Crime in Telford and Wrekin

Telford and Wrekin is the 63rd most dangerous county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Telford and Wrekin in 2020 was 63 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 32 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Telford and Wrekin's larger towns and cities, Lawley and Overdale is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Stirchley and Brookside, and Madeley comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Telford and Wrekin, starting with Lilleshall which ranks as the safest area in Telford and Wrekin, followed up by St Georges and Priorslee in second place, and Donnington and Muxton in third place.

Crime Map of Telford and Wrekin

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Telford and Wrekin Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour4,89324.97
Bicycle Theft860.44
Burglary6913.53
Criminal Damage and Arson1,3176.72
Drugs4032.06
Other Crime2741.40
Other Theft8584.38
Possession of Weapons1880.96
Public Order8024.09
Robbery1110.57
Shoplifting9754.98
Theft From the Person570.29
Vehicle Crime4752.42
Violence and Sexual Offences6,19931.64

Telford and Wrekin's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Telford and Wrekin
Donnington and Muxton7794929% safer
Great Dawley1,1879835% more dangerous
Hadley & Leegomery979622.0% safer
Lawley and Overdale1,26111746% more dangerous
Lilleshall231.54247% safer
Madeley1,94610439% more dangerous
Oakengates540606% safer
St Georges and Priorslee4553963% safer
Stirchley and Brookside1,10210439% more dangerous
Wellington1,7708021% more dangerous

Crime Trends in Telford and Wrekin

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour39383325Safer
Bicycle Theft0.690.970.730.44Safer
Burglary764.93.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson9997Safer
Drugs1.41.51.92.1Getting worse
Other Crime1.61.41.51.4Safer
Other Theft8774.4Safer
Possession of Weapons0.700.841.10.96Getting worse
Public Order4.14.464.1Safer
Robbery0.670.560.780.57Safer
Shoplifting7785.0Safer
Theft From the Person0.490.720.600.29Safer
Vehicle Crime5.03.73.12.4Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences32343832Safer

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021