Aldwick is the second safest small town in West Sussex, and is the 45th safest overall out of West Sussex's 161 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Aldwick in 2021 was 32 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to West Sussex's overall crime rate, coming in 90% lower than the West Sussex rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Aldwick is the 119th safest small town, and the 4,895th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In November 2021, Aldwick was the worst small town in West Sussex for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.17 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2021 was also a bad month for Aldwick residents, when it was West Sussex's most dangerous small town for vehicle crime, recording 7 crimes at a rate of 0.60 per 1,000 residents. Aldwick recorded 7 reports of shoplifting during July 2021, making its crime rate of 0.60 the worst small town for shoplifting in West Sussex that month.
The most common crimes in Aldwick are violence and sexual offences, with 144 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 12. This is 6% lower than 2020's figure of 153 offences and a difference of 0.78 from 2020's crime rate of 13. Aldwick's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 400% from 2020's figure of 5 crimes.
Small Towns, West Sussex
127% lower, regional crime rate
142% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Aldwick is 127% lower than the South East and 142% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in Aldwick 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||227||19.55||18,897||21.89||12% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||1||0.09||880||1.02||1033% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||52||4.48||5,824||6.75||51% safer|
|Other Crime||6||0.52||1,173||1.36||162% safer|
|Other Theft||38||3.27||4,242||4.91||50% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||5||0.43||566||0.66||53% safer|
|Public Order||40||3.45||6,158||7.13||107% safer|
|Theft From the Person||1||0.09||325||0.38||322% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||33||2.84||3,407||3.95||39% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||144||12.40||21,360||24.74||100% safer|
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|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Cherry Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Shoplifting||On or near Aldwick Street||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Anson Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Stoney Stile Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Boxgrove Gardens||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Carnot Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Aigburth Avenue||Local resolution|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Pryors Lane||Local resolution|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Rucrofts Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Stoney Stile Lane||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Elizabeth Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Silverston Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Rose Green Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Aldwick Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Raleigh Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Regents Way||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Anson Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Vehicle crime||On or near Nyewood Lane||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||7||10||20||20||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||3.3||2.9||6||4.5||Getting worse|
|Other Theft||2.3||3.2||2.4||3.3||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.09||0.78||0.86||0.43||Getting worse|
|Public Order||1.7||2.5||3.2||3.4||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.34||0.09||0.09||0.17||Safer|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.17||0.17||0.26||0.09||Safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||10||13||13||12||Getting worse|
We only display green spaces in Aldwick that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.
|Name||ASB||Drugs||Public Order||Robbery||VSO||All Others||Crimes per Hectare|
|West Park Amenity Area||8||4||-||-||3||1||3.4|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Barnet||67.08||53% more dangerous|
|Croydon||82.48||62% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.05||65% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||65% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||69% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||72% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||74% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||76% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||76% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||79% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Aldwick change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Aldwick saw a 1,000% increase in vehicle crime. Aldwick saw a large fall in other theft during November, when it fell by 83% compared to November in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||+400%||-33%||-||+200%||+80%||+20%||+233%||-||+200%||+200%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||-||-||-33%||-||-||-||-||-|
|Theft From the Person||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+150%||-33%||-||-||-24%||-||-12%||+60%||-15%||-44%|