Yeovil Without Crime Overview

Yeovil Without is the third safest small town in Somerset, and is the 149th most dangerous overall out of Somerset's 422 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Yeovil Without in 2020 was 37 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Somerset's overall crime rate, coming in 59% lower than the Somerset rate of 58 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Yeovil Without is the 194th safest small town, and the 5,041st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2019, Yeovil Without was the worst small town in Somerset for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.23 per 1,000 inhabitants. April 2018 was also a bad month for Yeovil Without residents, when it was Somerset's most dangerous small town for shoplifting, recording 17 crimes at a rate of 1.9 per 1,000 residents. Yeovil Without recorded 7 reports of burglary during November 2018, making its crime rate of 0.80 the worst small town for burglary in Somerset that month.

The most common crimes in Yeovil Without are violence and sexual offences, with 163 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 19. This is 24% higher than 2019's figure of 124 offences and a difference of 4.44 from 2019's crime rate of 14. Yeovil Without's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020.

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Crime in Yeovil Without Compared To Somerset

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Summary of Crimes in Yeovil Without This Year

 Yeovil WithoutSomerset 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour677.6317,23917.76133% safer
Bicycle Theft10.116600.68518% safer
Burglary101.143,2773.38196% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson485.466,5376.7423% safer
Drugs30.341,3331.37303% safer
Other Crime70.809250.9519% safer
Other Theft222.504,5004.6486% safer
Public Order404.558,5298.7993% safer
Robbery20.235260.54135% safer
Shoplifting60.683,3153.42403% safer
Theft From the Person10.112520.26136% safer
Vehicle Crime192.163,0463.1445% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16318.5523,22123.9329% safer

Yeovil Without Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Nailsea39225.2245% safer
Brympton25733.4710% safer
Yeovil Without32236.65-
Clevedon87840.9511% more dangerous
Midsomer Norton49341.3011% more dangerous
North Petherton39842.3013% more dangerous
Yatton34545.2419% more dangerous
Wellington72345.7320% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Yeovil Without

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Yeovil Without Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour101078Safer
Bicycle Theft0.340.23-0.11Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson64.14.45Getting worse
Other Crime0.230.340.340.80Getting worse
Other Theft2. worse
Public Order4. worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)-0.680.460.23Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)- change
Vehicle Crime1. worse
Violence and Sexual Offences12131419Getting worse

Changes In Yeovil Without's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Yeovil Without to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Yeovil Without36.65-
Barnet67.7146% more dangerous
Coventry77.4153% more dangerous
Croydon83.2256% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8157% more dangerous
Bristol86.2157% more dangerous
Leicester97.4462% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8764% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2866% more dangerous
Bradford133.0272% more dangerous
Leeds137.1073% more dangerous

Crime in Yeovil Without's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Yeovil Lufton & Hollands31143Second
Yeovil North East33045First

Crime in Yeovil Without During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Yeovil Without change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Yeovil Without saw a 500% increase in criminal damage and arson. Yeovil Without saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during April, when it fell by 88% compared to April in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour-67%-17%-38%+400%+43%+29%+50%+100%-50%+60%
Criminal Damage and Arson+500%-88%+300%-+133%+100%+33%--60%+150%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft+50%+33%---60%-50%----25%
Public Order+25%-80%-50%+100%+200%+100%+200%+75%--
Vehicle Crime--+100%---+50%-33%--
Violence and Sexual Offences+150%+167%-33%+63%-20%+200%+17%+100%-+22%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Yeovil Without

What police force serves Yeovil Without?
Yeovil Without's local territorial police force is the Avon and Somerset Constabulary.
How dangerous is Yeovil Without?
Yeovil Without is the third safest small town in Somerset.
What is Yeovil Without's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Yeovil Without are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Yeovil Without?
Yeovil Without's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021