Crime Statistics for Salisbury, Wiltshire, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for Salisbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Salisbury using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 181 street level crime incidents in Salisbury in February 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour59
Violent Crime45
Criminal Damage Arson15
Other Theft13
Public Order13
Vehicle Crime10
Drugs9
Other Crime4
Burglary3
Possession Of Weapons3
Robbery3
Theft From The Person2
Bicycle Theft1
Shoplifting1
All Crime181

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Salisbury. 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.

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Salisbury

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Salisbury181
Bishopdown (0.88 miles)156
Laverstock (0.62 miles)151
Milford (0.88 miles)119
Stratford Sub Castle (1.39 miles)100
Bemerton Heath (1.39 miles)92
Churchfields (0.88 miles)78
Bemerton (1.24 miles)68
Britford (1.76 miles)23
Harnham (1.39 miles)15

7.8%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Salisbury

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Salisbury72
Laverstock59
Milford44
Bishopdown39
Stratford Sub Castle34
Churchfields33
Bemerton Heath23
Bemerton12
Harnham5
Britford2

Last updated: February 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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