Crime Statistics for Berry Brow, Kirklees, Kirklees, 2024

There were a total of 130 street level crime incidents in Berry Brow in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Berry Brow, 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 Crime64
Public Order15
Vehicle Crime9
Anti Social Behaviour8
Criminal Damage Arson8
Drugs7
Burglary6
Other Theft6
Other Crime4
Shoplifting1
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime130

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lockwood (0.62 miles)234
Lower Houses (1.39 miles)179
Milnsbridge (1.39 miles)139
Crosland Moor (1.39 miles)139
Newsome (0.62 miles)137
Hall Bower (0.62 miles)137
Berry Brow130
Armitage Bridge (0.62 miles)54
Crosland Hill (1.24 miles)53
Netherton (0.88 miles)15

22.64%
of Newsome residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Berry Brow?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lockwood114
Lower Houses83
Newsome67
Hall Bower67
Berry Brow64
Milnsbridge61
Crosland Moor61
Armitage Bridge27
Crosland Hill27
Netherton7

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Berry Brow?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Berry Brow to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Berry Brow compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Berry Brow and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Residents in Berry Brow have the highest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Kirkburton.

#WardScore
1Newsome87
2Greenhead83
3Crosland Moor and Netherton75
4Ashbrow72
5Dalton70
6Elland68
7Golcar63
8Lindley63
9Holme Valley North57
10Almondbury56
11Kirkburton30

Which road in Berry Brow has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Berry Brow with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around this marker.

Last updated: March 2024
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0



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