Crime Statistics for Byram, Wakefield, North Yorkshire, November 2020

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Crime Statistics for Byram, Wakefield, North Yorkshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Byram using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 73 street level crime incidents in Byram in November 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour30
Violent Crime19
Public Order9
Vehicle Crime5
Criminal Damage Arson2
Bicycle Theft1
Other Crime1
All Crime73

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Airedale (1.86 miles)238
Water Fryston (1.39 miles)205
Knottingley (1.39 miles)153
Aire and Calder Navigation (1.06 miles)144
Aire (1.89 miles)105
Ferrybridge (0.88 miles)68
Fairburn (1.39 miles)31
Poole (1.39 miles)25

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

Most violent places near Byram

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Water Fryston74
Aire and Calder Navigation45

Last updated: December 24, 2020
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