Stourport-on-Severn Crime Overview

Stourport-on-Severn is the third most dangerous small town in Worcestershire, and is the 44th most dangerous overall out of Worcestershire's 198 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Stourport-on-Severn in 2020 was 52 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Worcestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 19% lower than the Worcestershire rate of 61 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Stourport-on-Severn is the 416th most dangerous small town, and the 2,860th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2020, Stourport-on-Severn was the worst small town in Worcestershire for criminal damage and arson, with 11 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.53 per 1,000 inhabitants. July 2020 was also a bad month for Stourport-on-Severn residents, when it was Worcestershire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.14 per 1,000 residents. Stourport-on-Severn recorded 8 reports of other theft during November 2020, making its crime rate of 0.38 the worst small town for other theft in Worcestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Stourport-on-Severn are violence and sexual offences, with 580 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 28. This is 4.1% higher than 2019's figure of 556 offences and a difference of 1.15 from 2019's crime rate of 27. Stourport-on-Severn's least common crime is robbery, with 4 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 150% from 2019's figure of 10 crimes.

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Summary of Crimes in Stourport-on-Severn This Year

 Stourport-on-SevernWorcestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour53625.7713,04921.9015% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft90.435900.99130% safer
Burglary462.212,5154.2291% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1406.733,9166.572.4% more dangerous
Drugs170.821,1791.98141% safer
Other Crime231.116601.110% safer
Other Theft773.702,7244.5724% safer
Possession of Weapons130.633920.664.8% safer
Public Order683.272,6224.4035% safer
Robbery40.192670.45137% safer
Shoplifting522.502,9064.8895% safer
Theft From the Person70.342040.340% safer
Vehicle Crime391.882,0353.4282% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences58027.8816,60327.870.04% more dangerous

Crime in Stourport-on-Severn Compared To Worcestershire

Stourport-on-Severn Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Warndon20319.57164% safer
Wythall38230.9967% safer
Bewdley42244.8915% safer
Stourport-on-Severn1,07551.68-
Droitwich Spa1,41658.5612% more dangerous
Pershore48259.5413% more dangerous

Stourport-on-Severn Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour41413526Safer
Bicycle Theft0.580.340.630.43Safer
Burglary764.72.2Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson98107Safer
Drugs1.40.821.60.82Safer
Other Crime0.481.60.531.1Getting worse
Other Theft7763.7Safer
Possession of Weapons0.340.480.870.63Getting worse
Public Order2.33.44.23.3Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.430.050.480.19Safer
Shoplifting4.43.83.42.5Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.480.530.630.34Safer
Vehicle Crime8761.9Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences26242728Getting worse

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

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

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Stourport-on-Severn51.68-
Barnet67.7124% more dangerous
Coventry77.4133% more dangerous
Croydon83.2238% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8140% more dangerous
Bristol86.2140% more dangerous
Leicester97.4447% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8750% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2852% more dangerous
Bradford133.0261% more dangerous
Leeds137.1062% more dangerous

Crime in Stourport-on-Severn's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Stourport Areley Kings30252Second
Stourport Lickhill & Burlish21531Third
Stourport Mitton & Wilden55870First

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 third 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).

Last updated: 01 Apr 2021