Warrenpoint and Burren is the third safest small towns in Down, and is among the top 20 safest overall out of Down's 48 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Warrenpoint and Burren in 2021 was 35 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Down's overall crime rate, coming in 35% lower than the Down rate of 48 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Warrenpoint and Burren is the 138th safest small town, and the 5,601st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In September 2021, Warrenpoint and Burren had the worst crime rate in Down for robbery, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.34 per 1,000 inhabitants. March 2019 was also a bad month for Warrenpoint and Burren residents, when it was Down's most dangerous area for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.11 per 1,000 residents. Warrenpoint and Burren recorded 11 reports of vehicle crime during August 2016, making its crime rate of 1.3 the worst for vehicle crime in Down that month.
The most common crimes in Warrenpoint and Burren are violence and sexual offences, with 162 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 1.9% lower than 2020's figure of 165 offences and a difference of 0.35 from 2020's crime rate of 19. Warrenpoint and Burren's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 200% from 2020's figure of 3 crimes.
Small Towns, Down
30% lower, regional crime rate
117% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Warrenpoint and Burren is 30% lower than Northern Ireland and 117% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in Warrenpoint and Burren represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.
Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Warrenpoint and Burren||Down|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||262||30.00||11,640||34.76||16% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||1||0.11||63||0.19||73% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||58||6.64||2,889||8.63||30% safer|
|Other Crime||11||1.26||433||1.29||2.4% safer|
|Other Theft||23||2.63||1,142||3.41||30% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||5||0.57||146||0.44||23% more dangerous|
|Public Order||1||0.11||194||0.58||427% safer|
|Robbery||4||0.46||47||0.14||70% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||1||0.11||23||0.07||36% more dangerous|
|Vehicle Crime||14||1.60||312||0.93||42% more dangerous|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||162||18.55||8,315||24.83||34% safer|
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|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||8||9||8||7||Safer|
|Other Crime||1.2||1.0||1.0||1.3||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.34||0.34||0.57||0.57||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.23||-||0.46||0.46||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||-||0.34||0.23||0.11||Safer|
|Vehicle Crime||0.69||1.4||1.6||1.6||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||18||15||19||19||Getting worse|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Warrenpoint and Burren||35.16||-|
|Barnet||67.08||48% more dangerous|
|Croydon||82.48||57% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.05||61% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||61% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||66% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||68% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||71% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||73% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||73% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||77% more dangerous|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Warrenpoint and Burren change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Warrenpoint and Burren saw a 600% increase in burglary. Warrenpoint and Burren saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during June, when it fell by 83% compared to June in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-||-||-33%||-83%||-50%||-45%||+20%||+30%||+88%||-25%|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+44%||-75%||-50%||+40%||-||+78%||+36%||+46%||+18%||+20%|