Crime levels in Wealden

Overall reported crime in Wealden has risen in recent years. This is partly due to changes in the way that crime is recorded.

Annual total number of recorded crimes in Wealden from 2016/17 to 2019/20
(Source – Sussex Police)
2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20
5,438 6,347 6,062 6,993

Wealden has the lowest levels of reported crime per 10,000 population of any other district or borough in East Sussex. It also has less than half of the overall level of recorded crime for England & Wales.

Recorded crimes per 1,000 population October 2018 to September 2019
(Source – Office for National Statistics)
Wealden England & Wales
40 98