Sussex crime figures released: How does each area compare?

Crime figures for Sussex have been revealed in the latest data released by the Office for National Statistics, which covers the 12 months to September 2018.

Friday, 25th January 2019, 11:13 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:04 pm
The statistics are based on crimes reported to the police

To see the full stories, including a breakdown of the figures into different categories, for the each area of Sussex follow these links – Adur; Arun; Brighton and Hove; Chichester; Crawley; Eastbourne; Hastings; Horsham; Lewes; Mid Sussex; Rother; Wealden; Worthing

There were 3,322 reported offences in Adur during the 12 months to September 2018, a fall of one per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 52 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 9,940 reported offences in Arun during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of one per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 63 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 26,054 reported offences in Brighton and Hove during the 12 months to September 2018, a fall of three per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 90 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 6,612 reported offences in Chichester during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of four per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 55 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 11,962 reported offences in Crawley during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of seven per cent on the previous year, which means there was a crime for at least one in ten residents.
There were 8,576 reported offences in Eastbourne during the 12 months to September 2018, the same number as the previous year, which means there was a rate of 83 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 9,161 reported offences in Hastings during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of one per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 99 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 5,986 reported offences in Horsham during the 12 months to September 2018, a fall of one per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 43 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 5,161 reported offences in Lewes during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of four per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 50 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 6,686 reported offences in Mid Sussex during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of six per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 45 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 5,007 reported offences in Rother during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of three per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 53 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 6,223 reported offences in Wealden during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of two per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 39 crimes per 1,000 residents.
There were 8,005 reported offences in Worthing during the 12 months to September 2018, a rise of nine per cent on the previous year, which means there was a rate of 73 crimes per 1,000 residents.
The average rate across England and Wales was 85 crimes per 1,000 residents, and the number of recorded homicides rose by 14 per cent to the highest level since 2008.