Search...
Home
/
Somerset
/
Yatton

Crime and Safety in Yatton, Somerset

Page highlights:

Yatton is among the top 5 safest small towns in Somerset, and is the 126th most dangerous overall out of Somerset's 414 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Yatton in 2021 was 40 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Somerset's overall crime rate, coming in 52% lower than the Somerset rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Yatton is the 193rd safest small town, and the 4,763rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In February 2021, Yatton was the worst small town in Somerset for vehicle crime, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.66 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2021 was also a bad month for Yatton residents, when it was Somerset's most dangerous small town for bicycle theft, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.26 per 1,000 residents. Yatton recorded 4 reports of drugs during November 2020, making its crime rate of 0.52 the worst small town for drugs in Somerset that month.

The most common crimes in Yatton are violence and sexual offences, with 128 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 17. This is 18% lower than 2020's figure of 151 offences and a difference of 3.02 from 2020's crime rate of 20. Yatton's least common crime is other crime, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Yatton 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Safest

Small Towns, Somerset

48% lower, regional crime rate

South West

92% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Yatton is 48% lower than the South West and 92% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Yatton Crime Rate Over Time

>
Yatton
South West
England, Wales & NI

Yatton Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Yatton 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

Use Crime Map

Hover over a point to see a breakdown of crime types recorded at that location. You can also filter by individual crime types, or use a combinations of offences to visualize the data you need.

Tap to view map
Incident key:
 
Low
 
Medium
 
High
Design element, blobs on the top Design element, blobs on the bottom

Monthly
Crime Reports

Set up monthly updates on crime & public safety issues. We never spam.

Area
All of the UK
Yatton
Frequency
Monthly
ASAP
Type
Local Resident
Investor
Other

Historical Crime Rates for Yatton

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202140303
202045345
201948368
201840302
201734256
201629221

Crime in Yatton Compared To Somerset

Are you researching this topic for an article or project?

We're available to answer questions about crime data and can supply custom data to support your work.

Questions & Requests

Email us directly

[email protected]

Summary of Crimes in Yatton This Year

 YattonSomerset 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour8110.6214,28614.72 39% safer
Bicycle Theft40.526530.67 29% safer
Burglary172.232,5982.68 20% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson334.336,5956.80 57% safer
Drugs70.921,0651.10 20% safer
Other Crime20.261,0441.08 315% safer
Other Theft162.104,1504.28 104% safer
Possession of Weapons40.523850.40 23% more dangerous
Public Order536.958,9899.26 33% safer
Shoplifting111.443,1043.20 122% safer
Theft From the Person30.392720.28 28% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime253.282,7142.80 15% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences12816.7826,60027.41 63% safer

Yatton Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Nailsea42027.0247% safer
Yeovil Without26329.9433% safer
Midsomer Norton45738.293.8% safer
Yatton30339.73-
Brympton30639.850.30% more dangerous
Clevedon89741.835% more dangerous
North Petherton44046.7615% more dangerous
Street63149.6420% more dangerous
Shepton Mallet55150.9722% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Yatton

View crime percentage over time for

Recent Crimes in Yatton

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Broadcroft AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grange Farm RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near StreamcrossUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022DrugsOn or near Shiners ElmsLocal resolution
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Broadcroft AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Claverham ParkUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Arnold'S WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dairy CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Henley LodgeUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dairy CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Stowey RoadFurther action is not in the public interest
March 2022Public orderOn or near HollowmeadFormal action is not in the public interest
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near White House RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near WoodmillUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Henley LodgeUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Wakedean GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022RobberyOn or near Cherry GroveFurther action is not in the public interest
February 2022DrugsOn or near South View TerraceLocal resolution
February 2022Public orderOn or near HollowmeadFurther investigation is not in the public interest

Yatton Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour9111011 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.660.790.660.52 Safer
Burglary4.74.83.52.2 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.3754.3 Safer
Drugs0.261.81.30.92 Getting worse
Other Crime0.260.520.520.26 Safer
Other Theft3.43.41.62.1 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.130.260.130.52 Getting worse
Public Order3.9877 Getting worse
Shoplifting0.661.71.31.4 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.26--0.39 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime54.13.43.3 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences17152017 Getting worse

Changes In Yatton's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Yatton to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Yatton39.73-
Barnet67.0841% more dangerous
Croydon82.4852% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0556% more dangerous
Bristol90.5256% more dangerous
Coventry102.2461% more dangerous
Leicester111.5964% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0668% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6469% more dangerous
Bradford132.2870% more dangerous
Leeds150.9474% more dangerous

Crime in Yatton's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Yatton & Cleeve35538First

Crime in Yatton During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Yatton change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Yatton saw a 500% increase in anti-social behaviour. Yatton saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during September, when it fell by 90% compared to September in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+150%-60%+117%-18%+43%-50%+500%+200%-29%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-63%-89%-+300%-50%-43%---+50%
Criminal Damage and Arson--80%-57%+33%-33%-22%-90%+200%-+33%
Drugs---33%-----+300%-
Other Crime----------
Other Theft+100%---33%-50%-33%---75%-
Public Order+100%-50%-29%+250%-70%+40%+200%-71%+150%-50%
Shoplifting------+100%--50%-
Vehicle Crime---67%-+200%--86%---
Violence and Sexual Offences+100%-33%+14%+243%+200%+73%+50%-81%-50%+6%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Yatton

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

How dangerous is Yatton?
Yatton is among the top 5 safest small towns in Somerset.

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

What is the least common crime in Yatton?
Yatton's least common crime is other crime.

Search icon

Search by area