Strabane is the most dangerous small towns in Tyrone, and is the third most dangerous overall out of Tyrone's 15 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Strabane in 2021 was 71 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Tyrone's overall crime rate, coming in 14% higher than the Tyrone rate of 61 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Strabane is the 246th most dangerous small town, and the 1,499th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In September 2021, Strabane had the worst crime rate in Tyrone for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.08 per 1,000 inhabitants. June 2021 was also a bad month for Strabane residents, when it was Tyrone's most dangerous area for criminal damage and arson, recording 20 crimes at a rate of 1.5 per 1,000 residents. Strabane recorded 4 reports of other crime during October 2021, making its crime rate of 0.30 the worst for other crime in Tyrone that month.
The most common crimes in Strabane are violence and sexual offences, with 554 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 42. This is 20% higher than 2020's figure of 442 offences and a difference of 8.50 from 2020's crime rate of 34. Strabane's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 33% from 2020's figure of 2 crimes.
Small Towns, Tyrone
35% higher, regional crime rate
8% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Strabane is 35% higher than Northern Ireland and 8% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
|England, Wales & NI|
Incidents mapped in Strabane 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||433||32.87||3,597||44.66||36% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||3||0.23||17||0.21||9% more dangerous|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||141||10.70||862||10.70||0% safer|
|Other Crime||33||2.51||143||1.78||29% more dangerous|
|Other Theft||71||5.39||342||4.25||21% more dangerous|
|Possession of Weapons||12||0.91||56||0.70||23% more dangerous|
|Public Order||9||0.68||47||0.58||15% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||3||0.23||7||0.09||61% more dangerous|
|Vehicle Crime||11||0.84||106||1.32||57% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||554||42.06||2,507||31.13||26% more dangerous|
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|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Bicycle Theft||0.15||-||0.15||0.23||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||11||12||11||11||Safer|
|Other Crime||2.4||1.6||2.4||2.5||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.61||0.38||0.91||0.91||Getting worse|
|Public Order||0.38||0.91||1.4||0.68||Getting worse|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.30||0.08||0.08||0.23||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||24||27||34||42||Getting worse|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Croydon||82.48||14% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.05||21% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||22% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||31% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||36% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||42% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||45% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||46% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||53% more dangerous|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Strabane change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Strabane saw a 300% increase in public order. Strabane saw a large fall in burglary during October, when it fell by 80% compared to October in 2019. Shoplifting saw a fall in every month of Strabane's lockdown.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-33%||+9%||-||-73%||-||-25%||-||+10%||+29%||-58%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+41%||+66%||-17%||+20%||+38%||+104%||+34%||-31%||-19%||+8%|