Bournemouth crime stats

January 2024

Most crimes, 16.1k crimes were violent crimes which is 32.2% of all crimes committed in the area. Violent crime rate is at 83% of national crime rate. Shoplifting crime was the fastest growing crime and it increased by 38.2% over the last twelve months.Bournemouth crime statistics
Crime categoryShare of all crimesRanking (95 postcode areas)% of national crime rateCrime volume% annual change
Violent crime →32.2%20. lowest83%16.1k-0.5%
Antisocial behaviour crime →22.8%23. highest133%11.4k-15.3%
Criminal damage and arson crime →8.2%36. lowest94%4.1k-10.3%
Shoplifting crime →7.3%39. lowest95%3.6k38.2%
Other theft crime →7.3%23. lowest82%3.6k-5.4%
Vehicle crime →6.3%48. highest90%3.1k-19.0%
Public order crime →6.1%8. lowest70%3.1k5.9%
Burglary crime →4.3%38. lowest89%2.1k-15.1%
Drugs crime →1.4%5. lowest47%695-4.1%
Bicycle theft crime →1.3%30. highest106%656-23.5%
Theft from the person crime →0.8%45. lowest35%3943.4%
Robbery crime →0.7%37. lowest53%37319.6%
Other crime →0.7%4. lowest34%3434.9%
Possession of weapons crime →0.6%15. lowest60%29618.9%
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 133% of national crime rate which puts Bournemouth on 23. position out of 95 England's and Wales' postcode areas in this crime category. "Antisocial behaviour crime" makes up 22.8% of all crimes committed in the area. The total number of "antisocial behaviour crime" is 11.4k cases and has decreased by 15.3% when compared year-over-year in the period of January 2023 - December 2023.

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