Crime Statistics for Bishopdown, Salisbury, Wiltshire, 2024

There were a total of 235 street level crime incidents in Bishopdown in March 2024. 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 Bishopdown, 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 Crime80
Anti Social Behaviour46
Criminal Damage Arson19
Vehicle Crime11
Public Order9
Other Theft8
Bicycle Theft4
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime235

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Bishopdown. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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 Bishopdown

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Salisbury (0.88 miles)268
Laverstock (0.62 miles)253
Milford (1.24 miles)210
Stratford Sub Castle (1.39 miles)114
Churchfields (1.75 miles)104
Bemerton Heath (1.86 miles)96
Bemerton (1.96 miles)72
Britford (1.96 miles)38
Shute End (2.24 miles)5

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

Where are the most violent places near Bishopdown?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Stratford Sub Castle39
Bemerton Heath31
Shute End3

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

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 Bishopdown 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 Bishopdown compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bishopdown and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bishopdown is ranked #9.

1Salisbury St Edmund and Milford69
2Salisbury Bemerton67
3Salisbury St Martin's and Cathedral55
4Salisbury Harnham42
5Salisbury Fisherton and Bemerton Village39
6Laverstock, Ford and Old Sarum39
7Salisbury St Paul's38
8Salisbury St Francis and Stratford32
9Salisbury St Mark's and Bishopdown27
10Fovant and Chalke Valley26
11Bourne and Woodford Valley24

Which road in Bishopdown has the highest level of crime?

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

Last updated: March 2024
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