Crime Statistics for Blunsdon St Andrew, Lower Village, Swindon

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There were a total of 151 street level crime incidents in Blunsdon St Andrew in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Blunsdon St Andrew, 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 Crime59
Anti Social Behaviour35
Criminal Damage Arson12
Public Order12
Other Theft8
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft3
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime151

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 Blunsdon St Andrew. 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 Blunsdon St Andrew

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pinehurst (1.75 miles)258
Greenmeadow (1.39 miles)210
Penhill (1.39 miles)201
Blunsdon St Andrew151
Moredon (1.24 miles)115
Broadbush (1.39 miles)69
Broad Blunsdon (1.39 miles)69
Lower Blunsdon (1.39 miles)26
Ray (1.81 miles)19
The Fox (2.24 miles)16

of Swindon residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Where are the most violent places near Blunsdon St Andrew?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Blunsdon St Andrew59
Broad Blunsdon30
Lower Blunsdon10
The Fox3

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Blunsdon St Andrew?

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 Blunsdon St Andrew 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 Blunsdon St Andrew compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Blunsdon St Andrew and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in The Fox have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Walcot and Park North.

1Walcot and Park North88
3Gorse Hill and Pinehurst82
4Penhill and Upper Stratton70
5Rodbourne Cheney67
6Mannington and Western60
7St Margaret and South Marston50
8Haydon Wick47
9St Andrews45
11Priory Vale41

Which road in Blunsdon St Andrew has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
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