Crime Statistics for Crosby, Merseyside, Sefton, 2024

There were a total of 87 street level crime incidents in Crosby in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Crosby, 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 Crime46
Anti Social Behaviour11
Criminal Damage Arson6
Other Theft4
Public Order4
Other Crime3
Vehicle Crime2
All Crime87

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Crosby

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Litherland (1.77 miles)296
Buckley Hill (2.07 miles)227
Great Crosby (0.91 miles)188
Waterloo Park (1.34 miles)176
Waterloo (1.26 miles)165
Little Crosby (0.8 miles)46
Brighton le Sands (0.65 miles)38
Blundellsands (0.46 miles)24
Lady Green (2.03 miles)6

of Blundellsands residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Crosby?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Buckley Hill108
Great Crosby83
Waterloo Park71
Little Crosby21
Brighton le Sands21
Lady Green1

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Crosby?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Crosby to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Crosby compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Crosby and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Crosby have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Linacre.

2St Oswald76
7New Brighton62
8Netherton and Orrell56

Which road in Crosby has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Crosby with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Nicholas Road.

Last updated: March 2024
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