Tadley Crime Overview

Tadley is among the top 10 safest small towns in Hampshire, and is the 116th most dangerous overall out of Hampshire's 274 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Tadley in 2020 was 44 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hampshire's overall crime rate, coming in 59% lower than the Hampshire rate of 70 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Tadley is the 314th safest small town, and the 3,726th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2020, Tadley was the worst small town in Hampshire for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.18 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2020 was also a bad month for Tadley residents, when it was Hampshire's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.09 per 1,000 residents. Tadley recorded 2 reports of theft from the person during September 2020, making its crime rate of 0.18 the worst small town for theft from the person in Hampshire that month.

The most common crimes in Tadley are violence and sexual offences, with 226 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 20. This is 17% lower than 2019's figure of 264 offences and a difference of 3.38 from 2019's crime rate of 23. Tadley's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 33% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

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Crime in Tadley Compared To Hampshire

Summary of Crimes in Tadley This Year

CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour16414.5933,04017.8622% safer
Bicycle Theft30.272,4151.31385% safer
Burglary252.228,2094.44100% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson716.3213,5517.3316% safer
Drugs60.534,8442.62394% safer
Other Crime60.532,3661.28142% safer
Other Theft302.678,1904.4366% safer
Possession of Weapons80.711,7250.9331% safer
Public Order766.7615,5268.3924% safer
Robbery30.271,1700.63133% safer
Shoplifting262.317,9204.2885% safer
Theft From the Person50.447910.432.3% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime121.077,4604.03277% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22620.1155,48129.9949% safer

Tadley Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Chandler's Ford90637.1419% safer
Horndean51838.9014% safer
Church Crookham44039.8811% safer
Denmead32642.913.1% safer
Bramshott and Liphook41344.210.02% safer
Hedge End1,02845.993.8% more dangerous
Fleet1,08346.665% more dangerous
Hook37646.896% more dangerous
Fair Oak and Horton Heath51848.058% more dangerous
Bishopstoke50548.649% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Tadley

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Tadley Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour2391115Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.530.180.360.27Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson108106Safer
Other Crime1.11.20.710.53Safer
Other Theft3.
Possession of Weapons0.270.090.530.71Getting worse
Public Order64.44.67Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.270.440.440.27Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)- worse
Vehicle Crime2.
Violence and Sexual Offences21222320Safer

Changes In Tadley's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Tadley's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Tadley that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Tadley Common1---1100.33

Comparing Tadley to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.7135% more dangerous
Coventry77.4143% more dangerous
Croydon83.2247% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8148% more dangerous
Bristol86.2149% more dangerous
Leicester97.4455% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8757% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2859% more dangerous
Bradford133.0267% more dangerous
Leeds137.1068% more dangerous

Crime in Tadley's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Tadley West36450First

Crime in Tadley During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Tadley change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Tadley saw a 600% increase in shoplifting. Tadley saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during December, when it fell by 81% compared to December in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour-+20%+100%+36%+56%-57%-8%+56%-37%-69%
Bicycle Theft----------
Criminal Damage and Arson-33%+60%--67%+80%-38%-67%-25%-80%-81%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft-50%-40%-50%+100%-50%-50%--67%+50%+133%
Possession of Weapons-+100%-----50%---
Public Order-50%+25%-25%+17%-17%-+175%+180%-20%+167%
Vehicle Crime+100%-----75%-50%---
Violence and Sexual Offences+5%-50%-39%-53%+44%-16%--24%-22%-65%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Tadley

What police force serves Tadley?
Tadley's local territorial police force is the Hampshire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Tadley?
Tadley is among the top 10 safest small towns in Hampshire.
What is Tadley's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Tadley are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Tadley?
Tadley's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021