Crime Statistics for Highburton, Kirklees, Kirklees, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Highburton, Kirklees, Kirklees
Crime Statistics for Highburton, Kirklees, Kirklees
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Highburton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 30 street level crime incidents in Highburton in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour14
Criminal Damage Arson5
Violent Crime4
Public Order3
Vehicle Crime2
Burglary1
Other Crime1
All Crime30

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Highburton. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Highburton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Fenay Bridge (1.39 miles)119
High Green (0.62 miles)44
Rowley Hill (0.62 miles)44
Little Lepton (0.88 miles)40
Causeway Foot (0.62 miles)37
Highburton30
Shelley (1.39 miles)22
Roydhouse (1.39 miles)19
Thunder Bridge (1.39 miles)5
Green Side (1.75 miles)2

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



Most violent places near Highburton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Fenay Bridge47
High Green10
Rowley Hill10
Little Lepton8
Shelley6
Causeway Foot5
Highburton4
Roydhouse2
Thunder Bridge1
Green Side0

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

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