Haydon Wick Crime Overview

Haydon Wick is the safest small town in Wiltshire, and is the 102nd safest overall out of Wiltshire's 276 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Haydon Wick in 2020 was 24 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Wiltshire's overall crime rate, coming in 117% lower than the Wiltshire rate of 52 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Haydon Wick is the 68th safest small town, and the 3,558th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2020, Haydon Wick was the worst small town in Wiltshire for bicycle theft, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.09 per 1,000 inhabitants. March 2020 was also a bad month for Haydon Wick residents, when it was Wiltshire's most dangerous small town for public order, recording 13 crimes at a rate of 0.62 per 1,000 residents. Haydon Wick recorded 3 reports of robbery during March 2020, making its crime rate of 0.14 the worst small town for robbery in Wiltshire that month.

The most common crimes in Haydon Wick are violence and sexual offences, with 218 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 10. This is 6% lower than 2019's figure of 231 offences and a difference of 0.62 from 2019's crime rate of 11. Haydon Wick's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 6 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 250% from 2019's figure of 21 crimes.

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Crime in Haydon Wick Compared To Wiltshire

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Summary of Crimes in Haydon Wick This Year

 Haydon WickWiltshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour21910.3814,47420.0693% safer
Bicycle Theft60.285260.73161% safer
Burglary200.951,9472.70184% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson582.754,9076.80147% safer
Drugs190.901,5342.13137% safer
Other Crime90.438311.15167% safer
Other Theft281.332,8303.92195% safer
Public Order582.753,3624.6669% safer
Robbery70.332530.356% safer
Shoplifting582.752,4583.4124% safer
Vehicle Crime271.282,1863.03137% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21810.3316,32222.62119% safer

Haydon Wick Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Haydon Wick50824.08-
Stratton St Margaret66029.2418% more dangerous
Blunsdon St Andrew53531.5324% more dangerous
Corsham44732.6126% more dangerous
Tidworth48537.0435% more dangerous
Bradford-on-Avon39038.9638% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Haydon Wick

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Haydon Wick Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour13121810Safer
Bicycle Theft1.31.21.00.28Safer
Burglary2.91.80.850.95Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson4.13.63.72.8Safer
Drugs0.470.380.280.90Getting worse
Other Crime0.190.330.380.43Getting worse
Other Theft1.92.12.11.3Safer
Public Order1.41.82.92.8Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.140.620.190.33Getting worse
Shoplifting6572.8Safer
Vehicle Crime2.92.11.71.3Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences7101110Getting worse

Changes In Haydon Wick's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Haydon Wick to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Haydon Wick24.08-
Barnet67.7164% more dangerous
Coventry77.4169% more dangerous
Croydon83.2271% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8172% more dangerous
Bristol86.2172% more dangerous
Leicester97.4475% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8777% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2878% more dangerous
Bradford133.0282% more dangerous
Leeds137.1082% more dangerous

Crime in Haydon Wick During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Haydon Wick change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Haydon Wick saw a 225% increase in public order. Haydon Wick saw a large fall in public order during August, when it fell by 80% compared to August in 2019. Anti-Social Behaviour saw a fall in every month of Haydon Wick's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-34%-50%-5%-55%-72%-20%-54%-36%-23%+17%
Bicycle Theft------60%-33%---
Burglary---50%-+200%-50%---50%+33%
Criminal Damage and Arson-56%+150%-29%-17%+67%-58%-20%-75%+33%-75%
Drugs--50%--------
Other Crime-------50%-+200%-
Other Theft-67%-75%-67%--33%+50%+50%-75%-75%-50%
Public Order+225%+50%-38%-20%-71%-80%-50%--33%-
Robbery+200%---------
Shoplifting-57%-67%-73%-80%-73%-75%-70%-50%-73%-40%
Vehicle Crime-50%---40%-50%--25%--43%+100%
Violence and Sexual Offences-39%+17%-17%+115%-4%-46%+5%-38%+12%-26%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Haydon Wick

What police force serves Haydon Wick?
Haydon Wick's local territorial police force is the Wiltshire Police.
How dangerous is Haydon Wick?
Haydon Wick is the safest small town in Wiltshire.
What is Haydon Wick's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Haydon Wick are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Haydon Wick?
Haydon Wick's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021