Crime in Cheshire West and Chester

Cheshire West and Chester is among the top 20 safest county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Cheshire West and Chester in 2020 was 40 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 19 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Cheshire West and Chester's larger towns and cities, Winsford is the most dangerous, and the second most dangerous is Cheshire West and Chester.

Crime Map of Cheshire West and Chester

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Cheshire West and Chester Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour8,48115.54
Bicycle Theft2870.53
Burglary8441.55
Criminal Damage and Arson2,1133.87
Drugs4870.89
Other Crime4200.77
Other Theft1,3632.50
Possession of Weapons990.18
Public Order3,7186.81
Robbery770.14
Shoplifting1,4282.62
Theft From the Person570.10
Vehicle Crime5050.93
Violence and Sexual Offences10,37319.00

Cheshire West and Chester's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Cheshire West and Chester
Frodsham393437% more dangerous
Neston652437% more dangerous
Northwich2,0599458% more dangerous
Upton-by-Chester3774410% more dangerous
Winsford2,7448754% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Cheshire West and Chester

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour18141216Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.780.720.550.53Safer
Burglary2.42.42.11.6Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson54.95.03.9Safer
Drugs1.41.31.20.89Safer
Other Crime0.760.920.860.77Safer
Other Theft3.83.94.22.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.190.270.260.18Safer
Public Order8987Safer
Robbery0.160.190.230.14Safer
Shoplifting4.53.73.62.6Safer
Theft From the Person0.290.330.370.10Safer
Vehicle Crime1.71.61.40.93Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14171919Getting worse

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021