Crime Statistics for Gomersal, Kirklees, Kirklees, September 2020

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Crime Statistics for Gomersal, Kirklees, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Gomersal using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 130 street level crime incidents in Gomersal in September 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 Gomersal, 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 Crime37
Anti Social Behaviour23
Public Order18
Criminal Damage Arson13
Other Theft10
Burglary6
Drugs6
Vehicle Crime6
Shoplifting4
Bicycle Theft3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime130

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Birstall Smithies (1.39 miles)306
Birstall (1.24 miles)216
Spen (0.88 miles)200
Littletown (1.24 miles)188
Rawfolds (1.39 miles)187
Oakwell (0.88 miles)139
Birkenshaw Bottoms (0.88 miles)139
Gomersal130
Drub (0.62 miles)129
Birkenshaw (1.24 miles)69

10.8%
of Kirklees residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Gomersal

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Birstall Smithies109
Littletown79
Birstall68
Spen63
Rawfolds60
Oakwell46
Birkenshaw Bottoms46
Drub42
Gomersal37
Birkenshaw23

Last updated: November 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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