Crime Statistics for Lower Blunsdon, Broad Blunsdon, Swindon, Jun 2023

Crime statistics for Lower Blunsdon, Broad Blunsdon

There were a total of 26 street level crime incidents in Lower Blunsdon 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 Lower Blunsdon, 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 Crime10
Anti Social Behaviour5
Public Order2
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime26

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 Lower Blunsdon. 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 Lower Blunsdon

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Greenmeadow (2.49 miles)210
Penhill (1.96 miles)201
Blunsdon St Andrew (1.39 miles)100
Broad Blunsdon (0.88 miles)60
Broadbush (0.88 miles)60
Lower Blunsdon26
Ray (1.47 miles)19
Calcutt (2.24 miles)9
Hampton (2.56 miles)6
Hannington (2.24 miles)0

of St Andrews (Swindon) residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Lower Blunsdon?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Blunsdon St Andrew33
Broad Blunsdon28
Lower Blunsdon10

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

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 Lower Blunsdon 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 Lower Blunsdon compare to surrounding wards?

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

2Gorse Hill and Pinehurst82
3Penhill and Upper Stratton70
4Rodbourne Cheney67
5Mannington and Western60
6St Margaret and South Marston50
7Haydon Wick47
8St Andrews45
10Priory Vale41
11Blunsdon and Highworth33

Which road in Lower Blunsdon has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: June 2023
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