Crime Statistics for Rainhill, St Helens, St Helens, August 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rainhill, St Helens, St Helens

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rainhill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 Rainhill in August 2020. 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 Rainhill, 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 Crime47
Anti Social Behaviour23
Criminal Damage Arson10
Public Order9
Other Theft8
Shoplifting3
Drugs2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Burglary1
Possession Of Weapons1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime108

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Eccleston Park (1.75 miles)197
Portico (1.39 miles)192
Holt (0.62 miles)184
Brown Edge (1.39 miles)149
Thatto Heath (1.39 miles)149
Nut Grove (0.62 miles)138
Lea Green (0.88 miles)126
Marshall’s Cross (1.39 miles)124
Rainhill108
Rainhill Stoops (0.88 miles)28

2.7%
of St. Helens residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Rainhill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Holt82
Eccleston Park78
Portico77
Nut Grove58
Brown Edge51
Thatto Heath51
Rainhill47
Lea Green42
Marshall’s Cross41
Rainhill Stoops8

Last updated: October 16, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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