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Crime and Safety in Clevedon

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Clevedon is among the top 10 safest small towns in Somerset, and is the 110th most dangerous overall out of Somerset's 414 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Clevedon in 2021 was 42 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Somerset's overall crime rate, coming in 44% lower than the Somerset rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Clevedon is the 216th safest small town, and the 4,419th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2021, Clevedon was the worst small town in Somerset for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.09 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2021 was also a bad month for Clevedon residents, when it was Somerset's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 4 crimes at a rate of 0.19 per 1,000 residents. Clevedon recorded 2 reports of possession of weapons during October 2021, making its crime rate of 0.09 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Somerset that month.

The most common crimes in Clevedon are violence and sexual offences, with 430 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 20. This is 17% higher than 2020's figure of 355 offences and a difference of 3.49 from 2020's crime rate of 17. Clevedon's least common crime is theft from the person, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 6 crimes.

Clevedon 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Somerset

40% lower, regional crime rate

South West

83% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Clevedon is 40% lower than the South West and 83% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Clevedon Crime Rate Over Time

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Clevedon Crime Map

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

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Clevedon

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202142897
202041878
201943924
201839840
201741887
201636778

Crime in Clevedon Compared To Somerset

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Summary of Crimes in Clevedon This Year

 ClevedonSomerset 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1587.3714,28614.72 100% safer
Bicycle Theft70.336530.67 103% safer
Burglary301.402,5982.68 91% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1004.666,5956.80 46% safer
Drugs231.071,0651.10 2.8% safer
Other Crime120.561,0441.08 93% safer
Other Theft452.104,1504.28 104% safer
Possession of Weapons70.333850.40 21% safer
Public Order1235.748,9899.26 61% safer
Robbery120.564080.42 25% more dangerous
Shoplifting472.193,1043.20 46% safer
Theft From the Person30.142720.28 100% safer
Vehicle Crime582.702,7142.80 3.7% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences43020.0526,60027.41 37% safer

Clevedon Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Nailsea42027.0255% safer
Yeovil Without26329.9440% safer
Midsomer Norton45738.299% safer
Yatton30339.735% safer
Brympton30639.855.0% safer
Clevedon89741.83-
North Petherton44046.7611% more dangerous
Street63149.6416% more dangerous
Shepton Mallet55150.9718% more dangerous
Wellington86054.4023% more dangerous
Wells63656.5626% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Clevedon

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Recent Crimes in Clevedon

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near RushmoorLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Edgehill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Ladye BayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Prince'S RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Strode RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Willow CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Westbourne AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Seymour CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Strode RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The TyningsUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Windsor CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Westbourne CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Strode RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Edward Road WestUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Theft from the personOn or near Ladye BayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Wrangle Farm GreenUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near The TyningsUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ettlingen WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other crimeOn or near WoodviewUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Westbourne CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect

Clevedon Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1413117 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.790.750.330.33 Safer
Burglary2.63.22.11.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.64.54.04.7 Getting worse
Drugs0.890.890.791.1 Getting worse
Other Crime0.610.420.790.56 Safer
Other Theft3.74.22.92.1 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.280.28-0.33 Getting worse
Public Order4.5556 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.420.280.330.56 Getting worse
Shoplifting2.64.83.32.2 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.050.330.280.14 Safer
Vehicle Crime3.23.44.12.7 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16151720 Getting worse

Changes In Clevedon's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Clevedon's Green Spaces

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

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Salthouse Fields4-2-101.6

Comparing Clevedon to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Clevedon41.83-
Barnet67.0838% more dangerous
Croydon82.4849% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0554% more dangerous
Bristol90.5254% more dangerous
Coventry102.2459% more dangerous
Leicester111.5963% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0666% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6468% more dangerous
Bradford132.2868% more dangerous
Leeds150.9472% more dangerous

Crime in Clevedon's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Clevedon Central48360First
Clevedon North & Walton18032Second
Clevedon South & Yeo23430Third

Crime in Clevedon During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Clevedon change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Clevedon saw a 700% increase in vehicle crime. Clevedon saw a large fall in vehicle crime during April, when it fell by 89% compared to April in 2019. Burglary saw a fall in every month of Clevedon's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-22%-70%+29%+22%-49%-28%-67%-14%+77%+25%
Bicycle Theft---50%---+200%--67%-
Burglary-67%-29%-43%-33%-50%-25%-33%-50%-20%+133%
Criminal Damage and Arson+33%-54%-36%+233%+25%-33%-50%-47%--
Drugs----+100%--67%--50%-
Other Crime+200%--+200%------
Other Theft-20%-77%-75%+40%-67%+14%-33%-18%-55%+67%
Public Order+11%---11%+67%+69%-27%+83%+14%-25%
Robbery---50%-------
Shoplifting-78%-80%-64%-+11%-33%+175%-75%-30%-13%
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime--89%+150%+25%-+150%-+29%-75%+700%
Violence and Sexual Offences+12%+23%+90%-31%-41%+126%-+71%-41%+9%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Clevedon

What police force serves Clevedon?
Clevedon's local territorial police force is the Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

How dangerous is Clevedon?
Clevedon is among the top 10 safest small towns in Somerset.

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

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

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