How many CCTV cameras are there in England?

By Jonathan Ratcliffe

The initial figure, handed out based on a probability research by David Davis, quoting an overall figure of 4.2 million CCTV cameras in England. This is based on the premise that there is one CCTV camera for every 14 people. The most recent estimate, cuts this figure down by slightly over half, and puts it ... Read more


The initial figure, handed out based on a probability research by David Davis, quoting an overall figure of 4.2 million CCTV cameras in England.

This is based on the premise that there is one CCTV camera for every 14 people. The most recent estimate, cuts this figure down by slightly over half, and puts it at 1.85 million; with 1.75 million privately owned, and the rest spread out across local authorities.

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BY Jonathan Ratcliffe

Jonathan manages Marketing at CCTV.co.uk - with over 15 years experience in CCTV Installation - he writes as an Expert in CCTV Systems, News, Crime Rate Analysis and other FAQs