Up Holland Crime Overview

Up Holland is among the top 20 safest small towns in Lancashire, and is the 81st most dangerous overall out of Lancashire's 241 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Up Holland in 2020 was 40 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lancashire's overall crime rate, coming in 80% lower than the Lancashire rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Up Holland is the 254th safest small town, and the 4,354th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In July 2020, Up Holland was the worst small town in Lancashire for robbery, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.53 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2019 was also a bad month for Up Holland residents, when it was Lancashire's most dangerous small town for theft from the person, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents. Up Holland recorded 1 report of possession of weapons during January 2015, making its crime rate of 0.13 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Lancashire that month.

The most common crimes in Up Holland are violence and sexual offences, with 137 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 18. This is 26% higher than 2019's figure of 102 offences and a difference of 4.63 from 2019's crime rate of 13. Up Holland's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, the same as 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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Crime in Up Holland Compared To Lancashire

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Summary of Crimes in Up Holland This Year

 Up HollandLancashire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour28737.9788,46658.6354% safer
Bicycle Theft20.268670.57119% safer
Burglary202.657,4914.9687% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson455.9513,6289.0352% safer
Drugs141.852,4861.6511% more dangerous
Other Crime81.062,5911.7262% safer
Other Theft212.789,7706.48133% safer
Possession of Weapons40.539890.6625% safer
Public Order202.658,0945.36102% safer
Robbery50.667520.5024% more dangerous
Shoplifting60.795,4113.59354% safer
Theft From the Person10.135550.37185% safer
Vehicle Crime212.786,2574.1549% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences13718.1250,36333.3884% safer

Up Holland Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Clayton-le-Woods55935.0215% safer
Euxton47135.9112% safer
Thornton72236.0612% safer
Clitheroe65339.212.6% safer
Longridge32839.930.73% safer
Up Holland30440.22-
Barnoldswick46443.518% more dangerous
Padiham45845.1811% more dangerous
Kirkham38448.9218% more dangerous
Coppull43551.9723% more dangerous
Heysham86952.9124% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Up Holland

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Up Holland Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour26161938Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.400.26-0.26Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson64.03.26Getting worse
Drugs0.660.790.661.8Getting worse
Other Crime0.930.131.11.1Getting worse
Other Theft64.43.42.8Safer
Possession of Weapons0.26-0.130.53Getting worse
Public Order0.402.01.52.6Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.13-0.660.66Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)
Vehicle Crime4.
Violence and Sexual Offences11161318Getting worse

Changes In Up Holland's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Up Holland's Green Spaces

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

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Chequer Lane Playing Fields242-14731

Comparing Up Holland to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Up Holland40.22-
Barnet67.7141% more dangerous
Coventry77.4148% more dangerous
Croydon83.2252% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8153% more dangerous
Bristol86.2153% more dangerous
Leicester97.4459% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8761% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2863% more dangerous
Bradford133.0270% more dangerous
Leeds137.1071% more dangerous

Crime in Up Holland's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank

Crime in Up Holland During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Up Holland change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Up Holland saw a 567% increase in anti-social behaviour. Up Holland saw a large fall in burglary during May, when it fell by 91% compared to May in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour+21%+183%+26%+567%+64%+78%+333%+130%+100%+40%
Criminal Damage and Arson+25%+50%-50%+200%+150%+250%+500%-67%--
Other Crime--+100%-------
Other Theft-50%-50%-33%+150%-50%+100%-33%-50%+100%-
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order---+100%+300%-----50%
Vehicle Crime--+100%+100%-50%---67%-67%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+45%-40%-56%+22%+60%-22%+10%-29%+140%-9%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Up Holland

What police force serves Up Holland?
Up Holland's local territorial police force is the Lancashire Constabulary.
How dangerous is Up Holland?
Up Holland is among the top 20 safest small towns in Lancashire.
What is Up Holland's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Up Holland are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Up Holland?
Up Holland's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021