Crime Statistics for Garstang, Wyre, Lancashire, June 2023

Crime statistics for Garstang, Wyre

There were a total of 51 street level crime incidents in Garstang in June 2023. 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 Garstang, 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 Crime21
Anti Social Behaviour17
Burglary3
Bicycle Theft2
Criminal Damage Arson2
Public Order2
Shoplifting2
Other Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime51

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Garstang51
Bonds (0.62 miles)23
Catterall (1.86 miles)14
Bowgreave (1.24 miles)14
Cabus (1.24 miles)12
Claughton on Brock (2.63 miles)7
Churchtown (1.39 miles)5
Ford Green (1.39 miles)4
Calder Vale (2.48 miles)4
St Michael’s on Wyre (3.1 miles)1

3.47%
of Calder (Wyre) residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Garstang?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Garstang21
Bonds8
Cabus5
Claughton on Brock3
Calder Vale3
Catterall2
Bowgreave2
Churchtown2
Ford Green0
St Michael’s on Wyre0

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

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 Garstang 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 Garstang compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Garstang and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Garstang is ranked #5.

#WardScore
1Preston Rural East38
2Preston Rural North32
3Brock with Catterall19
4University & Scotforth Rural15
5Calder13
6Elswick and Little Eccleston13
7Hambleton & Stalmine12
8Wyresdale11
9Great Eccleston10
10Garstang10
11Pilling4

Which road in Garstang has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
Information provided by data.police.uk
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