Frindsbury Extra Crime Overview

Frindsbury Extra is among the top 10 safest small towns in Kent, and is the 110th safest overall out of Kent's 335 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Frindsbury Extra in 2020 was 42 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Kent's overall crime rate, coming in 103% lower than the Kent rate of 85 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Frindsbury Extra is the 278th safest small town, and the 4,088th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2016, Frindsbury Extra was the worst small town in Kent for other crime, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.40 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2016 was also a bad month for Frindsbury Extra residents, when it was Kent's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.27 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Frindsbury Extra are violence and sexual offences, with 153 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 20. This is 10% higher than 2019's figure of 138 offences and a difference of 1.99 from 2019's crime rate of 18. Frindsbury Extra's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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See how Frindsbury Extra shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Frindsbury Extra and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Frindsbury Extra Compared To Kent

Summary of Crimes in Frindsbury Extra This Year

 Frindsbury ExtraKent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour11415.1348,31625.9772% safer
Burglary192.527,0893.8151% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson486.3718,62210.0157% safer
Drugs70.934,2172.27144% safer
Other Crime121.595,1152.7573% safer
Other Theft182.3910,9545.89146% safer
Possession of Weapons10.131,3510.73462% safer
Public Order283.7213,1587.0790% safer
Robbery10.131,3090.70438% safer
Shoplifting91.199,2254.96317% safer
Vehicle Crime202.659,0874.8884% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15320.3076,37441.05102% safer

Frindsbury Extra Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Herne and Broomfield15215.72167% safer
Birchington21921.3596% safer
Kingsnorth38130.2938% safer
Kings Hill34537.2912% safer
Boxley37238.928% safer
Frindsbury Extra31641.93-
Hythe84655.8225% more dangerous
Tenterden43655.8825% more dangerous
Walmer48659.4629% more dangerous
Hawkinge53460.8431% more dangerous
Aylesford73264.0435% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Frindsbury Extra

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Frindsbury Extra Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour98915Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson7656Getting worse
Drugs0.270.531.60.93Getting worse
Other Crime1. worse
Other Theft6552.4Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.270.400.13Safer
Public Order4.273.73.7Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)
Vehicle Crime6662.6Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences17281820Safer

Changes In Frindsbury Extra's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Frindsbury Extra to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Frindsbury Extra41.93-
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 Frindsbury Extra's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Wainscott & City Estate47169First

Crime in Frindsbury Extra During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Frindsbury Extra change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Frindsbury Extra saw a 1,100% increase in criminal damage and arson. Frindsbury Extra saw a large fall in other theft during March, when it fell by 86% compared to March in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour+100%+133%+111%+360%-21%+33%+75%-60%+300%-
Criminal Damage and Arson+33%--75%-20%-33%-50%+300%+1,100%-50%+200%
Other Crime----+50%-50%-+100%-50%-50%
Other Theft-86%-75%-60%-83%---+33%--
Public Order-50%+25%-33%-+100%+100%--75%-+600%
Vehicle Crime-75%-40%--20%----60%-75%-33%
Violence and Sexual Offences+13%-16%+33%-47%+80%-24%+25%+425%-33%+33%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Frindsbury Extra

What police force serves Frindsbury Extra?
Frindsbury Extra's local territorial police force is the Kent Police.
How dangerous is Frindsbury Extra?
Frindsbury Extra is among the top 10 safest small towns in Kent.
What is Frindsbury Extra's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Frindsbury Extra are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Frindsbury Extra?
Frindsbury Extra's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 07 May 2021