Kingsbury Crime Overview

Kingsbury is the second most dangerous small town in Warwickshire, and is the 61st most dangerous overall out of Warwickshire's 222 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Kingsbury in 2020 was 58 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Warwickshire's overall crime rate, coming in 13% lower than the Warwickshire rate of 66 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Kingsbury is the 345th most dangerous small town, and the 2,267th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Kingsbury was the worst small town in Warwickshire for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Kingsbury residents, when it was Warwickshire's most dangerous small town for burglary, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.64 per 1,000 residents. Kingsbury recorded 5 reports of criminal damage and arson during May 2020, making its crime rate of 0.64 the worst small town for criminal damage and arson in Warwickshire that month.

The most common crimes in Kingsbury are violence and sexual offences, with 220 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 28. This is 21% higher than 2019's figure of 173 offences and a difference of 6.04 from 2019's crime rate of 22. Kingsbury's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 400% from 2019's figure of 5 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Kingsbury This Year

 KingsburyWarwickshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour22528.9514,95625.8811% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft60.774130.718% more dangerous
Burglary374.762,4314.2112% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson425.403,5316.1113% safer
Drugs111.421,2772.2156% safer
Other Crime40.518741.51196% safer
Other Theft334.253,2455.6132% safer
Possession of Weapons10.134840.84546% safer
Public Order253.222,8104.8651% safer
Robbery10.133150.55323% safer
Shoplifting111.422,6244.54220% safer
Vehicle Crime597.593,6736.3616% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences22028.3016,00327.692.2% more dangerous

Crime in Kingsbury Compared To Warwickshire

Kingsbury Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Polesworth31835.7962% safer
Kenilworth88540.9441% safer
Whitnash47955.903.6% safer
Kingsbury45057.89-
Atherstone90095.2739% more dangerous

Kingsbury Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour37201729Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.51-0.260.77Getting worse
Burglary10774.8Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson5695Safer
Drugs0.511.00.641.4Getting worse
Other Crime0.900.770.900.51Safer
Other Theft3.63.22.84.2Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.130.390.640.13Safer
Public Order3.22.43.63.2Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.640.390.260.13Safer
Shoplifting1.43.01.71.4Safer
Vehicle Crime81098Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16212228Getting worse

Changes In Kingsbury's Crime Rates Over Time

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Comparing Kingsbury to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Kingsbury57.89-
Barnet67.7115% more dangerous
Coventry77.4125% more dangerous
Croydon83.2230% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8133% more dangerous
Bristol86.2133% more dangerous
Leicester97.4441% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8744% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2846% more dangerous
Bradford133.0256% more dangerous
Leeds137.1058% more dangerous

Crime in Kingsbury During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Kingsbury change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Kingsbury saw a 375% increase in anti-social behaviour. Kingsbury saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during April, when it fell by 83% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-27%+225%+242%+50%+375%--24%+30%+213%-9%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-+50%-17%-50%-33%---67%-25%+67%
Criminal Damage and Arson+33%-83%+67%-60%-50%-55%+67%-75%-80%-
Drugs--------50%-+100%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft-67%+100%+100%+300%-50%+200%+200%-+100%+50%
Public Order-50%-+25%-+300%-75%+300%+67%-67%-
Shoplifting-67%-50%--67%------
Vehicle Crime--67%-73%-57%+300%+25%+50%-36%+80%-40%
Violence and Sexual Offences-13%+13%+80%+7%-24%+190%+171%+13%-47%-48%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Kingsbury

What police force serves Kingsbury?
Kingsbury's local territorial police force is the Warwickshire Police.
How dangerous is Kingsbury?
Kingsbury is the second most dangerous small town in Warwickshire.
What is Kingsbury's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Kingsbury are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Kingsbury?
Kingsbury's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021