Great Cornard Crime Overview

Great Cornard is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Suffolk, and is the 30th most dangerous overall out of Suffolk's 477 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Great Cornard in 2020 was 72 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Suffolk's overall crime rate, coming in 7% higher than the Suffolk rate of 67 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Great Cornard is the 179th most dangerous small town, and the 1,310th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In September 2020, Great Cornard was the worst small town in Suffolk for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.21 per 1,000 inhabitants. October 2019 was also a bad month for Great Cornard residents, when it was Suffolk's most dangerous small town for vehicle crime, recording 8 crimes at a rate of 0.82 per 1,000 residents. Great Cornard recorded 8 reports of public order during September 2016, making its crime rate of 0.82 the worst small town for public order in Suffolk that month.

The most common crimes in Great Cornard are violence and sexual offences, with 356 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 37. This is 10% higher than 2019's figure of 319 offences and a difference of 3.80 from 2019's crime rate of 33. Great Cornard's least common crime is robbery, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 50% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Great Cornard Compared To Suffolk

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Summary of Crimes in Great Cornard This Year

 Great CornardSuffolk 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour13213.549,85112.934.5% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft80.826880.9010% safer
Burglary323.282,6343.465% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson9810.055,6207.3827% more dangerous
Drugs212.151,7532.307% safer
Other Crime111.131,2371.6243% safer
Other Theft252.563,5894.7184% safer
Possession of Weapons50.514430.5814% safer
Public Order959.745,4487.1527% more dangerous
Robbery20.213180.42100% safer
Shoplifting272.772,5103.3019% safer
Vehicle Crime252.562,6173.4434% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences35636.5123,77031.2115% more dangerous

Great Cornard Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Hadleigh45550.9342% safer
Woodbridge47960.6619% safer
Felixstowe1,49660.9419% safer
Brandon62967.327% safer
Stowmarket1,50268.476% safer
Great Cornard70572.30-
Mildenhall79974.132.5% more dangerous
Beccles79676.726% more dangerous
Newmarket1,59195.8525% more dangerous
Sudbury1,432103.4230% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Great Cornard

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Great Cornard Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour127814Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.410.620.510.82Getting worse
Burglary3.22.82.63.3Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson911710Getting worse
Drugs0.721.01.82.2Getting worse
Other Crime0.621.01.01.1Getting worse
Other Theft2.02.93.52.6Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.310.720.51Safer
Public Order4.75610Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.210.100.310.21Getting worse
Shoplifting1.72.04.22.8Getting worse
Vehicle Crime1.82.62.72.6Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences22313337Getting worse

Changes In Great Cornard's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Great Cornard to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Barnet67.717% safer
Great Cornard72.30-
Coventry77.417% more dangerous
Croydon83.2213% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8116% more dangerous
Bristol86.2116% more dangerous
Leicester97.4426% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8730% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2833% more dangerous
Bradford133.0246% more dangerous
Leeds137.1047% more dangerous

Crime in Great Cornard's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Great Cornard68370First

Crime in Great Cornard During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Great Cornard change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Great Cornard saw a 500% increase in other theft. Great Cornard saw a large fall in other theft during April, when it fell by 83% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour--+20%+88%+380%-27%+167%+43%+43%+300%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-60%+200%+200%--40%--50%+50%+100%+100%
Criminal Damage and Arson+40%+25%-+33%+160%+133%+43%-9%+17%-14%
Drugs-20%---50%-----+50%
Other Crime---67%-------
Other Theft--83%-+100%-75%-+500%-33%--
Possession of Weapons-50%---------
Public Order+14%+29%+250%+27%+300%+175%+67%+200%-14%+14%
Shoplifting-78%-67%-75%-75%--20%-75%--33%-40%
Vehicle Crime+100%+200%-60%-+200%-----
Violence and Sexual Offences+28%-17%+21%+19%+23%+45%+33%-61%+50%+141%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Great Cornard

What police force serves Great Cornard?
Great Cornard's local territorial police force is the Suffolk Constabulary.
How dangerous is Great Cornard?
Great Cornard is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Suffolk.
What is Great Cornard's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Great Cornard are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Great Cornard?
Great Cornard's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

Last updated: 07 May 2021