Crime in the East Riding of Yorkshire

The East Riding of Yorkshire is among the top 20 most dangerous counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in the East Riding of Yorkshire in 2020 was 83 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 34 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of the East Riding of Yorkshire's larger towns and cities, Kingston upon Hull is the most dangerous, and the second most dangerous is Bridlington. There are safer parts of the East Riding of Yorkshire, starting with Bridlington which ranks as the safest area in East Riding of Yorkshire, followed up by Kingston upon Hull in second place.

Crime Map of The East Riding of Yorkshire

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East Riding of Yorkshire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour10,37217.26
Bicycle Theft6661.11
Burglary3,5865.97
Criminal Damage and Arson6,08110.12
Drugs9541.59
Other Crime1,3272.21
Other Theft3,4895.81
Possession of Weapons3010.50
Public Order6,54710.90
Robbery3560.59
Shoplifting3,6516.08
Theft From the Person1910.32
Vehicle Crime2,0343.39
Violence and Sexual Offences20,58034.25

The East Riding of Yorkshire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from East Riding of Yorkshire
Anlaby with Anlaby Common33132156% safer
Beverley1,612863.9% more dangerous
Bridlington3,4079614% more dangerous
Cottingham1,1146527% safer
Driffield5554296% safer
Elloughton-cum-Brough28227212% safer
Goole1,672794.5% safer
Hessle8775843% safer
Hornsea4154775% safer
Kingston upon Hull33,02311528% more dangerous
Pocklington37840107% safer
Willerby10013551% safer

Crime Trends in the East Riding of Yorkshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour19171617Safer
Bicycle Theft2.42.62.01.1Safer
Burglary8886Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson12121310Safer
Drugs1.21.21.51.6Getting worse
Other Crime1.92.22.32.2Getting worse
Other Theft9976Safer
Possession of Weapons0.420.440.500.50Getting worse
Public Order4.881011Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.750.770.710.59Safer
Shoplifting910106Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.660.740.660.32Safer
Vehicle Crime6653.4Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences27353734Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021