Blunsdon St Andrew Crime Overview

Blunsdon St Andrew is the third safest small town in Wiltshire, and is the 123rd most dangerous overall out of Wiltshire's 276 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Blunsdon St Andrew in 2020 was 32 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Wiltshire's overall crime rate, coming in 65% lower than the Wiltshire rate of 52 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Blunsdon St Andrew is the 129th safest small town, and the 5,282nd safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2020, Blunsdon St Andrew was the worst small town in Wiltshire for burglary, with 5 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.29 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2020 was also a bad month for Blunsdon St Andrew residents, when it was Wiltshire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.12 per 1,000 residents. Blunsdon St Andrew recorded 11 reports of shoplifting during October 2020, making its crime rate of 0.65 the worst small town for shoplifting in Wiltshire that month.

The most common crimes in Blunsdon St Andrew are violence and sexual offences, with 238 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 14. This is 22% higher than 2019's figure of 186 offences and a difference of 3.07 from 2019's crime rate of 11. Blunsdon St Andrew's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 100% from 2019's figure of 2 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Blunsdon St Andrew This Year

 Blunsdon St AndrewWiltshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour25815.2114,47420.0632% safer
Bicycle Theft20.125260.73508% safer
Burglary291.711,9472.7058% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson563.304,9076.80106% safer
Drugs160.941,5342.13127% safer
Other Crime40.248311.15379% safer
Other Theft331.942,8303.92102% safer
Possession of Weapons70.412930.410% safer
Public Order422.483,3624.6688% safer
Robbery20.122530.35192% safer
Shoplifting523.062,4583.4111% safer
Theft From the Person10.062050.28367% safer
Vehicle Crime533.122,1863.032.9% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences23814.0316,32222.6261% safer

Crime in Blunsdon St Andrew Compared To Wiltshire

Blunsdon St Andrew Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Haydon Wick50824.0831% safer
Stratton St Margaret66029.248% safer
Blunsdon St Andrew53531.53-
Corsham44732.613.3% more dangerous
Tidworth48537.0415% more dangerous
Bradford-on-Avon39038.9619% more dangerous
Marlborough34340.2022% more dangerous
Wroughton32840.9923% more dangerous

Blunsdon St Andrew Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour17121315Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.41.00.830.12Safer
Burglary4.52.72.61.7Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.52.83.23.3Getting worse
Drugs0.410.941.10.94Getting worse
Other Crime0.470.770.830.24Safer
Other Theft3.52.94.01.9Safer
Possession of Weapons0.350.350.240.41Getting worse
Public Order1.41.62.42.5Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.470.240.060.12Safer
Shoplifting2.11.91.33.1Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.29-0.120.06Safer
Vehicle Crime1.83.82.73.1Getting worse
Violence and Sexual Offences9101114Getting worse

Changes In Blunsdon St Andrew's Crime Rates Over Time

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Comparing Blunsdon St Andrew to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Blunsdon St Andrew31.53-
Barnet67.7153% more dangerous
Coventry77.4159% more dangerous
Croydon83.2262% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8163% more dangerous
Bristol86.2163% more dangerous
Leicester97.4468% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8769% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2871% more dangerous
Bradford133.0276% more dangerous
Leeds137.1077% more dangerous

Crime in Blunsdon St Andrew During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Blunsdon St Andrew change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Blunsdon St Andrew saw a 800% increase in public order. Blunsdon St Andrew saw a large fall in other theft during December, when it fell by 80% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-37%+71%+57%+15%-35%+178%-4%+33%+61%+14%
Bicycle Theft--67%--------
Burglary-+25%-+100%-+150%-67%-20%--
Criminal Damage and Arson+67%+150%-33%+33%+20%+33%-71%-29%+100%-50%
Drugs--40%+100%-50%-50%-+100%-50%-+100%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft-33%-33%-40%-25%-60%-67%-63%-+100%-80%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+800%-33%+167%-17%+100%-50%-29%-50%--75%
Shoplifting-+600%+500%-50%-33%-+400%+450%-+400%
Vehicle Crime-67%-50%--20%+140%-60%-60%+100%-40%+500%
Violence and Sexual Offences+283%-38%+50%+69%-11%+136%+38%+24%+25%+17%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Blunsdon St Andrew

What police force serves Blunsdon St Andrew?
Blunsdon St Andrew's local territorial police force is the Wiltshire Police.
How dangerous is Blunsdon St Andrew?
Blunsdon St Andrew is the third safest small town in Wiltshire.
What is Blunsdon St Andrew's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Blunsdon St Andrew are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Blunsdon St Andrew?
Blunsdon St Andrew's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021