Brockworth Crime Overview

Brockworth is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gloucestershire, and the the 65th most dangerous overall out of Gloucestershire's 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Brockworth in 2020 was 39 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 13% lower than Gloucestershire's rate of 44 per 1,000 residents. For England and Wales as a whole, Brockworth ranks as the the 198th safest small town, and the the 4,048th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2020, Brockworth was the worst small town in Gloucestershire for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.11 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2020 was also a bad month for Brockworth residents, when it was Gloucestershire's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.33 per 1,000 residents. Brockworth recorded 11 reports of public order during July 2020, making its crime rate of 1.2 the worst small town for public order in Gloucestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Brockworth are violence and sexual offences, with 139 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 15. This is 12% lower than 2019's figure of 156 offences and a difference of 1.90 from 2019's crime rate of 17. Brockworth's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 50% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Brockworth This Year

 BrockworthGloucestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour28731.9725,80337.3617% safer
Bicycle Theft40.456030.8793% safer
Burglary212.342,1373.0932% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson273.013,7455.4280% safer
Drugs121.341,2681.8437% safer
Other Crime121.345520.8040% more dangerous
Other Theft333.682,5283.660.54% more dangerous
Possession of Weapons20.222350.3455% safer
Public Order394.342,6543.8412% more dangerous
Robbery40.452810.419% more dangerous
Shoplifting374.121,8852.7334% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime182.002,2013.1960% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13915.4812,08517.5013% safer

Brockworth Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownsTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bishop's Cleeve31322.8070% safer
Cam20724.0261% safer
Charlton Kings34532.8518% safer
Dursley27435.828% safer
West Dean38435.908% safer
Brockworth34838.76-
Lydney39642.198% more dangerous
Coleford39743.4811% more dangerous
Quedgeley1,02146.3816% more dangerous
Cirencester94848.1319% more dangerous
Tewkesbury54948.2620% more dangerous

Brockworth Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour35332232Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.331.30.780.45Safer
Burglary4.73.43.42.3Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson10563.0Safer
Drugs2.01.62.01.3Safer
Other Crime0.560.330.331.3Getting worse
Other Theft64.14.13.7Safer
Possession of Weapons0.450.780.330.22Safer
Public Order1.01.83.84.3Getting worse
Robbery0.220.220.330.45Getting worse
Shoplifting54.064.1Safer
Vehicle Crime62.83.32.0Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences12161715Getting worse

Comparing Brockworth to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownsCrime RateRate Difference
Brockworth38.76-
Coventry71.5046% more dangerous
Sheffield73.9948% more dangerous
Kirklees74.2348% more dangerous
Croydon77.1850% more dangerous
Bradford79.1951% more dangerous
London80.7052% more dangerous
Birmingham89.0256% more dangerous
Bristol91.5758% more dangerous
Leeds91.9058% more dangerous
Leicester102.5162% more dangerous
Liverpool105.9463% more dangerous

Crime in Brockworth During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Brockworth change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Brockworth saw a 450% increase in public order. Brockworth saw a large fall in shoplifting during October, when it fell by 92% compared to October in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctOct
Anti-Social Behaviour+46%+186%+162%+18%-16%+69%+250%+67%+120%
Bicycle Theft--+100%------
Burglary+100%-40%+33%--50%---75%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-50%+20%-80%-50%-67%-50%-50%--
Drugs---+200%----+50%
Other Crime-+200%--+200%----
Other Theft+100%+300%+300%--60%+100%-63%-50%-
Public Order-67%---20%+450%-50%+300%-50%-40%
Robbery---------
Shoplifting+150%-50%-50%-75%+400%-63%+133%-92%-50%
Vehicle Crime-+100%--67%--+33%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-31%-15%+138%+20%-45%+33%-38%-31%+80%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Brockworth

What police force serves Brockworth?
Brockworth's local territorial police force is the Gloucestershire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Brockworth?
Brockworth is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gloucestershire.
What is Brockworth's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Brockworth are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Brockworth?
Brockworth's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2021