margaret’s at Cliffe3
South Foreland0

Last updated: April 3, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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