Crime Statistics for Plymouth, , May 2020

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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 May 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 686 street level crime incidents in Plymouth in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour230
Violent Crime208
Drugs58
Criminal Damage Arson48
Burglary29
Other Theft25
Vehicle Crime24
Public Order21
Other Crime13
Robbery11
Possession Of Weapons7
Shoplifting6
Bicycle Theft3
Theft From The Person3
All Crime686

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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
Stoke (0.88 miles)734
Plymouth686
Mannamead (0.62 miles)682
Barbican (1.39 miles)663
Stonehouse (1.39 miles)495
Ham (0.88 miles)377
Honicknowle (1.39 miles)345
Hartley (0.88 miles)291
Pennycross (0.62 miles)277
Manadon (1.24 miles)265

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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
Plymouth208
Mannamead205
Stoke193
Barbican162
Ham136
Honicknowle115
Stonehouse112
Pennycross99
Hartley93
Manadon79

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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