Crime Statistics for Plymouth, , November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Plymouth, Plymouth,

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Plymouth using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 2019 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 815 street level crime incidents in Plymouth in November 2019. 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 Plymouth, 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 Crime279
Anti Social Behaviour193
Criminal Damage Arson66
Burglary59
Shoplifting48
Vehicle Crime46
Other Theft36
Public Order30
Drugs16
Other Crime14
Robbery9
Possession Of Weapons7
Bicycle Theft6
Theft From The Person6
All Crime815

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Plymouth815
Barbican (1.39 miles)810
Mannamead (0.62 miles)734
Stoke (0.88 miles)704
Stonehouse (1.39 miles)433
Ham (0.88 miles)354
Honicknowle (1.39 miles)318
Pennycross (0.62 miles)300
Hartley (0.88 miles)254
Manadon (1.24 miles)240



Most violent places near Plymouth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Barbican284
Plymouth279
Stoke266
Mannamead218
Stonehouse174
Ham120
Honicknowle117
Pennycross107
Manadon92
Hartley78

Last updated: December 24, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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