Goole is the most dangerous small towns in the East Riding of Yorkshire, and is among the top 10 most dangerous overall out of the East Riding of Yorkshire's 171 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Goole in 2021 was 87 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to the East Riding of Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 0.47% higher than the East Riding of Yorkshire rate of 87 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Goole is the 134th most dangerous small town, and the 859th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In December 2020, Goole had the worst crime rate in the East Riding of Yorkshire for vehicle crime, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.05 per 1,000 inhabitants.
The most common crimes in Goole are violence and sexual offences, with 781 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 37. This is 8% higher than 2020's figure of 720 offences and a difference of 2.89 from 2020's crime rate of 34. Goole's least common crime is theft from the person, with 5 offences recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 5 crimes.
Small Towns, The East Riding of Yorkshire
11% lower, regional crime rate
Yorkshire and The Humber
13% higher, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Goole is 11% lower than Yorkshire and The Humber and 13% higher than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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|England, Wales & NI|
Incidents mapped in Goole 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|
|Goole||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||343||16.25||9,204||15.32||6% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||68||3.22||905||1.51||53% more dangerous|
|Burglary||102||4.83||2,856||4.75||1.7% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||206||9.76||6,376||10.61||9% safer|
|Drugs||37||1.75||911||1.52||13% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||43||2.04||1,598||2.66||30% safer|
|Other Theft||88||4.17||3,619||6.02||44% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||16||0.76||269||0.45||41% more dangerous|
|Public Order||283||13.41||7,073||11.77||12% more dangerous|
|Robbery||12||0.57||323||0.54||5% more dangerous|
|Shoplifting||137||6.49||3,137||5.22||20% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||5||0.24||235||0.39||62% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||66||3.13||1,742||2.90||7% more dangerous|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||781||37.01||23,206||38.62||4.4% safer|
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|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Moorland Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Hospital||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Parliament Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Laura Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Kingston Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Cross Gordon Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Gatesby Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Shoplifting||On or near Supermarket||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Shoplifting||On or near Boothferry Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Nidd Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Millbank Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Mariners Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Lavender Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Airmyn Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Hook Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Gray Street||Further action is not in the public interest|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Cambridge Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Sports/Recreation Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Parliament Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Bicycle theft||On or near Millennium Way||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Bicycle Theft||2.6||2.8||2.2||3.2||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||9||11||8||10||Safer|
|Other Crime||1.8||1.8||2.0||2.0||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.47||0.66||0.43||0.76||Getting worse|
|Public Order||7||9||11||13||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.43||0.28||0.71||0.57||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.76||0.33||0.24||0.24||Safer|
|Vehicle Crime||2.9||2.9||3.1||3.1||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||35||35||34||37||Getting worse|
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|Name||ASB||Drugs||Public Order||Robbery||VSO||All Others||Crimes per Hectare|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Sheffield||90.05||3.0% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||3.5% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||15% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||22% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||29% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||33% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||34% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||42% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Goole change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Goole saw a 340% increase in burglary. Goole saw a large fall in bicycle theft during March, when it fell by 86% compared to March in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-48%||-29%||-18%||-44%||-29%||+33%||-24%||-29%||+86%||-|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-50%||-||-|
|Theft From the Person||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-14%||+21%||-8%||-20%||-12%||+14%||+18%||-9%||+49%||-|