Crime Statistics for Formby, Sefton, Sefton, September 2020

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Crime Statistics for Formby, Sefton, Sefton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Formby using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 108 street level crime incidents in Formby in September 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour48
Violent Crime19
Public Order9
Criminal Damage Arson8
Other Theft7
Shoplifting7
Bicycle Theft4
Drugs3
Vehicle Crime2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime108

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Formby108
Freshfield (0.62 miles)94
Little Altcar (0.88 miles)74
Ainsdale (3.34 miles)74
Little Crosby (3.93 miles)58
Lady Green (2.78 miles)13
Great Altcar (1.96 miles)8
Ince Blundell (3.1 miles)6
Carr Houses (3.1 miles)6
Downholland Cross (4.38 miles)4

4.2%
of Sefton residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Formby

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ainsdale28
Little Crosby23
Formby19
Freshfield14
Little Altcar14
Lady Green2
Great Altcar0
Ince Blundell0
Carr Houses0
Downholland Cross0

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

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