Blackpool crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 14.7k crimes were violent crimes which is 33.8% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 153% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 44.1% over the last twelve months.Blackpool crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →33.8%6. highest153%14.7k-6.0%
Antisocial behaviour crime →28.6%1. highest292%12.4k-8.5%
Criminal damage and arson crime →7.7%8. highest155%3.3k-8.3%
Shoplifting crime →6.3%10. highest145%2.7k44.1%
Other theft crime →5.6%25. highest111%2.4k-8.5%
Public order crime →4.4%35. lowest88%1.9k-19.3%
Vehicle crime →4.0%42. highest100%1.7k4.2%
Burglary crime →3.2%33. highest116%1.4k-13.0%
Drugs crime →1.7%40. highest103%7573.1%
Other crime →1.5%21. highest133%657-15.4%
Possession of weapons crime →1.1%5. highest188%46013.0%
Robbery crime →0.7%31. highest91%320-2.1%
Bicycle theft crime →0.6%46. lowest85%260-4.4%
Theft from the person crime →0.6%39. highest44%246-29.5%
Crime categoryShare of all crimesCrime rate ranking% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
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The category of "antisocial behaviour crime" is the highest ranking crime category when category crime rate is compared to the national average. "Antisocial behaviour crime" rate is at 292% of national crime rate which puts Blackpool on 1. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 28.6% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 12.4k cases and has decreased by 8.5% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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