Angmering Crime Overview

Angmering is among the top 10 safest small towns in West Sussex, and is the 67th most dangerous overall out of West Sussex's 161 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Angmering in 2020 was 45 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to West Sussex's overall crime rate, coming in 30% lower than the West Sussex rate of 59 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Angmering is the 320th safest small town, and the 3,645th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2020, Angmering was the worst small town in West Sussex for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.12 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2020 was also a bad month for Angmering residents, when it was West Sussex's most dangerous small town for burglary, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.60 per 1,000 residents. Angmering recorded 2 reports of theft from the person during February 2020, making its crime rate of 0.24 the worst small town for theft from the person in West Sussex that month.

The most common crimes in Angmering are violence and sexual offences, with 169 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 20. This is 1.2% lower than 2019's figure of 171 offences and a difference of 0.24 from 2019's crime rate of 20. Angmering's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, the same as 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Angmering Compared To West Sussex

Summary of Crimes in Angmering This Year

 AngmeringWest Sussex 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour11013.1820,27623.4978% safer
Bicycle Theft30.361,0351.20233% safer
Burglary273.242,6203.046% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson394.675,8086.7344% safer
Drugs131.562,3562.7375% safer
Other Crime101.201,2361.4319% safer
Other Theft253.003,7344.3344% safer
Possession of Weapons80.967560.888% more dangerous
Public Order404.795,3926.2530% safer
Robbery50.603850.4525% more dangerous
Shoplifting80.963,3513.88304% safer
Theft From the Person30.363520.4114% safer
Vehicle Crime253.003,1373.6321% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences16920.2520,38423.6117% safer

Angmering Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Worth38334.8429% safer
Hassocks31237.2121% safer
Aldwick44238.0718% safer
North Horsham88939.8413% safer
Felpham47641.299% safer
Angmering37544.94-
Rustington63945.491.2% more dangerous
Selsey54550.6511% more dangerous
Billingshurst53255.7719% more dangerous
Sompting50156.5220% more dangerous
Lancing1,16059.7925% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Angmering

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Angmering Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour14141313Safer
Bicycle Theft0.840.720.360.36Safer
Burglary2.62.52.43.2Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson6774.7Safer
Drugs0.721.40.841.6Getting worse
Other Crime0.600.961.31.2Getting worse
Other Theft4.44.22.93.0Safer
Possession of Weapons0.240.360.960.96Getting worse
Public Order3.54.664.8Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.240.120.120.60Getting worse
Shoplifting0.961.90.720.96Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.480.480.480.36Safer
Vehicle Crime4.363.43.0Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences17182020Getting worse

Changes In Angmering's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Angmering's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Angmering that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Worthing Rugby Football Club917-973.6

Comparing Angmering to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Angmering44.94-
Barnet67.7134% more dangerous
Coventry77.4142% more dangerous
Croydon83.2246% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8148% more dangerous
Bristol86.2148% more dangerous
Leicester97.4454% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8756% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2858% more dangerous
Bradford133.0266% more dangerous
Leeds137.1067% more dangerous

Crime in Angmering's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Angmering South61259First

Crime in Angmering During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Angmering change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Angmering saw a 700% increase in burglary. Angmering saw a large fall in vehicle crime during November, when it fell by 86% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-50%+78%+317%+18%-64%+67%-55%+100%+267%-
Burglary-67%------+700%+100%+400%
Criminal Damage and Arson+14%-50%-67%+100%--25%-67%-50%-75%+100%
Drugs--+200%-------
Other Crime---------+100%
Other Theft+67%-+100%-+50%--67%--+200%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-80%--33%+25%+250%-50%+17%-83%+200%+67%
Vehicle Crime-------+175%-86%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+53%-22%-27%+63%+67%+33%+7%-58%-69%-8%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Angmering

What police force serves Angmering?
Angmering's local territorial police force is the Sussex Police.
How dangerous is Angmering?
Angmering is among the top 10 safest small towns in West Sussex.
What is Angmering's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Angmering are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Angmering?
Angmering's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021