Crime Statistics for Boar’s Head, Wigan, Wigan, June 2023

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There were a total of 2 street level crime incidents in Boar’s Head in June 2023. The largest category was Violent Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Boar’s Head, 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 Crime2
All Crime2

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 Boar’s Head. 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 Boar’s Head

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Marylebone (0.88 miles)15
Springfield (1.24 miles)14
Boar’s Head2
Red Rock (0.88 miles)1
Crooke (1.39 miles)0
Douglas (1.39 miles)0
Marsh Green (1.76 miles)0
Shevington (1.86 miles)0
Haigh (1.96 miles)0
New Springs (1.96 miles)0

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

Where are the most violent places near Boar’s Head?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Boar’s Head2
Red Rock1
Marsh Green0
New Springs0

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Boar’s Head?

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 Boar’s Head 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 Boar’s Head compare to surrounding wards?

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

4Wigan West75
5Wigan Central75
7Worsley Mesnes65
8Aspull New Springs Whelley53
10Shevington with Lower Ground42
11Standish with Langtree32

Which road in Boar’s Head has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Boar’s Head 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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