Crime Statistics for Bickerstaffe, Lancashire, 2024

Crime statistics for Bickerstaffe, Bickerstaffe

There were a total of 2 street level crime incidents in Bickerstaffe in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour1
Violent Crime1
All Crime2

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 Bickerstaffe. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Bickerstaffe

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Chapel House (2.24 miles)77
Pennylands (2.24 miles)77
Rainford Junction (2.24 miles)26
Aughton Park (2.24 miles)24
Blaguegate (1.39 miles)18
Park Hill (1.75 miles)8
Royal Oak (1.96 miles)5
Bickerstaffe2
Rainford Brook (1.18 miles)1
Barrow Nook (1.24 miles)1

3.15%
of Bickerstaffe residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bickerstaffe?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Chapel House26
Pennylands26
Rainford Junction15
Aughton Park9
Park Hill5
Blaguegate4
Royal Oak3
Bickerstaffe1
Rainford Brook1
Barrow Nook1

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

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 Bickerstaffe 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 Bickerstaffe compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bickerstaffe and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bickerstaffe is ranked #9.

#WardScore
1Digmoor80
2Birch Green63
3Shevington51
4Skelmersdale North44
5Skelmersdale South43
6Scott34
7Ashurst33
8Derby22
9Bickerstaffe19
10Knowsley18
11Aughton Park9

Which road in Bickerstaffe has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bickerstaffe 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
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