Bath crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 12.5k crimes were violent crimes which is 35.4% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 80% of national crime rate. Theft from the person crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 35.7% over the last twelve months.Bath crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →35.4%13. lowest80%12.5k-0.3%
Antisocial behaviour crime →16.7%35. lowest85%5.9k-10.7%
Public order crime →9.7%47. highest96%3.4k-15.6%
Shoplifting crime →9.3%38. highest106%3.3k31.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.7%24. lowest87%3.1k-0.4%
Other theft crime →6.9%13. lowest68%2.4k-7.4%
Vehicle crime →3.7%19. lowest46%1.3k-7.9%
Burglary crime →3.7%16. lowest68%1.3k3.1%
Other crime →1.4%9. lowest59%479-8.2%
Theft from the person crime →1.3%33. highest49%44535.7%
Drugs crime →1.2%2. lowest35%4181.7%
Bicycle theft crime →0.8%23. lowest55%277-7.4%
Robbery crime →0.7%26. lowest44%25411.4%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%10. lowest56%22424.4%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "shoplifting crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Shoplifting crime" rate is at 106% of national crime rate which puts Bath on 38. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Shoplifting crime" makes up 9.3% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "shoplifting crime" is 3.3k cases and has increased by 31.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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