Horndean Crime Overview

Horndean is among the top 5 safest small towns in Hampshire, and is the 122nd safest overall out of Hampshire's 274 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Horndean in 2020 was 39 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hampshire's overall crime rate, coming in 80% lower than the Hampshire rate of 70 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Horndean is the 231st safest small town, and the 4,617th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2020, Horndean was the worst small town in Hampshire for drugs, with 6 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.45 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2020 was also a bad month for Horndean residents, when it was Hampshire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.23 per 1,000 residents. Horndean recorded 12 reports of vehicle crime during September 2019, making its crime rate of 0.90 the worst small town for vehicle crime in Hampshire that month.

The most common crimes in Horndean are violence and sexual offences, with 208 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 16. This is 4.8% lower than 2019's figure of 218 offences and a difference of 0.75 from 2019's crime rate of 16. Horndean's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 300% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

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Crime in Horndean Compared To Hampshire

Summary of Crimes in Horndean This Year

 HorndeanHampshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1289.6133,04017.8686% safer
Bicycle Theft60.452,4151.31191% safer
Burglary342.558,2094.4474% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson695.1813,5517.3342% safer
Drugs302.254,8442.6216% safer
Other Crime100.752,3661.2871% safer
Other Theft483.608,1904.4323% safer
Possession of Weapons120.901,7250.933.3% safer
Public Order594.4315,5268.3989% safer
Robbery10.081,1700.63688% safer
Shoplifting80.607,9204.28613% safer
Theft From the Person10.087910.43438% safer
Vehicle Crime322.407,4604.0368% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences20815.6255,48129.9992% safer

Horndean Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Chineham19926.0949% safer
West End38132.4020% safer
Yateley72735.998% safer
Chandler's Ford90637.144.7% safer
Horndean51838.90-
Church Crookham44039.882.5% more dangerous
Denmead32642.919% more dangerous
Bramshott and Liphook41344.2112% more dangerous
Tadley49744.2212% more dangerous
Hedge End1,02845.9915% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Horndean

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Horndean Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour124.5610Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.150.600.230.45Getting worse
Burglary2.22.82.62.6Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson3.82.755Getting worse
Drugs0.230.380.602.2Getting worse
Other Crime1.41.01.20.75Safer
Other Theft4.24.34.13.6Safer
Possession of Weapons0.750.530.450.90Getting worse
Public Order3.23.03.24.4Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.080.150.300.08Safer
Shoplifting1.92.02.40.60Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.080.300.080.08Safer
Vehicle Crime4.9572.4Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences9151616Getting worse

Changes In Horndean's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Horndean to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Horndean38.90-
Barnet67.7143% more dangerous
Coventry77.4150% more dangerous
Croydon83.2253% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8155% more dangerous
Bristol86.2155% more dangerous
Leicester97.4460% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8762% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2864% more dangerous
Bradford133.0271% more dangerous
Leeds137.1072% more dangerous

Crime in Horndean's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Horndean North28144First

Crime in Horndean During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Horndean change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Horndean saw a 1,000% increase in public order. Horndean saw a large fall in vehicle crime during September, when it fell by 92% compared to September in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+20%-15%+58%+100%+27%+13%+120%+150%+350%
Burglary+500%-80%-40%-+67%+150%--50%+100%-67%
Criminal Damage and Arson-75%-25%-29%-+11%+125%+350%-57%-43%+67%
Drugs--+150%--+200%--+150%-
Other Crime----33%--50%----
Other Theft+300%-25%-50%-88%--71%-25%-57%-50%-
Possession of Weapons--------+50%-
Public Order--67%+20%+133%-+100%+100%+1,000%-40%-57%
Shoplifting--75%--------
Vehicle Crime-30%-71%--50%--50%-92%---80%
Violence and Sexual Offences-52%+33%+36%-13%-7%-19%+144%-19%-41%-21%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Horndean

What police force serves Horndean?
Horndean's local territorial police force is the Hampshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Horndean?
Horndean is among the top 5 safest small towns in Hampshire.
What is Horndean's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Horndean are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Horndean?
Horndean's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021