Crime Statistics for Lower Penwortham, South Ribble, Lancashire

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Crime Statistics for Lower Penwortham, South Ribble, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Lower Penwortham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 328 street level crime incidents in Lower Penwortham in July 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour152
Violent Crime84
Criminal Damage Arson22
Vehicle Crime14
Other Theft13
Public Order12
Shoplifting7
Drugs6
Burglary5
Other Crime5
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons3
Robbery1
All Crime328

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Fulwood (1.96 miles)803
Cadley (1.96 miles)485
Frenchwood (0.62 miles)449
Fishwick (1.96 miles)331
Lower Penwortham328
Larches (2.24 miles)170
Walton-le-Dale (1.39 miles)155
Lostock Hall (1.96 miles)81
Tardy Gate (1.86 miles)55
Higher Penwortham (1.24 miles)47

3.8%
of South Ribble residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Lower Penwortham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Fulwood203
Cadley111
Frenchwood106
Fishwick93
Lower Penwortham84
Larches48
Walton-le-Dale46
Lostock Hall28
Tardy Gate16
Higher Penwortham8

Last updated: September 11, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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