Maryport is the second most dangerous small town in Cumbria, and is among the top 20 most dangerous overall out of Cumbria's 279 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Maryport in 2021 was 82 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Cumbria's overall crime rate, coming in 16% higher than the Cumbria rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Maryport is the 155th most dangerous small town, and the 999th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In February 2021, Maryport was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Cumbria for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.09 per 1,000 inhabitants. August 2021 was also a bad month for Maryport residents, when it was Cumbria's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for burglary, recording 4 crimes at a rate of 0.35 per 1,000 residents. Maryport recorded 5 reports of drugs during June 2021, making its crime rate of 0.44 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for drugs in Cumbria that month.
The most common crimes in Maryport are violence and sexual offences, with 458 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 41. This is 2.6% higher than 2020's figure of 446 offences and a difference of 1.06 from 2020's crime rate of 40. Maryport's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.
Second Most Dangerous
Small Towns, Cumbria
37% higher, regional crime rate
11% higher, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Maryport is 37% higher than the North West and 11% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in Maryport 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||189||16.74||8,169||16.34||2.4% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||2||0.18||193||0.39||117% safer|
|Burglary||40||3.54||1,379||2.76||22% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||130||11.51||4,651||9.30||19% more dangerous|
|Drugs||42||3.72||1,033||2.07||44% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||17||1.51||640||1.28||15% more dangerous|
|Other Theft||53||4.69||2,377||4.75||1.3% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||4||0.35||232||0.46||31% safer|
|Public Order||116||10.27||4,332||8.66||16% more dangerous|
|Robbery||6||0.53||146||0.29||45% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||3||0.27||92||0.18||33% more dangerous|
|Vehicle Crime||28||2.48||729||1.46||41% more dangerous|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||458||40.56||16,893||33.79||17% more dangerous|
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|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Church Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Jubilee Terrace||Further investigation is not in the public interest|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Senhouse Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Brow Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Burglary||On or near Crosby Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near School Drive||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Drugs||On or near Victory Crescent||Local resolution|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Back Lane||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Sports/Recreation Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Ewanrigg Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near George Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near The Fothergills||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Crosby Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Derwent Avenue||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Furnace Road||Further action is not in the public interest|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Selby Terrace||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near Eaglesfield Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Festival Crescent||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Greenwood Terrace||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Fletcher Crescent||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||15||13||11||12||Safer|
|Possession of Weapons||0.71||0.80||1.1||0.35||Safer|
|Public Order||10||9||9||10||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.53||0.53||0.09||0.53||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.18||0.18||0.09||0.27||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||37||45||40||41||Getting worse|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Croydon||82.48||0.89% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.03||9% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||10% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||27% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||34% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||38% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||46% more dangerous|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Maryport change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Maryport saw a 600% increase in other theft. Maryport saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during November, when it fell by 86% compared to November in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-38%||-50%||-64%||-54%||+18%||+50%||-50%||-||-86%||-40%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-50%||+200%||-||-||-||-||-||-67%||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-20%||-55%||-9%||+109%||-27%||+51%||-60%||-39%||+24%||-26%|