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Gloucestershire Crime Statistics

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Gloucestershire is among the top 10 safest counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Gloucestershire in 2021 was 52 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 24 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 Bitton which ranks as the safest area in Gloucestershire, followed up by Charlton Kings in second place, and Dodington in third place.

Gloucestershire Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Gloucestershire represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 09 Apr, 2021

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Gloucestershire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour23,89225.91
Bicycle Theft5800.63
Burglary2,7522.98
Criminal Damage and Arson5,4295.89
Drugs1,4101.53
Other Crime1,1551.25
Other Theft3,7584.08
Possession of Weapons3200.35
Public Order4,9695.39
Robbery3450.37
Shoplifting2,8243.06
Theft From the Person2060.22
Vehicle Crime2,3272.52
Violence and Sexual Offences22,24024.12

Gloucestershire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Gloucestershire
Bishop's Cleeve47334 52% safer
Bitton627 695% safer
Bradley Stoke65230 74% safer
Brockworth49956 6% more dangerous
Cam26931 68% safer
Charlton Kings29628 86% safer
Cheltenham7,32663 16% more dangerous
Churchdown40736 47% safer
Cinderford55862 15% more dangerous
Cirencester1,18560 13% more dangerous
Coleford50856 6% more dangerous
Dodington24030 77% safer
Downend and Bromley Heath42934 54% safer
Dursley37048 8% safer
Filton1,10998 46% more dangerous
Gloucester10,97474 30% more dangerous
Lydney51355 4.2% more dangerous
Mangotsfield Rural69548 8% safer
Patchway1,06776 31% more dangerous
Quedgeley1,35862 15% more dangerous
Stoke Gifford98649 8% safer
Stonehouse44455 5% more dangerous
Stroud1,37099 47% more dangerous
Tewkesbury73064 18% more dangerous
Thornbury57543 21% safer
West Dean43340 29% safer
Winterbourne36738 37% safer
Yate1,19753 0.91% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Gloucestershire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour24213326 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.41.20.940.63 Safer
Burglary54.63.23.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6666 Safer
Drugs1.21.61.81.5 Getting worse
Other Crime0.650.800.911.2 Getting worse
Other Theft554.04.1 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.300.350.320.35 Getting worse
Public Order2.74.24.55 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.440.470.430.37 Safer
Shoplifting4.64.33.13.1 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.470.440.200.22 Safer
Vehicle Crime54.33.52.5 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15181824 Getting worse
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