Wythall Crime Overview

Wythall is the second safest small town in Worcestershire, and is the 89th safest overall out of Worcestershire's 198 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Wythall in 2020 was 31 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Worcestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 98% lower than the Worcestershire rate of 61 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Wythall is the 125th safest small town, and the 5,164th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In September 2020, Wythall was the worst small town in Worcestershire for burglary, with 7 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.57 per 1,000 inhabitants. March 2020 was also a bad month for Wythall residents, when it was Worcestershire's most dangerous small town for drugs, recording 3 crimes at a rate of 0.24 per 1,000 residents. Wythall recorded 2 reports of other crime during February 2020, making its crime rate of 0.16 the worst small town for other crime in Worcestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Wythall are violence and sexual offences, with 132 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 11. This is 9% higher than 2019's figure of 120 offences and a difference of 0.97 from 2019's crime rate of 10. Wythall's least common crime is theft from the person, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Wythall Compared To Worcestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Wythall This Year

 WythallWorcestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour1008.1113,04921.90170% safer
Burglary584.712,5154.2210% more dangerous
Criminal Damage and Arson473.813,9166.5772% safer
Drugs131.051,1791.9889% safer
Other Crime90.736601.1152% safer
Other Theft241.952,7244.57134% safer
Possession of Weapons50.413920.6661% safer
Public Order231.872,6224.40135% safer
Robbery50.412670.4510% safer
Shoplifting120.972,9064.88403% safer
Theft From the Person10.082040.34325% safer
Vehicle Crime534.302,0353.4220% more dangerous
Violence and Sexual Offences13210.7116,60327.87160% safer

Wythall Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Warndon20319.5758% safer
Wythall38230.99-
Bewdley42244.8931% more dangerous
Stourport-on-Severn1,07551.6840% more dangerous
Droitwich Spa1,41658.5647% more dangerous
Pershore48259.5448% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Wythall

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Wythall Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1212118Safer
Burglary774.74.7Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2.44.13.43.8Getting worse
Drugs0.970.571.11.0Getting worse
Other Crime0.651.60.410.73Safer
Other Theft4.43.93.42.0Safer
Possession of Weapons0.080.160.160.41Getting worse
Public Order0.971.51.61.9Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.240.080.410.41Getting worse
Shoplifting1.32.01.10.97Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.160.240.08Safer
Vehicle Crime6664.3Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences791011Getting worse

Changes In Wythall's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Wythall's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Wythall that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2020.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
West Heath United Football Ground-----42.0

Comparing Wythall to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Wythall30.99-
Barnet67.7154% more dangerous
Coventry77.4160% more dangerous
Croydon83.2263% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8164% more dangerous
Bristol86.2164% more dangerous
Leicester97.4468% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8770% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2871% more dangerous
Bradford133.0277% more dangerous
Leeds137.1077% more dangerous

Crime in Wythall During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Wythall change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Wythall saw a 500% increase in criminal damage and arson. Wythall saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during April, when it fell by 86% compared to April in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-29%+131%+146%+100%------
Burglary+14%-75%--+50%+133%+40%-57%+25%+75%
Criminal Damage and Arson-33%-86%--+500%-50%+20%-67%-+67%
Drugs+200%---67%---80%---
Other Crime---50%-------
Other Theft-83%-33%----80%+300%-60%+150%+100%
Public Order+100%-67%--67%+200%-+300%-+100%-
Robbery----------
Shoplifting------67%--67%+100%-
Vehicle Crime-40%-75%-60%-86%-50%-50%+133%+167%+100%-20%
Violence and Sexual Offences-27%-38%+13%+50%--+17%+8%-+63%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Wythall

What police force serves Wythall?
Wythall's local territorial police force is the West Mercia Police.
How dangerous is Wythall?
Wythall is the second safest small town in Worcestershire.
What is Wythall's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Wythall are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Wythall?
Wythall's least common crime is theft from the person (inc. pickpocketing).

Last updated: 07 May 2021