Crime Statistics for Wavertree, Liverpool, Liverpool, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Wavertree, Liverpool, Liverpool

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Wavertree using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 2019 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 563 street level crime incidents in Wavertree in October 2019. 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 Wavertree, 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 Crime168
Anti Social Behaviour109
Public Order50
Other Theft48
Criminal Damage Arson42
Vehicle Crime38
Burglary32
Shoplifting25
Drugs23
Bicycle Theft14
Robbery6
Other Crime4
Possession Of Weapons3
Theft From The Person1
All Crime563

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Kensington (1.75 miles)1651
Edge Hill (1.24 miles)903
Liverpool (1.39 miles)798
Fairfield (1.39 miles)798
Wavertree563
Stoneycroft (1.39 miles)560
Knotty Ash (1.75 miles)499
Broad Green (1.39 miles)416
Mossley Hill (1.24 miles)258
Calderstones (1.75 miles)150



Most violent places near Wavertree

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Kensington386
Liverpool250
Fairfield250
Edge Hill237
Stoneycroft192
Wavertree168
Knotty Ash158
Broad Green132
Mossley Hill80
Calderstones37

Last updated: November 26, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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