Saint Anne's on the Sea Crime Overview

Saint Anne's on the Sea is the third safest medium-sized town in Lancashire, and is the 119th most dangerous overall out of Lancashire's 241 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Saint Anne's on the Sea in 2020 was 32 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lancashire's overall crime rate, coming in 127% lower than the Lancashire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Saint Anne's on the Sea is among the top 20 safest medium-sized towns, and the 5,360th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In June 2020, Saint Anne's on the Sea was the worst medium-sized town in Lancashire for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.07 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Saint Anne's on the Sea are violence and sexual offences, with 398 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 14. This is 4.0% lower than 2019's figure of 414 offences and a difference of 0.59 from 2019's crime rate of 15. Saint Anne's on the Sea's least common crime is theft from the person, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 67% from 2019's figure of 5 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Saint Anne's on the Sea This Year

 Saint Anne's on the SeaLancashire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1,01236.8388,46658.6359% safer
Bicycle Theft80.298670.5797% safer
Burglary411.497,4914.96233% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1033.7513,6289.03141% safer
Drugs210.762,4861.65117% safer
Other Crime210.762,5911.72126% safer
Other Theft963.499,7706.4886% safer
Possession of Weapons100.369890.6683% safer
Public Order602.188,0945.36146% safer
Robbery40.157520.50233% safer
Shoplifting692.515,4113.5943% safer
Theft From the Person30.115550.37236% safer
Vehicle Crime421.536,2574.15171% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences39814.4850,36333.38131% safer

Crime in Saint Anne's on the Sea Compared To Lancashire

Saint Anne's on the Sea Compared to Nearby Medium-Sized Towns

Medium-Sized TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Fulwood74821.9645% safer
Lytham St Anne's1,11725.2826% safer
Saint Anne's on the Sea87631.88-
Ormskirk1,04039.6019% more dangerous
Leyland2,36959.9847% more dangerous
Skelmersdale2,23465.8852% more dangerous
Chorley3,04881.0461% more dangerous
Morecambe3,09387.1663% more dangerous

Saint Anne's on the Sea Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour25192037Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.620.470.550.29Safer
Burglary2.82.63.41.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson5.04.64.23.8Safer
Drugs0.440.470.580.76Getting worse
Other Crime0.440.690.510.76Getting worse
Other Theft4.94.84.33.5Safer
Possession of Weapons0.110.150.250.36Getting worse
Public Order0.954.33.02.2Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.180.070.330.15Safer
Shoplifting53.84.72.5Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.440.550.180.11Safer
Vehicle Crime1.81.81.91.5Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences10181514Getting worse

Changes In Saint Anne's on the Sea's Crime Rates Over Time

Chart of CrimeRate.Front.Models.CombinedCityModel's crime rate trends over time

Comparing Saint Anne's on the Sea to the UK's Major Cities

Medium-Sized TownCrime RateRate Difference
Saint Anne's on the Sea31.88-
Barnet67.7153% more dangerous
Coventry77.4159% more dangerous
Croydon83.2262% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8163% more dangerous
Bristol86.2163% more dangerous
Leicester97.4467% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8769% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2870% more dangerous
Bradford133.0276% more dangerous
Leeds137.1077% more dangerous

Crime in Saint Anne's on the Sea's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Ansdell & Fairhaven33432Second
St Annes Town80579First

Crime in Saint Anne's on the Sea During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Saint Anne's on the Sea change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Saint Anne's on the Sea saw a 600% increase in vehicle crime. Saint Anne's on the Sea saw a large fall in burglary during May, when it fell by 93% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+16%+226%+240%+227%+43%+102%+15%+3%+107%+18%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-17%-33%-93%-88%+25%-57%-56%+40%-78%-25%
Criminal Damage and Arson-61%-58%-86%-30%-46%+67%+44%-17%-42%-
Drugs-75%--50%------50%-
Other Crime---67%---+100%---
Other Theft-72%-50%+20%+27%-10%+29%+14%-67%-22%-50%
Possession of Weapons--------+100%-
Public Order-56%--29%-75%-71%+33%-33%-50%+67%+67%
Robbery---+100%------
Shoplifting-33%-80%-44%-70%+17%+250%-60%-87%-88%-79%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+600%+100%+20%+50%-43%-78%-71%--33%-
Violence and Sexual Offences-35%-28%+48%+9%+8%+3%+13%+63%-28%+18%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Saint Anne's on the Sea

What police force serves Saint Anne's on the Sea?
Saint Anne's on the Sea's local territorial police force is the Lancashire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Saint Anne's on the Sea?
Saint Anne's on the Sea is the third safest medium-sized town in Lancashire.
What is Saint Anne's on the Sea's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Saint Anne's on the Sea are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Saint Anne's on the Sea?
Saint Anne's on the Sea's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021