Royal Tunbridge Wells town centre has been found to be the safest ward in England and Wales with just 0.37 crimes per thousand people, according to ZoomLocal statistics, released today (7th January 2019). The statistics also show that the most dangerous ward to live is the West End ward in the City of London, with 630 crimes per thousand people.

We calculated the number of crimes per 1,000 people across the 32,809 wards, based on official data from police forces and the Home Office between December 2017 and November 2018, and ranked them in order of most safe to least safe.

Below are the 50 safest wards to live, as well as the 50 most dangerous wards. We've also included deprivation and unemployment figures that give you an idea of the bigger picture of each of the wards.

Click on a location to show the ward boundary on a map.

England & Wales

PER 1000
11TN1Culverden Ward (E01024801)Tunbridge Wells0.373.7% MED
22IP20Earsham Ward (E01026894)South Norfolk0.43.6% MED
33TN17Benenden and Cranbrook Ward (E01024789)Tunbridge Wells0.423% MED
44TR17Gwinear-Gwithian and St Erth Ward (E01019007)Cornwall,Isles of Scilly0.433.2% MED
55TR21Bryher,St. Agnes,St. Martin's,St. M… (E01019077)Cornwall,Isles of Scilly0.431.3% MED
67BA22Cary Ward (E01029166)South Somerset0.432% MED
76NN13Little Brook Ward (E01027290)South Northamptonshire0.431.9% LOW
89S81Worksop North Ward (E01028047)Bassetlaw0.443.4% LOW
98IP22West Guiltcross Ward (E01026494)Breckland0.442.7% MED
1012PL27St Endellion Ward (E01033289)Cornwall,Isles of Scilly0.455.2% MED
1110DN8Axholme Central Ward (E01013243)North Lincolnshire0.453.4% LOW
1211DN15Burringham and Gunness Ward (E01013286)North Lincolnshire0.456.8% HIGH
1316S1Central Ward (E01033276)Sheffield0.461.3% MED
1413DA1West Hill Ward (E01024185)Dartford0.464% LOW
1514IP26Conifer Ward (E01026424)Breckland0.462.8% MED
1615BA5Rodney and Westbury Ward (E01029052)Mendip0.464.8% MED
1719DT2Chesil Bank Ward (E01020512)West Dorset0.472% MED
1817NG11Ruddington Ward (E01028407)Rushcliffe0.472.9% LOW
1920GL12Kingswood Ward (E01022381)Stroud0.472% LOW
2018PL15Altarnun Ward (E01018925)Cornwall,Isles of Scilly0.474.2% MED
2122GU5Tillingbourne Ward (E01030492)Guildford0.482% LOW
2223LL54Llanwnda WardGwynedd0.482.8% N/a
2321GL2Churchdown St John's Ward (E01022431)Tewkesbury0.481.4% LOW
2427LE8Countesthorpe Ward (E01025619)Blaby0.491.4% LOW
2524E5Cazenove Ward (E01001727)Hackney0.4911.9% MED
2625TR12Mullion Ward (E01018903)Cornwall,Isles of Scilly0.492.8% MED
2726CM22Broad Oak and the Hallingburys Ward (E01022060)Uttlesford0.492.6% LOW
2828NN12Cosgrove and Grafton Ward (E01027284)South Northamptonshire0.492.1% LOW
2933DT10Marnhull Ward (E01020449)North Dorset0.53.6% MED
3032SO4Hordle Ward (E01023036)New Forest0.52.4% LOW
3129DN21Ridge Ward (E01013322)North Lincolnshire0.55% MED
3230NG34Ruskington Ward (E01026223)North Kesteven0.52.6% LOW
3334CM9Tollesbury Ward (E01021908)Maldon0.52.1% LOW
3431NN17King's Forest Ward (E01027050)East Northamptonshire0.52.7% MED
3537WR9Droitwich East Ward (E01032360)Wychavon0.513.9% MED
3638HU9Marfleet Ward (E01012848)Kingston upon Hull, City of0.5116% HIGH
3739YO3Skelton, Rawcliffe and Clifton With… (E01013432)York0.512.2% LOW
3840TN4Culverden Ward (E01024799)Tunbridge Wells0.514% LOW
3936RH20Chantry Ward (E01031627)Horsham0.512.5% LOW
4035TA1Taunton Manor and Wilton Ward (E01029303)Taunton Deane0.513.1% LOW
4146GL5Cainscross Ward (E01022357)Stroud0.522.5% LOW
4247SN25Purton Ward (E01031954)Wiltshire0.521.9% LOW
4344HP18Grendon Underwood Ward (E01017674)Aylesbury Vale0.525.3% MED
4445SL9Gerrards Cross South Ward (E01017822)South Bucks0.523.4% LOW
4541BH25Barton Ward (E01022982)New Forest0.522.9% LOW
4642EN7Goffs Oak Ward (E01023315)Broxbourne0.523.5% LOW
4743BA11Frome Berkley Down Ward (E01029030)Mendip0.521.4% LOW
4851DT2Burton Bradstock Ward (E01020507)West Dorset0.532% MED
4950EX15Cullompton South Ward (E01020058)Mid Devon0.532.4% LOW
5048GU17Little Sandhurst and Wellington War… (E01016230)Bracknell Forest0.531.4% LOW
3282432,760TF3Lawley and Overdale Ward (E01014157)Telford and Wrekin123.393.8% LOW
3282532,761CM1Moulsham and Central Ward (E01033141)Chelmsford125.34.6% MED
3282632,762NW1Camden Town with Primrose Hill Ward (E01000863)Camden125.66.4% HIGH
3282732,763NW1Marylebone High Street Ward (E01004714)City of London,Westminster126.115.1% MED
3282832,764HD1Dalton Ward (E01011107)Kirklees126.8915.2% HIGH
3282932,765SO1Bargate Ward (E01017140)Southampton128.697.1% HIGH
3283032,766FY1Talbot Ward (E01012737)Blackpool128.8711.2% HIGH
3283132,767WR1Cathedral Ward (E01033247)Worcester129.494.5% HIGH
3283232,768PR1Town Centre Ward (E01033223)Preston129.787% HIGH
3283332,769LS1City and Hunslet Ward (E01033016)Leeds130.472% MED
3283432,770OL11Central Rochdale Ward (E01005482)Rochdale130.8518.8% HIGH
3283532,771ST1Hanley Park and Shelton Ward (E01014287)Stoke-on-Trent132.5221.9% HIGH
3283632,772S1Central Ward (E01033265)Sheffield136.64.7% HIGH
3283732,773WR1Cathedral Ward (E01033248)Worcester137.225.8% HIGH
3283832,774NG1Bridge Ward (E01033400)Nottingham138.7511.1% HIGH
3283932,775FY1Claremont Ward (E01012681)Blackpool141.2313.8% HIGH
3284032,776IP1Alexandra Ward (E01033125)Ipswich141.537.8% HIGH
3284132,777HX1Skircoat Ward (E01010994)Calderdale141.6311.4% HIGH
3284232,778NE1South Jesmond Ward (E01008397)Newcastle upon Tyne145.872.8% MED
3284332,779HR1Central Ward (E01014010)Herefordshire, County of148.496.1% HIGH
3284432,780W1AWest End Ward (E01033596)City of London,Westminster148.867.6% HIGH
3284532,781DL1Central Ward (E01033484)Darlington149.479.8% HIGH
3284632,782WA1Bewsey and Whitecross Ward (E01033300)Warrington153.788.4% HIGH
3284732,783SA1Castle WardSwansea155.7512.1% N/a
3284832,784TW14Heathrow Villages Ward (E01002444)Hillingdon156.8410.8% MED
3284932,785FY1Talbot Ward (E01012736)Blackpool166.167.5% HIGH
3285032,786BN1Regency Ward (E01016952)Brighton and Hove169.042.3% HIGH
3285132,787B1Ladywood Ward (E01033615)Birmingham169.83.3% HIGH
3285232,788GL1Westgate Ward (E01032937)Gloucester177.67.6% HIGH
3285332,789L1Central Ward (E01033760)Liverpool178.171.8% HIGH
3285432,790DE1Arboretum Ward (E01013479)Derby179.7710% HIGH
3285532,791NG1Bridge Ward (E01033406)Nottingham207.193.4% MED
3285632,792L1Central Ward (E01033756)Liverpool208.492.7% MED
3285732,793LS1City and Hunslet Ward (E01033010)Leeds208.52.4% HIGH
3285832,794NE1Westgate Ward (E01033545)Newcastle upon Tyne211.664.5% HIGH
3285932,795M1City Centre Ward (E01033677)Manchester218.192.1% MED
3286032,796CF1Cathays WardCardiff218.993.4% N/a
3286132,797LE1Castle Ward (E01032867)Leicester222.425.6% HIGH
3286232,798EC4ASt James's Ward (E01004735)City of London,Westminster2255.4% HIGH
3286332,799BD1City Ward (E01033690)Bradford243.447.5% HIGH
3286432,800W1AWest End Ward (E01004763)City of London,Westminster257.295.3% HIGH
3286532,801NE1Westgate Ward (E01033543)Newcastle upon Tyne262.683.7% MED
3286632,802SW1ASt James's Ward (E01004736)City of London,Westminster274.763.4% MED
3286732,803CF1Cathays WardCardiff314.555.7% N/a
3286832,804M1City Centre Ward (E01033653)Manchester361.544.9% HIGH
3286932,805B1Ladywood Ward (E01033620)Birmingham362.13.3% HIGH
3287032,806SW1ASt James's Ward (E01004734)City of London,Westminster432.887.4% HIGH
3287132,807E1Aldgate,Billingsgate,Bishopsgate,Br… (E01032739)City of London,Westminster474.631.3% MED
3287232,808M1Ancoats and Clayton Ward (E01033658)Manchester498.152.4% MED
3287332,809W1AWest End Ward (E01033595)City of London,Westminster630.017.8% MED