Every area has “statistics” that paint a picture of the issues faced by the people who live there. Statistics are useful when looking at how much difference a piece of work has made or when applying for funding for community development.

In 2009 every area in Preston was profiled by Neighbourhood Management. These reports can be found below

There are also statistics relating to Crime and similar issues faced by communities that are compiled by Lancashire County Council and other Key Partners. More information can be found below…

The following Statistics are available in full here

Fishwick & St Matthew’s Ward in Preston*

* October 2011 – September 2012 inclusive

Recorded crime has decreased by 15.7%.

Crime per 1,000 population

Ward District average County average
123.3 81.1 67.1

Calls to emergency services

Police Fire Ambulance
5156 112 1262