Crime Statistics for Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire

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Crime Statistics for Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire
Crime Statistics for Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Abingdon using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 181 street level crime incidents in Abingdon in August 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Abingdon, 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 Crime51
Public Order37
Criminal Damage Arson24
Anti Social Behaviour20
Drugs18
Burglary6
Shoplifting6
Other Theft5
Vehicle Crime5
Other Crime3
Bicycle Theft2
Theft From The Person2
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime181

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Abingdon. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Abingdon

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Abingdon181
Caldecott (0.62 miles)143
Shippon (0.88 miles)76
Radley Park (1.76 miles)47
Culham (1.39 miles)26
Radley (1.96 miles)23
Marcham (2.56 miles)11
Foxcombe Hill (2.49 miles)9
Gozzard’s Ford (1.96 miles)8
Lower Radley (2.56 miles)3

10.2%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Abingdon

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Abingdon51
Caldecott38
Shippon30
Radley Park15
Culham9
Foxcombe Hill6
Radley3
Marcham3
Gozzard’s Ford2
Lower Radley2

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

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