Crime Statistics for Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Crime Statistics for Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Gorleston-on-Sea using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 174 street level crime incidents in Gorleston-on-Sea in February 2020. 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 Gorleston-on-Sea, 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 Crime73
Anti Social Behaviour24
Criminal Damage Arson17
Public Order16
Other Theft14
Shoplifting8
Vehicle Crime6
Burglary5
Bicycle Theft3
Drugs3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime174

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Gorleston-on-Sea. 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 Gorleston-on-Sea

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Great Yarmouth (2.48 miles)504
Southtown (1.86 miles)319
Cobholm Island (2.56 miles)279
Gorleston-on-Sea174
South Denes (0.88 miles)157
Burgh Castle (2.55 miles)24
Belton (2.55 miles)21
Cuckoo Green (2.56 miles)8
Hopton on Sea (2.24 miles)7
Bunker’s Hill (2.24 miles)2



Most violent places near Gorleston-on-Sea

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Great Yarmouth189
Southtown124
Cobholm Island91
Gorleston-on-Sea73
South Denes65
Burgh Castle14
Belton13
Cuckoo Green6
Hopton on Sea1
Bunker’s Hill1

Last updated: March 30, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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