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Crime and Safety in Yeovil Without

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Yeovil Without is the second safest small town in Somerset, and is the 193rd safest overall out of Somerset's 414 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Yeovil Without in 2021 was 30 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Somerset's overall crime rate, coming in 102% lower than the Somerset rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Yeovil Without is the 109th safest small town, and the 4,535th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In November 2020, Yeovil Without was the worst small town in Somerset for theft from the person, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.11 per 1,000 inhabitants. August 2018 was also a bad month for Yeovil Without residents, when it was Somerset's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.11 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 144 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 16. This is 13% lower than 2020's figure of 163 offences and a difference of 2.16 from 2020's crime rate of 19. Yeovil Without's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Yeovil Without 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Safest

Small Towns, Somerset

96% lower, regional crime rate

South West

155% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Yeovil Without is 96% lower than the South West and 155% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Yeovil Without Crime Rate Over Time

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Yeovil Without Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Yeovil Without 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 Yeovil Without

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202130263
202037322
201933286
201833288
201734297
201635305

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 Behaviour778.7614,28614.72 68% safer
Bicycle Theft10.116530.67 509% safer
Burglary20.232,5982.68 1065% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson485.466,5956.80 25% safer
Other Crime91.021,0441.08 6% safer
Other Theft192.164,1504.28 98% safer
Public Order212.398,9899.26 287% safer
Robbery20.234080.42 83% safer
Shoplifting20.233,1043.20 1291% safer
Theft From the Person10.112720.28 155% safer
Vehicle Crime141.592,7142.80 76% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14416.3926,60027.41 67% safer

Yeovil Without Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Nailsea42027.0211% safer
Yeovil Without26329.94-
Midsomer Norton45738.2922% more dangerous
Yatton30339.7325% more dangerous
Brympton30639.8525% more dangerous
Clevedon89741.8328% more dangerous
North Petherton44046.7636% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Yeovil Without

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Recent Crimes in Yeovil Without

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Magna CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Trent CloseFurther investigation is not in the public interest
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Magna CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hertford RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Magna CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sandlewood CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hertford RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022DrugsOn or near Sandlewood CloseFormal action is not in the public interest
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thornton RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hood RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Larkhill RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Trent CloseFurther investigation is not in the public interest
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Constable CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Larkspur CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hertford RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hood RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sandlewood CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Larkspur CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022BurglaryOn or near Gainsborough WayUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Hood RoadUnable to prosecute suspect

Yeovil Without Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour10789 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.23-0.110.11 Safer
Burglary2.81.81.10.23 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.14.455 Getting worse
Other Crime0.340.340.801.0 Getting worse
Other Theft2.23.02.52.2 Safer
Public Order3.64.04.62.4 Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.680.460.230.23 Safer
Shoplifting4.11.80.680.23 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.110.110.110.11No change
Vehicle Crime1.01.92.21.6 Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences13141916 Getting worse

Changes In Yeovil Without's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Yeovil Without to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Yeovil Without29.94-
Barnet67.0855% more dangerous
Croydon82.4864% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0567% more dangerous
Bristol90.5267% more dangerous
Coventry102.2471% more dangerous
Leicester111.5973% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0676% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6477% more dangerous
Bradford132.2877% more dangerous
Leeds150.9480% more dangerous

Crime in Yeovil Without's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Yeovil Lufton & Hollands42859First
Yeovil North East27237Second

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.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-67%-17%-38%+400%+43%+29%+50%+100%-50%+60%
Burglary----------
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%--
Shoplifting--------50%-50%-
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 second 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.

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