Crime statistics

How safe is South Cambridgeshire?

South Cambridgeshire is one of the safest areas in the country to live.

  • A 2020 survey of South Cambridgeshire residents showed 35% of respondents had not experienced any situation in the past 12 months that had made them feel unsafe. 
  • 66% of residents surveyed said that issues their community faced had not got worse, even during the early days of the pandemic.
  • 70% felt as safe or safer than they had in 2019.
  • Excluding COVID-19, the top three issues for residents were anti-social behaviour, traffic/vehicle-related issues, and burglary.
  • Most people agreed there were low levels of crime or anti-social behaviour.
  • Over half the residents surveyed said they believed local partner agencies were appropriately tackling the issues that matter to them and their community.
  • 14% of South Cambridgeshire residents said that they were concerned about the potential of being burgled
  • In 2020 only 3.7% of residents were victims of burglary in South Cambridgeshire.

It's easy to find crime statistics for your area, along with local news and advice about the issues in your community.

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