Armagh is the most dangerous small town in Armagh, and is the third most dangerous overall out of Armagh's 10 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Armagh in 2021 was 68 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Armagh's overall crime rate, coming in 4.0% lower than the Armagh rate of 71 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Armagh is the 263rd most dangerous small town, and the 1,615th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In September 2021, Armagh had the worst crime rate in Armagh for theft from the person, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.07 per 1,000 inhabitants. August 2021 was also a bad month for Armagh residents, when it was Armagh's most dangerous area for robbery, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.14 per 1,000 residents. Armagh recorded 5 reports of vehicle crime during June 2021, making its crime rate of 0.34 the worst for vehicle crime in Armagh that month.
The most common crimes in Armagh are violence and sexual offences, with 501 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 34. This is 20% higher than 2020's figure of 401 offences and a difference of 6.76 from 2020's crime rate of 27. Armagh's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.
Small Towns, Armagh
33% higher, regional crime rate
7% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Armagh is 33% higher than Northern Ireland and 7% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
|England, Wales & NI|
Incidents mapped in Armagh represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.
Last updated: 11 May, 2022
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Last updated: 11 May, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||794||53.73||4,672||48.25||10% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||3||0.20||43||0.44||120% safer|
|Burglary||32||2.17||199||2.06||5% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||208||14.08||1,238||12.79||9% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||40||2.71||202||2.09||23% more dangerous|
|Other Theft||75||5.08||424||4.38||14% more dangerous|
|Possession of Weapons||6||0.41||69||0.71||73% safer|
|Public Order||6||0.41||61||0.63||54% safer|
|Robbery||7||0.47||23||0.24||49% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||1||0.07||6||0.06||14% more dangerous|
|Vehicle Crime||21||1.42||142||1.47||3.5% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||501||33.90||3,557||36.73||8% safer|
View crime percentage over time for
|November 2019||Violence and sexual offences||On or near||Action to be taken by another organisation|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||47||48||50||54||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||11||12||12||14||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.74||0.95||0.81||0.41||Safer|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.07||0.27||0.27||0.47||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.20||-||0.07||0.07||Safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||24||28||27||34||Getting worse|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Croydon||82.48||17% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.03||24% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||25% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||39% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||45% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||49% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||55% more dangerous|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Armagh change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Armagh saw a 400% increase in other theft. Armagh saw a large fall in shoplifting during May, when it fell by 75% compared to May in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-9%||-39%||-23%||+7%||-27%||+25%||+6%||+100%||+10%||-8%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||-50%||-||-||-50%||+200%||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-35%||-19%||-3%||-9%||-27%||+154%||-15%||+31%||-58%||+8%|