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Crime and Safety in Stourport-on-Severn

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Stourport-on-Severn is the second most dangerous small towns in Worcestershire, and is the 37th most dangerous overall out of Worcestershire's 195 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Stourport-on-Severn in 2021 was 65 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares poorly to Worcestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 0.40% higher than the Worcestershire rate of 65 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Stourport-on-Severn is the 292nd most dangerous small town, and the 1,824th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In October 2021, Stourport-on-Severn was the worst small town in Worcestershire for burglary, with 12 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.58 per 1,000 inhabitants. September 2021 was also a bad month for Stourport-on-Severn residents, when it was Worcestershire's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 13 crimes at a rate of 0.63 per 1,000 residents. Stourport-on-Severn recorded 2 reports of bicycle theft during October 2021, making its crime rate of 0.10 the worst small town for bicycle theft in Worcestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Stourport-on-Severn are violence and sexual offences, with 614 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 30. This is 6% higher than 2020's figure of 580 offences and a difference of 1.64 from 2020's crime rate of 28. Stourport-on-Severn's least common crime is robbery, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 33% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Stourport-on-Severn 2022 Crime Scorecard

Second Most Dangerous

Small Towns, Worcestershire

36% lower, regional crime rate

West Midlands

17% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Stourport-on-Severn is 36% lower than the West Midlands and 17% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Stourport-on-Severn Crime Rate Over Time

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Incidents mapped in Stourport-on-Severn 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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Historical Crime Rates for Stourport-on-Severn

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
2021651,360
2020521,075
2019651,360
2018631,305
2017671,384
2016581,211

Crime in Stourport-on-Severn Compared To Worcestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Stourport-on-Severn This Year

 Stourport-on-SevernWorcestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour73335.2420,65334.67 1.6% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft100.482930.49 2.1% safer
Burglary733.512,2683.81 9% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1326.353,9366.61 4.1% safer
Drugs231.111,1251.89 70% safer
Other Crime231.116951.17 5% safer
Other Theft1055.053,1295.25 4.0% safer
Possession of Weapons221.064150.70 34% more dangerous
Public Order1396.683,4515.79 13% more dangerous
Robbery30.142570.43 207% safer
Shoplifting1547.402,8094.71 36% more dangerous
Theft From the Person40.192310.39 105% safer
Vehicle Crime582.792,1393.59 29% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences61429.5218,04930.29 2.6% safer

Stourport-on-Severn Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Warndon484.631312% safer
Bewdley38340.7460% safer
Wythall62350.5529% safer
Droitwich Spa1,51062.454.7% safer
Stourport-on-Severn1,36065.38-
Pershore58572.2610% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Stourport-on-Severn

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Recent Crimes in Stourport-on-Severn

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Olive GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Thirlmere RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Martins WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Sion GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Bala CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near High StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Moffit WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Olive GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Tenby WayUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Vawdrey CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Woodbury Road WestUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Olive GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bowpatch CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Lodge RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Stour LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022BurglaryOn or near Ankerdine AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mitton GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Ryvere CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Sion GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Stourport-on-Severn Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour41352635 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.340.630.430.48 Safer
Burglary64.72.23.5 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson81076 Safer
Drugs0.821.60.821.1 Safer
Other Crime1.60.531.11.1 Getting worse
Other Theft763.75 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.480.870.631.1 Getting worse
Public Order3.44.23.37 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.050.480.190.14 Safer
Shoplifting3.83.42.57 Getting worse
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.530.630.340.19 Safer
Vehicle Crime761.92.8 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences24272830 Getting worse

Changes In Stourport-on-Severn's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Stourport-on-Severn to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Stourport-on-Severn65.38-
Barnet67.082.5% more dangerous
Croydon82.4821% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0527% more dangerous
Bristol90.5228% more dangerous
Coventry102.2436% more dangerous
Leicester111.5941% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0647% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6450% more dangerous
Bradford132.2851% more dangerous
Leeds150.9457% more dangerous

Crime in Stourport-on-Severn's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Stourport Areley Kings33056Second
Stourport Lickhill & Burlish25937Third
Stourport Mitton & Wilden77197First

Crime in Stourport-on-Severn During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Stourport-on-Severn change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Stourport-on-Severn saw a 400% increase in public order. Stourport-on-Severn saw a large fall in vehicle crime during April, when it fell by 89% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+7%+72%+89%+79%------
Bicycle Theft---+100%------
Burglary--67%-75%-83%-67%-83%-40%-33%+25%-33%
Criminal Damage and Arson---65%-47%-17%-39%-83%-8%--21%
Drugs--50%-50%-50%-40%--50%-25%-+200%
Other Crime-----50%--25%--+100%
Other Theft+60%-70%-68%-57%-17%-50%-44%+50%+100%-80%
Possession of Weapons---50%---67%--25%-50%-
Public Order+14%-67%-33%-13%-9%-56%+13%+150%-73%+400%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting-80%---67%-40%+250%-50%+67%+100%+200%
Theft From the Person-----50%--+100%--50%
Vehicle Crime-64%-89%-40%-76%-64%-50%-60%-88%-67%-85%
Violence and Sexual Offences+4%-46%+28%-10%-11%-19%+2%+34%-7%+81%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Stourport-on-Severn

What police force serves Stourport-on-Severn?
Stourport-on-Severn's local territorial police force is the West Mercia Police.

How dangerous is Stourport-on-Severn?
Stourport-on-Severn is the second most dangerous small town in Worcestershire.

What is Stourport-on-Severn's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Stourport-on-Severn are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Stourport-on-Severn?
Stourport-on-Severn's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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