Crime Statistics for South Denes, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for South Denes, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Denes using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 185 street level crime incidents in South Denes in May 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 South Denes, 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 Crime69
Anti Social Behaviour62
Criminal Damage Arson16
Public Order13
Drugs5
Other Theft5
Vehicle Crime5
Other Crime5
Burglary3
Bicycle Theft1
Shoplifting1
All Crime185

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Great Yarmouth (1.96 miles)511
Southtown (1.39 miles)369
Cobholm Island (2.24 miles)266
Runham (2.77 miles)228
Gorleston-on-Sea (0.88 miles)190
South Denes185
Burgh Castle (3.1 miles)19
Belton (3.34 miles)18
Hopton on Sea (2.56 miles)16
Bunker’s Hill (3.1 miles)3

6.6%
of Great Yarmouth residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near South Denes

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Great Yarmouth162
Southtown118
Gorleston-on-Sea91
Cobholm Island81
Runham70
South Denes69
Burgh Castle5
Hopton on Sea5
Belton3
Bunker’s Hill1

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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