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 2017/18 to 2020/21
(Source – Sussex Police)
2017/182018/192019/202020/21
6,3476,0626,9935,649

 

 

Wealden has the lowest levels of reported crime per 1,000 population of any other community partnership area in Sussex. It also has less than half of the overall level of recorded crime for England & Wales.

Recorded crimes (excluding fraud) per 1,000 population April 2020 to March 2021
(Source – Office for National Statistics)
WealdenEngland & Wales
3578