Bristol’s top 10 neighbourhoods for burglaries outside city centre as cost of living crisis worsens

We’ve pulled out local level data for Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Burglars are targeting neighbourhoods across Bristol, according to data from, which shows the areas worst hit are those with shops. BristolWorld has anaylsed the number of burglaries for each ‘lower layer super output area’ (LSOA) in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

It comes as Avon and Somerset Police issued a commitment to attend all home burglaries from now on. Chief Inspector Karen Corrigan admitted that the force must do better to clamp down on offenders.

She said 5.6% of home burglaries were currently solved in the region in an interview with BBC Radio Bristol, and that the force was previously attending 86.7% of incidents after they had been reported.

According to data from, there were 3,692 burglaries reported in Bristol and South Gloucestershire in the year up to September 2022, with the highest number (93) being in the city centre and Queens Square.

We’ve taken out the city centre areas to reveal the neighbourhoods in both Bristol and South Gloucestershire with the highest number of burglaries reported.

They are:

1. Bedminster East, Southville (35)

2. Easter Compton/Cribbs Causeway, Almondsbury (29)

3. Stapleton Road, Lawrence Hill (27)

4. Holy Trinity Church/Orchard Road area, Woodstock, South Gloucestershire (27)

5. St Pauls Portland Square, Ashley (27)

6. St Marks Road, Easton (26)

7. Sandy Park Road, Brislington (25)

8. Henleaze South, Westbury-on-Trym (25)

9. The Dings, Lawrence Hill (23)

10. Bedminster West, Southville (22)


In Bristol only:

1. Bedminster East, Southville (35)

2. Stapleton Road, Lawrence Hill (27)

3. St Pauls Portland Square, Ashley (27)

4. St Marks Road, Easton (26)

5. Sandy Park Road, Brislington (25)

6. Henleaze South, Westbury-on-Trym (25)

7. The Dings, Lawrence Hill (23)

8. Bedminster West, Southville (22)

9. Ilchester Crescent, Bishopsworth (21)

10. Rose Green, Eastville (21)


In South Gloucestershire only:

1 Easter Compton/Cribbs Causeway, Almondsbury (29)

2. Holy Trinity Church/Orchard Road area, Woodstock, South Gloucestershire (27)

3. Parkway Station and Filton High School area, Stoke Gifford (19)

4. Parkfield and surrounding rural area, Boyd Valley (18)

5. Filton roundabout area (17)

6. Downend Road and Worcester Road area, Kings Chase (17)

7. Rural area around Bitton and Upton Cheyney (15)

8. Aust and Olveston (13)

9. UWE east/Hambrook (13)

10. Conham Playing Field, Hanham (12)