Crime in Warwickshire

Warwickshire is the 24th safest county in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Warwickshire in 2020 was 66 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 28 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Warwickshire's larger towns and cities, Atherstone is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Bedworth, and Royal Leamington Spa comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Warwickshire, starting with Polesworth which ranks as the safest area in Warwickshire, followed up by Kenilworth in second place, and Whitnash in third place.

Crime Map of Warwickshire

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Warwickshire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour14,95625.88
Bicycle Theft4130.71
Burglary2,4314.21
Criminal Damage and Arson3,5316.11
Drugs1,2772.21
Other Crime8741.51
Other Theft3,2455.61
Possession of Weapons4840.84
Public Order2,8104.86
Robbery3150.55
Shoplifting2,6244.54
Theft From the Person2230.39
Vehicle Crime3,6736.36
Violence and Sexual Offences16,00327.69

Warwickshire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Warwickshire
Atherstone9009531% more dangerous
Bedworth2,5158220% more dangerous
Kenilworth8854160% safer
Kingsbury4505813% safer
Nuneaton7,2628018% more dangerous
Polesworth3183683% safer
Royal Leamington Spa4,2218119% more dangerous
Rugby5,5527513% more dangerous
Stratford-upon-Avon2,4098018% more dangerous
Warwick2,4867614% more dangerous
Whitnash4795617% safer

Crime Trends in Warwickshire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour28242026Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.71.31.10.71Safer
Burglary7764.2Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8876Safer
Drugs1.61.41.52.2Getting worse
Other Crime1.31.21.11.5Getting worse
Other Theft8786Safer
Possession of Weapons0.560.680.760.84Getting worse
Public Order3.53.73.94.9Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.600.720.770.55Safer
Shoplifting6664.5Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.710.870.680.39Safer
Vehicle Crime8886Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22242628Getting worse

Last updated: 09 Apr 2021