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Worcestershire Crime Statistics

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Worcestershire is among the top 20 safest counties in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The overall crime rate in Worcestershire in 2021 was 65 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 30 out of 1,000 residents.

Out of all of Worcestershire's larger towns and cities, Worcester is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Kidderminster, and Evesham comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Worcestershire, starting with Warndon which ranks as the safest area in Worcestershire, followed up by Bewdley in second place, and Wythall in third place.

Worcestershire Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Worcestershire 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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Worcestershire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour20,65334.67
Bicycle Theft2930.49
Burglary2,2683.81
Criminal Damage and Arson3,9366.61
Drugs1,1251.89
Other Crime6951.17
Other Theft3,1295.25
Possession of Weapons4150.70
Public Order3,4515.79
Robbery2570.43
Shoplifting2,8094.71
Theft From the Person2310.39
Vehicle Crime2,1393.59
Violence and Sexual Offences18,04930.29

Worcestershire's Population Centres

NameTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Worcestershire
Bewdley38341 60% safer
Bromsgrove2,48158 12% safer
Droitwich Spa1,51062 4.3% safer
Evesham2,24079 18% more dangerous
Kidderminster4,81983 22% more dangerous
Malvern2,08667 3.0% more dangerous
Pershore58572 10% more dangerous
Redditch5,68869 5.0% more dangerous
Stourport-on-Severn1,36065 0.40% more dangerous
Warndon484.6 1306% safer
Worcester9,31891 28% more dangerous
Wythall62351 29% safer

Crime Trends in Worcestershire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour35312235 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.10.760.990.49 Safer
Burglary664.33.8 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8877 Safer
Drugs1.51.82.01.9 Getting worse
Other Crime1.11.11.11.2 Safer
Other Theft774.75 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.650.740.670.70 Getting worse
Public Order3.44.54.56 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.540.630.460.43 Safer
Shoplifting774.94.7 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.840.660.350.39 Safer
Vehicle Crime553.53.6 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences25292830 Getting worse
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