Crime Statistics for Pillaton, Staffordshire, 2024

There were a total of 8 street level crime incidents in Pillaton in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Pillaton, 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 Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson3
Public Order1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime8

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 Pillaton. 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 Pillaton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Blackfords (2.77 miles)197
Cannock (3.1 miles)194
Oldfallow (2.24 miles)121
Green Heath (3.1 miles)119
Penkridge (1.24 miles)30
Boscomoor (1.24 miles)30
Longridge (2.24 miles)9
Dunston (2.78 miles)4
Four Crosses (2.56 miles)1

of Penkridge South East residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Pillaton?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Green Heath64
Four Crosses0

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

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 Pillaton 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 Pillaton compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Pillaton and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Pillaton is ranked #8.

1Cannock South56
2Cannock East55
3Cannock North50
4Penkridge West49
5Huntington and Hatherton49
6Cannock West46
7Wheaton Aston, Bishopswood and Lapley45
8Penkridge South East30
9Hednesford Green Heath25
10Brewood and Coven23
11Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell16

Which road in Pillaton has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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