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Crime and Safety in Great Boughton

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Great Boughton is the third safest small town in Cheshire, and is among the top 10 safest overall out of Cheshire's 323 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Great Boughton in 2021 was 0.48 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares similarly to Cheshire's overall crime rate, coming in 14817% lower than the Cheshire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Great Boughton is among the top 20 safest small towns, and the 103rd safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

The most common crime in Great Boughton is public order, with 2 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 0.24. Great Boughton's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Great Boughton 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Safest

Small Towns, Cheshire

10596% lower, regional crime rate

North West

15073% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Great Boughton is 10596% lower than the North West and 15073% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Great Boughton Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Great Boughton 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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Historical Crime Rates for Great Boughton

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
20210.484
20200.242
20190.242
20180.847
20170.958
20160.605

Crime in Great Boughton Compared To Cheshire

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Summary of Crimes in Great Boughton This Year

 Great BoughtonCheshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Bicycle Theft10.127150.67 458% safer
Public Order20.2412,87212.07 4929% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences10.1239,46437.00 30733% safer

Great Boughton Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Poulton-with-Fearnhead40.24100% safer
Penketh30.3730% safer
Great Boughton40.48-
Wistaston232.9384% more dangerous
Grappenhall and Thelwall353.6487% more dangerous
Upton-by-Chester384.4889% more dangerous
Birchwood494.7890% more dangerous
Appleton969.4395% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Great Boughton

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Recent Crimes in Great Boughton

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2021Public orderOn or near Tarvin RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
September 2021Bicycle theftOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2021Public orderOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
December 2020BurglaryOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2020Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2019Vehicle crimeOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Great Boughton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Public Order0.24--0.24No change
Violence and Sexual Offences-0.120.120.12No change

Changes In Great Boughton's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Great Boughton to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Great Boughton0.48-
Coventry39.9399% more dangerous
Birmingham49.6099% more dangerous
Barnet67.0899% more dangerous
Croydon82.4899% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0399% more dangerous
Bristol90.5299% more dangerous
Leicester111.59100% more dangerous
Liverpool123.06100% more dangerous
Bradford132.28100% more dangerous
Leeds150.94100% more dangerous

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Great Boughton

What police force serves Great Boughton?
Great Boughton's local territorial police force is the Cheshire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Great Boughton?
Great Boughton is the third safest small town in Cheshire.

What is Great Boughton's most common crime?
The most common crime in Great Boughton is public order.

What is the least common crime in Great Boughton?
Great Boughton's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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