Dungannon is the second most dangerous small towns in Tyrone, and is among the top 5 most dangerous overall out of Tyrone's 15 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Dungannon in 2021 was 68 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Tyrone's overall crime rate, coming in 10% higher than the Tyrone rate of 61 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Dungannon is the 272nd most dangerous small town, and the 1,668th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In August 2021, Dungannon had the worst crime rate in Tyrone for bicycle theft, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.21 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Dungannon residents, when it was Tyrone's most dangerous area for burglary, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.35 per 1,000 residents. Dungannon recorded 23 reports of criminal damage and arson during October 2021, making its crime rate of 1.6 the worst for criminal damage and arson in Tyrone that month.
The most common crimes in Dungannon are violence and sexual offences, with 419 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 29. This is 11% higher than 2020's figure of 375 offences and a difference of 3.07 from 2020's crime rate of 26. Dungannon's least common crime is robbery, with 7 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 43% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.
Second Most Dangerous
Small Towns, Tyrone
32% higher, regional crime rate
13% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Dungannon is 32% higher than Northern Ireland and 13% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
|England, Wales & NI|
Incidents mapped in Dungannon represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.
Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||718||50.07||3,597||44.66||11% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||9||0.63||17||0.21||67% more dangerous|
|Burglary||42||2.93||140||1.74||41% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||179||12.48||862||10.70||14% more dangerous|
|Drugs||82||5.72||403||5.00||13% more dangerous|
|Other Crime||25||1.74||143||1.78||2.3% safer|
|Other Theft||83||5.79||342||4.25||27% more dangerous|
|Possession of Weapons||13||0.91||56||0.70||23% more dangerous|
|Public Order||8||0.56||47||0.58||3.6% safer|
|Robbery||7||0.49||14||0.17||65% more dangerous|
|Shoplifting||75||5.23||266||3.30||37% more dangerous|
|Vehicle Crime||31||2.16||106||1.32||39% more dangerous|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||419||29.22||2,507||31.13||7% safer|
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|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||45||44||60||50||Getting worse|
|Bicycle Theft||0.07||0.42||1.1||0.63||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||10||12||17||12||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.77||0.70||0.56||0.91||Getting worse|
|Public Order||0.35||0.42||0.35||0.56||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.35||0.70||0.28||0.49||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||26||30||26||29||Getting worse|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Croydon||82.48||18% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.05||25% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||25% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||34% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||39% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||45% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||48% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||49% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||55% more dangerous|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Dungannon change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Dungannon saw a 300% increase in burglary. Dungannon saw a large fall in other theft during November, when it fell by 89% compared to November in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||+144%||-17%||+190%||+8%||+92%||+12%||+200%||+57%||-20%||-11%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||-||-||-50%||-||-||-||-||-50%|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||-39%||-22%||-21%||-26%||+13%||-24%||+9%||-31%||+17%||-69%|