Crime in Worcestershire

Worcestershire is the 54th safest county in England and Wales. The overall crime rate in Worcestershire in 2020 was 56 crimes per 1,000 people, and the most common crimes were violence and sexual offences, which happened to roughly every 25 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 Evesham, and Redditch comes in as third most dangerous. There are safer parts of Worcestershire, starting with Bromsgrove which ranks as the safest area in Worcestershire, followed up by Warndon in second place, and Wythall in third place.

Crime Map of Worcestershire

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Worcestershire Crime Summary

CrimeCountRate
Anti-Social Behaviour13,35821.61
Bicycle Theft5780.94
Burglary2,4023.89
Criminal Damage and Arson3,7316.04
Drugs1,1111.80
Other Crime6211.00
Other Theft2,6064.22
Possession of Weapons3800.61
Public Order2,4854.02
Robbery2660.43
Shoplifting2,7494.45
Theft From the Person1850.30
Vehicle Crime1,9823.21
Violence and Sexual Offences15,66625.34

Worcestershire's Population Centres

 Total CrimesCrime RateRate Difference from Worcestershire
Bewdley4034331% safer
Bromsgrove2,38624135% safer
Droitwich Spa1,300544.6% safer
Evesham1,9867020% more dangerous
Malvern1,923629% more dangerous
Pershore432535% safer
Redditch5,6966716% more dangerous
Stourport-on-Severn9854719% safer
Warndon3803754% safer
Worcester7,4627424% more dangerous
Wythall5034138% safer

Crime Trends in Worcestershire

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour36343022Safer
Bicycle Theft0.961.00.740.94Getting worse
Burglary7663.9Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8886Safer
Drugs1.71.51.81.8Getting worse
Other Crime1.31.11.11.0Safer
Other Theft7764.2Safer
Possession of Weapons0.550.640.730.61Safer
Public Order3.83.34.44.0Getting worse
Robbery0.490.520.610.43Safer
Shoplifting6764.4Safer
Theft From the Person0.660.820.640.30Safer
Vehicle Crime6553.2Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences24242825Safer

Last updated: 18 Feb 2021