Crime in Surrey

Surrey is among the top 10 safest counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Surrey in 2020 was 50 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 19 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Surrey's larger towns and cities, Chertsey is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Addlestone, 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 Ash in second place, and Cranleigh in third place.

Crime Map of Surrey

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Surrey Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour24,96320.88
Bicycle Theft1,2681.06
Burglary3,6503.05
Criminal Damage and Arson7,3226.12
Drugs2,7712.32
Other Crime1,3391.12
Other Theft4,9354.13
Possession of Weapons5330.45
Public Order7,5216.29
Robbery3690.31
Shoplifting2,9472.46
Theft From the Person3640.30
Vehicle Crime4,9294.12
Violence and Sexual Offences22,38018.72

Surrey's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Surrey
Addlestone1,4377937% more dangerous
Ash4582598% safer
Ashford1,8246320% more dangerous
Banstead6386320% more dangerous
Camberley2,2315610% more dangerous
Caterham Valley5776118% more dangerous
Caterham-on-the-Hill684501.8% safer
Chertsey1,48210251% more dangerous
Cranleigh4403641% safer
Dorking1,1766724% more dangerous
Egham1,8816421% more dangerous
Epsom2,5097230% more dangerous
Esher2,3264513% safer
Ewell2,839522.6% more dangerous
Farnham1,6304027% safer
Frimley945493.5% safer
Godalming1,3596015% more dangerous
Guildford5,9506927% more dangerous
Haslemere6773930% safer
Horley1,364534.7% more dangerous
Leatherhead1,704522.5% more dangerous
Oxted7296219% more dangerous
Redhill2,4616623% more dangerous
Reigate1,205510.98% more dangerous
Walton-on-Thames4,3276319% more dangerous
Warlingham402486% safer
Weybridge1,7545813% more dangerous
Windlesham888522.2% more dangerous
Witley5847230% more dangerous
Woking6,2406117% more dangerous
Worplesdon22225101% safer

Crime Trends in Surrey

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour18171521Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.01.31.41.1Safer
Burglary4.84.54.53.0Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson7776Safer
Drugs1.61.91.92.3Getting worse
Other Crime1.11.21.21.1Safer
Other Theft6764.1Safer
Possession of Weapons0.370.430.480.45Getting worse
Public Order5566Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.250.320.360.31No change
Shoplifting3.33.43.42.5Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.380.450.510.30Safer
Vehicle Crime3.94.54.64.1Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14151919Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021