Egremont Crime Overview
Egremont is the most dangerous small town in Cumbria, and the among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Cumbria's 283 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Egremont in 2020 was 77 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Cumbria's overall crime rate, coming in 22% higher than Cumbria's rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England and Wales as a whole, Egremont ranks as the the 127th most dangerous small town, and the the 877th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In January 2017, Egremont had the worst crime rate in Cumbria for robbery, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants.
The most common crimes in Egremont are violence and sexual offences, with 257 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 33. This is 3.9% higher than 2019's figure of 247 offences and a difference of 1.28 from 2019's crime rate of 32. Egremont's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.
Egremont Crime Map
Summary of Crimes in Egremont This Year
|Anti-Social Behaviour||161||20.73||9,203||17.87||14% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||4||0.51||208||0.40||22% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||84||10.81||4,430||8.60||20% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||9||1.16||629||1.22||5% safer|
|Other Theft||15||1.93||2,061||4.00||107% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||1||0.13||241||0.47||262% safer|
|Public Order||192||24.72||3,909||7.59||69% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||1||0.13||78||0.15||15% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||3||0.39||740||1.44||269% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||257||33.08||14,788||28.71||13% more dangerous|
Egremont Crime Trends
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||24||18||15||21||Getting worse|
|Bicycle Theft||0.39||0.26||0.26||0.51||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||12||13||8||11||Safer|
|Possession of Weapons||0.13||0.26||0.39||0.13||Safer|
|Public Order||3.6||7||17||25||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person||0.39||0.13||0.51||0.13||Safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||17||28||32||33||Getting worse|
Comparing Egremont to the UK's Major Cities
|Small Towns||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Bradford||79.19||2.5% more dangerous|
|London||80.70||4.3% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||89.02||13% more dangerous|
|Bristol||91.57||16% more dangerous|
|Leeds||91.90||16% more dangerous|
|Leicester||102.51||25% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||105.94||27% more dangerous|
Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Egremont
What police force serves Egremont?Egremont's local territorial police force is the Cumbria Constabulary.
How dangerous is Egremont?Egremont is the most dangerous small town in Cumbria.
What is Egremont's most common crime?The most common crimes in Egremont are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Egremont?Egremont's least common crimes are possession of weapons.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2021