Crime Statistics for Blofield, Broadland, Norfolk, 2024

There were a total of 11 street level crime incidents in Blofield in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blofield, 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 Crime6
Criminal Damage Arson2
Other Theft1
Public Order1
Shoplifting1
All Crime11

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 Blofield. 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 Blofield

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Great Plumstead (1.96 miles)12
Blofield11
Brundall (0.88 miles)10
Burlingham Green (1.96 miles)8
Blofield Heath (1.39 miles)7
Hemblington (1.39 miles)6
Hemblington Corner (1.24 miles)6
Town Green (2.63 miles)6
Little Plumstead (2.24 miles)6
Pedham (1.86 miles)3

4.88%
of Blofield with South Walsham residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Blofield?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Burlingham Green7
Blofield6
Brundall6
Town Green5
Great Plumstead3
Blofield Heath3
Hemblington3
Hemblington Corner3
Little Plumstead3
Pedham2

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

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 Blofield 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 Blofield compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blofield and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Blofield is ranked #7.

#WardScore
1Crome70
2Acle23
3Thorpe St Andrew South East18
4Thorpe St Andrew North West18
5Sprowston Central18
6Plumstead8
7Blofield with South Walsham8
8Sprowston East8
9Brundall6
10Burlingham2
11Marshes2

Which road in Blofield has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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