Crime in Surrey

Surrey is the 36th safest county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Surrey in 2020 was 49 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 18 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Surrey's larger towns and cities, Spelthorne is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Runnymede, and Witley comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Surrey, starting with Worplesdon which ranks as the safest area in Surrey, followed up by Cranleigh in second place, and Surrey Heath in third place.

Crime Map of Surrey

Click to use map

Surrey Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour26,57319.67
Bicycle Theft1,3511.00
Burglary4,0933.03
Criminal Damage and Arson8,0055.93
Drugs3,1052.30
Other Crime1,5321.13
Other Theft5,4204.01
Possession of Weapons6100.45
Public Order8,2066.07
Robbery4140.31
Shoplifting2,9652.19
Theft From the Person3880.29
Vehicle Crime5,6744.20
Violence and Sexual Offences24,28317.97

Surrey's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Surrey
Ash804459% safer
Caterham Valley5395715% more dangerous
Caterham-on-the-Hill646474.5% safer
Cranleigh4053348% safer
Elmbridge6,907503.2% more dangerous
Epsom and Ewell4,4245511% more dangerous
Farnham1,7184217% safer
Godalming1,2735612% more dangerous
Guildford5,4133635% safer
Haslemere6263637% safer
Horley1,278501.4% more dangerous
Mole Valley3,4043925% safer
Oxted6695714% more dangerous
Reigate and Banstead6,6024410% safer
Runnymede6,0906828% more dangerous
Spelthorne7,0277031% more dangerous
Surrey Heath3,0083445% safer
Warlingham378459% safer
Windlesham809474.0% safer
Witley5476727% more dangerous
Woking6,0776019% more dangerous
Worplesdon2663062% safer

Crime Trends in Surrey

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour19171620Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.11.41.41.0Safer
Burglary54.64.73.0Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7776Safer
Drugs1.72.12.12.3Getting worse
Other Crime1.21.21.21.1Safer
Other Theft7764.0Safer
Possession of Weapons0.370.460.510.45Getting worse
Public Order5666Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.260.330.350.31Safer
Shoplifting3.23.33.32.2Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.390.480.530.29Safer
Vehicle Crime4.14.954.2Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15161918Getting worse

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021