Quedgeley Crime Overview

Quedgeley is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Gloucestershire, and the the 38th most dangerous overall out of Gloucestershire's 267 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Quedgeley in 2020 was 46 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 5% higher than Gloucestershire's rate of 44 per 1,000 residents. For England and Wales as a whole, Quedgeley ranks as the the 324th safest small town, and the the 2,998th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In June 2020, Quedgeley had the worst crime rate in Gloucestershire for possession of weapons, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.18 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Quedgeley are violence and sexual offences, with 422 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 18% lower than 2019's figure of 500 offences and a difference of 3.54 from 2019's crime rate of 23. Quedgeley's least common crime is robbery, with 10 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 10% from 2019's figure of 9 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Quedgeley This Year

 QuedgeleyGloucestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1,09949.9325,80337.3625% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft130.596030.8747% safer
Burglary442.002,1373.0954% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1386.273,7455.4214% more dangerous
Drugs994.501,2681.8459% more dangerous
Other Crime271.235520.8035% more dangerous
Other Theft462.092,5283.6675% safer
Possession of Weapons120.552350.3438% more dangerous
Public Order803.632,6543.846% safer
Robbery100.452810.419% more dangerous
Shoplifting914.131,8852.7334% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime391.772,2013.1980% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences42219.1712,08517.509% more dangerous

Quedgeley Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownsTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Dursley27435.8229% safer
West Dean38435.9029% safer
Brockworth34838.7620% safer
Lydney39642.1910% safer
Coleford39743.487% safer
Quedgeley1,02146.38-
Cirencester94848.133.6% more dangerous
Tewkesbury54948.263.9% more dangerous
Cinderford46050.829% more dangerous
Stroud1,11880.8543% more dangerous

Quedgeley Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour34272850Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.01.10.590.59Safer
Burglary3.23.63.82.0Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson9776Safer
Drugs4.22.63.94.5Getting worse
Other Crime0.680.680.731.2Getting worse
Other Theft3.93.93.92.1Safer
Possession of Weapons0.320.050.590.55Getting worse
Public Order1.91.43.93.6Getting worse
Robbery0.180.180.410.45Getting worse
Shoplifting5.04.65.04.1Safer
Vehicle Crime3.94.62.81.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14182319Getting worse

Comparing Quedgeley to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownsCrime RateRate Difference
Quedgeley46.38-
Coventry71.5035% more dangerous
Sheffield73.9937% more dangerous
Kirklees74.2338% more dangerous
Croydon77.1840% more dangerous
Bradford79.1941% more dangerous
London80.7043% more dangerous
Birmingham89.0248% more dangerous
Bristol91.5749% more dangerous
Leeds91.9050% more dangerous
Leicester102.5155% more dangerous
Liverpool105.9456% more dangerous

Crime in Quedgeley During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Quedgeley change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Quedgeley saw a 400% increase in other crime. Quedgeley saw a large fall in other theft during April, when it fell by 88% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctOct
Anti-Social Behaviour+21%+266%+184%+98%+57%+50%+42%+122%+173%
Bicycle Theft-----67%----
Burglary-63%-67%-67%-75%+13%-33%-67%-38%+33%
Criminal Damage and Arson+29%-29%-57%-44%-24%-26%+100%+15%+9%
Drugs+11%+33%+100%+38%+50%+100%+17%--11%
Other Crime-+100%-50%-67%--+100%-+400%
Other Theft+50%-88%-33%-67%--78%+40%-67%-50%
Possession of Weapons-33%-----+200%--
Public Order+14%+200%-+40%+50%-44%-33%-47%+50%
Robbery----+150%-50%---
Shoplifting+400%-67%-42%-17%-13%-10%+7%-13%+18%
Vehicle Crime-60%--50%-80%+100%-58%+100%-71%-33%
Violence and Sexual Offences-3%-10%-30%+37%-26%-45%-27%-36%+11%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Quedgeley

What police force serves Quedgeley?
Quedgeley's local territorial police force is the Gloucestershire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Quedgeley?
Quedgeley is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Gloucestershire.
What is Quedgeley's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Quedgeley are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Quedgeley?
Quedgeley's least common crime is robbery.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2021