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Londonderry Crime Statistics

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Londonderry is the 28th safest county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Londonderry in 2021 was 71 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 37 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Londonderry's larger towns and cities, Derry City is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Limavady, and Magherafelt comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Londonderry, starting with Portstewart which ranks as the safest area in Londonderry, followed up by Coleraine in second place, and Magherafelt in third place.

Londonderry Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Londonderry 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: 09 Apr, 2021

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Londonderry Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour6,72939.00
Bicycle Theft490.28
Burglary3091.79
Criminal Damage and Arson2,18712.68
Drugs1,0836.28
Other Crime3081.79
Other Theft8875.14
Possession of Weapons1340.78
Public Order1370.79
Robbery560.32
Shoplifting4372.53
Theft From the Person230.13
Vehicle Crime2211.28
Violence and Sexual Offences6,35236.82

Londonderry's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Londonderry
Coleraine1,44259 21% safer
Derry City7,43389 21% more dangerous
Limavady92777 8% more dangerous
Magherafelt55563 12% safer
Portstewart35044 61% safer

Crime Trends in Londonderry

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour38384639 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.270.260.360.28 Getting worse
Burglary3.12.72.31.8 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson12131213 Safer
Drugs4.54.756 Getting worse
Other Crime1.71.71.81.8 Getting worse
Other Theft6555 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.670.680.600.78 Getting worse
Public Order0.520.880.820.79 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.280.350.450.32 Getting worse
Shoplifting3.52.82.52.5 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.110.200.080.13 Safer
Vehicle Crime1.61.31.31.3 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences26303237 Getting worse
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