Search...

Crime and Safety in Silsden

Page highlights:

Silsden is among the top 5 safest small towns in West Yorkshire, and is the 34th safest overall out of West Yorkshire's 118 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Silsden in 2021 was 48 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to West Yorkshire's overall crime rate, coming in 133% lower than the West Yorkshire rate of 113 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Silsden is the 319th safest small town, and the 3,460th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2017, Silsden was the worst small town in West Yorkshire for vehicle crime, with 30 crimes reported and a crime rate of 3.6 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2015 was also a bad month for Silsden residents, when it was West Yorkshire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.24 per 1,000 residents.

The most common crimes in Silsden are violence and sexual offences, with 214 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 26. This is 4.7% lower than 2020's figure of 224 offences and a difference of 1.20 from 2020's crime rate of 27. Silsden's least common crime is theft from the person, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 2 crimes.

Silsden 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 5 Safest

Small Towns, West Yorkshire

100% lower, regional crime rate

Yorkshire and The Humber

58% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Silsden is 100% lower than Yorkshire and The Humber and 58% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Silsden Crime Rate Over Time

>
Silsden
Yorkshire and The Humber
England, Wales & NI

Silsden Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Silsden 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

Use Crime Map

Hover over a point to see a breakdown of crime types recorded at that location. You can also filter by individual crime types, or use a combinations of offences to visualize the data you need.

Tap to view map
Incident key:
 
Low
 
Medium
 
High
Design element, blobs on the top Design element, blobs on the bottom

Monthly
Crime Reports

Set up monthly updates on crime & public safety issues. We never spam.

Area
All of the UK
Silsden
Frequency
Monthly
ASAP
Type
Local Resident
Investor
Other

Historical Crime Rates for Silsden

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202148405
202051427
201954448
201850420
201748405
201637308

Crime in Silsden Compared To West Yorkshire

Are you researching this topic for an article or project?

We're available to answer questions about crime data and can supply custom data to support your work.

Questions & Requests

Email us directly

[email protected]

Summary of Crimes in Silsden This Year

 SilsdenWest Yorkshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour425.0337,27115.98 218% safer
Burglary252.9911,8695.09 70% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson425.0325,78711.06 120% safer
Drugs30.367,8663.37 836% safer
Other Crime50.606,2402.68 347% safer
Other Theft273.2317,2507.40 129% safer
Possession of Weapons30.362,1340.91 153% safer
Public Order425.0337,73016.18 222% safer
Shoplifting111.3212,8335.50 317% safer
Theft From the Person20.242,2220.95 296% safer
Vehicle Crime313.7113,2225.67 53% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21425.60122,10552.35 104% safer

Silsden Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Crigglestone868.78452% safer
Denby Dale71142.5314% safer
Alwoodley37543.3912% safer
Ripponden35345.097% safer
Silsden40548.46-
Garforth74251.306% more dangerous
Otley74954.3511% more dangerous
Ackworth43554.7211% more dangerous
Ilkley82255.5013% more dangerous
Meltham53559.7619% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Silsden

View crime percentage over time for

Recent Crimes in Silsden

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Public orderOn or near Lower Park GreenUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near BriggateInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Aire ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near The PaddockInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Bolton RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Walker'S PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Keighley RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Nab ViewInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Westerley CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Hawthorne StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Park GreenInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Thorner GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near WatersideInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gloucester AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Weatherhead PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Breakmoor AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Horn LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Nicolsons PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Skipton RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Cringles LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Silsden Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour5665 Safer
Burglary864.63.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson654.75 Getting worse
Drugs0.480.480.600.36 Safer
Other Crime1.31.70.960.60 Safer
Other Theft4.42.93.43.2 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.12-0.240.36 Getting worse
Public Order2.6555 Getting worse
Shoplifting1.74.20.841.3 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.480.240.240.24 Safer
Vehicle Crime663.13.7 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences20222726 Getting worse

Changes In Silsden's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Silsden to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Silsden48.46-
Barnet67.0828% more dangerous
Croydon82.4841% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0546% more dangerous
Bristol90.5246% more dangerous
Coventry102.2453% more dangerous
Leicester111.5957% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0661% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6463% more dangerous
Bradford132.2863% more dangerous
Leeds150.9468% more dangerous

Crime in Silsden's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Steeton & Silsden81161First

Crime in Silsden During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Silsden change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in October, when Silsden saw a 325% increase in violence and sexual offences. Silsden saw a large fall in burglary during March, when it fell by 83% compared to March in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-25%+17%-40%+100%-43%+75%+20%-57%-+100%
Burglary-83%-+67%--33%-50%-33%-40%-25%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-43%+300%-+100%+50%-50%-60%-+100%-50%
Drugs----------
Other Crime+100%----67%+100%----
Other Theft-67%-75%-75%-+100%+200%-+200%--
Public Order-+67%+50%+50%-63%-20%-25%-50%-60%-
Shoplifting-67%-75%----67%--33%--
Vehicle Crime-33%--50%----83%-67%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-5%+54%+100%-50%+60%-7%+31%+325%+14%-5%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Silsden

What police force serves Silsden?
Silsden's local territorial police force is the West Yorkshire Police.

How dangerous is Silsden?
Silsden is among the top 5 safest small towns in West Yorkshire.

What is Silsden's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Silsden are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Silsden?
Silsden's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Search icon

Search by area