Carlton Colville Crime Overview

Carlton Colville is the safest small town in Suffolk, and is the 122nd safest overall out of Suffolk's 477 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Carlton Colville in 2020 was 19 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Suffolk's overall crime rate, coming in 256% lower than the Suffolk rate of 67 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Carlton Colville is the 31st safest small town, and the 2,440th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2017, Carlton Colville was the worst small town in Suffolk for robbery, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.11 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Carlton Colville are violence and sexual offences, with 105 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 12. This is 7% higher than 2019's figure of 98 offences and a difference of 0.78 from 2019's crime rate of 11. Carlton Colville's least common crime is drugs, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, the same as 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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See how Carlton Colville shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Carlton Colville and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Carlton Colville Compared To Suffolk

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Summary of Crimes in Carlton Colville This Year

 Carlton ColvilleSuffolk 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour505.609,85112.93131% safer
Bicycle Theft30.346880.90165% safer
Burglary70.782,6343.46344% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson131.455,6207.38409% safer
Drugs10.111,7532.301991% safer
Other Crime10.111,2371.621373% safer
Other Theft80.903,5894.71423% safer
Possession of Weapons10.114430.58427% safer
Public Order171.905,4487.15276% safer
Shoplifting10.112,5103.302900% safer
Vehicle Crime111.232,6173.44180% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences10511.7523,77031.21166% safer

Carlton Colville Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Carlton Colville16818.80-
Kesgrave44229.7337% more dangerous
Hadleigh45550.9363% more dangerous
Woodbridge47960.6669% more dangerous
Felixstowe1,49660.9469% more dangerous
Brandon62967.3272% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Carlton Colville

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Carlton Colville Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Anti-Social Behaviour4.54.73.56Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.340.11-0.34Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson2.
Drugs- change
Other Crime0.220.220.670.11Safer
Other Theft1.41.80.780.90Safer
Possession of Weapons0.110.11-0.11No change
Public Order1. worse
Vehicle Crime2.
Violence and Sexual Offences8101112Getting worse

Changes In Carlton Colville's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Carlton Colville to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Carlton Colville18.80-
Barnet67.7172% more dangerous
Coventry77.4176% more dangerous
Croydon83.2277% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8178% more dangerous
Bristol86.2178% more dangerous
Leicester97.4481% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8782% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2882% more dangerous
Bradford133.0286% more dangerous
Leeds137.1086% more dangerous

Crime in Carlton Colville's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Carlton Colville34841First

Crime in Carlton Colville During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Carlton Colville change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Carlton Colville saw a 1,500% increase in violence and sexual offences. Carlton Colville saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during June, when it fell by 89% compared to June in 2019.

Anti-Social Behaviour--50%+200%+100%+25%+125%+100%+50%+100%+100%
Criminal Damage and Arson-50%-50%---33%-50%----
Other Theft+100%---------
Public Order----+100%-+100%--50%-50%
Vehicle Crime----50%-----+600%
Violence and Sexual Offences-67%-70%-67%-89%-40%-+33%-45%+280%+1,500%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Carlton Colville

What police force serves Carlton Colville?
Carlton Colville's local territorial police force is the Suffolk Constabulary.
How dangerous is Carlton Colville?
Carlton Colville is the safest small town in Suffolk.
What is Carlton Colville's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Carlton Colville are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Carlton Colville?
Carlton Colville's least common crime is drugs.

Last updated: 07 May 2021