Angmering is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in West Sussex, and is the 80th most dangerous overall out of West Sussex's 161 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Angmering in 2021 was 42 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to West Sussex's overall crime rate, coming in 42% lower than the West Sussex rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Angmering is the 224th safest small town, and the 4,353rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In October 2021, Angmering was the worst small town in West Sussex for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.24 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2021 was also a bad month for Angmering residents, when it was West Sussex's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 5 crimes at a rate of 0.60 per 1,000 residents. Angmering recorded 16 reports of vehicle crime during January 2021, making its crime rate of 1.9 the worst small town for vehicle crime in West Sussex that month.
The most common crimes in Angmering are violence and sexual offences, with 153 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 18. This is 10% lower than 2020's figure of 169 offences and a difference of 1.91 from 2020's crime rate of 20. Angmering's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 700% from 2020's figure of 8 crimes.
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Small Towns, West Sussex
70% lower, regional crime rate
81% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Angmering is 70% lower than the South East and 81% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in Angmering 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||144||17.26||18,897||21.89||27% safer|
|Bicycle Theft||6||0.72||880||1.02||42% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||28||3.36||5,824||6.75||101% safer|
|Other Crime||7||0.84||1,173||1.36||62% safer|
|Other Theft||33||3.95||4,242||4.91||24% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||1||0.12||566||0.66||450% safer|
|Public Order||45||5.39||6,158||7.13||32% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||48||5.75||3,407||3.95||31% more dangerous|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||153||18.34||21,360||24.74||35% safer|
|Small Town||Total Crimes||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|North Horsham||732||32.81||29% safer|
|Sompting||414||46.71||9% more dangerous|
|Hurstpierpoint and Sayers Common||443||57.38||26% more dangerous|
|Lancing||1,114||57.42||26% more dangerous|
|Billingshurst||563||59.01||28% more dangerous|
|Southwick||720||59.86||29% more dangerous|
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|April 2022||Burglary||On or near Older Way||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Maytree Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Supermarket||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Golfers Lane||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Sunnyside Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Chapel Walk||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Decoy Drive||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Shardeloes Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Cumberland Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near Older Way||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Littlehampton Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Theft from the person||On or near Lloyd Goring Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Other crime||On or near Chapel Walk||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Mill Road Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near High Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Mayflower Way||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Drugs||On or near The Cottrells||Local resolution|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Palmer Road||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|February 2022||Other theft||On or near Mayfield||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||14||13||13||17||Getting worse|
|Bicycle Theft||0.72||0.36||0.36||0.72||Getting worse|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||7||7||4.7||3.4||Safer|
|Other Theft||4.2||2.9||3.0||4.0||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.36||0.96||0.96||0.12||Safer|
|Public Order||4.6||6||4.8||5||Getting worse|
|Vehicle Crime||6||3.4||3.0||6||Getting worse|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||18||20||20||18||Safer|
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|Name||ASB||Drugs||Public Order||Robbery||VSO||All Others||Crimes per Hectare|
|Worthing Rugby Football Club||9||1||7||-||9||7||3.6|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Barnet||67.08||37% more dangerous|
|Croydon||82.48||49% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.05||53% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||53% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||59% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||62% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||66% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||67% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||68% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||72% 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 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.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||+14%||-50%||-67%||+100%||-||-25%||-67%||-50%||-75%||+100%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+53%||-22%||-27%||+63%||+67%||+33%||+7%||-58%||-69%||-8%|