Crime in Flintshire

Flintshire is the 64th most dangerous county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Flintshire in 2020 was 63 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 32 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Flintshire's larger towns and cities, Holywell is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Mold, and Flint comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Flintshire, starting with Hawarden which ranks as the safest area in Flintshire, followed up by Buckley in second place, and Connah's Quay in third place.

Crime Map of Flintshire

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Flintshire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour3,59523.03
Bicycle Theft770.49
Burglary4272.74
Criminal Damage and Arson1,0716.86
Drugs2271.45
Other Crime2141.37
Other Theft7164.59
Possession of Weapons450.29
Public Order1,2407.94
Robbery260.17
Shoplifting5653.62
Theft From the Person180.12
Vehicle Crime2981.91
Violence and Sexual Offences4,98031.90

Flintshire's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Flintshire
Buckley8295028% safer
Connah's Quay1,2477414% more dangerous
Flint1,0237818% more dangerous
Hawarden4673393% safer
Holywell1,11411947% more dangerous
Mold7977919% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Flintshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour22181823Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.840.710.530.49Safer
Burglary4.64.34.02.7Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson9997Safer
Drugs1.41.31.31.4Getting worse
Other Crime1.21.41.41.4Getting worse
Other Theft6764.6Safer
Possession of Weapons0.240.400.450.29Safer
Public Order2.2678Getting worse
Robbery0.160.330.190.17Safer
Shoplifting4.8553.6Safer
Theft From the Person0.220.220.240.12Safer
Vehicle Crime3.22.92.61.9Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21303332Getting worse

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021