Crime Statistics for Betchworth, Mole Valley, Surrey, 2024

Crime statistics for Betchworth, Mole Valley

There were a total of 7 street level crime incidents in Betchworth in February 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Other Theft.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Betchworth, 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
Other Theft2
Anti Social Behaviour1
All Crime7

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2024

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pixham (2.48 miles)97
Box Hill (1.39 miles)7
Mogador (1.75 miles)6
Reigate Heath (1.24 miles)5
Buckland (0.62 miles)5
Brockham (1.39 miles)4
Bushbury (2.24 miles)1
Bunce Common (2.56 miles)0
Brockham Park (1.96 miles)0

of Brockham, Betchworth and Buckland residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Betchworth?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Box Hill3
Reigate Heath3
Bunce Common0
Brockham Park0

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

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 Betchworth 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 Betchworth compare to surrounding wards?

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

2Horley West & Sidlow44
3South Park & Woodhatch40
4Dorking South38
5Meadvale & St John's34
6Dorking North32
7Leatherhead South31
8Mickleham, Westhumble and Pixham28
10Brockham, Betchworth and Buckland23
11Box Hill and Headley15

Which road in Betchworth has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: February 2024
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