Crime Statistics for Bourton, St Georges, North Somerset, 2024

There were a total of 111 street level crime incidents in Bourton in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bourton, 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 Crime47
Anti Social Behaviour18
Public Order13
Shoplifting11
Criminal Damage Arson7
Other Theft4
Possession Of Weapons3
Drugs3
Other Crime2
Vehicle Crime2
Burglary1
All Crime111

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 Bourton. 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 Bourton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ashcombe Park (2.77 miles)462
Milton (2.24 miles)208
Kewstoke (2.56 miles)129
Ebdon (0.62 miles)120
Norton (1.96 miles)117
Bourton111
Way Wick (1.39 miles)63
Icelton (0.62 miles)18
May’s Green (1.39 miles)11
Hewish (1.86 miles)2

5.35%
of Wick St Lawrence & St Georges residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census



Where are the most violent places near Bourton?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ashcombe Park194
Milton104
Norton62
Kewstoke60
Ebdon48
Bourton47
Way Wick27
Icelton11
May’s Green8
Hewish1

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

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 Bourton 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 Bourton compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bourton and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bourton is ranked #9.

#WardScore
1Weston-super-Mare South90
2Weston-super-Mare Central86
3Weston-super-Mare Hillside74
4Weston-super-Mare Milton60
5Weston-super-Mare Winterstoke55
6Weston-super-Mare South Worle50
7Weston-super-Mare Kewstoke47
8Weston-super-Mare Mid Worle41
9Wick St Lawrence & St Georges35
10Weston-super-Mare North Worle30
11Yatton30

Which road in Bourton has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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