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Crime and Safety in Yateley

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Yateley is the second safest small town in Hampshire, and is the 85th safest overall out of Hampshire's 269 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Yateley in 2021 was 36 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Hampshire's overall crime rate, coming in 122% lower than the Hampshire rate of 80 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Yateley is the 152nd safest small town, and the 5,425th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2021, Yateley was the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() in Hampshire for possession of weapons, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.25 per 1,000 inhabitants. February 2021 was also a bad month for Yateley residents, when it was Hampshire's most dangerous SmallTown.ToInlineText() for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.05 per 1,000 residents. Yateley recorded 8 reports of vehicle crime during May 2020, making its crime rate of 0.40 the worst SmallTown.ToInlineText() for vehicle crime in Hampshire that month.

The most common crimes in Yateley are violence and sexual offences, with 328 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 16. This is 7% higher than 2020's figure of 305 offences and a difference of 1.14 from 2020's crime rate of 15. Yateley's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2021.

Yateley 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Safest

Small Towns, Hampshire

100% lower, regional crime rate

South East

103% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Yateley is 100% lower than the South East and 103% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Yateley Crime Rate Over Time

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Yateley Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Yateley represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 11 May, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Yateley

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202136725
202036727
201941832
201839787
201739782
201638774

Crime in Yateley Compared To Hampshire

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Summary of Crimes in Yateley This Year

 YateleyHampshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour21610.6927,80815.03 41% safer
Bicycle Theft20.102,4531.33 1230% safer
Burglary331.637,4744.04 148% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson974.8014,0467.59 58% safer
Drugs140.694,6742.53 267% safer
Other Crime150.742,3201.25 69% safer
Other Theft512.529,2114.98 98% safer
Possession of Weapons120.591,6540.89 51% safer
Public Order924.5518,96410.25 125% safer
Robbery20.101,1030.60 500% safer
Shoplifting180.898,0724.36 390% safer
Theft From the Person10.058730.47 840% safer
Vehicle Crime602.979,1784.96 67% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences32816.2467,12736.29 123% safer

Yateley Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Church Crookham33029.9120% safer
Yateley72535.89-
Denmead34945.9422% more dangerous
Horndean62246.7123% more dangerous
Chandler's Ford1,14747.0224% more dangerous
Fleet1,09447.1324% more dangerous
Fair Oak and Horton Heath52448.6026% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Yateley

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Recent Crimes in Yateley

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Southwark CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Trotsford MeadowUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Hearsey GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near OaklandsInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Dumas CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022DrugsOn or near Andover RoadLocal resolution
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Hartley CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022BurglaryOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Jesse CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Romsey CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hearsey GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Possession of weaponsOn or near Minstead DriveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Dumas CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022ShopliftingOn or near Harpdon ParadeInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Kings GladeInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Stilwell CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cypress WayUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Jesse CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Public orderOn or near Hicks LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Yateley Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour6111411 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.200.540.250.10 Safer
Burglary2.62.61.61.6 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6664.8 Safer
Drugs0.740.590.990.69 Safer
Other Crime1.11.01.40.74 Safer
Other Theft2.93.72.02.5 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.250.400.450.59 Getting worse
Public Order4.153.44.6 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.150.300.350.10 Safer
Shoplifting1.92.32.40.89 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.050.05-0.05No change
Vehicle Crime3.02.52.63.0 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences16161516 Getting worse

Changes In Yateley's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Yateley's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Yateley that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Yateley Common1----00.01

Comparing Yateley to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Yateley35.89-
Coventry39.9310% more dangerous
Birmingham49.6028% more dangerous
Barnet67.0846% more dangerous
Croydon82.4856% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0360% more dangerous
Bristol90.5260% more dangerous
Leicester111.5968% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0671% more dangerous
Bradford132.2873% more dangerous
Leeds150.9476% more dangerous

Crime in Yateley's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Yateley East37246First

Crime in Yateley During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Yateley change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Yateley saw a 700% increase in other crime. Yateley saw a large fall in shoplifting during August, when it fell by 88% compared to August in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+70%+67%+11%+181%+35%-48%+10%-24%+5%-6%
Bicycle Theft---------50%-
Burglary+33%-33%-44%--50%-75%-33%-67%-75%-
Criminal Damage and Arson--50%-67%+175%-29%+13%+29%-50%--69%
Drugs--+50%-------
Other Crime--+200%+100%+700%-33%---67%+200%
Other Theft-33%-25%-25%-38%-25%--69%-25%-67%-
Possession of Weapons---------50%-
Public Order-18%-55%-60%-38%+133%-57%-54%-13%--25%
Robbery----50%-----50%-
Shoplifting-+250%-67%+140%+100%-88%-50%-57%-50%-60%
Vehicle Crime-60%+20%+14%+50%--50%-88%+100%-50%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+27%-8%+10%+29%+13%+45%-29%-11%-23%-30%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Yateley

What police force serves Yateley?
Yateley's local territorial police force is the Hampshire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Yateley?
Yateley is the second safest small town in Hampshire.

What is Yateley's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Yateley are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Yateley?
Yateley's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

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