Crime Statistics for Sheepway, Portbury, North Somerset, Feb 2021

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Crime Statistics for Sheepway, Portbury, North Somerset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sheepway using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2021 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 24 street level crime incidents in Sheepway in February 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Sheepway, 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 Crime7
Burglary4
Criminal Damage Arson4
Public Order3
Anti Social Behaviour2
Vehicle Crime2
Drugs1
Other Theft1
All Crime24

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Sheepway

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Avonmouth (1.96 miles)100
Portishead (1.86 miles)59
Lodway (1.86 miles)52
North Weston (1.96 miles)29
Sheepway24
Ham Green (2.56 miles)21
Pill (1.96 miles)16
Clapton in Gordano (1.76 miles)6
Portbury (0.62 miles)4
Lower Failand (2.24 miles)0

5.8%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Sheepway

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Avonmouth33
Portishead23
Lodway19
North Weston17
Pill13
Ham Green11
Sheepway9
Portbury4
Clapton in Gordano3
Lower Failand1

Last updated: February 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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