Crime Statistics for New Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, May 2021

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Crime Statistics for New Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Crime Statistics for New Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in New Headington using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 276 street level crime incidents in New Headington in May 2021. 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 New Headington, 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 Crime105
Anti Social Behaviour41
Vehicle Crime24
Criminal Damage Arson20
Bicycle Theft16
Public Order16
Other Theft11
Possession Of Weapons5
Other Crime4
Theft From The Person2
All Crime276

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2021

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

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 New Headington has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
New Marston (1.96 miles)440
Temple Cowley (1.39 miles)405
Blackird Leys (1.86 miles)335
Barton (0.62 miles)287
New Headington276
Sandhills (0.88 miles)185
Marston (2.24 miles)122
Horspath (1.76 miles)32
Littleworth (1.96 miles)11
Forest Hill (1.96 miles)11

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

Most violent places near New Headington

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Temple Cowley154
New Marston119
Blackird Leys119
New Headington105
Forest Hill4

Last updated: May 2021
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