1 in 50 Southampton students will be a victim of violent or sexual crime
it’s nearly 1 in 30 for students at Southampton Solent University
The Complete University Guide took the number of crimes reported from July 2015 to June 2016 per one thousand residents within student areas. These crimes include burglary, robbery and violence and sexual offences. They found the University of Southampton had a total score of three per cent for all crimes reported. Two per cent of people are likely to be a victim of violence and sexual offences. While burglary and robbery rates are just over one per cent.
University of Southampton students are nearly two per cent less likely to be a victim of total crime and violence and sexual offences than Southampton Solent students. The Tab has previously reported on falling crime rates in the Southampton area.
These statistics are based on all residents and not just students, the results are taken within wards or electoral divisions weighted by student population.