Crime in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is among the top 5 safest counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Gloucestershire in 2020 was 46 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 18 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Gloucestershire's larger towns and cities, Stroud is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Filton, and Patchway comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Gloucestershire, starting with Oldland which ranks as the safest area in Gloucestershire, followed up by Charlton Kings in second place, and Mangotsfield Rural in third place.

Crime Map of Gloucestershire

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Gloucestershire Crime Summary

Anti-Social Behaviour30,53933.12
Bicycle Theft8520.92
Criminal Damage and Arson5,1605.60
Other Crime8370.91
Other Theft3,6423.95
Possession of Weapons2980.32
Public Order4,1194.47
Theft From the Person1860.20
Vehicle Crime3,1973.47
Violence and Sexual Offences16,82218.24

Gloucestershire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Gloucestershire
Bishop's Cleeve3462584% safer
Bitton2232496% safer
Bradley Stoke6523054% safer
Brockworth2162493% safer
Cam2292775% safer
Charlton Kings16115203% safer
Cheltenham7,2286225% more dangerous
Churchdown2772492% safer
Cinderford4895414% more dangerous
Cirencester995518% more dangerous
Coleford421460.80% safer
Dodington3063823% safer
Downend and Bromley Heath3172584% safer
Dursley2983919% safer
Filton9088042% more dangerous
Gloucester10,3497034% more dangerous
Lydney443471.5% more dangerous
Mangotsfield Rural24317175% safer
Oldland21314223% safer
Patchway1,0727639% more dangerous
Quedgeley5402589% safer
Stoke Gifford956471.4% more dangerous
Stonehouse3374211% safer
Stroud1,1918646% more dangerous
Tewkesbury6055313% more dangerous
Thornbury575438% safer
West Dean4213918% safer
Winterbourne3573725% safer
Yate1,144518% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Gloucestershire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour28242133Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.
Criminal Damage and Arson6666Safer
Drugs1. worse
Other Crime0.660.640.790.91Getting worse
Other Theft5554.0Safer
Possession of Weapons0.260.300.360.32Getting worse
Public Order2. worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.400.440.460.42Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.420.470.440.20Safer
Vehicle Crime554.33.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13141818Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021