Crime in student cities and towns

This data displays the crime rates in areas where students live during term time.

Crime Heat Map - Bristol 2016
Each institution has its own crime heat map.

The statistics show the crimes that are most likely to impact students in England and Wales – robbery, burglary, and violence and sexual offences. Official data for crime specifically against students is not available. 

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Crime statistics – England and Wales 2016

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Incidents per 1000 residents
Institution Robbery Burglary Violence & Sexual Offences Total
York 4.42 0.23 11.32 15.96
York 4.42 0.23 11.32 15.96
Buckingham 3.10 0.35 12.61 16.06
Buckingham 2.87 0.23 12.14 15.25
Ealing Hospital 8.78 3.34 24.47 36.59
Winchester 4.14 0.40 13.28 17.82
Winchester (King Alfred) 4.14 0.40 13.28 17.82
Royal Agricultural University 7.46 0.19 10.21 17.87
Cirencester 7.46 0.19 10.21 17.87
Harper Adams 4.76 0.09 14.18 19.02
Telford 4.76 0.09 14.18 19.02
Falmouth 3.02 0.49 16.35 19.86
Penryn 1.99 0.19 9.68 11.86
Falmouth 3.39 0.60 18.76 22.75
Aberystwyth 4.25 0.14 16.62 21.01
Aberystwyth 4.25 0.14 16.62 21.01
Warwick 5.38 0.71 15.14 21.23
Warwick 5.38 0.71 15.14 21.23
Oxford Brookes 6.41 0.50 14.88 21.79
Cuddesdon 4.20 0.29 15.97 20.46
Oxford 6.65 0.52 14.72 21.90
Swindon 6.21 0.42 16.73 23.36
Rose Bruford College 5.68 0.90 15.54 22.11
Sidcup 5.68 0.90 15.54 22.11
Bath 6.17 0.28 16.14 22.59
Bath 6.17 0.27 16.12 22.57
Warminster (Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies) 6.01 0.89 17.90 24.80
Reading 5.62 0.50 16.48 22.60
Reading 5.62 0.50 16.48 22.60
Edge Hill 6.64 0.47 16.25 23.35
Shrewsbury 6.11 0.58 15.64 22.33
Ormskirk 6.34 0.42 15.85 22.61
Minsthorpe 8.02 0.50 17.93 26.45
Manchester (Armstrong House) 8.16 1.11 19.59 28.86
Bury (Holy Cross) 9.40 0.59 18.95 28.94
Bath Spa 5.46 0.32 17.64 23.42
Bath (Newton Park) 5.72 0.25 15.74 21.71
Bath (The Circus) 5.24 0.36 18.38 23.98
Bath (Sion Hill) 5.95 0.28 18.30 24.53
Sheffield 8.58 1.15 14.14 23.86
Sheffield 8.58 1.15 14.14 23.86
Heythrop College 6.11 1.50 16.76 24.37
Kensington 6.11 1.50 16.76 24.37
St Mary's 6.26 1.12 17.51 24.89
Twickenham 6.26 1.12 17.51 24.89
St Mark and St John 4.23 0.34 20.36 24.93
Plymouth 4.23 0.34 20.36 24.93
Queen Mary 5.40 2.00 17.82 25.23
Mile End 3.45 1.61 12.74 17.80
Whitechapel 8.20 2.55 25.11 35.86
Royal Holloway 7.66 0.64 17.13 25.42
Egham 7.66 0.64 17.13 25.42
Bucks New 4.76 0.91 20.36 26.03
Aylesbury Vale 4.88 0.51 15.86 21.26
High Wycombe 3.66 0.56 20.29 24.51
Uxbridge 6.33 1.54 21.68 29.55
Surrey 3.96 0.35 22.13 26.44
Guildford 3.96 0.35 22.13 26.44
Chichester 4.66 0.42 21.37 26.46
Chichester (Bishop Otter) 4.68 0.27 18.99 23.93
Bognor Regis 4.61 0.83 27.56 33.00
East Anglia 5.18 0.60 21.31 27.09
Norwich 5.18 0.60 21.31 27.09
Keele 6.39 0.61 20.66 27.66
Keele 6.39 0.61 20.66 27.66
Newman 7.52 2.02 18.77 28.31
Birmingham 7.52 2.02 18.77 28.31
Nottingham 9.42 1.43 18.15 29.00
Sutton Bonington 7.86 0.43 9.64 17.93
Royal Derby Hospital 5.17 0.68 14.00 19.85
Lincoln Education Centre 6.85 0.41 13.14 20.40
Mansfield Education Centre 7.17 0.46 16.13 23.75
Boston Education Centre 6.71 1.14 18.07 25.91
Nottingham City Hospital 5.97 1.18 20.36 27.51
Nottingham 9.76 1.54 18.69 29.98
Derby Education Centre 8.18 1.77 24.95 34.90
Bishop Grosseteste 9.03 0.81 19.24 29.08
Lincoln 9.03 0.81 19.24 29.08
Durham 6.33 0.50 22.47 29.31
Durham 4.86 0.25 19.28 24.38
Stockton (Queen's) 14.31 1.89 39.81 56.01
Loughborough 12.86 0.97 15.52 29.34
Loughborough 12.86 0.97 15.52 29.34
Anglia Ruskin 7.02 0.99 21.86 29.86
Cambridge (College of West Anglia) 5.53 0.41 20.17 26.11
Peterborough (Guild House) 7.15 0.77 18.53 26.44
Cambridge 7.00 0.90 19.84 27.74
Harlow 6.80 1.82 21.93 30.55
Chelmsford 7.07 0.64 25.81 33.53
Peterborough 8.93 1.44 26.09 36.47
Hertfordshire 7.01 1.18 21.68 29.87
Hatfield 7.01 1.18 21.68 29.87
Chester 5.67 0.34 23.96 29.98
Thornton 4.58 0.36 14.94 19.88
Leighton Hospital, Crewe 4.22 0.26 17.09 21.57
Shrewsbury 5.49 0.60 18.02 24.11
Warrington 6.69 0.48 17.07 24.23
Clatterbridge Hospital, Bebington 7.18 0.56 19.52 27.26
Parkgate Road/Kingsway/Riverside/Queen's Park Campus 5.46 0.27 27.71 33.44
Southampton 10.05 0.90 19.20 30.15
Winchester 5.06 0.56 18.44 24.07
Southampton 10.36 0.92 19.24 30.53
Imperial College London 7.03 2.66 20.54 30.23
South Kensington 7.03 2.66 20.54 30.23
University of Suffolk 6.49 0.63 24.22 31.33
Ipswich 6.49 0.63 24.22 31.33
Worcester 6.82 0.68 23.85 31.35
Worcester 6.82 0.68 23.85 31.35
Royal Veterinary College 7.79 1.99 21.59 31.38
Hawkshead 5.60 0.38 12.57 18.55
Camden 10.39 3.89 32.26 46.54
University for the Creative Arts 5.87 0.91 24.61 31.39
Farnham 4.67 0.22 18.54 23.44
Maidstone Studios 5.16 0.45 22.18 27.79
Epsom 5.35 0.76 23.39 29.50
Hampton Court Palace 6.82 2.00 21.90 30.72
Canterbury 5.53 0.94 27.97 34.44
Rochester 8.35 1.66 37.26 47.26
Birmingham 10.04 2.50 18.91 31.44
Edgbaston 10.04 2.50 18.91 31.44
Kingston 6.41 1.66 23.37 31.44
Kingston 6.41 1.66 23.37 31.44
Cumbria 6.96 0.37 24.39 31.72
Carlisle (Brampton Road) 2.59 0.00 7.10 9.69
Ambleside 5.98 0.18 12.39 18.55
London 4.95 1.85 17.24 24.03
Workington 5.71 0.17 18.60 24.48
Barrow-in-Furness 5.10 0.34 26.11 31.54
Lancaster 8.19 0.44 24.72 33.35
Carlisle (Paternoster Row) 7.91 0.24 31.61 39.75
Carlisle (Fusehill Street) 6.96 0.28 32.57 39.80
Bournemouth 8.50 0.67 22.78 31.95
Bournemouth 8.50 0.67 22.78 31.95
St George's, University of London 7.49 2.14 22.49 32.13
Tooting 7.49 2.14 22.49 32.13
Portsmouth 6.96 0.71 24.56 32.22
Portsmouth 6.96 0.71 24.56 32.22
Gloucestershire 11.53 0.84 20.10 32.46
Cheltenham 11.96 0.74 17.70 30.40
Gloucester 10.22 1.12 27.41 38.75
West London 7.18 1.89 23.43 32.49
Reading 5.80 0.71 20.40 26.91
Ealing/Brentford 7.35 2.03 23.80 33.18
Swansea 7.67 0.44 24.53 32.64
Swansea (Singleton) 7.67 0.44 24.53 32.64
Leeds Trinity University 12.19 0.92 19.76 32.86
Leeds 12.19 0.92 19.76 32.86
Brighton 5.60 0.97 26.51 33.08
Moulsecoomb 3.65 0.34 17.89 21.88
Falmer 5.13 0.77 19.04 24.94
Eastbourne 4.41 0.69 24.37 29.47
Hastings 6.41 0.90 29.02 36.33
Brighton (Grand Parade) 7.31 1.57 36.40 45.28
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama 9.16 2.53 21.46 33.14
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama 9.16 2.53 21.46 33.14
Liverpool Hope 10.78 1.18 21.46 33.42
Liverpool (Hope Park) 10.26 0.70 13.54 24.51
Liverpool (Creative) 11.62 1.98 34.57 48.16
Roehampton 6.18 1.71 25.53 33.42
Roehampton 6.18 1.71 25.53 33.42
East London 6.84 2.45 24.26 33.56
Stratford 6.81 2.75 23.22 32.78
Docklands 6.89 1.97 25.94 34.80
Middlesex 8.51 2.26 22.86 33.64
Tayside Aviation 1.81 0.12 4.84 6.76
CTC Aviation 7.60 0.47 15.26 23.32
Allianz Park 9.08 1.26 17.04 27.38
Helicentre Aviation 5.97 0.61 22.18 28.76
College of Animal Welfare 6.92 1.39 20.62 28.92
Hendon 9.77 1.73 21.39 32.88
Royal Free Hospital 7.76 2.98 25.33 36.07
University of Wales Trinity Saint David 5.99 0.40 27.31 33.71
Lampeter 2.84 0.05 10.82 13.71
London 5.77 1.33 18.76 25.87
Cardiff 6.37 0.36 22.43 29.16
Carmarthen 5.30 0.32 26.94 32.55
Swansea 6.93 0.46 31.74 39.14
London Metropolitan 7.33 2.61 23.80 33.75
Aldgate 6.52 2.41 23.45 32.38
Moorgate 6.88 3.16 23.17 33.21
Holloway 8.66 2.53 24.65 35.83
Canterbury Christ Church 5.68 1.01 27.20 33.89
Tunbridge Wells (Salomons) 6.23 1.20 19.75 27.18
Medway 6.59 1.02 25.11 32.72
Canterbury 5.23 1.01 28.20 34.44
Broadstairs 6.27 0.88 29.32 36.48
Plymouth College of Art 5.18 0.72 28.54 34.44
Plymouth (Tavistock Place) 5.18 0.72 28.54 34.44
Exeter 5.78 0.62 28.03 34.44
Penryn (Cornwall) 2.41 0.34 13.14 15.89
Exeter 6.20 0.66 29.86 36.72
West of England, Bristol 7.96 1.00 25.54 34.50
Gloucester 6.69 0.71 16.83 24.23
(Bristol) Frenchay 7.25 0.49 20.96 28.70
(Bristol) Glenside 7.63 0.78 22.05 30.46
Bristol (City) 9.54 1.74 38.34 49.63
Goldsmiths 7.19 2.90 24.54 34.64
New Cross 7.19 2.90 24.54 34.64
Ravensbourne 7.28 2.27 25.23 34.78
Ravensbourne 7.28 2.27 25.23 34.78
Hull 12.92 0.91 21.06 34.90
Hull 13.54 0.95 19.97 34.46
Scarborough 6.01 0.48 33.28 39.77
Westminster 7.78 2.81 24.42 35.00
Harrow 7.31 2.04 21.90 31.25
Marylebone 9.32 2.85 21.57 33.74
Cavendish 6.89 2.83 24.29 34.01
Regent 9.41 4.15 32.00 45.57
Wolverhampton 8.38 2.02 24.68 35.09
Burton Hospital Centre 6.14 0.82 19.85 26.81
Walsall 8.46 2.26 21.06 31.77
Telford 6.51 0.59 26.80 33.90
Wolverhampton (City) 8.74 2.04 29.04 39.83
Lancaster 7.66 0.38 27.07 35.12
Bailrigg 7.66 0.38 27.07 35.12
Sussex 5.77 1.02 28.37 35.16
Falmer 5.77 1.02 28.37 35.16
Greenwich 7.10 2.11 25.97 35.18
Avery Hill 5.99 1.19 21.23 28.41
Greenwich 7.34 2.71 25.28 35.34
Medway 8.36 1.75 37.09 47.20
Arts University Bournemouth 9.05 0.80 25.51 35.37
Bournemouth 9.05 0.80 25.51 35.37
Derby 8.24 1.66 25.56 35.46
Chesterfield 6.65 0.47 15.14 22.27
Leek 5.11 0.52 23.61 29.23
Buxton 7.66 0.27 22.80 30.73
Derby 8.50 1.88 26.66 37.04
Kent 6.54 1.06 28.00 35.60
Canterbury 6.32 0.96 27.13 34.41
Medway 7.40 1.46 31.45 40.31
Bangor 6.39 0.49 28.95 35.83
Wrexham 6.42 0.31 22.16 28.90
Bangor 6.38 0.50 29.38 36.26
Birmingham City 8.38 3.33 24.20 35.91
Birmingham (City North) 8.22 1.89 18.50 28.61
Birmingham (City South) 9.10 3.02 22.51 34.63
Birmingham (City Centre) 7.92 4.93 30.89 43.74
Birkbeck 7.96 2.70 25.30 35.96
Stratford 6.39 2.36 22.31 31.07
Bloomsbury 8.71 2.86 26.73 38.30
Sheffield Hallam 8.18 1.98 25.92 36.07
Sheffield (Collegiate Crescent) 8.64 1.12 15.22 24.98
Sheffield (City) 7.97 2.36 30.60 40.93
Guildhall School of Music and Drama 8.78 3.08 24.32 36.19
Guildhall School of Music and Drama 8.78 3.08 24.32 36.19
Glyndŵr 7.38 0.86 28.42 36.66
Northop 5.57 0.27 19.20 25.04
London 6.16 2.26 22.74 31.15
Wrexham 8.40 0.65 33.42 42.46
Oxford 6.61 0.79 29.41 36.81
Oxford 6.61 0.79 29.41 36.81
Plymouth 5.84 0.80 30.46 37.09
Peninsula Allied Health Centre 3.62 0.24 15.61 19.47
Truro (Knowledge Spa) 3.51 0.20 15.98 19.68
Plymouth 6.36 0.93 33.91 41.20
University of the Arts London 8.00 3.14 26.06 37.20
Wimbledon College of Arts 6.49 1.35 19.55 27.39
Central Saint Martins 7.10 2.75 21.78 31.63
Camberwell 7.94 2.94 25.99 36.87
Chelsea College of Arts 8.08 3.89 31.19 43.15
London College of Fashion 10.47 4.16 30.33 44.95
London College of Communication 8.84 4.19 34.76 47.79
Essex 6.75 0.98 29.98 37.70
Loughton 7.33 1.58 21.48 30.39
Colchester 6.07 0.62 27.46 34.15
Southend 12.05 3.59 56.40 72.04
Staffordshire 7.40 0.96 29.42 37.79
Stafford 5.21 0.42 20.85 26.48
Lichfield 7.05 1.44 19.43 27.91
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital 5.49 0.43 23.20 29.12
Stoke on Trent 8.29 1.07 34.54 43.90
Royal College of Music 7.08 2.35 28.43 37.86
Prince Consort Road 7.08 2.35 28.43 37.86
South Wales 7.39 0.68 29.89 37.96
Caerleon 6.43 0.26 17.29 23.98
Glyntaff 5.89 0.19 20.96 27.04
Merthyr 6.10 0.23 22.37 28.70
Newport 9.78 1.02 27.54 38.34
Cardiff 7.55 0.99 30.04 38.58
Treforest 6.19 0.62 32.44 39.25
Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama 9.41 0.90 39.61 49.92
Cardiff Metropolitan 8.15 0.63 29.32 38.10
Llandaff 8.04 0.43 24.83 33.30
Cyncoed 8.23 0.77 32.45 41.44
Sunderland 8.62 0.87 28.70 38.18
London 6.69 2.41 24.47 33.58
Sunderland 8.72 0.79 28.91 38.41
Brunel 8.25 1.74 28.52 38.50
Uxbridge 8.25 1.74 28.52 38.50
Leicester 10.82 2.11 25.70 38.64
Leicester 10.82 2.11 25.70 38.64
City, University of London 8.72 3.20 26.86 38.78
Northampton Square 8.72 3.20 26.86 38.78
Salford 10.83 2.00 26.05 38.88
Salford (Media City) 8.51 0.88 19.61 29.00
Salford 11.84 2.49 28.83 43.16
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 8.06 2.91 28.05 39.02
Greenwich 8.06 2.91 28.05 39.02
Coventry 9.31 3.23 26.54 39.07
Coventry 9.39 3.24 26.39 39.02
London 7.45 2.98 29.76 40.18
Scarborough 8.81 1.14 32.07 42.01
London South Bank 8.59 3.16 27.62 39.37
Havering 7.25 1.70 24.54 33.49
Southwark 8.83 3.42 28.17 40.42
Huddersfield 10.57 1.05 28.12 39.74
Huddersfield (Queensgate) 10.57 1.05 28.12 39.74
Bedfordshire 8.29 1.80 30.24 40.33
Milton Keynes 3.18 0.45 10.56 14.19
Peterborough (Arthur Mellows Village College) 6.62 0.72 19.24 26.57
Bedford 6.56 0.96 23.42 30.94
London (British School of Osteopathy) 7.57 2.50 23.99 34.05
Luton 10.06 2.24 38.18 50.48
SOAS 9.01 3.57 28.01 40.58
Bloomsbury 9.01 3.57 28.01 40.58
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama 9.51 2.59 28.63 40.73
Rambert 6.69 1.09 17.65 25.42
BOVTS 10.08 0.87 21.73 32.68
LAMDA 7.80 1.78 23.65 33.23
National Centre for Circus Arts 6.73 4.00 24.83 35.56
LCDS 10.20 3.56 28.36 42.13
RADA 16.10 5.29 30.90 52.29
NSCD 11.61 2.14 39.38 53.13
Central School of Ballet 11.72 5.02 41.76 58.50
Cambridge 7.83 1.40 32.24 41.47
Cambridge 7.83 1.40 32.24 41.47
Northumbria 8.40 1.15 31.93 41.48
Newcastle 8.40 1.15 31.93 41.48
Central Lancashire 10.48 1.16 30.09 41.73
Moor Row (Westlakes) 5.08 0.28 23.53 28.89
Burnley 10.84 0.96 23.05 34.84
Preston 10.47 1.21 31.45 43.13
Norwich University of the Arts 7.05 1.17 33.82 42.04
Norwich 7.05 1.17 33.82 42.04
Royal Academy of Music 11.11 3.97 27.28 42.36
Royal Academy of Music 11.11 3.97 27.28 42.36
York St John 10.04 0.90 31.55 42.49
York 10.04 0.90 31.55 42.49
King's College London 9.99 3.90 29.58 43.47
The Strand 9.99 3.90 29.58 43.47
Manchester Metropolitan 13.19 3.32 27.67 44.18
Crewe (Cheshire) 5.25 0.33 15.61 21.19
University of Manchester/MMU 14.79 3.51 23.04 41.34
Manchester 12.82 4.04 42.16 59.02
Bolton 11.72 1.66 30.92 44.30
Bolton 11.72 1.66 30.92 44.30
Aston 8.35 4.88 31.15 44.38
Aston 8.35 4.88 31.15 44.38
Lincoln 12.55 1.17 30.98 44.70
Lincoln 12.55 1.17 30.98 44.70
Leeds 13.84 2.24 29.16 45.24
Leeds 13.84 2.24 29.16 45.24
Nottingham Trent 9.19 3.00 33.15 45.34
Brackenhurst 5.91 0.40 12.32 18.63
Clifton 7.85 0.91 15.42 24.17
Nottingham (City) 9.73 3.69 38.93 52.34
De Montfort 13.01 2.50 31.72 47.23
Leicester 13.01 2.50 31.72 47.23
Newcastle 8.28 1.45 38.36 48.09
London 6.63 0.96 18.19 25.78
Newcastle 8.29 1.46 38.43 48.17
Southampton Solent 15.03 1.77 31.49 48.29
Southampton (East Park Terrace) 15.03 1.77 31.49 48.29
Leeds Beckett 14.19 2.19 34.39 50.77
Leeds (Headingley) 14.38 1.27 22.40 38.05
Leeds (City) 14.08 2.73 41.50 58.31
Northampton 11.85 2.21 37.43 51.49
Northampton (Park) 10.08 1.22 21.48 32.78
Northampton (Avenue) 12.32 2.47 41.68 56.48
University College London 12.16 4.80 34.87 51.84
Bloomsbury 12.16 4.80 34.87 51.84
Cardiff 10.04 0.93 41.51 52.48
Cardiff 10.04 0.93 41.51 52.48
Leeds College of Art 14.48 2.47 35.66 52.61
Leeds (Blenheim Walk) 14.48 2.47 35.66 52.61
Liverpool John Moores 11.45 2.07 39.44 52.96
Liverpool (IM Marsh) 6.64 0.72 15.49 22.85
Liverpool (Greenbank) 11.42 0.85 18.24 30.51
Liverpool (City) 12.41 2.67 49.98 65.06
Liverpool 13.19 2.03 38.01 53.23
London 6.95 1.73 19.50 28.18
Liverpool 13.22 2.03 38.10 53.35
Royal Northern College of Music 14.34 5.90 33.43 53.67
Manchester 14.34 5.90 33.43 53.67
Bristol 11.97 2.09 40.04 54.09
Bristol 11.97 2.09 40.04 54.09
Manchester 17.87 4.65 33.45 55.96
Manchester 17.87 4.65 33.45 55.96
Bradford 12.79 2.76 42.94 58.50
Bradford 12.79 2.76 42.94 58.50
Teesside 14.16 1.50 44.82 60.48
Darlington 6.94 0.37 21.27 28.59
Teesside 15.27 1.67 48.43 65.37
Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 11.02 2.57 49.30 62.89
Liverpool 11.02 2.57 49.30 62.89
London School of Economics 15.39 6.15 44.97 66.51
Westminster 15.39 6.15 44.97 66.51
Courtauld Institute of Art 12.80 6.73 50.89 70.42
Somerset House 12.80 6.73 50.89 70.42

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