During 2021, England & Wales's police forces received 235,280 crime reports about burglary. This is a decrease of 17% from 2020's figure of 274,899 reports of burglary, giving an overall crime rate of 3.9 per 1,000 people in 2021 and a rate of 4.6 per 1,000 people for 2020.
The most dangerous cities for burglary are Middlesbrough, Hackney, and Westminster, with crime rates of 10, 9, and 9 per 1,000 residents respectively. The most dangerous region for burglary is South Yorkshire, which recorded a burglary rate of 7 offences per 1,000 people in 2021. The second most dangerous area for burglary is West Midlands, with a crime rate of 6, followed by Bristol in third, with a burglary rate of 6 per 1,000 residents.
The safest area in England and Wales for burglary is Plymouth, which had a crime rate of 2.1 in 2021. Next safest is Swindon, followed by Milton Keynes in third place, with crime rates per 1,000 residents of 2.3 and 2.3 respectively.
|6||Hammersmith and Fulham||7.41|
|5||Brighton and Hove||3.17|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|7||East Riding of Yorkshire||4.75|
Last updated: 22 Mar 2021