Crime Statistics for Layton, Blackpool, Lancashire, November 2021

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Crime Statistics for Layton, Blackpool, Lancashire
Crime Statistics for Layton, Blackpool, Lancashire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Layton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 1228 street level crime incidents in Layton in November 2021. 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 Layton, 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 Crime438
Anti Social Behaviour346
Criminal Damage Arson91
Other Theft82
Public Order61
Shoplifting60
Vehicle Crime39
Burglary35
Drugs18
Other Crime18
Robbery12
Bicycle Theft10
Possession Of Weapons9
Theft From The Person9
All Crime1228

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2021

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

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 Layton has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Blackpool (0.62 miles)1313
Layton1228
Hoohill (0.62 miles)1051
Little Layton (0.62 miles)1051
Warbreck (1.24 miles)636
North Shore (1.75 miles)377
Great Marton (1.39 miles)352
Little Carleton (1.39 miles)318
Little Marton (1.75 miles)204
Staining (1.24 miles)112

3.3%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Layton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Blackpool477
Layton438
Hoohill374
Little Layton374
Warbreck228
North Shore154
Great Marton132
Little Carleton104
Little Marton75
Staining35

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

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