Crime Statistics for Farnley Bank, Kirklees, Kirklees, 2024

There were a total of 10 street level crime incidents in Farnley Bank in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Farnley Bank, 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 Crime5
Anti Social Behaviour3
Public Order2
All Crime10

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 Farnley Bank. 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 Farnley Bank

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lower Houses (1.39 miles)179
Almondbury (1.24 miles)142
Newsome (1.39 miles)137
Hall Bower (1.39 miles)137
Fenay Bridge (1.75 miles)109
Brockholes (1.75 miles)51
Farnley Tyas (0.62 miles)16
Farnley Bank10
Thunder Bridge (1.75 miles)7
Green Side (1.39 miles)4

of Kirkburton residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Farnley Bank?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Houses83
Hall Bower67
Fenay Bridge44
Farnley Tyas13
Farnley Bank5
Thunder Bridge3
Green Side0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Farnley Bank?

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 Farnley Bank 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 Farnley Bank compare to surrounding wards?

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

3Crosland Moor and Netherton75
7Holme Valley North57
10Holme Valley South42

Which road in Farnley Bank has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Farnley Bank with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Long Tongue Scrog Lane.

Last updated: March 2024
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