Crime Statistics for Boscombe, Allington, Wiltshire, June 2023

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There were a total of 3 street level crime incidents in Boscombe in June 2023. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Criminal Damage Arson, followed by Public Order.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Criminal Damage Arson1
Public Order1
Violent Crime1
All Crime3

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 Boscombe. 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 Boscombe

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ratfyn (3.51 miles)64
Amesbury (3.62 miles)43
Bulford (3.62 miles)28
Porton (1.39 miles)11
Bulford Camp (3.17 miles)7
Idmiston (0.88 miles)6
Gomeldon (1.96 miles)6
Firsdown (3.17 miles)1
Allington (0.62 miles)0

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

Where are the most violent places near Boscombe?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bulford Camp5

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

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 Boscombe 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 Boscombe compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Boscombe and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Resident in Allington have the lowest likelyhood of being a victim of personal crime in the area. The ward with the lowest likelyhood is Salisbury St Edmund and Milford.

1Salisbury St Edmund and Milford69
2Amesbury West39
3Laverstock, Ford and Old Sarum39
4Salisbury St Paul's38
5Amesbury East32
6Salisbury St Francis and Stratford32
8Salisbury St Mark's and Bishopdown27
9Bourne and Woodford Valley24
10Durrington and Larkhill20
11Bulford, Allington and Figheldean19

Which road in Boscombe has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Boscombe 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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