Warndon Crime Overview

Warndon is the safest small town in Worcestershire, and is the 40th safest overall out of Worcestershire's 198 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Warndon in 2020 was 20 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Worcestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 214% lower than the Worcestershire rate of 61 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Warndon is the 35th safest small town, and the 2,595th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In April 2020, Warndon was the worst small town in Worcestershire for bicycle theft, with 1 crime reported and a crime rate of 0.10 per 1,000 inhabitants. August 2019 was also a bad month for Warndon residents, when it was Worcestershire's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.19 per 1,000 residents. Warndon recorded 1 report of theft from the person during September 2019, making its crime rate of 0.10 the worst small town for theft from the person in Worcestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Warndon are violence and sexual offences, with 93 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 9. This is 8% lower than 2019's figure of 100 offences and a difference of 0.68 from 2019's crime rate of 10. Warndon's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 2 offences recorded in 2020, a decrease of 50% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Warndon Compared To Worcestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Warndon This Year

 WarndonWorcestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour666.3613,04921.90244% safer
Bicycle Theft20.195900.99421% safer
Burglary161.542,5154.22174% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson181.743,9166.57278% safer
Drugs111.061,1791.9887% safer
Other Crime60.586601.1191% safer
Other Theft181.742,7244.57163% safer
Possession of Weapons40.393920.6669% safer
Public Order90.872,6224.40406% safer
Robbery20.192670.45137% safer
Shoplifting30.292,9064.881583% safer
Vehicle Crime212.022,0353.4269% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences938.9616,60327.87211% safer

Warndon Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Warndon20319.57-
Wythall38230.9937% more dangerous
Bewdley42244.8956% more dangerous
Stourport-on-Severn1,07551.6862% more dangerous
Droitwich Spa1,41658.5667% more dangerous
Pershore48259.5467% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Warndon

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Warndon Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1212116Safer
Bicycle Theft0.390.100.290.19Safer
Burglary2.31.71.61.5Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson3.43.42.81.7Safer
Drugs0.770.580.391.1Getting worse
Other Crime0.670.190.580.58Getting worse
Other Theft0.961.60.871.7Getting worse
Possession of Weapons0.190.670.290.39Getting worse
Public Order0.670.290.960.87Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.390.10-0.19Safer
Shoplifting0.390.100.580.29Safer
Vehicle Crime2.61.82.02.0Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences66109Getting worse

Changes In Warndon's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Warndon to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Warndon19.57-
Barnet67.7171% more dangerous
Coventry77.4175% more dangerous
Croydon83.2276% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8177% more dangerous
Bristol86.2177% more dangerous
Leicester97.4480% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8781% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2882% more dangerous
Bradford133.0285% more dangerous
Leeds137.1086% more dangerous

Crime in Warndon During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Warndon change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Warndon saw a 300% increase in criminal damage and arson. Warndon saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during December, when it fell by 83% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+20%+58%+50%-13%------
Burglary-50%------+100%--40%
Criminal Damage and Arson-80%-----17%-33%-+300%-83%
Drugs----------
Other Crime----------
Other Theft+100%-------+300%-
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order----50%--50%----
Vehicle Crime-60%+100%+100%-------33%
Violence and Sexual Offences+75%-25%+75%+125%+10%-10%+10%+60%-22%-58%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Warndon

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

Last updated: 07 May 2021