Churchdown Crime Overview
Churchdown is the safest small town in Gloucestershire, and the the 102nd safest overall out of Gloucestershire's 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Churchdown in 2020 was 22 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 98% lower than Gloucestershire's rate of 44 per 1,000 residents. For England and Wales as a whole, Churchdown ranks as the the 42nd safest small town, and the the 3,417th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In November 2020, Churchdown was the worst small town in Gloucestershire for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.17 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2020 was also a bad month for Churchdown residents, when it was Gloucestershire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.09 per 1,000 residents. Churchdown recorded 6 reports of other crime during February 2020, making its crime rate of 0.52 the worst small town for other crime in Gloucestershire that month.
The most common crimes in Churchdown are violence and sexual offences, with 111 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 10. This is 30% lower than 2019's figure of 144 offences and a difference of 2.89 from 2019's crime rate of 13. Churchdown's least common crime is robbery, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 50% from 2019's figure of 1 crime.
Churchdown Crime Map
Summary of Crimes in Churchdown This Year
|Anti-Social Behaviour||268||23.43||25,803||37.36||59% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||3||0.26||603||0.87||235% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||34||2.97||3,745||5.42||82% safer|
|Other Crime||9||0.79||552||0.80||1.3% safer|
|Other Theft||12||1.05||2,528||3.66||249% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||3||0.26||235||0.34||31% safer|
|Public Order||16||1.40||2,654||3.84||174% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||12||1.05||2,201||3.19||204% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||111||9.70||12,085||17.50||80% safer|
Churchdown Crime Trends
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||18||13||13||23||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||2.7||3.8||4.6||3.0||Safer|
|Other Crime||0.26||0.52||0.26||0.79||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.09||0.26||-||0.26||Getting worse|
|Public Order||1.0||0.96||1.8||1.4||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||7||9||13||10||Getting worse|
Comparing Churchdown to the UK's Major Cities
|Small Towns||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Coventry||71.50||69% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||73.99||70% more dangerous|
|Kirklees||74.23||70% more dangerous|
|Croydon||77.18||71% more dangerous|
|Bradford||79.19||72% more dangerous|
|London||80.70||73% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||89.02||75% more dangerous|
|Bristol||91.57||76% more dangerous|
|Leeds||91.90||76% more dangerous|
|Leicester||102.51||78% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||105.94||79% more dangerous|
Crime in Churchdown During Coronavirus Lockdowns
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Churchdown change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Churchdown saw a 350% increase in violence and sexual offences. Churchdown saw a large fall in shoplifting during May, when it fell by 86% compared to May in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-40%||-50%||-50%||-67%||+150%||-33%||-71%||-67%||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-57%||-21%||+33%||+350%||-36%||-24%||-43%||-50%||-75%|
Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Churchdown
What police force serves Churchdown?Churchdown's local territorial police force is the Gloucestershire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Churchdown?Churchdown is the safest small town in Gloucestershire.
What is Churchdown's most common crime?The most common crimes in Churchdown are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Churchdown?Churchdown's least common crime is robbery.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2021