Problems with a Rural Property

Issues with rural crime prevention and farm security include:

  • £54.3m – Cost of rural crime in 2019. A 9% increase.
  • Crime rates are highest in the Midlands but growth in Scotland at +44% increase is the
  • 57% of NRCN respondents see evidence of fly-tipping with an average clean-up cost of
  • £4,800 average financial impact of crime to a rural business
  • £9.3m – Agricultural vehicle theft 2019

Sources of information
NFU Rural Crime Report 2020
National Rural Crime Network (NRCN) Survey 2018
Rural Crime Statistics –