Crime Statistics for The Black Bourn, Suffolk, June 2023

Crime statistics for The Black Bourn, The Black Bourn

There were a total of 6 street level crime incidents in The Black Bourn in June 2023. 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 The Black Bourn, 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 Arson2
Public Order1
All Crime6

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2023

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pakenham (2.69 miles)11
Ixworth (0.86 miles)6
The Black Bourn6
Grimstone End (1.46 miles)5
Honington (1.92 miles)5
Barningham (3.64 miles)3
Stowlangtoft (2.57 miles)2
Bardwell (1.41 miles)2
Bowbeck (2.48 miles)1
Ixworth Thorpe (1.03 miles)0

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

Where are the most violent places near The Black Bourn?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Grimstone End4
The Black Bourn3
Ixworth Thorpe0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in The Black Bourn?

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 The Black Bourn 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 The Black Bourn compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to The Black Bourn and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. The Black Bourn is ranked #4.

3St Olaves44
8Pakenham & Troston15
9Elmswell & Woolpit15
10The Fornhams & Great Barton12
11Moreton Hall9

Which road in The Black Bourn has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
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