Stonehouse Crime Overview

Stonehouse is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Gloucestershire, and is the 80th most dangerous overall out of Gloucestershire's 314 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Stonehouse in 2020 was 42 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gloucestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 11% lower than the Gloucestershire rate of 46 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Stonehouse is the 279th safest small town, and the 4,079th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2019, Stonehouse was the worst small town in Gloucestershire for possession of weapons, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.37 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2019 was also a bad month for Stonehouse residents, when it was Gloucestershire's most dangerous small town for vehicle crime, recording 11 crimes at a rate of 1.4 per 1,000 residents. Stonehouse recorded 2 reports of other crime during November 2018, making its crime rate of 0.25 the worst small town for other crime in Gloucestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Stonehouse are violence and sexual offences, with 164 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 20. This is 17% lower than 2019's figure of 192 offences and a difference of 3.49 from 2019's crime rate of 24. Stonehouse's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 150% from 2019's figure of 5 crimes.

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Crime in Stonehouse Compared To Gloucestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Stonehouse This Year

CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour34542.9630,53933.1223% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft30.378520.92149% safer
Burglary172.122,9043.1549% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson455.605,1605.600% safer
Drugs91.121,6541.7960% safer
Other Crime91.128370.9119% more dangerous
Other Theft232.863,6423.9538% safer
Possession of Weapons20.252980.3228% safer
Public Order293.614,1194.4724% safer
Robbery40.503880.4216% more dangerous
Shoplifting91.122,8023.04171% safer
Vehicle Crime232.863,1973.4721% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16420.4216,82218.2411% more dangerous

Stonehouse Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bradley Stoke65230.1939% safer
Winterbourne35737.1413% safer
Dodington30637.7511% safer
Dursley29838.958% safer
West Dean42139.367% safer
Thornbury57543.162.8% more dangerous
Coleford42146.119% more dangerous
Stoke Gifford95647.1611% more dangerous
Lydney44347.2011% more dangerous
Cirencester99550.5217% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Stonehouse

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Stonehouse Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour32342943Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.370.870.250.37Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson5686Safer
Other Crime0.371.01.11.1Getting worse
Other Theft4.
Possession of Weapons0.120.750.620.25Safer
Public Order1. worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.500.370.50Getting worse
Vehicle Crime63.44.72.9Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14252420Safer

Changes In Stonehouse's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Stonehouse to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7138% more dangerous
Coventry77.4146% more dangerous
Croydon83.2250% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8151% more dangerous
Bristol86.2151% more dangerous
Leicester97.4457% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8759% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2861% more dangerous
Bradford133.0268% more dangerous
Leeds137.1069% more dangerous

Crime in Stonehouse's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank

Crime in Stonehouse During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Stonehouse change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Stonehouse saw a 263% increase in anti-social behaviour. Stonehouse saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during September, when it fell by 88% compared to September in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour+10%+228%+263%+75%-4%-+18%+71%-+100%
Criminal Damage and Arson-+50%-80%-29%--29%-88%+50%+50%-67%
Other Crime----+200%-50%----
Other Theft---40%-25%-33%+25%-86%-25%--
Public Order-+100%+67%+100%-+25%-33%+200%--67%
Vehicle Crime-71%---+100%--80%--82%-
Violence and Sexual Offences--71%-55%+43%+100%-26%-25%-25%--47%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Stonehouse

What police force serves Stonehouse?
Stonehouse's local territorial police force is the Gloucestershire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Stonehouse?
Stonehouse is among the top 20 most dangerous small towns in Gloucestershire.
What is Stonehouse's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Stonehouse are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Stonehouse?
Stonehouse's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 07 May 2021